Health

How can I control my appetite?

James M. Greenblatt, an assistant clinical professor of psychiatry at the Tufts School of Medicine and author of "Answers to Appetite Control," offers his advice.

Medical research

Intestinal bacteria influence food transit through the gut

Food transit through the small intestine affects the body's absorption of nutrients and, consequently, our health. The discovery that food transit time is regulated by a hormone indicates new ways to increase the intestinal ...

Overweight & Obesity

Double-barreled attack on obesity in no way a no-brainer

In the constant cross talk between our brain and our gut, two gut hormones are already known to tell the brain when we have had enough to eat. New research suggests that boosting levels of these hormones simultaneously may ...

Surgery

Factors affecting weight loss after abdominoplasty identified

(HealthDay)—For patients undergoing abdominoplasty, weight loss is associated with having a preoperative body mass index ≥24.5 kg/m² and is attributed to increased satiety in most patients, according to a study published ...

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