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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.

AMA Calls Obesity A Disease
2013-06-19 12:07:32

In a decision that could have massive health and economic implications, the American Medical Association has decided to recognize obesity as a disease, opening the door to a new approach on handling the condition.


Word of the Day
alicorn
  • The horn of a unicorn considered as a medical or pharmacological ingredient.
  • A winged horse with a single horn on its head; a winged unicorn.
The word 'alicorn' comes from Italian alicorno, already associated with unicorns and reinterpreted, popularized by Bearing an Hourglass (1984) and other fantasy novels by Piers Anthony.
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