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  • Bariatric surgery found to ease Type 2 diabetes symptoms

    Bariatric surgery found to ease Type 2 diabetes symptoms
    Bariatric surgery did more to improve symptoms of diabetes, high blood pressure and high cholesterol after three years than intensive treatment with drugs alone, according to new results from a closely watched clinical trial involving patients who were overweight or obese.
  • Some are destined to be fatter if they eat fried food, study finds

    Some are destined to be fatter if they eat fried food, study finds
    A bucket of fried chicken and an order of fries aren't exactly healthful to begin with. But a new study suggests they're even worse for you if you happen to have a genetic risk for obesity.  In a study by the Harvard School of Public Health published in...

    Obesity boosts ovarian cancer risk, study finds

    Obesity boosts ovarian cancer risk, study finds
    Obesity is probably a factor in some of the almost 22,000 new diagnoses of ovarian cancer that will be handed out this year to American women, a new study says. The finding adds ovarian cancer, the deadliest of the gynecological malignancies, to a growing...

    Appetite regulation might be link between genetics and environment, study says

    Appetite regulation might be link between genetics and environment, study says
    Most anyone who’s ever tried to lose weight probably has wondered about appetite, perhaps wishing it to be less voracious. Scientists are looking at appetite and feelings of fullness as they try to figure out genetic connections to weight and what...

    Obesity in young American children plummets

    Obesity in young American children plummets
    Americans are still carrying too much weight, but a new federal study offers a glimmer of hope amongst the nation's smallest eaters: Between 2003 and 2012, obesity among children between 2 and 5 years of age has declined from 14% to 8% -- a 43% decrease...