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    Saturday, September 13, 2003

    Geodon has a minimal effect on body weight

    The anti-psychotic drug Geodon (ziprasidone) has a minimal effect on body weight according to a recently published review paper about the weight gaining potential of anti-psychotic drugs. However, it may cause more gastrointestinal side effects, such as an upset stomach or nausea, than drugs such as Zyprexa (olanzapine). Read the entire article | Email this article
    Posted by Larry Hobbs on Sat, Sep 13, 2003 4:02 pm | [0] comments

    Iloperidone causes weight gain in small percent of patients

    The anti-psychotic drug iloperidone (not available in the U.S.) only causes weight gain in a small percentage of patients according to a recently published review paper about the weight gaining potential of anti-psychotic drugs. Read the entire article | Email this article
    Posted by Larry Hobbs on Sat, Sep 13, 2003 4:01 pm | [0] comments

    Abilify does cause weight gain

    The anti-psychotic drug Abilify (aripiprazole) does cause weight gain according to a recently published review paper about the weight gaining potential of anti-psychotic drugs. However, Abilify (aripiprazole) may lower blood sugar levels as well as blood lipid levels. Read the entire article | Email this article
    Posted by Larry Hobbs on Sat, Sep 13, 2003 3:58 pm | [0] comments

    Amisulpiride causes 3-6 pound weight gain

    The anti-psychotic drug amisulpiride (not available in the U.S.) causes an average weight gain of 3 to 6 pounds according to a recently published review paper about the weight gaining potential of anti-psychotic drugs. Read the entire article | Email this article
    Posted by Larry Hobbs on Sat, Sep 13, 2003 3:55 pm | [0] comments

    Sertindole causes 10 pound weight gain

    The anti-psychotic drug sertindole (not available in the U.S.) causes an average weight gain of 7.3 pounds in six weeks according to one study and 10.1 pounds after one year according to another study. This according to a recently published review paper about the weight gaining potential of anti-psychotic drugs. Read the entire article | Email this article
    Posted by Larry Hobbs on Sat, Sep 13, 2003 3:53 pm | [0] comments

    Risperdal causes weight gain of 5-6 pounds

    The anti-psychotic drug Risperdal (risperidone) causes an average weight gain of 5 or 6 pounds according to a recently published review paper about the weight gaining potential of anti-psychotic drugs. Read the entire article | Email this article
    Posted by Larry Hobbs on Sat, Sep 13, 2003 3:49 pm | [0] comments

    High-dose Zyprexa causes 26 pound weight gain

    Patients taking 1 mg per day of the anti-psychotic drug Zyprexa (olanzapine) gained an average of 6.6 pounds, whereas those taking high doses of 12.5 mg to 17.5 mg per day gained an average of 26 pounds according to a recently published review paper about the weight gaining potential of anti-psychotic drugs. Weight gain is dose-related. Read the entire article | Email this article
    Posted by Larry Hobbs on Sat, Sep 13, 2003 3:43 pm | [0] comments

    Clozapine causes 13 pound weight gain in women

    The anti-psychotic drug Clozapine (Clozaril) causes an average weight gain of 13 pound in women and 7.3 pounds in men according to a recently published review paper about the weight gaining potential of anti-psychotic drugs. Read the entire article | Email this article
    Posted by Larry Hobbs on Sat, Sep 13, 2003 3:39 pm | [0] comments

    Friday, September 12, 2003

    Patients prefer the word “weight” to “fatness”

    Obese women greatly prefer the term "weight" to "fatness" according to a new study from Thomas A. Wadden from Department of Psychiatry at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine and Elizabeth Didie from the Department of Clinical and Health Psychology at Drexel University in Philadelphia, Penn. Read the entire article | Email this article
    Posted by Larry Hobbs on Fri, Sep 12, 2003 9:51 am | [0] comments

    Weight loss Doctors have a bias against fat people

    Doctors who specialize in weight loss have a "very strong weight bias" against fat people according to a study published in the Sept-Oct 2003 issue of Obesity Research. Doctors tended to endorse the stereotype that obese people are lazy, stupid and worthless. Read the entire article | Email this article
    Posted by Larry Hobbs on Fri, Sep 12, 2003 9:43 am | [0] comments

    Exercise: High intensity provides more benefits in women

    Women who engaged in "high intensity" exercise of aerobic dance lost 4.6 pounds more than women who followed a "low intesity" exercise program of walking. Read the entire article | Email this article
    Posted by Larry Hobbs on Fri, Sep 12, 2003 9:36 am | [0] comments

    Meridia: Greater weight loss with more than 15 mg

    Weight loss was significantly greater when the dose of Meridia used was greater than 15 mg.

    Meridia's effect on increasing systolic blood pressure was greater in patients who weighed more than 202 pounds and younger than 44-year-old. Whereas the effect on diastolic systolic was greater only in patients who weighed more than 202 pounds. Read the entire article | Email this article
    Posted by Larry Hobbs on Fri, Sep 12, 2003 9:24 am | [0] comments

    Calcium: Low intake associated with greater body fat

    A low intake of calcium is associated with an increase in body fat, especially in women concludes a study published in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition.

