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Article ID: 694773

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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    1-May-2018 11:00 AM EDT

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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1-May-2018 11:00 AM EDT
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    22-Apr-2018 1:00 PM EDT

Article ID: 692824

Researchers Report Four New Insights Into Diet and Health

Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology (FASEB)

What we eat plays a significant role in our health. The Experimental Biology 2018 meeting (EB 2018) will showcase new research into how diet could be used to fight cancer and how specific eating patterns can encourage weight loss.

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16-Apr-2018 9:00 AM EDT
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Article ID: 693104

Using Tapeworms for Weight Loss Is Dangerous; Ideas Behind It Are Perpetuated by Society’s Ideals of Being Thin and Losing Weight Says @Binghamtonu Professor

Binghamton University, State University of New York

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18-Apr-2018 3:50 PM EDT
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Article ID: 691892

Fad Diets or Lifestyle Changes — Where Do Three Popular Weight-Reduction Plans Fit In?

University of Alabama at Birmingham

Ketogenic, Whole30 and paleo diets aren’t convenience diets — they can cause challenges for eating out and cause a strain on your wallet — but they do provide whole food solutions.

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28-Mar-2018 2:05 PM EDT
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    19-Mar-2018 2:00 PM EDT

Article ID: 691318

Few Young Patients with Severe Obesity Undergo Weight Loss Surgery

Endocrine Society

Among U.S. teenagers and young adults with severe obesity, a new study finds that only a small percentage undergo weight loss surgery, even though it is broadly considered the most effective long-term weight loss therapy. The study results, from high-volume surgical centers across five states, will be presented Monday at ENDO 2018, the Endocrine Society’s 100th annual meeting in Chicago, Ill.

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18-Mar-2018 3:05 PM EDT
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Article ID: 691309

Study Finds Changes in Intestines Leads to Reversal of Diabetes After Weight-Loss Surgery

Endocrine Society

A new study helps explain changes in the intestines that may be responsible for the reversal of diabetes in people who undergo a type of bariatric surgery known as Roux-en-Y gastric bypass surgery (RYGB). The research will be presented Sunday, March 18, at ENDO 2018, the Endocrine Society’s 100th annual meeting in Chicago, Ill.

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19-Mar-2018 10:00 AM EDT
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In Children with Obesity, Impulsivity May Be Linked with Greater Weight Loss When Treated

Endocrine Society

Children with obesity may be more impulsive than those with normal weight, but during family-based behavioral treatment (FBT), the more impulsive of children with obesity may lose more weight, a new study suggests. The results of the study will be presented in a poster on Sunday, March 18, at ENDO 2018, the 100th annual meeting of the Endocrine Society in Chicago, Ill.

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19-Mar-2018 10:00 AM EDT
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