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Amount of exercise more important than the intensity of the exercise

Amount of exercise more important than the intensity of the exercise

Specific gene on chromosome 15 regulates inflammation

Specific gene on chromosome 15 regulates inflammation

United States has a major weight problem and it will get worse

United States has a major weight problem and it will get worse

Physical activity may reduce gastrointestinal symptoms in people who are obese

Physical activity may reduce gastrointestinal symptoms in people who are obese

Possible new therapy for lymphoma and leukemia patients

Possible new therapy for lymphoma and leukemia patients

Loss of body mass over time appears to be strongly linked to older adults' risk of developing Alzheimer's disease

Loss of body mass over time appears to be strongly linked to older adults' risk of developing Alzheimer's disease

New nutritional challenges in HIV/AIDS care have emerged

New nutritional challenges in HIV/AIDS care have emerged

HDL cholesterol helps prevent blocked arteries and heart attack

HDL cholesterol helps prevent blocked arteries and heart attack

Public hospital patients are often denied access to Laparoscopic Adjustable Gastric Banding (LAGB) surgery

Public hospital patients are often denied access to Laparoscopic Adjustable Gastric Banding (LAGB) surgery

Lowering blood sugar levels could reduce the risk of coronary heart disease

Lowering blood sugar levels could reduce the risk of coronary heart disease

Bariatric surgery is a safe option for treating obese patients who have coronary artery disease

Bariatric surgery is a safe option for treating obese patients who have coronary artery disease

Clioquinol appears to block the genetic action of Huntington's disease

Clioquinol appears to block the genetic action of Huntington's disease

Low-fat, plant-based diet is more effective at helping women lose weight

Low-fat, plant-based diet is more effective at helping women lose weight

Two common weight loss supplements promoted as ephedra-free and safe for dieters caused increased heart rate among healthy people

Two common weight loss supplements promoted as ephedra-free and safe for dieters caused increased heart rate among healthy people

Data show that HIV-infected older people not taking HAART have double the risk of death

Data show that HIV-infected older people not taking HAART have double the risk of death

Dietary supplement chitosan shows some promise in treating obesity

Dietary supplement chitosan shows some promise in treating obesity

Increasing sugar processing in the liver may lead to future treatments for diabetes, obesity

Increasing sugar processing in the liver may lead to future treatments for diabetes, obesity

Losing weight cuts breast cancer risk

Losing weight cuts breast cancer risk

Successful visceral leishmaniasis vaccine trial in dog

Successful visceral leishmaniasis vaccine trial in dog

Signs of atherosclerosis seen in apparently healthy young adults

Signs of atherosclerosis seen in apparently healthy young adults