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New Weight Loss Pill Mimics Exercise?

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According to a recently completed study at the University of Southampton in Southampton, England, a new, effective weight loss pill could one day replace physical exercise. A pair of professors there announced they have synthesized one molecule that actually mimics ...

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Obese People Have Fat Chance Of Being Healthy Again


Obese people have a slim chance of achieving a healthy weight again. According to a new study published in the American Journal of Public Health, the chances of dropping back down to a normal weight once one becomes obese are ...

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Researchers Use Smartphones to Study More About LGBT Communities

Doctors use iPhones to carry out large-scale LGBT health study

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In these times, the traditional notions of sexual orientation are changing as people are becoming more open-minded. There are more distinctions and classifications now than ever before, and traditional medicine has a lot of catching up to do. As per ...

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Nutritionists Criticize Texas Schools Deep Fryer, Soda Machines Return

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Nutrition experts have voiced their concerns over a decision this week to reinstate deep fryers and soda machines in Texas schools. They say this decision will worsen a childhood obesity problem in the second-most populous U.S. state, Dispatch Times reported. Department ...

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How Does The Chinese Thunder God Plant Combat Obesity?

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How does the Chinese thunder god plant combat obesity? This is the question circling many people’s minds after early studies show the traditional Chinese medicine, known as thunder god vine, reduces food intake and has led to a dramatic 45 ...

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Chinese Thunder God Vine Plant- Could it be the Cure for Obesity?

Harvard study: Could Chinese ‘thunder god vine’ plant be cure-all for obesity?

Weight loss supplements and drugs have gained a lot of popularity in recent years all thanks to the increasing rates of obesity today. Infact, its huge market has made it a multi-billion-dollar industry. From garcinia cambogia to the African plant ...

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Antibiotic Use in Infants Linked to Obesity, Illnesses During Adulthood

Antibiotic use may make kids obese in adulthood

The use of commonly prescribed antibiotics among infants could cause changes in the gut bacteria, which could make them vulnerable to many infectious conditions, allergies and autoimmune disorders during adulthood- the findings of a new study have revealed. In addition, ...

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Living in a Poor Neighborhood Could Cause Weight Gain

Moving to Socio Economically Poor Neighborhood Tied to Weight Gain

As per the findings of a new study, individuals who reside in a socio-economically backward neighborhood tend to have an increased risk of weight gain, which clearly points out to how individuals struggling to lose weight must take into consideration ...

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People Residing in Areas With Cloudy climate

Cloudy Climes May Up Risk of Pancreatic Cancer

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People residing in regions with low sunlight may have an increased risk of pancreatic cancer, maybe due to the scenario that sufficient amount of vitamin D is not absorbed, a new study claims.   “If you’re living at a high ...

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Urine Test Could Give Clues About Obesity

Urine Could Reveal Whether You Are At Risk For Obesity

Obesity isn’t a condition that is hard to diagnosed- it can be done by using a scale, a BMI calculator and a tape, and is pretty much evident by an individual’s body structure. Now, the findings of a new study ...

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