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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...

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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...

By BioNews On Friday, June 15th, 2012
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Environmental factors behind bulging waistlines

Bulging waistlines may have more to do with collective behaviour than genetics or individual choices, according to a new study Continue reading “Environmental factors behind bulging waistlines” »  More...

By BioNews On Friday, June 15th, 2012
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Overweight 11 year-old-girls highlight obesity epidemic in UK

In Britain, childhood obesity is far worse than feared with thousands of girls as young as 11 years in one town sporting waists bigger than an overweight woman Continue reading “Overweight 11 year-old-girls More...

By BioNews On Tuesday, June 12th, 2012
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Statins may cause fatigue

Individuals taking cholesterol-lowering statin drugs are more likely than non-users to experience decreased energy, fatigue upon exertion, or both Continue reading “Statins may cause fatigue” »  More...

By BioNews On Tuesday, December 13th, 2011
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Low-carb diets better for easing weight: Study

A low-carb diet is better than a standard, calorie-restricted one for cutting down weight and lowering blood levels of cancer-promoting hormone insulin Continue reading “Low-carb diets better for easing weight: More...