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Obesity statistics are as bogus as weight-loss scams

Obesity statistics are as bogus as weight-loss scams

Abbott's investigational anti-interleukin-12 fully human monoclonal antibody in Crohn's disease study

Abbott's investigational anti-interleukin-12 fully human monoclonal antibody in Crohn's disease study

New studies demonstrate efficacy of novel Lipoxin analog in laboratory models of Crohn's disease

New studies demonstrate efficacy of novel Lipoxin analog in laboratory models of Crohn's disease

Analysis shows Remicade reduces pain associated with Crohn's disease

Analysis shows Remicade reduces pain associated with Crohn's disease

Labor lasts longer for overweight or obese women

Labor lasts longer for overweight or obese women

Diabetic or obese patients suffering advanced heart failure have higher levels of fat embedded in their hearts

Diabetic or obese patients suffering advanced heart failure have higher levels of fat embedded in their hearts

Interim recommendations on low-carb diets

Interim recommendations on low-carb diets

Scientists decode the genome sequence of Cryptosporidium hominis, one of the most common causes of waterborne diseases in humans

Scientists decode the genome sequence of Cryptosporidium hominis, one of the most common causes of waterborne diseases in humans

Test used to diagnose B12 deficiency may be inadequate

Test used to diagnose B12 deficiency may be inadequate

Study clearly showed the benefit of weight loss in terms of pain, function and quality of life

Study clearly showed the benefit of weight loss in terms of pain, function and quality of life

Weight loss surgery reduces components of  metabolic syndrome in obese patients

Weight loss surgery reduces components of metabolic syndrome in obese patients

The prevalence of Helicobacter pylori is high among patients about to undergo weight loss surgery

The prevalence of Helicobacter pylori is high among patients about to undergo weight loss surgery

Study links possible role of ephedrine in sudden cardiac arrests

Study links possible role of ephedrine in sudden cardiac arrests

Some patients who undergo treatment considered to be the last resort for severe obesity can develop peripheral neuropathy

Some patients who undergo treatment considered to be the last resort for severe obesity can develop peripheral neuropathy

Myths and facts about weight loss and liposuction

Myths and facts about weight loss and liposuction

Portion control or planned exercise induces greatest weight loss

Portion control or planned exercise induces greatest weight loss

Surgical treatment for morbid obesity helps prevent hyperlipidemia, hypertension, and obstructive sleep apnea

Surgical treatment for morbid obesity helps prevent hyperlipidemia, hypertension, and obstructive sleep apnea

Surgery for extremely obese patients may be more effective for weight reduction

Surgery for extremely obese patients may be more effective for weight reduction

Massive weight loss patients should be aware that body contouring may require surgeons to address the entire body circumferentially

Massive weight loss patients should be aware that body contouring may require surgeons to address the entire body circumferentially

The search for the Holy Grail for dieters is on

The search for the Holy Grail for dieters is on