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4 years 9 months ago

More proof of the need for drastic weight loss

New research draws a direct line between obesity and stroke -- and doctors say the heavier a person is, the higher the risk. Higher blood pressure and prevalence of diabetes among obese adults are likely the main causes of that obesity-stroke association. University of Minnesota researchers followed about...

4 years 10 months ago

Heart attacks and strokes is obese men

Obesity could lead to sudden heart attack or death in men--even if they are otherwise healthy. Experts in Sweden followed over 1700 men for 30 years and found those who were overweight or obese were significantly more likely to have a heart attack or stroke. They say obese men...

5 years 1 month ago

Study links obesity and memory loss

You've heard that being overweight puts you at risk for all kinds of health problems. But a recent study links obesity with memory loss! Researchers at UCLA and the University of Pittsburgh say, as a result, being obese or even overweight puts you at much higher risk for Alzheimer's....

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