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Weight Loss Surgery Health Center

News and Features Related to Weight Loss Surgery

  1. Possible Weight-Loss Tool: Blocking Stomach Artery

    By Alan Mozes HealthDay Reporter TUESDAY, Dec. 1, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- A technique already used in the emergency room may have new potential as a minimally invasive treatment for morbid obesity, preliminary findings suggest. The procedure, called gastric artery embolization, is usually employed

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  2. Adult Obesity in U.S. Rising, Youth Rates Steady

    By Steven Reinberg HealthDay Reporter THURSDAY, Nov. 12, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Although obesity rates continued to climb among U.S. adults over the past decade, they stabilized for children and teens, federal health officials reported Thursday. More than 36 percent of adults and 17 percent of Ame

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  3. Junk Food Not to Blame for Obesity Epidemic?

    By Steven Reinberg HealthDay Reporter THURSDAY, Nov. 5, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Despite their bad reputation, junk food, fast food and soda aren't the root cause of America's obesity epidemic, Cornell University researchers contend. While these sugary and salt-laden foods may not be good for your h

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  4. Weight-Loss Surgery Often Brings Less Joint Pain

    By Robert Preidt HealthDay Reporter WEDNESDAY, Nov. 4, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Aching knee and hip joints may hurt less after successful weight-loss surgery, a new study suggests. "In particular, walking is easier, which impacts patients' ability to adopt a more physically active lifestyle," lead r

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  5. Count Bites, Subtract the Pounds

    By Robert Preidt HealthDay Reporter WEDNESDAY, Nov. 4, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Counting your bites of food could help you lose weight, a small study suggests. Researchers asked 61 volunteers to tally the number of bites they took each day and pledge to take 20 percent to 30 percent fewer bites over

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  6. Better Sex Life May Be a Weight-Loss Surgery Bonus

    By Robert Preidt HealthDay Reporter WEDNESDAY, Nov. 4, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Following weight-loss surgery, activity in the bedroom may pick up as the pounds fall away, a new study finds. The research suggests the effect may be long-term, and similar for both men and women. "Improvements in sex l

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  7. Experts Urge Broader Screening for Type 2 Diabetes

    By Serena Gordon HealthDay Reporter MONDAY, Oct. 26, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Doctors should screen overweight and obese adults between 40 and 70 years old for abnormal blood sugar levels and type 2 diabetes, according to new recommendations from the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force. People with

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  8. Notion Obese Fare Better vs. Chronic Ills Refuted

    By Dennis Thompson HealthDay Reporter THURSDAY, Oct. 22, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Scientific debate continues to simmer over the so-called "obesity paradox" -- the apparent ability of obese or overweight people to better withstand chronic illnesses, such as diabetes or heart disease, and outlive thi

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  9. Being Mindful May Guard Against Belly Fat

    By Robert Preidt HealthDay Reporter WEDNESDAY, Oct. 21, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Being self-aware may help reduce your risk of obesity, a new study contends. Researchers looked at more than 400 people in New England and found that those with higher levels of what is known as dispositional mindfulnes

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  10. Some May Face Suicide Risk After Bariatric Surgery

    By Dennis Thompson HealthDay Reporter WEDNESDAY, Oct. 7, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Troubled people who have weight-loss surgery are more likely to attempt suicide following the procedure, a new study suggests. These patients were about 50 percent more likely to try to take their own lives after they

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