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Weight Loss & Obesity Research Blog - Archive #0077.
Gastric bypass reduces mortality risk in severely obese patients
Heart disease, cancer, diabetes death rates all drop in study.
Soccer burns more fat than jogging
A new scientific experiment from University of Copenhagen shows that soccer is better for your health than jogging.
GI concept tested in children
A new study provides encouraging evidence that a low-GI start to the day may be a good option to keep obesity at bay in the young.
Women lose weight at least a decade before developing dementia
Women who have dementia start losing weight at least 10 years before the disease is diagnosed.
Revealing estrogen's secret role in obesity
New research on the effects of the female sex hormone estrogen in the brain lend credence to what many women have suspected about the hormonal changes that accompany aging: Menopause can make you fat.
Common virus may contribute to obesity in some people
Scientists today reported new evidence that infection with a common virus may be a contributing factor to the obesity epidemic sweeping through the United States and other countries.
Fat still on the children's menu
Parents should think twice before offering a low-fat menu to youngsters, despite concerns over obesity. Children burn more body fat than adults for each calorie spent.
Obesity and lack of exercise could enhance the risk of pancreatic cancer
Obesity and aversion to exercise have become hallmarks of modern society. A blood protein linked to these lifestyle factors may be an indicator for an increased risk of developing pancreatic cancer.
Eating junk food whilst pregnant and breastfeeding may lead to obese offspring
Mothers who eat junk food during pregnancy and breastfeeding may be putting their children at risk of overeating and developing obesity.
Pot bellies linked to early signs of cardiovascular disease
Most of us rely on the bathroom scale to tell us when middle-aged spread is getting out of hand. It might be better to keep a tape measure at the ready.
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