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2 HOURS AGO - Health Canal

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Seatbelt laws encourage obese drivers to buckle up

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. — Obesity is associated with many health risks, including heart disease and diabetes, but University of Illinois researchers have found a possible way to mitigate one often-overlooked risk: not buckling up in the car.

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3 HOURS AGO - Family Practice News

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Vagal nerve blockade effects on morbid obesity warrant further study

Intra-abdominal vagal nerve blockade to treat morbid obesity didn’t meet prespecified efficacy objectives in the randomized, double-blind ReCharge s

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8 HOURS AGO - Huffington Post

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Americans' Eating Habits Have Improved A Bit -- Except Among Poor

CHICAGO (AP) — Americans' eating habits have improved — except among the poor, evidence of a widening wealth gap when it comes to diet. Yet even among wealthier adults, food choices remain far from ideal, a 12-year study found. On an index of healthy eating where a perfect score is 110, U.S. adults averaged just 40 points in 1999-2000, climbing ...

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9 HOURS AGO - Doctors Lounge

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Obesity Fueling Rise in Diabetes Rates, Study Finds

Increase was greater for men, yet only about half could be explained by excess weight

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10 HOURS AGO - Yahoo! News

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Novo Nordisk drops inflammation business to focus on diabetes

By Stine Jacobsen COPENHAGEN (Reuters) - Danish pharmaceutical company Novo Nordisk has stopped research and development activities in inflammatory disorders to concentrate on the prevention and treatment of diabetes, its biggest business. Chief Science Officer Mads Krogsgaard Thomsen said with the setback for anti-IL-20, the earliest possible entrance into the market for anti-inflammatory therapeutics would have been in the late ...

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