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News tag: losing weight


Drug for treating obesity get approved in U.S.

5 Jan, 2015 | by Ion Gireada | 0 comments
Good news for those wanting to shed pounds this year, as US Food and Drug Administration has approved a drug that may help American lose weight. Liraglutide, is a daily injectable drug and a new class of diabetes medicine that signals the pancreas to produce extra insulin after meals. Novo…


Losing weight could involve simply taking a pill

10 Dec, 2014 | by Ion Gireada | 0 comments
People wanting to lose weight will soon use a pill that burns away excess fat, scientists claim. The pill is developed by Harvard University researchers, who think it may “replace the treadmill” one day. Researchers discovered the mechanism molecules us to turn white fat into brown fat, and how to…


Even vigorous exercise fails to shed pounds

12 Nov, 2014 | by Daniel Tomas | 0 comments
While exercise has plenty of benefits, losing weight is not necessarily one of these benefits. According to a new study, many of those who take up exercising wind up gaining weight, with added weight coming from fat, not muscle. However, the study comes up for the first time, with a…


Alarming number of women abuse energy drinks to lose weight

11 Nov, 2014 | by Ion Gireada | 1 comment
Coming up with improvised methods to avoid eating or consume calories drastically is quite frequent among women who are trying to lose weight. The latest method involving extensive use of energy drinks to replace meals has prompted the attention of medical experts, who are becoming worried. Ross King, associate professor…


Pitch black conditions may help in weight loss

6 Oct, 2014 | by Ion Gireada | 0 comments
Rooms insufficiently dark, with iPads, televisions, and computers, may prevent metabolism to work at its best, expanding the obesity epidemic, scientist claim. Pitch black conditions are best suited for a healthy level of hormones and conversion of nutrients into energy. The study was published in the Journal of Pineal Research.…