HomeProgramsWLS NewsWLS News – March 27, 2009 gwhqadmin March 27, 2009 WLS News 1 Comment Tune into the March 27, 2009, edition of WLS News, to learn how excess abdominal fat can affect fertility in women, and how new scientific developments may lead to a magic bullet to treat obesity. We’ll also explore the harm that obesity can cause children as young as three years old, as well as how excess weight and related co-morbidities can speed the onset of dementia. Plus we’ll find out whether an innovative gene therapy might provide a new treatment option for adults who struggle with their weight. And reporter Yvonne McCarthy, host of WLS Journeys, will highlight a wonderful website devoted to helping women practice better self-care. Click the player below to see this week’s newscast! Get the Flash Player to see the wordTube Media Player. Organizations mentioned in this week’s news: The Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism Dr. Doreen Moser, D.O., F.A.C.O.G. (Fertility Specialist) Centers for Disease Control The Leonard M. Miller School of Medicine at the University of Miami Sarah E. Messiah, Ph.D. The University of California at Berkeley Nutritional Science & Toxicology Laboratory First Ourselves (self-care for women) Bariatric Girl (Yvonne McCarthy’s WLS support site) University of California-San Francisco Gladstone Institute of Cardiovascular Disease Ohio State University Medical Center FDA Center for Biologics Evaluation and Research Bariatric Advantage (nutritional supplements) One Response Yvonne McCarthy March 27, 2009 Wonderful as always! I want one of “them magic bullets”. I don’t even care about the donuts. I’d love to have it and just eat normally with a little less stress involved. If it works though, I’ll probably be like 80 by the time they make it available for the public! Then I won’t be able to remember to take it!