Overweight & Obesity

Study finds financial rewards lead to greater weight loss

With two in three Australian adults currently overweight or obese, and around 47% of Australians now living with related chronic health conditions, an updated report from Australia's national science agency, CSIRO, has reinforced ...


Semaglutide superior to liraglutide for weight loss

(HealthDay)—Among adults with overweight or obesity, once-weekly subcutaneous semaglutide plus counseling for diet and physical activity results in significantly greater weight loss at 68 weeks than once-daily subcutaneous ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

One in four people will have hearing problems by 2050: WHO

One in four of the world's population will suffer from hearing problems by 2050, the World Health Organization warned Tuesday, calling for extra investment in prevention and treatment.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Swiss to shut restaurants, other sites as virus cases climb

The Swiss government said Friday it is ordering the closure of restaurants, bars, cultural venues and sports facilities next week in a renewed bid to stem a continuing rise in coronavirus cases.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Saudi Arabia, Israel tighten restrictions to counter virus

Saudi Arabia closed off air and sea travel to 14 countries affected by the new virus Monday, while Israel ordered two weeks of home quarantine for anyone arriving from overseas. Mideast stock markets tumbled over fears about ...

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