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Brain Mechanism that Triggers Obesity with Smoking Cessation Found!

Do you want to quit smoking but fear weight gain as a result of your decision? Do you know what causes obesity with smoking cessation?

A new researched has finally discovered the brain mechanism that causes excessive weight gain associated with quitting tobacco and cigarette smoking.

In previous studies, scientists …

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Sleep Loss: A Culprit for Weight Gain

Are you losing sleep and gaining weight at the same time? Do you ever wonder why people who are not getting that much sleep tend to get overweight or obese after some time? Well, wonder no more. Lack of sleep and sleep deprivation does not only make you feel groggy …

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Obesity and Prostate Cancer: A Deadly Combination?

The teaming of obesity and prostate cancer can never  be a good news, says a new research presented to the American Urological Association in their annual meeting in Washington D.C. In fact, the risk for cancer spreading and seeding may be higher in patients who are also suffering from weight …

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Maternal Overnutrition: A Major Cause of Increased Obesity Prevalence?

One of the major health care concerns in the twenty-first century is obesity. In fact, its prevalence is continuously increasing in exponential rate over the past few decades in developed and even in underdeveloped countries. According to a study published in the May 2011 issue of the International Journal of

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Can Sleep Affect Timing of Caloric Intake and BMI?

It is now a common knowledge that length of sleep greatly affects the rate of obesity globally.  However, little is known in the relationship between the sleep and the body mass index and timing of feeding in the human population.  The researches analyzing the timing of sleep, the timing of …

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Erectile Dysfunction:More Common in Less Physically Fit Men?

Erectile dysfunction is more common in less physically fit men aged forty to seventy-five years of age, says a new study published in the May 2011 issue of International Journal of Impotence Research.

In this study, the researchers gathered 180 men belonging to the age range of 40 to 75 …

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Green Tea Supplements: Effective for the Management of Metabolic Syndrome?


Green tea supplementation may be the answer to the puzzling problems of the metabolic syndrome, suggests a new study conducted in the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center Oklahoma City, Oklahomaand published in the 2010 issue of the Journal of the American College of Nutrition.

Metabolic syndrome is a …

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Improvement of Sleep: An effect of behavioral weight loss intervention?

Weight management may have a positive impact in the improvement of sleep quality  through the behavioral weight loss intervention, says a study published by the International Journal of Obesity in March 2011.

In this study more than four hundred obese adults were selected and assigned to receive a six-month behavioral …

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Is Weight Directly Proportional to the Severity of Depression?

Obesity may have a direct relationship with the occurrence of the symptoms of depression, says a study published in the February 2011 issue of the International Journal of Obesity.

Obesity is directly related to the ever increasing occurrence of health complications, including problems in mood and depression. In fact …

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Chewing Gum: A Tool to Decrease Caloric Intake and Increase Energy Expenditure?

Do you want to feel less hungry during your meals without the aid of any weight loss and satiety-stimulating medications? Do you want to try a new way of keeping the lid on your appetite without feeling those hunger pangs?

Chewing can help you lose weight, according to a study …

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