    Women consuming less than 600 mg of calcium per day were heavier, had higher percent body fat, had a greater body mass index (BMI), and more belly fat than women who consumed more than 1000 mg of calcium per day. Read the entire article | Email this article
    Posted by Larry Hobbs on Fri, Sep 12, 2003 7:08 am | [0] comments

    Wednesday, September 10, 2003

    Adding 5-HTP to Phen-Pro: An interview with Dr. Dennis Padla

    Psychiatrist Dr. Dennis Padla 5-HTP may help patients who have plateaued but may also increase the incidence of some side effects. Read the entire article | Email this article
    Posted by Larry Hobbs on Wed, Sep 10, 2003 4:27 pm | [0] comments

    The importance of omega-3 fatty acids: An interview with Dr. Artemis Simopoulos

    Artemis P. Simopoulos, M.D. is one of the world's leading experts on the effects of essential fatty acids on health and disease and is the author of "The Omega Diet". Read the entire article | Email this article
    Posted by Larry Hobbs on Wed, Sep 10, 2003 3:56 pm | [0] comments

    INTERVIEW

    Adding 5-HTP to Phen-Pro: An interview with Dr. Michael Anchors

    Dr. Michael Anchors says that adding 5-HTP to Phentermine-Proac helps about half of plauteaed patients to lose more weight. Read the entire article | Email this article
    Posted by Larry Hobbs on Wed, Sep 10, 2003 3:55 pm | [0] comments

    Phentermine-Prozac (Phen-Pro): An interview with Dr. Michael Anchors

    Michael Anchors, M.D., Ph.D. is the author of the book titled Safer Than Phen-Fen. He is a clinical professor of medicine at Georgetown University and operates a family practice in Maryland. Read the entire article | Email this article
    Posted by Larry Hobbs on Wed, Sep 10, 2003 3:52 pm | [0] comments

    Phentermine-Prozac (Phen-Pro) for losing weight: An update with Michael Anchors (1998)

    This is an update to the interview with Michael Anchors, M.D., Ph.D. about the use of Phen-Pro, the combination of phentermine and Prozac or certain other SSRIs. Read the entire article | Email this article
    Posted by Larry Hobbs on Wed, Sep 10, 2003 3:51 pm | [0] comments

    Interview with Michael Murray, N.D. about 5-HTP

    Michael T. Murray, N.D., is the author of numerous books about nutritional supplements. His latest is 5-HTP: The Natural Way to Boost Serotonin and Overcome Depression, Obesity, and Insomnia. Larry Hobbs interviewed Dr. Murray by phone about the use of 5-HTP for weight loss.

    This interview was first published in Obesity Research Update, June 1998, Volume 3 Number 6 Page 41. Read the entire article | Email this article
    Posted by Larry Hobbs on Wed, Sep 10, 2003 3:27 pm | [0] comments

    Interview with Richard Rothman, M.D., Ph.D. about Phentermine-5-HTP

    "We wouldn't be in business without 5-HTP," says Richard B. Rothman, M.D., Ph.D., Medical Director of BE-LITE Medical Centers located in Virginia and Maryland. Read the entire article | Email this article
    Posted by Larry Hobbs on Wed, Sep 10, 2003 2:29 pm | [0] comments

    Lose weight with phentermine, Celexa and 5-HTP: An interview with Marty Hinz, M.D.

    "We're getting seventy-eight percent greater weight loss than we got with Fen-Phen," says Martin Hinz, M.D., from Morgan Park Clinic of Duluth, Minn. "This is since we made some additional changes to our program in January of this year." Read the entire article | Email this article
    Posted by Larry Hobbs on Wed, Sep 10, 2003 9:52 am | [1] comments

    Sunday, December 29, 2002

    Video

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    Video

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    Sunday, July 29, 2001

    Body Mass Index (BMI) Table

    Below is a body mass index (BMI) table for adults. Read the entire article | Email this article
    Posted by Larry Hobbs on Sun, Jul 29, 2001 2:11 pm | [2] comments

    Wednesday, July 11, 2001

    Marcia Angell, MD

     

     


      “It is simply no longer possible to believe much of the clinical research that is published, or to rely on the judgment of trusted physicians or authoritative medical guidelines.
      “I take no pleasure in this conclusion, which I reached slowly and reluctantly over my two decades [ 21 years ] as an editor of The New England Journal of Medicine.”

      — Marcia Angell, MD, “Drug Companies & Doctors: A Story of Corruption,” New York Review of Books, Jan 15, 2009

     

     

     

    Read the entire article | Email this article
    Posted by Larry Hobbs on Wed, Jul 11, 2001 11:20 am | [0] comments

    Thursday, October 05, 2000

    Sexual abuse

    It is estimated that approximately one in seven women (14.5 percent) and one in fourteen men (7.2 percent) were sexually abused as children. Read the entire article | Email this article
    Posted by Larry Hobbs on Thu, Oct 05, 2000 7:47 am | [0] comments

    Sunday, July 16, 2000

    YouTube video example

    Here is an example of a YouTube video embeded on my site. Read the entire article | Email this article
    Posted by Larry Hobbs on Sun, Jul 16, 2000 9:57 am | [0] comments

    Saturday, April 29, 2000

    COCOA

    Cocoa reduces belly fat in rats

    Posted by Larry Hobbs on Sat, Apr 29, 2000 1:02 am | [0] comments

    Tuesday, April 18, 2000

    OBESITY STATISTICS

    More than half of California adults are overweight

    More than half of California adults are overweight or obese according to a study from the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA). This means that over 14 million adults over the age of eighteen have a significant weight problem. Read the entire article | Email this article
    Posted by Larry Hobbs on Tue, Apr 18, 2000 3:55 am | [0] comments
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