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Obesity (INACTIVE)

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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.
  • 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...

    How does obesity surgery do all that? Gut signaling changes found

    How does obesity surgery do all that? Gut signaling changes found
    Scientists and physicians who study the treatment of obesity have been puzzled for some years over bariatric surgery and its benefits.”Stomach stapling” surgery was long seen as a “plumbing adjustment” that prompts weight loss by...

    Habits that feed child obesity are widespread, study finds

    Habits that feed child obesity are widespread, study finds
    At the tender age of 2 months old, many American babies appear to be taking their first steps on the road to obesity, helped along by parents who may be preoccupied, pushy or uninformed about the care and feeding of babies for optimal health, a new...

    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...