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Monday 04 May, 2015

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  More...

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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  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  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  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  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  More...

By BioNews On Friday, December 9th, 2011
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Seaweed to help lose more weight by creating ‘artificial feeling of fullness’

Dietary fibres from brown algae boost the sensation of satisfaction, thereby making people eat less and lose more weight, a new study has claimed  More...

By BioNews On Friday, December 2nd, 2011
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Why couch potatoes pile on the pounds

A new study led by an Indian origin researcher had found that leading life as a couch potato, stretched out in front of the TV for hours can actually be “active inactivity” and cause an individual to pack on More...

By BioNews On Friday, December 2nd, 2011
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Chilling out does promote obesity

Stretching out in front of your TV screen can be promoting ‘active inactivity’, causing you to pack on the pounds  More...

By BioNews On Tuesday, November 29th, 2011
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Socio-economic inequalities behind obesity

People who belong to lower socio-economic strata of society are more likely to suffer from obesity, a new study has suggested  More...