Articles tagged with 'Weight Management' | Cedars-Sinai Medical Center

Cedars-Sinai Newsroom (Weight Management)

2021
March
16,
2021
| 06:01 AM America/Los_Angeles
Many office-based employees find themselves still working from home a full year after the COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic forced work as we knew it to change dramatically.The shift toward more remote work played a key role in helping limit the spread...
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2018
August
27,
2018
| 06:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
Cedars-Sinai investigators have developed a simpler and more accurate method of estimating body fat than the widely used body mass index, or BMI, with the goal of better understanding obesity.The new method is highlighted in a study published in Scie...
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April
19,
2018
| 11:51 AM America/Los_Angeles
Scientists have re-created brain neurons of obese patients using "disease in a dish" technology, offering a new method to study the brain's role in obesity and possibly help tailor treatments to specific individuals."We have taken the first step in d...
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2017
November
19,
2017
| 15:00 PM America/Los_Angeles
Sprains and strains are painful, but avid exercisers often see them as little more than a nuisance. ...
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2015
March
05,
2015
| 04:06 AM America/Los_Angeles
New Study by Cedars-Sinai Investigator Presented at ENDO 2015 This WeekContact: Laura Coverson | Email: laura.coverson@cshs.orgLos Angeles - March 5, 2015 – The benefits of weight loss surgery, along with a treatment plan that includes exercise and d...
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2014
October
17,
2014
| 01:41 AM America/Los_Angeles
Los Angeles - Oct. 16, 2014 – Male and female brains are not equal when it comes to the biological response to a high-fat diet. Cedars-Sinai Diabetes and Obesity Research Institute scientist Deborah Clegg, PhD, and a team of international investigato...
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2013
March
26,
2013
| 02:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
Organism may cause people to reap more calories from their food, contributing to weight gainLos Angeles - March 26, 2013 – How much a person eats may be only one of many factors that determines weight gain. A recent Cedars-Sinai study suggests that a...
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2012
October
16,
2012
| 01:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
Cedars-Sinai weight loss expert says managing Halloween festivities sets the tone for the holiday seasonLos Angeles - October 16, 2012 – 'Tis the season for ghouls and ghosts, witches and skeletons, and the bane that arrives around fall to haunt our ...
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2010
December
03,
2010
| 01:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
Los Angeles - Dec. 3, 2010 – As the New Year draws closer, millions will renew their annual resolutions to get fit and many will turn to personal trainers to help them achieve their health goals. But how will they choose the trainer best suited to th...
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May
05,
2010
| 01:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
Study first to connect methane production to higher body mass index in humansLos Angeles - May 5, 2010 – New Cedars-Sinai research shows obese patients who test positive for methane on their breath have a significantly higher body mass index (BMI) th...
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2008
August
20,
2008
| 01:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
Los Angeles - Aug. 20, 2008 - Doctors at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles have performed the first two non-surgical procedures in the Western United States that restrict the size of the stomach to treat obesity.The experimental procedures w...
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2006
November
07,
2006
| 01:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
Los Angeles - Nov 7, 2006 - Working the night shift might be good for your paycheck, but it can be tough on your body.Maintaining a healthy diet can be challenging when our natural circadian rhythms − the daily activity cycles that tell our body to b...
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July
18,
2006
| 01:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
Los Angeles - July 18, 2006 - Sisters Lorena Garcia, 39, and Alma Garcia, 41, were well aware of the toll that morbid obesity had taken on their health.  Alma was suffering from high blood pressure, diabetes and thyroid disease and Lorena had develop...
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