News related to obesity


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  • About 15 years ago, Dr.

  • When the Observer columnist first went out for a run he hobbled home, only managing 200 metres.

  • At least five people have died soon after being fitted with balloons designed to help them lose weight, the Food and Drug Administration said Thursday.

  • As more people opt to live alone, delay or forego marriage, and recede into their smartphones, rates of loneliness are skyrocketing in the United States, according to new research.

  • The role of genes in obesity is one of science’s great puzzles, even though researchers have learned much in recent years.

  • A new study suggests that loneliness could become an even bigger public health threat than obesity.

  • A new study reveals that not only are artificial sweeteners ineffective in weight loss — they are harmful to people who are overweight or have high blood pressure! In fact, The National ENQUIRER has found that many studies showed a link to weight gain .

  • A professor at Portland State University argued in a recent journal article that the higher obesity rate amongst American minorities is a racial injustice.

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  • 1 Harry Perkins Institute of Medical Research, Centre for Medical Research, QEII Medical Centre, University of Western Australia, Nedlands, Western Australia 6009, Australia.