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Facebook takes down woman's 'too adult' weight loss picture
Sydney, Jan. 13 : Facebook has reportedly removed a fully-clothed weight loss picture of Marilyn McKenna, wife of former Washington State Attorney General Rob McKenna, for promoting "adult content".
Can your personality affect your weight loss? Yes it can!
Washington, Jan 13 : Do you have an impulsive nature and find it hard to resist temptations when it comes to food? Or maybe you are one of those night owls who love their late night snacks?
Messages designed to encourage weight loss could have opposite effect
Washington, Jan. 9 : Weight-stigmatizing messages shown by media - ones characterizing overweight individuals as lazy, weak-willed, self-indulgent and contributing to rising health care costs - could be tipping the scales in the wrong direction, a new research has suggested.
How to maintain long-term weight loss
Washington, Jan. 7 : Researchers have published new studies that show that long-term weight loss maintenance is possible if people stick to key health behaviors.
Katie Price posts nude skinny selfie revealing dramatic weight loss
London, December 31 : Katie Price has posted an almost nude picture of herself, on Twitter.
Weight loss may cut heart disease and diabetes risk in middle-aged ...
Washington, Dec 19 : A new study has suggested that modest weight loss over 2 years in overweight or obese, middle-aged women may reduce risk factors for heart disease and diabetes.
Fiance supported Jessica Simpson in weight reduction
Los Angeles, Nov 30 : Singer Jessica Simpson says fiance Eric Johnson supported her throughout her weight loss mission.
Nigerian woman undergoes weight loss surgery
New Delhi, Nov 28 : Confined to a wheelchair after an accident, a 26-year old Nigerian woman had little hope of walking again, due to her excessive weight of 154 kg. That was till she decided to undergo bariatric surgery at a hospital here.
Didn't go for weight loss surgery: Kim Kardashian
Los Angeles, Nov 21 : Reality TV star Kim Kardashian, who gave birth to daughter North West five months ago, denies reports claiming she went for reduction treatment to get rid of her baby weight.
Weight loss surgery may 'reverse aging' on cellular level
Washington, Nov 17 : A new study has suggested that bariatric or weight loss surgery may not only help obese people keep the weight off, but also it may actually reverse the effects of aging.
Weight loss refreshes Aguilera
Los Angeles, Nov 9 : Singer Christina Aguilera, who recently lost 30 pounds, says she feels "refreshed".
Prior says 12 kilo-weight loss had nothing to do with flop batting ...
London, Nov 6 : England wicketkeeper Matt Prior has insisted that his flop batting performance last summer had nothing to do with a cycling-based weight-loss programme which has seen him lose nearly twelve kilograms or two stone.
Patients undergoing bariatric surgery see biggest benefits within ...
Washington, Nov. 5 : Researchers have found that obese patients who underwent gastric bypass or laparoscopic adjustable gastric banding surgical procedures experienced substantial weight loss three years after surgery, with most of the change occurring in the first year itself.
Don't waste time on fad diets
London, Nov 5 : Fad diets, which lead to short-term weight loss, can often be a waste of time, according to a new study.
Lewis Hamilton worried about Nicole Scherzinger's weight loss
London, Nov 2 : Lewis Hamilton is worried about singer and ex-girlfriend Nicole Scherzinger's weight loss and wants her to take care of her health.
Fat ain't fit: Obesity a health hazard (Oct 26 is World Obesity Day)
By Azera Parveen Rahman, New Delhi, Oct 25 : One of the most common advertisements in both the print and electronic media is that of weight loss programmes that promise magical transformation from a fat to a fit figure. Doctors, however, express doubt over the efficacy of such programmes.
Herbal and weight loss supplements, energy drinks deadly for liver
Washington, Oct. 21 : Severe liver damage, and even failure, has been associated with weight loss supplements, a herbal supplement and energy drinks, according to various case studies.
Community-based weight loss intervention better than self-help ...
Washington, Oct. 21 : A new randomized controlled trial has found that overweight and obese adults following a community-based weight loss intervention, namely Weight Watchers, lost more weight than people who tried to lose weight on their own.
Treatment of hypothyroidism not linked to weight loss
Washington, Oct 20 : Decreased thyroid function, or hypothyroidism, is commonly associated with weight gain, but a new study has found that effective treatment with levothyroxine (LT4) to restore normal thyroid hormone levels is not associated with clinically significant weight loss in most people.
Kim sheds weight, credits Atkin's diet
Los Angeles, Oct 15 : Reality TV star Kim Kardashian revealed the low carbohydrate diet was responsible for her post-baby weight loss.
Mobile weight loss apps don't help users change lifestyles
Washington, Oct. 9 : A new study has suggested that mobile apps that help people lose weight are lacking when it comes to strategies for changing their behaviour.
Why people fail to lose weight despite being on diets
Melbourne, Sept. 25 : An Australian researcher will starve 100 obese women, and allow them to consume only 800 calories a day so that she can test if drastic and rapid weight loss could help beat the famine reaction.
How preparing a shopping list could help you lose weight
Melbourne, Sept 21 : A new study has claimed that preparing a shopping list could actually lead to greater weight loss.
Food habits hinder Selma Blair's weight loss
London, Sep 11 : Actress Selma Blair, who became a mother two years ago, says she is still struggling to lose the post-pregnancy weight. She blames her love for food for it.
Kim Kardashian keen to pose for Playboy?
Los Angeles, Sep 3 : Socialite Kim Kardashian, who is on a weight loss spree post-pregnancy, is keen to pose for the US adult magazine Playboy once again.
Kim Kardashian focussed on weight loss
Los Angeles, Sep 2 : Socialite Kim Kardashian has reportedly hired a personal trainer, who is helping her shed post-pregnancy weight as she wants to be able to fit into clothes which are a US size 4.
3 cups of tea can keep strokes and tooth decay at bay
London, Aug 31: Drinking three cups of tea a day is enough to cut the risks of heart attacks, strokes and tooth decay and help with weight loss, a new study has found.
Lifestyle changes as important as weight loss for kids' good health
Washington, Aug 23 : A new study suggests that focusing on lifestyle changes could help improve a kid's health, more than just concentrating on weight loss.
A weight control kit that makes pills redundant
Washington, Aug 22 : An Indian American doctor and a fellow physician have co-invented a weight control kit that promises to make weight loss supplements, that risk damage to the liver and kidneys, redundant.
Asian herbal remedies for weight loss and slimming up cancer risk
Washington, Aug 13 : A team of scientists have made a significant breakthrough in understanding the cancer-promoting action of Aristolochic Acid (AA), a natural product of Aristolochia plants traditionally used in some Asian herbal remedies for weight loss and slimming.