A study evaluating the effects of bariatric surgery on obese women most at risk for cancer has found that the weight-loss surgery slashed participants’ weight by a third and eliminated precancerous uterine growths in those who had them. Other effects included improving patients’ physical quality of life, improving their insulin levels and ability to use

Sedentary behaviour associated with poor cardiovascular health, diabetes in people with severe obesity Sedentary behaviour is associated with poor cardiovascular health and diabetes in adults with severe obesity, independent of how much exercise they perform, a University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health-led study showed for the first time. The finding, published online and

New Joint Scientific Statement Issued on Use of Bariatric Surgery to Improve Cholesterol Levels and Reduce Risk of Heart Disease JACKSONVILLE, FLORIDA, US (Market wired – February 16, 2016) Bariatric surgery is effective in improving cholesterol and lipid levels, important risk factors for heart disease, according to a new joint scientific statement by the National

Dangers of Obesity and its link to Cancer For the purpose of reading this article, overweight is defined as having a body mass index (BMI) between 25 to 29.9 and obesity is defined as having a BMI of 30 or over. A staggering new report released in the United Kingdom calls on the Government of