Thursday, April 2, 2015

New FDA-Approved Weight Loss Drug Doubles Odds Of Success Toward Losing Weight

Posted in Weight Loss 3/10/2015

"... According to a news release from the Endocrine Society, researchers reported their results of a year-long study involving over 3,000 overweight or obese study participants about the effectiveness of a new drug called “liraglutide” that is recommended for patients while on a calorie controlled diet and exercise regimen. ..."

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‘Love Hormone’ Oxytocin Could Help Men Lose Weight: Study

Posted in Weight Loss 3/10/2015

"... The so-called “love hormone” released during sex and cuddling may also aid weight loss, according to a small but encouraging study. Men who used a synthetic oxytocin nasal spray consumed fewer calories when served a supersized breakfast, researchers said. ..."

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Researchers Develop Improved MRI Technique To Provide Effective Treatment For Prostate Cancer

Posted in Prostate Cancer 3/10/2015

"... A research team including NIBIB-funded scientists has developed an improved MRI technique with the potential to provide more precise and effective treatment for prostate cancer. The imaging technique improves upon standard MRI to obtain clearer images of the extent of the tumor and its exact location. ..."

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Is A Prenup A Must For Most Couples?

Posted in Marriage 3/9/2015

"... It may not be the most romantic idea, but many couples planning to marry opt for prenuptial agreements. In a survey of 1,600 members of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, a professional group based in Chicago, published in October 2013, 63% of the respondents reported an increase in prenups over the previous three years. ..."

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Child Support: Cost Of Reforms Rockets Up $133M

Posted in Child Support 3/9/2015

"... Legislation was passed in 2013 but has had to be amended twice already before the changes come into force next month -- first to delay the changes from the originally proposed start in April 2014, and again last week to rein in the implementation cost from $210 million to $163 million. The changes were originally estimated in 2011 to cost only $30 million. ..."

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#LeanInTogether And Getty Images Team Up To Show What Fatherhood Actually Looks Like

Posted in Fatherhood 3/9/2015

"... With the launch of #LeanInTogether -- a campaign that encourages men to help women in the fight for gender equality -- Getty Images and LeanIn.Org have partnered to bring realistic stock photos of men to online editors, and therefore readers. ..."

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Don’t Blame Parents For Vaccine Resistance

Posted in Parenting 3/9/2015

"... And there are plenty of other reasons to raise the extremely uncomfortable question: Do we have a problem with parents making bad decisions about vaccines, or do we have a problem with mothers making bad decisions about vaccines? ..."

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