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Blog of Weight Loss & Obesity Research - Archive #0103
Overweight, insulin resistant women at greater risk of advanced breast cancer diagnosis, says study
Women who have risk factors commonly associated with type 2 diabetes also have much greater odds of being diagnosed with an advanced breast cancer
Looking for the Fountain of Youth? Cut your calories, research suggests
In addition to reducing one's risk for many common diseases, new research found that calorie restriction may slow the aging process.
Weight Watchers vs. fitness centers
Nationally known commercial weight loss program, Weight Watchers, was compared to gym membership programs to determine which program helps people lose pounds, reduce body fat and gain health benefits.
Small protein may have big role in making more bone and less fat
A small protein may have a big role in helping you make more bone and less fat, researchers say.
Weekends slow weight loss, researchers find
Saturday can be the worst enemy for our waistlines. Researchers found that study subjects on strict diet and exercise programs tend to lose weight more slowly than expected because they eat more on weekends than during the week.
UC research shows employer-based weight loss programs are helpful
A little shove from the workplace may actually be the ticket to dropping weight.
Does this make me look fat?
The peer groups teenage girls identify with determine how they decide to control their own figure. Also influencing weight control behavior is girls' own definition of normal body weight and their perception of what others consider normal body weight.
Eat Slowly to Help Lose Weight
People looking for ways to manage their weight are often advised to eat slowly, allowing a feeling of fullness to register before they eat too much. A new study seems to support that weight-control method.
Device blocking stomach nerve signals shows promise in obesity
A new implantable medical device, developed in collaboration with Mayo Clinic researchers, shows promise as a reversible and less extreme alternative to existing bariatric surgeries
Study links gastric bypass surgery to increased risk of kidney stones
Morbidly obese patients who undergo a particular type of gastric bypass surgery called Roux-en-Y gastric bypass are at an increased risk of developing kidney stones
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