Diabetes and obesity rising in young Americans, study finds

Diabetes and obesity are rising among young adults in the United States, an alarming development that puts them at higher risk for heart disease, according to a study of 13,000 people between 20 and 44 years old.

Obstetrics & gynaecology

Impacts of gestational weight gain seen 50+ years later

Gestational weight gain might have implications that extend beyond the pregnancy window to long-term health, according to a study published in the Nov. 18 issue of The Lancet.


How your weight changes over time can impact your health

Researchers from SCHARR have conducted a study that sheds light on how changes in body mass index (BMI) can significantly affect our health as we grow older. Body mass index (BMI), a measure of body weight relative to height, ...


GERD is common indication for revisional bariatric surgery

For patients who have undergone bariatric surgery for gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), revision surgery is common and is mainly with a Roux-en-Y gastric bypass (RYGB), according to a study published online Oct. 31 ...

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