Belly fat hinders digestive disease medications

The mass and composition of our bodies can significantly affect the way medications are metabolized and absorbed. Investigators at Cedars-Sinai have found that inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) patients with higher levels ...

Overweight & Obesity

The malnutrition paradox: Adolescent obesity in Zimbabwe

In some African countries that have traditionally faced issues such as undernourishment and hunger, being overweight is perceived as a good sign of health and prosperity. However, in most of these countries, a malnutrition ...


Research network yields significant findings related to obesity

The Strategically Focused Research Network (SFRN) on Obesity has published its findings in a Journal of the American Heart Association special report, which hails the group's work as "the beginning of innovative science, ...

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