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Body fat deep below the surface is a toxic risk, especially for your heart

Amid the COVID-19 pandemic, it’s easy to forget one of the largest health challenges we face remains the global obesity epidemic. World Health Organisation...

Weekly injection could treat type 2 diabetes, new enzyme discovery suggests

A newly discovered protein produced by the liver, and which helps to control blood sugar levels, could potentially revolutionise treatment for type 2 diabetes. Our...

Obesity should be treated holistically, not defined by weight

Medical organizations in Canada urge doctors to take a new and holistic approach in treating patients with obesity, citing weight discrimination hampers treatment. A new...

U.K. to restrict ‘unhealthy meals’ to tackle obesity problems

A growing link between obesity and severe coronavirus infection has forced the U.K. government to limit promotions of junk foods. As part of its campaign...
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Evidence obesity is a risk factor for serious illness with coronavirus is mounting –...

Andrea Pattinson, University of Sydney and Amanda Salis, University of Western Australia Recent studies have found alongside older age and chronic health conditions, obesity is...

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