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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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Food-related behaviours among individuals with overweight/obesity and normal body weight

8 hours ago   |   Nutrition Journal

Emotional eating is a factor associated with a negative body image and other problematic eating behaviours. In this context little is known about differences between...
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Obesity Tied to Higher Risk of Early Colon Ca in Women

8 hours ago   |   MedPageToday

Risk seen rising with incremental increases in BMI
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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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Gastric Band, Metformin Equally Prevent Diabetes in Short-Term

13 hours ago   |   Medscape   |   3 articles

In moderately obese adults with prediabetes or recent-onset type 2 diabetes, both gastric banding and metformin improved insulin sensitivity within a year. But longer-term...
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Bariatric Surgery Cuts CAD in Very Obese, but Do Effects Wane?

14 hours ago   |   Medscape   |   3 articles

Bariatric surgery reduces macrovascular disease in obese patients with diabetes. Although, weight regain remains a challenge in all patients, if expectations are realistic...
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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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Severe obesity levels have hit a record high among Year 6 children

Severe obesity levels have hit a record high among Year 6 children

16 hours ago   |   Daily Mail   |   2 articles

The proportion of English children who are classified as 'severely obese' is higher than ever this year, with 4.2 per cent - more than 24,000 children - falling into the...
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Not all obesity is the same: There are many types

Not all obesity is the same: There are many types

16 hours ago   |   Daily Mail

Researchers at The Scripps Research Institute showed different types of obesity derail metabolism in different ways - and in doing so, have different implications for the...
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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 ...

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 ...

Research suggests fad diets often lead to deficiency in essential nutrients

Research suggests fad diets often lead to deficiency in essential nutrients

There are different kinds of fad diets, from some calling for strict portion control to more outrageous ones that suggest the consumption of cotton balls to fool your body into... Read more ...

New hope for spinal cord injuries: Silk from moths can be used to stabilize...

New hope for spinal cord injuries: Silk from moths can be used to stabilize the injury and promote repair, according to experts

British scientists have discovered a novel method of treating spinal cord injuries: modified silk from the Chinese Oak Silkmoth. By cleaning and sterilizing the silk produced... Read more ...

Severe obesity levels have hit a record high among Year 6 children

Severe obesity levels have hit a record high among Year 6 children

The proportion of English children who are classified as 'severely obese' is higher than ever this year, with 4.2 per cent - more than 24,000 children - falling into the... Read more ...

Pizza and pies 'must shrink' to tackle Britain's obesity crisis

Pizza and pies 'must shrink' to tackle Britain's obesity crisis

The proportion of ten and 11-year-olds who are overweight or obese has grown to 34.3 per cent - 197,888 children - compared with 31.6 per cent in 2016/17. Read more ...

Quarter of births now by C-section as obesity levels and older mothers sees...

Quarter of births now by C-section as obesity levels and older mothers sees caesarean births surge

The number of caesarean births has risen from 19.7 per cent to 26.2 per cent between 2000 and 2015. Obesity, women having children later in life and fear of labour are thought... Read more ...

Medicinal plants for skin disorders: Healers in rural areas of South Africa...

Medicinal plants for skin disorders: Healers in rural areas of South Africa that don't have modern healthcare effectively use plants without side effects

A study made by researchers from the University of Johannesburg has shed light on the therapeutic effect of plants commonly used by a rural group in South Africa. To answer for... Read more ...

Neem oil found to be effective at fighting sleeping sickness

Neem oil found to be effective at fighting sleeping sickness

A study published in the African Journal of Traditional, Complementary and Alternative Medicines revealed that taking neem oil may help mitigate the risk of suffering from... Read more ...

DR MICHAEL MOSLEY: The diet that can banish the agony of IBS

DR MICHAEL MOSLEY: The diet that can banish the agony of IBS

Dr Michael Mosley says there are now things you can do that have a much higher chance of helping with IBS - focusing on altering your microbiome, the trillions of microbes that... Read more ...