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Obese Patients Can Still Benefit From Kidney Transplants
2013-07-29 05:12:45

Obese kidney failure patients who receive transplants experience the same overall survival benefit as their more physically fit counterparts, according to new research appearing in the latest edition of the American Journal of Transplantation.

2013-07-26 11:39:05

The Journal of Thoracic Oncology (JTO) is the IASLC's premier Journal. JTO emphasizes a multidisciplinary approach in the articles accepted for publication, and includes original research (clinical trials and translational or basic research), reviews and opinion pieces.

2013-07-16 22:36:58

The length of time a young adult is obese is associated with the development of silent, or subclinical, heart disease in middle age, independent of body mass index (BMI) or waist circumference.

2013-07-12 23:20:02

A newly released study has found that older overweight women may improve their memory just by losing weight, suggesting that weight loss supplements like Liproxenol which was developed by Liproxenol

BMI Linked To Gallstones
2013-07-12 04:31:00

Individuals with elevated body mass index levels appear to be at greater risk of developing gallstones, according to new research appearing in a recent edition of Hepatology, a journal of the American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases.

2013-07-11 12:41:47

Individuals with excessive abdominal fat have a greater risk of heart disease and cancer than individuals with a similar body mass index (BMI) who carry their fat in other areas of the body.

2013-06-26 13:24:08

An international research team led by Swedish scientists has used a new method to investigate obesity and overweight as a cause of cardiovascular disease.

2013-06-21 23:04:31

The Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons (SAGES) today commended the American Medical Association (AMA) on its announcement officially recognizing obesity as a disease.


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