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    1. What Doctors Aren't Telling Obese Young Adults

      By Robert Preidt HealthDay Reporter WEDNESDAY, May 25, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Many obese young adults in the United States don't know they're at increased risk for kidney disease, researchers report. "Even though chronic kidney disease typically manifests in older people, the disease can start muc

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    2. Balloon-in-a-Pill May Be New Weight-Loss Tool

      By Alan Mozes HealthDay Reporter TUESDAY, May 24, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- A new ingestible and inflatable balloon system seems to be a noninvasive way to fill up the stomach and curb appetite, researchers report. The balloon system, known as Obalon, helped obese people lose nearly 7 percent of thei

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    3. Obesity May Not Take Years Off Your Life

      By Alan Mozes HealthDay Reporter TUESDAY, May 10, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Obesity may not cut your life short after all, a new study suggests. Danish researchers report that the risk that an obese man or woman will die prematurely has dropped dramatically over the last 40 years. How dramatically? A

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    4. Severe Obesity Rates Still Rising in U.S. Kids

      By Steven Reinberg HealthDay Reporter TUESDAY, April 26, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Obesity continues to plague American kids, with a new study finding rates of severe obesity climbing over a 15-year period. Examining national data from 1999 through 2014, researchers found that one-third of American c

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    5. Surgeon's Skill and Weight-Loss Surgery Outcomes

      By Robert Preidt HealthDay Reporter WEDNESDAY, April 13, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- A surgeon's skill level does not seem to have a big impact on long-term outcomes for weight-loss surgery patients, a new study suggests. However, one weight-loss surgeon disagreed with the study's conclusion. Prior res

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    6. Weight-Loss Surgery Gets People Moving: Study

      By Kathleen Doheny HealthDay Reporter TUESDAY, April 5, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Weight-loss surgery seems to help ease joint pain and improve mobility in the long run, new research suggests. "Previous studies have reported improvement in pain and function [after weight-loss surgery]," said study au

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    7. Non-Surgical Procedure May Be New Weight-Loss Tool

      By Amy Norton HealthDay Reporter SUNDAY, April 3, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- A procedure long used to halt stomach bleeding may offer another way to treat severe obesity, a preliminary study suggests. The study, of seven severely obese adults, found that the minimally invasive procedure caused no seri

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    8. More People Are Now Obese Than Underweight

      By Robert Preidt HealthDay Reporter THURSDAY, March 31, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- More people worldwide are obese than underweight, a new study found. The researchers added that about one-fifth of adults could be obese by 2025. The number of obese people in the world rose from 105 million in 1975 to

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    9. African Mango: What to Know About Irvingia Gabonensis

      If you were hoping that African mango supplements would help with weight loss, you should know that the research on this is thin. Irvingia gabonensis (IG) is the Latin name of the tree grown in Central and West Africa that produces a fruit similar to a mango and nicknamed African mango, wild mango,

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    10. Small Weight Loss Can Yield Large Rewards

      By Robert Preidt HealthDay Reporter MONDAY, Feb. 22, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Shedding just a few pounds can lower the risk of serious health problems in obese adults, a small study suggests. Researchers looked at 40 obese people who lost 5 percent, 10 percent and 15 percent of their weight. The stu

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