Items Tagged ‘weight control’


OMNI Health Media is a leading online provider of Daily Health News. OMNI’s Weight Control News provides summaries of developments in the prevention, screening, and management of Gastrointestinal Health Conditions as they are discovered and reported by physicians and scientists around the world. Our mission is to provide this news, including results of recent clinical trials evaluating new therapies and supportive care strategies in order to better educate patients and their caregivers, ensuring timely access to the best care available.
Patients Who Undergo Weight-Loss Operations at Accredited Bariatric Surgical Centers Have Fewer Postoperative Complications

July 18, 2016

Patients Who Undergo Weight-Loss Operations at Accredited Bariatric Surgical Centers Have Fewer Postoperative Complications

By cancerconnect cancerconnect

Patients who have weight-loss operations at non accredited bariatric surgical facilities in the United States are up to 1.4 times likelier to experience serious complications and more than twice as likely to die after the operation compared with patients who undergo these procedures at accredited bariatric surgical centers, researchers conclude. These results from a systematic […]

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Carb Intolerance

May 23, 2016

Carb Intolerance

By cancerconnect cancerconnect

Can’t lose weight? You may have some carb intolerance. By Jackie Buell, RD If you made yet another resolution to lose weight in the New Year, you’re certainly not alone. It is estimated that only 8 percent of those who make resolutions actually keep them, and weight loss can be particularly challenging. One thing to […]

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The Art and Science of Weight Loss

April 15, 2016

The Art and Science of Weight Loss

By cancerconnect cancerconnect

Sustaining weight loss requires mental and physical commitment. By Paulette Lambert, RD, CDE If you have ever tried to lose weight, you know it’s not easy. To be successful you need some understanding of your behavior, knowledge of the science of weight loss and calorie intake, and some creative problem-solving skills. Even though it’s difficult, […]

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Reboot Your Fitness Routine

March 3, 2016

Reboot Your Fitness Routine

By cancerconnect cancerconnect

Tips for starting (or restarting) regular exercise Sometimes even the most dedi­cated fitness buffs among us fall out of our routines. Family and career obligations, illness, inju­ry, major life changes like a move to a new city—any of these can disrupt our program, and we soon find ourselves going for five days per week or […]

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Goal Setting for Long-term Wellness

March 3, 2016

Goal Setting for Long-term Wellness

By cancerconnect cancerconnect

Setting goals can help you achieve long-term, positive changes in your health and well-being. By Diana Price At my local gym, there is a bulletin board mounted on a wall on the fitness floor, onto which gym-goers tack notes that describe their exercise, weight loss, or other well­ness goals: “Run a marathon this year!”; “Get […]

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Plant Based Diets- A Modern Way to Eat

March 3, 2016

Plant Based Diets- A Modern Way to Eat

By cancerconnect cancerconnect

Plant-based dishes are the stars of this collection of practical, delicious recipes by Anna Jones When Anna Jones steps into her London kitchen to prepare food in the evening, the food stylist and cook is motivated by the same factors that drive so many of us today: she wants to create a meal that is […]

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Low Fat Versus Low Carb: Which Is Your Best Bet for Weight Loss?

September 24, 2015

Low Fat Versus Low Carb: Which Is Your Best Bet for Weight Loss?

By cancerconnect cancerconnect

As if losing weight weren’t hard enough, some­times it feels like the experts keep changing the rules on us. In the past couple of decades, we have been told to ditch the fat in favor of carbohydrates only to soon be warned that pasta, bread, and the like are the real reason for those extra […]

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Obesity Increases Pancreatic Cancer Risks

July 17, 2015

Obesity Increases Pancreatic Cancer Risks

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Obesity Increases Pancreatic Cancer Risks Overweight or obesity during early adulthood increases the risk of developing pancreatic cancer and is also linked with a younger age at diagnosis. Overweight or obesity later in life is linked with worse pancreatic cancer survival. These results were published in the Journal of the American Medical Association. Obesity is […]

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Tags: News Tips and Features, News Tips and Features Other, Pancreatic Cancer, Screening/Prevention Pancreatic Cancer, weight control


CONDITIONS OF THE GI TRACT