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Fried Food And Fatter Kids

New research shows that adolescents who eat large amounts of fried food away from home are heavier and more likely to have a poor-quality diet.

For Type 2 Diabetics: Increased Risk of Death Linked to Insulin Dosage

Researchers were able to show a correlation between patients treated with a higher dosage of insulin and a raised risk of cancer development, heart attacks and stroke.

Discovery May Prevent or Treat Diabetic Cardiomyopathy

Researchers make a discovery that may lead to the prevention and treatment of a common form of heart damage found in people with diabetes. Cardiac...

Obesity Has Doubled Since 1980, Major Global Analysis of Risk Factors Reveals

The worldwide prevalence of obesity has nearly doubled since 1980, according to a major study on how three important heart disease risk factors have changed across the world over the last three decades.

Pancreatic Surgery Riskier for Obese Patients

Obesity may contribute to a greater likelihood of post-operative complications for patients having pancreatic surgery, a surgeon at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital has found.

Hormone That Signals Fullness Also Curbs Fast Food Consumption and Tendency to Binge Eat

The synthetic form of a hormone previously found to produce a feeling of fullness when eating and reduce body weight, also may help curb binge eating and the desire to eat high-fat foods and sweets.

Research Shows Why Low Vitamin D Raises Heart Disease Risks in Diabetics

Low levels of vitamin D are known to nearly double the risk of cardiovascular disease in patients with diabetes, and researchers now think they know why.
McDonalds Food Label on French Fries

Do Fast Food Calorie Labels Help? Study has the Answer.

Researchers from New York University shows whether fast-food menu calorie counts help consumers make healthy choices  - or not - in a new study...
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Australian First Study: Massive Diabetic Foot Disease Costs

New research from Queensland University of Technology shows preventable hospitalization from diabetic foot disease is costing Australia hundreds of millions of dollars each year. Senior...

Substance Found in Sharks Could Lead to Weight Loss Drug

A substance derived from dogfish sharks suppresses appetite and decreases body weight in rodents, making it a potential new, safe anti-obesity treatment.

Parents Are Top Influence On Soft-Drink Consumption Among Kids

Researchers surveyed children on how often they drank soft drinks and the factors that influence soft drink consumption.

More Blood Vessels May Alleviate Type 2 Diabetes

Study shows that a combination treatment that increases the density of blood vessels in adipose tissue prevented or even reversed the progression towards type...

People Who Inherit Cholesterol Disorder Have Lower Rate of Diabetes

Rates of type 2 diabetes in people with familial hypercholesterolemia (a genetic disorder characterized by high low-density lipoprotein (LDL) cholesterol levels) was lower than...

Consuming More Calories and Fats May Be Associated With A Higher Risk of Alzheimer...

Eating more calories and fats may contribute to an increased risk of Alzheimer disease in some people, according to an article in the August issue of The Archives of Neurology.

New Measure Trumps HDL Levels in Protecting Against Heart Disease

Recent findings have called into question the notion that pharmacologic increases in HDL cholesterol levels are necessarily beneficial to patients.

Babies Fond of Salt Have Higher Blood Pressure, a Grandparent with Hypertension

Within three days of birth some babies exhibit a unique response to salty taste – and the response is strongest in babies who have at least one grandparent with a history of hypertension.

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