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Weight Loss & Obesity Research Blog - Archive 0014.
Exercise more, eat more?
Don't let post-workout hunger sabotage your diet
Naltrexone tested as weight gain deterrent in quitting smoking
Yale researchers are investigating the use of the medication naltrexone to help men and women quit smoking without gaining weight.
Similar results found in both older and younger patients undergoing weight-loss surgery
Elderly patients can safely undergo gastric bypass surgery and can be expected to experience similar benefits from the operation as younger patients.
Even small changes in eating can help you lose weight
Two recent studies of different weight loss programs show that the program is less important than how well you stick with whichever one you choose.
Drugs aid weight loss among type 2 diabetes patients
Three commonly used drugs -- Prozac, Xenical and Meridia -- may help type 2 diabetes patients lose small amounts of weight, although long-term benefits are not clear.
Proteins link obesity, diabetes; May underlie systemic 'metabolic syndrome'
Proteins that shuttle lipids in the body might be a missing link between obesity and other conditions that tend to go along with the excess weight, including diabetes and fatty liver disease.
Morbidly obese pay nearly twice as much for health care
Health-care costs for morbidly obese adults are nearly twice those of people considered to be of normal weight.
Weight-loss and exercise study compares center- and home-based programs
A University of Central Florida study seeks to find out whether women who follow weight-loss and exercise programs at home fare as well as those who go to a center to work out and meet with counselors.
Obesity and weight gain associated with poorer breast cancer survival
Women who are overweight prior to breast cancer diagnosis, or who are lean but gain weight following diagnosis, are more likely to have their disease return or die of the disease.
Controversial Atkins Diet may be beneficial for people with epilepsy
The first comprehensive review of possible dietary treatments of epilepsy has recently been published. Among those dietary regimens is the low-carbohydrate Atkins Diet which has proven successful in suppressing epileptic seizures in a small series of patients.
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