Health

Study finds new and effective treatment for vitamin D deficiency

There are several million people worldwide with various fat malabsorption syndromes including those who have undergone gastric bypass surgery and those with obesity. These patients often have a difficult time absorbing vitamin ...

Diabetes

USPSTF urges prediabetes, T2DM screen for overweight adults

(HealthDay)—The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) recommends screening for prediabetes and type 2 diabetes in overweight or obese adults aged 35 to 70 years and referral to preventive interventions for those ...

Overweight & Obesity

Poorer teens at substantially greater risk of obesity

More than one-third of U.K. teenagers are starting adult life with excess weight (either overweight or obese), and rates are even higher among the poorest, finds a new study led by UCL researchers.

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