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Physical exercise can reduce liver fat, improve blood sugar control in obese individuals

Physical exercise can reduce liver fat, improve blood sugar control in obese individuals

New smartphone app helps anorexic patients to normalize their eating rate

New smartphone app helps anorexic patients to normalize their eating rate

Study uncovers trigger for cachexia

Study uncovers trigger for cachexia

Saunas induce as much physical strain as moderate exercise

Saunas induce as much physical strain as moderate exercise

New study finds almost 400 established medical practices that don’t work

New study finds almost 400 established medical practices that don’t work

UNC receives $3.8 million grant to assess impact of Med-South behavioral weight loss program

UNC receives $3.8 million grant to assess impact of Med-South behavioral weight loss program

Study emphasizes the need for personalized dietary plans, as not even twins show the same responses

Study emphasizes the need for personalized dietary plans, as not even twins show the same responses

Early exposure to antacids could put infants at risk for bone fractures during childhood

Early exposure to antacids could put infants at risk for bone fractures during childhood

First chemoimmunotherapy regimen approved by FDA for patients with diffuse large B-cell lymphoma

First chemoimmunotherapy regimen approved by FDA for patients with diffuse large B-cell lymphoma

No lasting improvement in insulin secretion with diabetic medication

No lasting improvement in insulin secretion with diabetic medication

Posture impacts taste perception, finds study

Posture impacts taste perception, finds study

New research provides welcomed news for countless patients taking PPIs

New research provides welcomed news for countless patients taking PPIs

Doing more harm than good: Scientists uncover harmful effects of dietary supplements

Doing more harm than good: Scientists uncover harmful effects of dietary supplements

Dietary supplements associated with increased risk for severe medical events in children, young adults

Dietary supplements associated with increased risk for severe medical events in children, young adults

Workload and burnout contribute to unhealthy behaviors that cause weight gain

Workload and burnout contribute to unhealthy behaviors that cause weight gain

Bariatric surgery can be safe, effective treatment for teenagers with obesity

Bariatric surgery can be safe, effective treatment for teenagers with obesity

Are DNA-based diets and personalized 'medical foods' the future for weight loss?

Are DNA-based diets and personalized 'medical foods' the future for weight loss?

Drinking diet beverages may increase risk of stroke and heart attack in women over 50

Drinking diet beverages may increase risk of stroke and heart attack in women over 50

Genetic switch that controls conversion of bad to good fat identified

Genetic switch that controls conversion of bad to good fat identified

Proton therapy results in fewer side effects for many cancer patients

Proton therapy results in fewer side effects for many cancer patients