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Weight-loss surgery unlikely to increase fracture risk at least in short term

Obese patients who undergo bariatric surgery are not at an increased risk of broken bones in the first few years after the operation Continue reading “Weight-loss surgery unlikely to increase fracture risk at least in short term” »  More...

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By BioNews On Tuesday, July 17th, 2012
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Obesity may influence response to breast cancer treatment

Women who are obese continue to have higher levels of oestrogen than women of normal weight even after treatment with hormone-suppressing drugs Continue reading “Obesity may influence response to breast cancer More...

By BioNews On Tuesday, July 10th, 2012
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Eat smaller bites to lose weight

A team of scientists led by one of Indian origin have suggested that cutting food into smaller pieces can help dieters shed those extra kilos Continue reading “Eat smaller bites to lose weight” »  More...

By BioNews On Tuesday, July 10th, 2012
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Obese friends up your chance of piling on pounds

A person’s circle of friends may influence his or her weight, a new study has revealed Continue reading “Obese friends up your chance of piling on pounds” »  More...

By BioNews On Monday, July 9th, 2012
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Now, jab to help fight obesity

In a new study, researchers have accessed the effectiveness of two somatostatin vaccinations, JH17 and JH18 Continue reading “Now, jab to help fight obesity” »  More...

By BioNews On Saturday, July 7th, 2012
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Obesity alone does not increase short-term risk of death

US researchers have concluded in their study that extra weight is not necessarily linked with a higher risk of death Continue reading “Obesity alone does not increase short-term risk of death” »  More...

By BioNews On Friday, July 6th, 2012
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Egg for breakfast `best way to fight the flab`

Eggs are the best way to start the day for those who want to lose weight Continue reading “Egg for breakfast `best way to fight the flab`” »  More...

By BioNews On Tuesday, July 3rd, 2012
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Child abuse may trigger obesity in adulthood

Researchers have found an association of severity of sexual and physical abuse during childhood and adolescence with obesity during adulthood Continue reading “Child abuse may trigger obesity in adulthood” More...

By BioNews On Thursday, June 28th, 2012
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US agency approves first obesity drug in 13 years

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) have approved a weight-loss pill for the first time in 13 years Continue reading “US agency approves first obesity drug in 13 years” »  More...

By BioNews On Thursday, June 21st, 2012
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Apple compound may help burn fat, reduce obesity

A waxy compound found in apple peel may help reduce obesity and its associated health problems by increasing the amount of muscle and brown fat Continue reading “Apple compound may help burn fat, reduce obesity” More...