Thursday, April 2, 2015
          

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

Posted in Weight Loss

Emaxhealth.com 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. ..."

Read the entire article: http://www.emaxhealth.com/8782/new-fda-approved-weight-loss-drug-doubles-odds-success-toward-losing-weight 

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

Posted in Weight Loss

Nydailynews.com 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. ..."

Read the entire article: http://www.nydailynews.com/life-style/health/love-hormone-oxytocin-men-lose-weight-study-article-1.2142010 

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

Posted in Prostate Cancer

News-medical.net 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. ..."

Read the entire article: http://www.news-medical.net/news/20150310/Researchers-develop-improved-MRI-technique-to-provide-effective-treatment-for-prostate-cancer.aspx 

Is A Prenup A Must For Most Couples?

Posted in Marriage

Wsj.com 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. ..."

Read the entire article: http://www.wsj.com/articles/is-a-prenuptial-agreement-a-must-for-most-couples-1425271056 

Child Support: Cost Of Reforms Rockets Up $133M

Posted in Child Support

Nzherald.co.nz 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. ..."

Read the entire article: http://www.nzherald.co.nz/nz/news/article.cfm?c_id=1&objectid=11410615 

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

Posted in Fatherhood

Huffingtonpost.com 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. ..."

Read the entire article: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2015/03/05/lean-in-together-getty-photos-of-dads_n_6801724.html 

Don’t Blame Parents For Vaccine Resistance

Posted in Parenting

Slate.com 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? ..."

Read the entire article: http://www.slate.com/articles/double_x/doublex/2015/02/women_and_vaccine_resistance_mothers_make_health_care_decisions_for_their.html?wpisrc=obinsite 

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