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Obesity

The laser that zaps fat

Monday, 10th April 2006

David Richardson

A FAT-BUSTING laser could make cellulite, acne and even heart disease dissapear, scientists say.

The device - developed in the US - is able to heat-up fat in the body without harming the skin above it.

The heated fat is then broken down and excreted by the body.

Prof Rox Anderson at Massachusetts General Hospital, led experiments using pig fat and skin samples.

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Acomplia- keeps off unwanted pounds

Besides the presence of different weight loss pills people still find themselves trapped

by those added pounds. It’s all due to the short term weight loss management feature of the pills available in the market. As soon as your body gets adapted to the weight loss pill there effect starts diminishing. Because of which science of medicines thought of something better then those weight loss pills currently available.
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Weight Management with Diet Pills

Body shape matters a lot as everyone wants to look good, wear fitting clothes, move around without any discomfort, all these are possible only if an individual learn about weight management.

Weight management is a simple process where an individual need to master oneself in various aspect of his life. He must be able to maintain a strict and disciplined life with proper eating habits and regular workouts.
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Diet Pills Health Risks

People who suffer from weight problems would like to believe that there is a simple, easy solution to their situation. A quick fix of some kind that will help them lose weight rapidly and without any effort. And there is a multi-billion dollar industry that revolves around getting people to believe promises of results that are qualified with fine print stating that the statements they are making haven't been evaluated by the FDA (US Food & Drug Administration). One of the largest areas of the industry is diet pills.

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Most obese New Yorkers don't think they are

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Who you calling fat?

Some 1 million adult New Yorkers are obese, but nearly two-thirds of them don't think they are, according to a study released on Tuesday by the city's Department of Health and Mental Hygiene.

Among the obese, who account for about one in five New Yorkers, only 39 percent described themselves as "very overweight," according to the report.

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Obesity in old age may not kill, but may disable

Wed Aug 17, 2005

By Amy Norton

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Obesity after the age of 70 may not shorten a person's life, but it may lead to more years of disability, a new study suggests.

Researchers found that among more than 7,100 U.S. adults age 70 and older, those who were obese had a life expectancy comparable to their leaner peers'. However, obese men and women spent more of their later years with some physical disability.

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Obese smokers can age by ten years

Tue 14 Jun 2005

LOUISE GRAY

OBESITY can speed up the ageing process as much as heavy smoking, new research revealed yesterday.

Scientists found that being grossly overweight can age a person by almost nine years, while people who smoke regularly add more than seven years to their biological age. Fat people who smoke add ten years or more to their age.

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Study: 18 Pct. of Adults Obese in Ireland

By SHAWN POGATCHNIK, Associated Press Writer Mon May 16, 2005

DUBLIN, Ireland - Ireland is quickly growing fat on its economic success, a report on the country's obesity problem found Monday. The National Taskforce on Obesity, formed by the government in March 2004, found that 57 percent of Ireland's adults were overweight, including 18 percent who were obese.

Those numbers were significantly higher than a previous survey two years ago, which found 47 percent of adults overweight, including 13 percent obese, in this country of 4 million.

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Factors Influencing Heavy Weight

Factors Influencing Heavy Weight

Are calories the determining factor only in weight gain? To calculate calorie ratio - the ratio of calorie-eaten and calorie-consumed - is not an issue of debate. Two guys having exact weight and height, eating same ratio of food, yet one might lose weight and one might weight gain. Let us find out the possible reason and solution.

Here are some basic parameters that may contribute towards heavy weight:

Genetic Influence:

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