Weight Gain

Teen sleep deprivation at epidemic level

Carolyn Walworth, 17, often reaches a breaking point around 11 p.m., when she collapses in tears. For 10 minutes or so, she just sits at her desk and cries, overwhelmed by unrelenting school demands. She is desperately tired ...

Oct 09, 2015
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Fracking industry wells associated with premature birth

Expectant mothers who live near active natural gas wells operated by the fracking industry in Pennsylvania are at an increased risk of giving birth prematurely and for having high-risk pregnancies, new Johns Hopkins Bloomberg ...

Oct 08, 2015
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T2DM risk with weight gain higher in younger adults

(HealthDay)—The risk of developing diabetes is higher in younger adults versus middle-aged adults despite the same duration and degree of weight gain, according to research published online Sept. 10 in Diabetes Care.

Sep 22, 2015
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FDA approves two new medications for diabetes

(HealthDay)—Two new diabetes treatments, Tresiba (insulin degludec injection) and Ryzodeg (insulin degludec/insulin aspart injection), have been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.

Sep 29, 2015
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Weight gain is an increase in body weight. This can be either an increase in muscle mass, fat deposits, or excess fluids such as water.

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