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Hibernating Animals Give Clues to Obesity in Humans

Hibernating Animals Give Clues to Obesity in Humans

Latest Diet & Weight Management News TUESDAY, Nov. 26, 2019 (HealthDay News) — A look at the genetics of hibernating animals might shed light on obesity in humans. “Hibernators have evolved an incredible ability to control their metabolism,” explained Christopher Gregg, an associate professor in the Department of Neurology and Anatomy at the University of […]

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More Americans Trying to Lose Weight, But Few Succeeding

More Americans Trying to Lose Weight, But Few Succeeding

By Dennis ThompsonHealthDay Reporter Latest Diet & Weight Management News WEDNESDAY, Nov. 13, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Americans are more motivated to lose weight than ever before, with increasing numbers eating less, exercising, drinking water and trying out new diets. And it’s all for naught. Folks are heavier than ever despite all this effort, reports […]

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Health Tip: Measuring Weight Accurately at Home

Health Tip: Measuring Weight Accurately at Home

(HealthDay News) — Measuring weight is key to calculating your body mass index (BMI), says the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Latest Diet & Weight Management News To measure weight accurately at home, the CDC recommends: Use a digital scale. Avoid scales that are spring-loaded. Place the scale on a firm floor, rather than […]

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The On-Again, Off-Again Weight-Loss Diet

The On-Again, Off-Again Weight-Loss Diet

By Len CanterHealthDay Reporter Latest Diet & Weight Management News MONDAY, Nov. 11, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Being on a weight-loss diet day in and day out for months on end can be challenging and even discouraging. What’s more, following the same never-ending diet could be the reason you aren’t getting the results you’re looking […]

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sibutramine (Meridia)

sibutramine (Meridia)

What is the dosage for sibutramine? Sibutramine is taken once daily, generally in the morning. Therapy usually is started with one 10mg tablet per day. The dose may be increased to 15mg by the physician after several weeks to achieve the desired effect. Doses of up to 60mg have been studied. Sibutramine may be taken […]