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17/09/18 - Research
Asthma and obesity
People with asthma are more likely to have obesity, according to research presented at the European Respiratory Society International Congress, that indicates people who develop asthma as adults and...
21/09/18 - Research
Surgery and taste changes
Many patients exhibit a reduction in taste preference for sweet and fatty foods following Roux-en-Y gastric bypass (RYGB) although this effect may only be temporary, according to research from...
13/09/18 - Research
Obesity discrimination
According to researchers at University of Alberta-based Obesity Canada, “Fattertainment”, discriminatory trend in media towards people who are overweight or have obesity, is a growing trend that goes...
13/09/18 - Research
Ovarian oestrogen and weight gain
A research team at the University of California, Riverside, has found that only male mice experienced neuroinflammation or activation of the immune system's response in the brain, after being fed a...
13/09/18 - Research
Obesity changes airway muscle function and increases asthma risk
New research suggests that obesity changes how airway muscles function, increasing the risk of developing asthma. The paper, ‘Obesity increases airway smooth muscle responses to contractile agonists...
21/09/18 - Research
Banded procedures
The number of banded bariatric procedures has risen in recent years due to its ability to prevent weight regain, compared to non-banded procedures. Bariatric News talked to Dr Mohit Bhandari -...
18/09/18 - Research
Combating obesity
Fighting the obesity epidemic in the US will require changes at both the individual and societal level, according to a review paper published in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology....
18/09/18 - Research
US diabetes rates
A study from the University of Iowa has reported that type 2 diabetes remains overwhelmingly the most common type of diabetes diagnosed in American adults who have the disease. The study found that 8...

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