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Successful human trial of obesity drug that mimicks metabolic effects of growth hormone

Successful human trial of obesity drug that mimicks metabolic effects of growth hormone

Diabetics who do not have good control over their blood sugar levels are more susceptible to oral health problems

Diabetics who do not have good control over their blood sugar levels are more susceptible to oral health problems

Obesity rate among American workers of all ages grew from 20% to 29% over the past decade

Obesity rate among American workers of all ages grew from 20% to 29% over the past decade

Study of safety issues surrounding the medical use of cannabis has just been launched

Study of safety issues surrounding the medical use of cannabis has just been launched

Leg wounds can be accurately assessed using photographs taken at a patient's home

Leg wounds can be accurately assessed using photographs taken at a patient's home

Trimming fat overcomes one of the major obstacles to drug design

Trimming fat overcomes one of the major obstacles to drug design

Thiazolidinedione (TZD) class of anti-diabetic drugs may be a potential targeted therapy for myeloma patients

Thiazolidinedione (TZD) class of anti-diabetic drugs may be a potential targeted therapy for myeloma patients

Accumulated exposure to lead may be an important but unrecognized risk for developing cataracts in men

Accumulated exposure to lead may be an important but unrecognized risk for developing cataracts in men

Men and women who were overweight in young adulthood and middle age have significantly higher Medicare costs in older age

Men and women who were overweight in young adulthood and middle age have significantly higher Medicare costs in older age

Prevalence of overweight increased in children aged two to four years from low-income families

Prevalence of overweight increased in children aged two to four years from low-income families

Scientist develops way to deliver promising genetic tool into living cells

Scientist develops way to deliver promising genetic tool into living cells

Next-generation therapeutics with the potential to successfully treat Lou Gehrig's disease

Next-generation therapeutics with the potential to successfully treat Lou Gehrig's disease

Life expectancy at 65 is now 81.6 years for men and 84.5 for women

Life expectancy at 65 is now 81.6 years for men and 84.5 for women

Good oil in walnuts helps diabetes patients

Good oil in walnuts helps diabetes patients

Obesity disproportionately burdens low-income, ethnic minority populations

Obesity disproportionately burdens low-income, ethnic minority populations

New devices for people who suffer dry mouth or lack of saliva

New devices for people who suffer dry mouth or lack of saliva

Small social circles tied to heart disease death in women

Small social circles tied to heart disease death in women

African Americans more likely to carry genetic variants known to stimulate inflammatory response

African Americans more likely to carry genetic variants known to stimulate inflammatory response

Higher incidence of rejection following early steroid withdrawal

Higher incidence of rejection following early steroid withdrawal

Rimonabant could be safer for treating obesity than previous weight-loss drugs

Rimonabant could be safer for treating obesity than previous weight-loss drugs