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Weight Loss Surgery Reduces Heart Attacks, Strokes in Obese People With Diabetes

Weight Loss Surgery Reduces Heart Attacks, Strokes in Obese People With Diabetes

2 hours ago   |   Medindia Health

People with diabetes and severe obesity who had bariatric surgery were 40 percent less likely to have a heart attack or stroke within 5 years than those who had usual medical...
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Bariatric surgery can halve risk for CV events in type 2 diabetes

11 hours ago   |   Healio   |   2 articles

Adults with obesity and type 2 diabetes who underwent bariatric surgery were half as likely to experience macrovascular complications over 4 years, including acute myocardial...
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Obesity Surgery May Cut Diabetics' Heart Risk

12 hours ago   |   Web MD   |   2 articles

Severely obese patients who had weight-loss surgery were 40 percent less likely to suffer a heart attack or stroke over five years, versus those on standard diabetes care...
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Sleep Duration May Influence Stroke Risk Based on Race, Gender

13 hours ago   |   Medscape   |   2 articles

Short and long sleep duration may have different consequences for people, depending on race and an individual's sex, new research suggests. Medscape Medical News
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Bariatric surgery can reduce heart attacks, strokes and death in obese people

Bariatric surgery can reduce heart attacks, strokes and death in obese people

13 hours ago   |   Daily Mail   |   4 articles

Two new studies from Kaiser Permanente and the University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health found those who undergo surgery are 40 percent less likely to have a...
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Obesity surgery may lower heart attack danger in diabetics

15 hours ago   |   ABC News   |   2 articles

New research suggests obesity surgery may dramatically lower the danger of heart attacks and strokes in patients with diabetes
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Childhood Moyamoya: Looking Back to the Future

1 day ago   |   Pediatric Neurology

Moyamoya is a chronic, progressive steno-occlusive arteriopathy that typically affects the anterior circulation arteries of the circle of Willis. A network of deep...
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Seven foods never to eat

Seven foods never to eat

1 day ago   |   Fitness Tips for Life

I just found an article over at Ediets of seven foods never to eat. 1. Doughnuts It's hard to resist the smell of a Krispy Kreme doughnut, which is why I never step foot in the...
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Garlic Is a Great Blood Thinner

1 day ago   |   Mercola

As you age, your arteries stiffen and continue doing so over time. It happens to virtually everyone to varying degrees, a 2012 study 1 observes, and leads to more frequent...
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Police investigating Italian 'macrobiotic guru' over wife's death

2 days ago   |   The Guardian

Mario Pianesi is suspected of killing first wife by putting her on extreme form of ‘Ma-Pi' diet Italian police have opened a new investigation into Mario Pianesi, an...
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Weight Gain After Bariatric Surgery: New Insights

Weight Gain After Bariatric Surgery: New Insights

New study reveals the best way to calculate weight regain after bariatric surgery to identify more specifically the patients at risk for recurrence or new onset of health problems. Read more ...

Population Aging and Decrease may Have Socioeconomic and Environmental...

Population Aging and Decrease may Have Socioeconomic and Environmental Benefits: Study

Continued population growth is a global threat. Short-term economic concerns, while valid, cannot be prioritized over the long-term health of our environment and our societies. Read more ...

The vicious cycle of trauma: Suffering is passed down through generations...

The vicious cycle of trauma: Suffering is passed down through generations study reveals

A new study found the sons of Union Army soldiers, who did not experience the devastation of the Civil War, had a higher risk of early death if their fathers had been prisoners... Read more ...

More than 120 kids in 22 states diagnosed or suspected to have mysterious virus 

More than 120 kids in 22 states diagnosed or suspected to have mysterious virus 

The Centers for Disease Control Prevention confirmed on Tuesday that 62 children in 22 states have been diagnosed with acute flaccid myelitis and 127 in total are under... Read more ...

Feds and Pharma Spar Over Drug Costs in TV Ads

Feds and Pharma Spar Over Drug Costs in TV Ads

The Trump administration first mentioned requiring drug prices in ads in May, as part of the government's American Patients First plan to lower drug costs. In August, it began... Read more ...

Bariatric surgery can reduce heart attacks, strokes and death in obese people

Bariatric surgery can reduce heart attacks, strokes and death in obese people

Two new studies from Kaiser Permanente and the University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health found those who undergo surgery are 40 percent less likely to have a... Read more ...

Fathers who smoke raise the risk of their GRANDCHILDREN developing ADHD...

Fathers who smoke raise the risk of their GRANDCHILDREN developing ADHD, study suggests

A new study from Florida State University has found that fathers who smoke are more likely to have children and grandchildren with attention deficit disorders and hyperactivity. Read more ...

Flu-fearing parents are hanging signs on their children that warn others to...

Flu-fearing parents are hanging signs on their children that warn others to keep dirty hands away 

Signs ranging from $4.00 to $11.55 have been popping up websites such as Etsy and Amazon that they can attach to car seats and strollers telling strangers to not touch their kids. Read more ...

Brazil's next big grain? Researchers propose pearl millet as an alternative...

Brazil's next big grain? Researchers propose pearl millet as an alternative to rice and maize

Brazilian researchers found that pearl millet has higher protein and fiber than rice, and isolated bacterial strains from the fermented bran may have probiotic potential. Read more ...

Kids Are Less Violent In Countries That Ban Spanking

Kids Are Less Violent In Countries That Ban Spanking

Youth living in countries with bans on corporal punishment were 31 percent less violent In a new study, researchers found banning spanking and other forms of corporal... Read more ...