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Article ID: 696346

Weight Loss Reverses Heart Condition in Obesity Sufferers

University of Adelaide

Australian research shows for the first time that obese people who are suffering from atrial fibrillation can reduce or reverse the effects of the condition by losing weight.

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20-Jun-2018 1:05 AM EDT
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Article ID: 696225

Daily Fasting Works for Weight Loss

University of Illinois at Chicago

A new study shows that daily fasting is an effective tool to reduce weight and lower blood pressure. The study is the first to examine the effect of time-restricted eating — a form of fasting that limits food consumption to select hours each day — on weight loss in obese individuals.

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18-Jun-2018 10:05 AM EDT
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Article ID: 695357

Anorexia or Teenage Quirks? 5 Warning Signs of Food and Body Issues

Family Institute at Northwestern University

It's not unusual for teens to skip breakfast or announce, "I'm trying to be more healthy." And so unhealthy food-related behaviors can fly under parents' radar. Here are the signs to look for:

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11-Jun-2018 8:05 AM EDT
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Article ID: 695344

New Research Reveals Benefits of a Vegetarian Diet

American Society for Nutrition (ASN)

Eating a vegetarian or primarily plant-based diet is associated with a variety of health benefits. But simply being vegetarian is not enough to reap those benefits—the quality of the food matters, too. The Nutrition 2018 meeting will feature new research into the health impacts of eating a plant-based diet and how dietary quality influences those impacts.

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4-Jun-2018 8:00 AM EDT
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Article ID: 695857

Weight Loss Surgical Intervention Risks Expert Dr. Aurora Pryor Available To Interview about Balloon/Bariatric Surgery Risk

Stony Brook University

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8-Jun-2018 12:05 PM EDT
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Article ID: 695855

Carbon Dioxide Reduces Belly Fat

Northwestern University

The first randomized, controlled trial testing carbon dioxide gas injections (carboxytherapy) to reduce belly fat found the new technique eliminates fat around the stomach. However, the changes were modest and did not result in long-term fat reduction, according to the Northwestern Medicine study.

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8-Jun-2018 12:05 PM EDT
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Study Launched to See if Weight Loss Surgery Before Knee Replacement Improves Outcomes

Hospital for Special Surgery

A study at Hospital for Special Surgery aims to find out if weight loss surgery before knee replacement could improve outcomes or even eliminate the need for joint replacement in severely overweight patients?

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17-May-2018 3:25 PM EDT
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Article ID: 694498

Healthy Octogenarians Have High Cholesterol Efflux Capacity, MicroRNAs Promote Fat Cell Apoptosis, and More From the Journal of Lipid Research

American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (ASBMB)

Recent articles in the Journal of Lipid Research found a surprising insight into healthy octogenarians’ arteries; a microRNA key to the puzzle of killing fat cells; and a change in cultured cell signaling that may affect experimental outcomes.

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14-May-2018 10:05 AM EDT
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Article ID: 693914

Planning a Juice Cleanse to Prep for Beach Season? Do This Instead.

University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), Health Sciences

Juice cleanses, sometimes called juicing, have become hugely popular for their supposed ability to help people shed weight quickly – particularly in preparation for a summer vacation or special event. But is juicing actually effective?

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2-May-2018 2:05 PM EDT
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Article ID: 693781

Hormone From Fat Boosts Metabolism in Both Exercise and Cold

Joslin Diabetes Center

Researchers at Joslin Diabetes Center have uncovered a new kind of clue to an individual's variable response to exercise--a hormone whose levels in the bloodstream rise sharply in exercise as well as in cold.Researchers at Joslin Diabetes Center have uncovered a new kind of clue to an individual's variable response to exercise--a hormone whose levels in the bloodstream rise sharply in exercise as well as in cold.

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