orlistat (Xenical, alli)

GENERIC NAME: orlistat BRAND NAME: Xenical, alli PRESCRIPTION: Orlistat yes, alli no GENERIC AVAILABLE: No USES: SIDE EFFECTS: The most common side effects of orlistat are: oily spotting on underwear, flatulence, urgent bowel movements, fatty or oily stools, increased number of bowel movements, abdominal pain...
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Fecal bacteria linked to body fat

Researchers at King’s College London have found a new link between the diversity of bacteria in human poo — known as the human fecal microbiome — and levels of abdominal body fat. The research, published in Genome Biology, also provides further evidence of possible genetic...
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Our Top Picks for Healthier Frozen-Food Dinners

Maybe you don’t venture into the frozen food section unless it’s 100 degrees outside. But I do! Along with frozen fruit and vegetables, I keep my freezer stocked with a handful of carefully curated convenience foods to turn into an easy dinner. Fish sticks, potstickers,...
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'Obesity Gene' Doesn't Affect Ability to Lose Weight: Report

Latest Diet & Weight Management News WEDNESDAY, Sept. 21, 2016 (HealthDay News) — Having the so-called “obesity gene” doesn’t affect people’s ability to shed pounds through diet, exercise and weight-loss medications, a new study suggests. People with the FTO gene respond to these weight-loss strategies...
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Do Open Floor Plans Invite Overeating?

By Don RaufHealthDay Reporter Latest Diet & Weight Management News THURSDAY, Sept. 22, 2016 (HealthDay News) — Open-concept living spaces are all the rage right now, but new research suggests that such easy access to the kitchen may lead to overeating. “Open kitchen-dining area floor...
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Delaying motor neuron loss

[unable to retrieve full-text content] A potential treatment to delay motor neuron loss and symptoms has been discovered in the inevitably fatal motor neuron disease (MND). Researchers have reported that triheptanoin, a synthetic triglyceride oil, might help to address problems with energy metabolism associated with...
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Around the World, Holidays Bring Added Pounds

Latest Diet & Weight Management News WEDNESDAY, Sept. 21, 2016 (HealthDay News) — All that feasting between Thanksgiving and New Year’s Day can mean widening waistlines for Americans. But they’re not alone: New research shows that holidays in Germany and Japan pose the same challenges....
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