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Weight Loss & Obesity Research Blog - Archive #0057.
New study weighs benefits of exercise, diets
While exercise and diets are equally effective ways to lose weight, exercising helps to maintain muscles
'Light' snacks shrink guilt, not waistlines
Tastier low-cal options a crutch for American dieters
Obesity an Advantage in MHD patients
Large body mass combats effects of malnutrition from treatment
Risk after colon cancer higher for the very fat and very thin
Even after successful treatment for colon cancer, the very obese are about one-third more likely to have their cancer recur and to die prematurely from cancer than those of normal weight.
Obese kidney transplant patients twice as likely to die in the first year or suffer organ failure
Six percent of obese kidney transplant patients die in the first year and 14 percent suffer transplant failures. The figures for non obese patients are three percent and eight percent.
Bariatric surgery complication rates high in some hospitals
In-hospital bariatric surgery complication rates vary dramatically among the nation's hospitals
Losing weight and reducing risk of diabetes: Diet and exercise work equally well
Exercise and diet work equally well in reducing the risk factors for diabetes, a new study finds.
Is a low-calorie diet the secret to longevity?
Some believe a restricted-calorie diet will let them live longer, healthier lives.
Number of obese Chinese swells to 60 million
November 6, 2006 - AFP / Yahoo! News (Link expired)
Obesity afflicts about 60 million people in China thanks to the rising prosperity and influx of fatty Western foods accompanying the nation's opening to the world.
Binge-eating a problem for some overweight kids
November 6, 2006 - Reuters / Yahoo! News (Link expired)
Overweight children who are prone to binge-eating can down hundreds more calories at a sitting than their peers, yet still feel hungry again soon after.
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