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Obesity - Cancer Link Uncovered

Date: 08 September 2015

The World Cancer Research Fund found a link to obesity in six types of cancers. Women who were overweight were four times more likely to develop cancer of the uterine lining while obesity boosts the risk by six-fold. Obese women also are at greater risk of breast and colon cancer. read more

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  • Panniculectomy : Surgical Management of Pannus or 'Hanging Abdomen'  
    08 September 2015

    The removal of excess skin and fat in the lower stomach area that hangs below the belt line is called panniculectomy and the excess fat is called the pannus, or abdominal "apron," and can have several negative affects on one’s quality of life.

  • Dual Gastric Balloon for Treatment of Obesity  
    05 August 2015

    FDA has approved a new dual gastric balloon device designed to help adult obese (BMI= 30-40 kg/m2) patients lose weight. ReShape Dual Balloon address a significant gap that exists between diet and exercise on the one hand and weight loss medications and surgery on the other.

  • Saxenda: More About the "Blockbuster" Obesity Drug  
    07 July 2015

    People who injected Saxenda (liraglutide) every day for a year lost an average of 18.5 pounds, compared with an average of 6 pounds for those taking a placebo, researchers found.

  • A Mushroom Supplement that Might Alter Obesity  
    27 June 2015

    A mushroom a day may keep the doctor away. The active ingredients in a Asian mushroom can change bacteria in your stomach for the better, researchers have found.

  • GLP-1: an Alternative Treatment for Obesity
    13 June 2015

    At present, bariatric surgery is the only truly successful treatment of severe obesity. Mimicking one of the effects of bariatric surgery, namely the increased secretion of glucagon-like peptide (GLP)-1, by artificially increasing the levels of GLP-1 might prove successful as obesity treatment. Recent studies have shown that GLP-1 is a physiological regulator of appetite and food intake which assist in weight loss.

  • The Thunder God Vine: a Herbal Way to Treat Obesity
    11 June 2015

    Thunder god vine (Tripterygium wilfordii) is a plant that has long been used in traditional Chinese medicine. It is also referred to as "lei gong teng." This herb has recently been investigated as a treatment option for a variety of disorders including rheumatoid arthritis, cancer, chronic hepatitis, chronic nephritis, ankylosing spondylitis, polycystic kidney disease, and obesity, as well as several skin disorders.

  • Visceral Fat: A major health concern in Postmenopausal Women  
     12 May 2015

    Not all fats are bad and some are essential for your body and weight loss, like omega 3 fish oils. Following menopause, many women experience a natural increase in obesity, particularly around their intra-abdominal area, which refers to fat that stored in and around the internal organs.

  • Anti-Obesity Benefits of Fish Oil
    12 May 2015

    Not all fats are bad and some are essential for your body and weight loss, like omega 3 fish oils. According to a study on Anti-obesity effect of fish oil and fish oil-fenofibrate combination in female KK mice, fish oil inhibited body weight gain and exhibited an anti-obesity effect through the inhibition of lipid synthesis in female KK mice.

  • Obesity & Sexual Health
    20 April 2015

    With the deposition of large amounts of fat in various regions of the body women are left to suffer with problems such as trouble obtaining orgasm or pain during intercourse.

  • Top 10 to Boost Your Willpower .... and Avoid Pitfalls
    14 April 2014

    Many of us are faced with annoying challenge of sticking to our goal of losing unwanted fat, following a healthy diet and getting enough sleep. The question that crops up to our mind is -Why is our self-control so strong on some days and so weak on others?