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Weight Loss Surgery Eliminates Pre-Cancerous Uterine Growths

Weight Loss Surgery Eliminates Pre-Cancerous Uterine Growths

A study evaluating the effects of bariatric surgery on obese women most at risk for cancer has found that the weight-loss surgery slashed participants’ weight by a third and eliminated...


Inactive Obese At Risk Of Heart Disease & Diabetes

Inactive Obese At Risk Of Heart Disease & Diabetes

Sedentary behaviour associated with poor cardiovascular health, diabetes in people with severe obesity Sedentary behaviour is associated with poor cardiovascular health and diabetes in adults with severe obesity, independent of...


Physicians in Support of Bariatric Surgery to Reduce Risk of Heart Disease

Physicians in Support of Bariatric Surgery to Reduce Risk of Heart Disease

New Joint Scientific Statement Issued on Use of Bariatric Surgery to Improve Cholesterol Levels and Reduce Risk of Heart Disease JACKSONVILLE, FLORIDA, US (Market wired - February 16, 2016) Bariatric...


The Next Steps After Having A Gastric Band Placed

The Next Steps After Having A Gastric Band Placed

A PRACTICAL GUIDE TO EATING AND DRINKING AFTER YOU’VE HAD A GASTRIC BAND The gastric band is an effective way of losing weight, however, the band is only going to...


Rising Threat of Type 2 Diabetes in Children

Rising Threat of Type 2 Diabetes in Children

Obese Toddler Diagnosed With Lifestyle Related Diabetes   It is shocking to hear in the media today that our children, the future generation are at threat of developing what was...


Cancer Linked To Obesity

Cancer Linked To Obesity

Dangers of Obesity and its link to Cancer For the purpose of reading this article, overweight is defined as having a body mass index (BMI) between 25 to 29.9 and...


Changes in Depression Post Gastric Banding: A Possible Cure?

Changes in Depression Post Gastric Banding: A Possible Cure?

Chase away the blues with gastric banding, a cure? In the past, the long-term effects and consequences of depression that weight loss surgery has, has been unclear. In particular, there...


Love Life Spiced Up After Weight Loss Surgery

Love Life Spiced Up After Weight Loss Surgery

The success of Surgery Depends On Patients’ Support Network According to a recent study published in the Obesity Surgery journal which looked at patients success after surgery and titled “Following...


Men Also Discriminated For Being Obese

Men Also Discriminated For Being Obese

In a recent study, researchers have discovered that men are as likely to experience discrimination while job hunting or shopping as women. The researchers focused on men due to the...