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Overall, nearly half dropped below threshold for obesity

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Weighing the Consequences of Weight-Loss Drugs

We need more discussion of the potential harms

May 12, 2023
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Insulin Resistance Risk Much Higher for Kids With Obesity

Waist-to-hip-ratio, waist circumference can aid in predicting IR, researcher says

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Research Monkey Alarm; WHO Ends COVID Emergency; Anti-Vaxxers Build Legal Network

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Higher BMI Tied to Other Severe Respiratory Infections Too

Along with COVID, increased risks seen with upper and lower respiratory tract infections

May 02, 2023
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ACP Announces 'Ambitious' Effort to Improve Access to Obesity Care

Doctors need training to "meet patients where they are"

May 01, 2023
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Diabetes and Poor Diet; Non-Surgical Sciatica Treatment

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Apr 29, 2023
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Patients Shed 15% of Body Weight With Tirzepatide, Drugmaker Says

With findings from SURMOUNT-2, Eli Lilly plans to finish FDA submission

Apr 27, 2023
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Bariatric-Metabolic Surgery More Effective Than Lifestyle Change for NASH

Roux-en-Y bypass or sleeve gastrectomy resolved NASH without exacerbating liver fibrosis

Apr 26, 2023
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Is There a Wrong Way to Take a Midday Nap?

Duration of siestas associated with health outcomes

Apr 26, 2023
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Lose Weight, Gain Huge Debt: 300 Bariatric Surgery Patients Sued by Provider

A closer look at the rising number of lawsuits in New York

Apr 22, 2023
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Bone Density Loss Seen After Bariatric Surgery in Teens

Weight-bearing activity post-surgery is key, researchers say

Apr 19, 2023
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Will Obesity Drugs Change the Bariatric Surgery Landscape?

The two approaches can fit together in practice, but questions remain

Apr 18, 2023
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'Green' Mediterranean Diet Linked to Aortic Stiffness Reversal

All healthy diets helped, but one had the biggest impact in post hoc trial analysis

Apr 17, 2023
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