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Surgical and non-surgical options for weight loss: Which is the best?

Losing weight may not be easy, but there are many options available to help with the journey. People often start the weight loss process by...

Obesity, heart disease, and diabetes may be transmissible between people

In a new study, researchers found that many diseases may be transmissible between people through microbes (including bacteria, fungi, and viruses) that live in...

This common mistake may lead to overeating and weight gain

A recent study from the University of Otago and elsewhere found that people are not very good at judging the energy-density of what they...

Scientists develop new way to treat type 2 diabetes, obesity

Gastric bypass surgery is a highly effective treatment of obesity and type 2 diabetes. However, very few eligible patients, only around 1%, are offered surgery...

Drinking coffee may be an effective way to lose weight

In a new study, researchers found that just 4 cups of coffee a day can help shed some body fat. The research was conducted by...

Weight loss may help treat sleep apnea by reducing tongue fat

In a new study, researchers found that weight loss in obese patients with obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) appears to improve sleep apnea primarily by...

This new non-surgical treatment may help you lose weight and keep it off

Laurie Busa was looking for a new and more successful way to lose weight. As a cardiovascular technologist at Winchester Hospital, she conducts stress tests...

This number may predict coronary artery disease effectively

Because coronary artery disease (CAD) remains the leading cause of death worldwide, there is tremendous attention given to its risk factors. Estrogen protects women’s cardiovascular...

Weight loss surgery greatly benefits people with obesity and diabetes

In a new study, researchers found that weight loss surgery could bring long-term health benefits in individuals with obesity and type 2 diabetes. The research...

Scientists find an effective way to boost fat loss

In a new study, researchers found that moderate-intensity exercise combined with a supplement that suppresses appetite could boost the rate at which fat is...

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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...

Scientists discover a new cause of autism

In a new study, researchers have found a new genetic factor that leads the brain to grow fewer synapses at a critical time in...

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...