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Eating less and exercising may not be the best way to lose weight

In a new study, researchers found that more Americans are trying to lose weight by eating less, exercising, drinking water and trying out new...

Why exercise is less helpful in losing weight than simply eating less

I tend to be overweight, and for the last few years my blood glucose levels have been putting me on the brink of Type...

Older people could still benefit from weight loss surgery

In a new study, researchers found that while weight-loss surgeries are not usually performed in people above the age of 65, these procedures can...

This diet may help you lose weight more effectively

In a new study, researchers found that a restricted intermittent diet can provide better weight loss results and is easier to stick with than...

Highly processed foods could make you gain more weight

A study found that when people consumed a diet of highly processed foods, they took in more calories and gained more weight than when...

Weight loss surgery may cut cancer risk by half

In a new study, researchers found obese people who had bariatric or weight-loss surgery and lost more than 20% of their total weight were...

Scientists discover a big cause of today’s obesity epidemic

In a new study, researchers found that the current obesity rates in adults in the United States could be the result of dietary changes...

Adding this food to daily diet may help prevent weight gain, obesity

On average, US adults pile on 1lb or nearly half a kilo every year. Gaining 2.5-10 kilos in weight is linked to a much greater...

Weight loss counseling may help people control diabetes

In a new study, researchers found that for people with difficult-to-control diabetes, adding intensive weight management counseling to group medical visits provided extra health...

Big waistline linked to higher risk of obesity-related dementia

In a new study, researchers found waist circumference is a more accurate indicator of abdominal visceral fat level than body mass index (BMI) in...

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Scientists find the major cause of autism

In a new study, researchers discovered that autism is 80% reliant on inherited genes. That means that environmental causes are only responsible for 20% of...
These two types of drugs are linked to dementia

These two types of drugs are linked to dementia

In a recent study from the University of East Anglia, researchers find that long-term use of anticholinergic antidepressants is linked to a higher risk...

This popular painkiller may harm your blood sugar

In a new study, researchers found popular pain drug opioid tramadol (marketed as ConZip and Ultram) may increase the risk of developing hypoglycemia, or...

Popular high blood pressure drug may increase risk of bowel disease

High blood pressure harms one in ten adults across the globe, and it increases the risk of heart attack and stroke. The most common treatments...
Common painkiller may harm your immune system, damaging heart and kidneys

Common painkiller may harm your immune system, damage heart and kidneys

In a recent study, researchers found that a widely used type of painkiller may increase risks of heart failure and kidney disease. The type of...