Overweight & Obesity

Dig in: Sand serves up a possible cure for obesity

Engineered particles of purified sand could be the next anti-obesity therapy as new research from the University of South Australia shows that porous silica can prevent fats and carbohydrates from being adsorbed in the body.

Oncology & Cancer

Prostate cancer linked to obesity

Prostate cancer is the most common form of cancer among Canadian men and the third leading cause of cancer death. Abdominal obesity appears to be associated with a greater risk of developing aggressive prostate cancer. This ...

Surgery

10 years after obesity surgery, how did life turn out?

In a new study from Lund University and the University of Gothenburg, patients were interviewed about their experiences 10 years after undergoing obesity surgery. The results show that the effect on eating and weight regulation ...

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