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    1. Excess Weight Linked to Brain Cancer Risk in Study

      By Emily Willingham HealthDay Reporter WEDNESDAY, Sept. 16, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Weight and physical activity levels may affect the risk of a certain brain cancers, new research suggests. Excess weight was associated with a higher risk of a type of brain cancer known as meningioma. Obesity incre

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    2. Diet Sodas May Not Help You Lose Weight: Study

      By Mary Elizabeth Dallas HealthDay Reporter FRIDAY, Sept. 11, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- People who drink diet soda to cut back on calories may be undoing their own good intentions, a new study suggests. Researchers report that those who opted for low-calorie soft drinks ended up eating more foods loa

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    3. Think Genes Drive Obesity? Your Eating May Suffer

      By Mary Elizabeth Dallas HealthDay Reporter TUESDAY, Sept. 8, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- People with a family history of obesity who believe their genes doom them to the same may "give up" and eat worse, a new study suggests. The study found that when it comes to weight, feelings of powerlessness agai

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    4. Is Obesity Risk ‘Hardwired’ in the Brain?

      Sept. 1, 2015 -- Some people become obese because their cravings for food are built-in, according to new research. Australian and Spanish research teams came to their conclusions using MRI brain scans to investigate people's responses to pictures of food. They found that a food craving activates dif

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    5. Past the Finish Line of "Thin": What Comes Next?

      Thin = happy, right? Well, not by itself. You've made big changes and worked hard to reach that magic, healthy number: your goal weight! But there's no finish line, says Michelle Vicari, who's kept off the 158 pounds she shed with the help of gastric bypass surgery in 2006. "No balloons fall from th

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    6. Drink Water Before Meals to Lose Weight?

      Aug. 28, 2015 -- Drinking about 16 ounces of water 30 minutes before meals can help with weight loss for obese adults, new research suggests. The results of the small study need to be confirmed in bigger trials, though, say the researchers from the University of Birmingham in the U.K. The study team

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    7. Oldest Sister at Greater Risk of Obesity

      By Steven Reinberg HealthDay Reporter WEDNESDAY, Aug. 26, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Firstborn girls are more likely to be overweight or obese in adulthood than their younger sisters, results of a new study suggest. Firstborns had 29 percent greater odds of being overweight and 40 percent greater odds

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    8. Doctor's Support Boosts Weight Loss, Study Shows

      By Robert Preidt HealthDay Reporter FRIDAY, Aug. 21, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Doctors play an important role in helping people lose weight, a new study finds. Weight loss was double on average for obese patients who felt they had the most helpful doctors compared to those who felt their doctors were

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    9. Weight Loss While You Relax? Mouse Study Details

      By Dennis Thompson HealthDay Reporter WEDNESDAY, Aug. 19, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Fat-burning that leads to weight loss while you sleep or relax sounds like a promise from a quack fad diet, but new genetic research into the causes of obesity suggests it might be possible. Researchers have found a g

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    10. Diabetes Drug Might Also Help Some Patients Lose Weight

      By Steven Reinberg HealthDay Reporter TUESDAY, Aug. 18, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- High doses of the diabetes drug liraglutide seem to help patients with type 2 diabetes lose weight, a new study suggests. In a trial funded by the drug's maker Novo Nordisk, people who took 3 milligrams (mg) of liraglut

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