Weight Loss, Dieting & Obesity
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Weight Loss & Obesity Research Blog - Archive 0020.
Obesity linked to colorectal and esophageal cancers
Lifestyle behaviors increase risk of GI cancers and other disorders
New methods offer alternatives for patients undergoing obesity surgery
The number of gastrointestinal surgeries performed annually for severe obesity has increased from about 16,000 in the early 1990s to about 103,000 in 2003.
The Fat Connection
Scientists discover how excess body fat can lead to the onset of diabetes
Stomach-trimming surgery most effective
May 16, 2005 - MSNBC (Link expired)
Study finds risky procedure had fewest complications
Preschool's curriculum focuses on nutrition
For these kids, learning ABCs means apples, broccoli and carrots
Work fatigue and working overtime are associated with weight gain
Work fatigue, working overtime, job demands and dissatisfaction in combining paid work and family life are associated with weight gain
Early origins of obesity: Programming the appetite regulatory system
Events before birth can permanently change patterns of appetite and fat deposition in child and adult life.
Consequences of exposure to an energy rich diet during development
There is emerging evidence that the diet that our mothers consume while we are in the womb and also when breast feeding may lead to health risks associated with obesity.
Obesity drug shows promise in short trial
May 11, 2005 - MSNBC (Link expired)
Pill helped patients lose weight in 28-day test.
Soft drinks consumption may increase the risk of childhood obesity
Excessive consumption of sugar sweetened drinks may be a key factor in the rise of childhood obesity.
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