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3 years 11 months ago

Study: Weight loss surgery is safe

Serious complications after bariatric surgery appear to be low, according to a new study from the University of Michigan. Researchers there analyzed data on more than 15,000 patients. Overall, about 7-percent of patients who underwent weight-loss surgery like gastric bypass had complications, most of which were minor. Bariatric surgery...

4 years 8 months ago

Obesity tied to deep vein thrombosis

While obesity can increase the risk for blood clots , the location of the fat may be particularly important. Researchers in Denmark did a 10-year study of nearly 60,000 men and women -- and confirmed obesity is associated with deep vein thrombosis and pulmonary embolisms . But where...

4 years 9 months ago

Obesity linked to breast cancer recurrence

Obesity , drinking alcohol and smoking can all increase a breast cancer survivor's risk for developing a second breast cancer. A study from the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center in Seattle finds obesity increases the risk for a second cancer by 50-percent. Having at least one alcoholic drink...

4 years 10 months ago

Skinny thighs could spell your doom

At last, good news for anyone who ever despaired of fitting into skinny jeans: Thin thighs might actually kill you. Or at least put a strain on your heart. That's the word from Danish researchers who studied more than 2,800 middle-aged people for up to a dozen years, only...

4 years 10 months ago

Skinny thighs could spell your doom

At last, good news for anyone who ever despaired of fitting into skinny jeans: Thin thighs might actually kill you. Or at least put a strain on your heart. That's the word from Danish researchers who studied more than 2,800 middle-aged people for up to a dozen years, only...

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