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Young smokers who use both combustible and e-cigarettes have higher risk of stroke

Young smokers who use both combustible and e-cigarettes have higher risk of stroke

Comparing surgical and non-surgical weight loss procedures

Comparing surgical and non-surgical weight loss procedures

A new non-surgical approach to lose weight

A new non-surgical approach to lose weight

High BMI may improve the chance of survival in certain cancers

High BMI may improve the chance of survival in certain cancers

Obesity linked to increased risk of cardiotoxicity in chemotherapy-treated patients with breast cancer

Obesity linked to increased risk of cardiotoxicity in chemotherapy-treated patients with breast cancer

Age of onset of obesity linked to higher diabetes risk

Age of onset of obesity linked to higher diabetes risk

New study says obesity increases greenhouse gases

New study says obesity increases greenhouse gases

Working for long hours tied to increased blood pressure

Working for long hours tied to increased blood pressure

Genomic data can accurately and reliably predict stroke risk

Genomic data can accurately and reliably predict stroke risk

New genetic score is similar or more predictive than common risk factors for stroke

New genetic score is similar or more predictive than common risk factors for stroke

Obesity may challenge attempts to reduce man-made carbon dioxide emissions

Obesity may challenge attempts to reduce man-made carbon dioxide emissions

Birth season and heart disease risk – an association?

Birth season and heart disease risk – an association?

Almost one in two Americans will be obese by 2030

Almost one in two Americans will be obese by 2030

Low diet quality, night eating during pregnancy linked to postpartum weight gain and retention

Low diet quality, night eating during pregnancy linked to postpartum weight gain and retention

Working for long hours linked to greater likelihood of having masked and sustained hypertension

Working for long hours linked to greater likelihood of having masked and sustained hypertension

Immune cells may link body composition to how cognition changes with age, study suggests

Immune cells may link body composition to how cognition changes with age, study suggests

Women who live near green space may be at lower risk of excess weight, obesity

Women who live near green space may be at lower risk of excess weight, obesity

Sustained weight loss associated with reduced risk of breast cancer, shows study

Sustained weight loss associated with reduced risk of breast cancer, shows study

Spine surgery is safe in advanced-age patient group

Spine surgery is safe in advanced-age patient group

Boys born small at higher risk of infertility

Boys born small at higher risk of infertility