Ozempic diabetes and weight loss drugs under investigation after some reports of suicidal thoughts

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This story is about suicide. If you or someone you know is contemplating suicide, contact the Suicide & Crisis Lifeline at 988 or 1-800-273-TALK (8255). THE popular drugs Ozempic and Saxenda, both made by Novo Nordisk in Denmark, are under investigation after a small number of users experienced an increase in thoughts of suicide and … Read more

Study: Intermittent fasting may not be better than counting calories for weight loss

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Research has found that people lost the same amount of weight on an intermittent fasting diet as they did on a calorie counting diet. People in both groups were able to maintain weight after one year. Nutritionists say there are a few factors to consider when choosing one over the other. Intermittent fasting has been … Read more

Benzodiazepines such as Xanax, Valium linked to brain injury, job loss, suicide

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AURORA, Col. —For decades, countless Americans have taken benzodiazepines such as Xanax, Valium and Klonopin as a supposedly safe way to treat anxiety. These drugs are certainly effective for temporarily staving off anxiety, but recent studies are now tying the benzodiazepine class of drugs with a number of troubling side effects. Researchers at the University … Read more

NHS doctors told to stop giving Ozempic to some diabetics due to private demand for weight loss

Ozempic shortage to last until 2024 as drugmaker urges weight-loss supplies cap

NHS doctors have been told not to re-prescribe Ozempic to diabetic patients due to its growing demand to treat weight loss in private clinics, I can reveal. Ozempic, a brand name for the drug semaglutide, was introduced in the UK four years ago to help type 2 diabetics manage their blood glucose levels. The drug … Read more

New Eli Lilly drug leads to 24% weight loss in study

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Share on PinterestEli Lilly is studying a new weight loss drug. Cristina Arias/Cover/Getty Images A new drug under development led people to lose about 25% of their body weight in a recent study. The drug called retatrutide is a weekly injection. The researchers also found that the most common side effects of retatrutide were nausea, … Read more

The mango leaf reversed my memory loss and I’m now more awake than ever at the age of 86!

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I can’t believe it, sighed Leni Hayes as she retrieved her car keys from the freezer, staring at them in disbelief. How the hell did they get here? For the 86-year-old Bellingham, Washington resident, moments of confusion like this one grew in frequency and worried her more and more. Lately, she’s found herself scrambling for … Read more

Weight Loss: Intermittent Fasting or More Effective Calorie Counting?

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Share on PinterestNew research sheds light on the effectiveness of intermittent fasting versus calorie counting for weight loss. AsiaVision/Getty Images Both intermittent fasting and calorie counting are popular ways to lose weight. Some prefer intermittent fasting to calorie counting since it’s easier to follow. However, it’s unclear whether both are equally effective in the long … Read more

Dietitians share 2 beverages that are “key” to avoid for healthy weight loss

Dietitians share 2 beverages that are "key" to avoid for healthy weight loss

When it comes to healthy weight loss, some drinks can easily derail your progress and negatively impact your gut health. To better understand which sugary drinks may be particularly bad for your health and weight loss goals, we reached out to dietitians and nutritionists to discuss two beverages that are key to avoid: canned and … Read more

10 supermodels reveal their weight loss secrets

10 supermodels reveal their weight loss secrets

Being a supermodel is not for the faint of heart maintaining the right image for the job takes hard work and discipline. Just as there is no one-size-fits-all approach to health, there is no specific approach to fitness and diet. Instead, these supermodels all have their own methods of staying camera-ready while living balanced and … Read more