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Primary Cilia in Neurons Linked to Obesity - The Scientist



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Primary Cilia in Neurons Linked to Obesity 
The Scientist
Ciliopathies?rare diseases caused by mutations in genes that affect the primary cilia?can produce a variety of symptoms, including extra fingers or toes, retinal degeneration, and obesity, coauthor Christian Vaisse, a geneticist at the University of ...
Brain-cell 'antenna' may be key to understanding obesity Science Daily

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When it comes to treating obesity, is fitness more important than fatness? - Los Angeles Times



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When it comes to treating obesity, is fitness more important than fatness? 
Los Angeles Times
The essay was part of a special issue of JAMA that focused on obesity. Other take-aways include: ? Among obese patients, those who had weight-loss surgery were about half as likely to die over the next four years than were patients who opted for non ...

 


Study Reveals The Devastating Effects Of America's Obesity ... - IFLScience



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Study Reveals The Devastating Effects Of America's Obesity ... 
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A new study reveals that the obesity epidemic and rising BMI levels have pushed the US behind other wealthy nations when it comes to reducing its annual de.
More than one in four Dartford children are obese, latest figures ... News Shopper

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Obesity in Southern states is a threat to national security, study finds ... - VICE News



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Obesity in Southern states is a threat to national security, study finds ... 
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The U.S. Army is recruiting the most personnel from the least fit states ? and it's impacting national security. Army recruits from Southern states are significantly less in shape than recruits from other parts of the country, a new study released ...
Obesity in southern U.S. states poses threat to national security ... Globalnews.ca

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Anti-aging proteins may treat diabetes, obesity, and cancer - Medical News Today



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Anti-aging proteins may treat diabetes, obesity, and cancer 
Medical News Today
A study explores proteins involved in longevity, which may help design treatments for a range of diseases, including obesity, some cancers, and diabetes.

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Obesity Multiplies Women's Cancer Risk 12-Fold - Newsmax



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Obesity Multiplies Women's Cancer Risk 12-Fold 
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New European research has found that being overweight or obese exponentially increases the chance of suffering from heart disease or cancer, with the risk even greater for women than men. The findings come from the Spanish Risk Function of Coronary and ...
Obesity and overweight multiply the risk of cancer and heart disease Brinkwire (press release)

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Obesity Is Lowering the Life Expectancy in the U.S. | Time - TIME



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Obesity Is Lowering the Life Expectancy in the U.S. | Time 
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Obesity in America is a growing problem. A study shows that obesity has shaved almost a year off of the U.S. life expectancy estimate.
Penn study: Improvements in U.S. mortality rate offset by obesity ... PhillyVoice.com
Increasing Obesity Negating Rate Of Improvement In Overall ... International Business Times

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Home Visit Program Significantly Lowers Rates of Obesity in Young Children - Endocrinology Advisor



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Home Visit Program Significantly Lowers Rates of Obesity in Young Children 
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The researchers found that more children participating in the "Minding the Baby" parenting home visit program had a healthy body mass index at 2 years. HealthDay News ? The "Minding the Baby" (MTB) parenting home visiting program can significantly ...

 


Obesity-Based Disability Discrimination - New Findings in California - The National Law Review



Obesity-Based Disability Discrimination - New Findings in California 
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In 2017, the Centers for Disease Control reported that more than one-third of U.S. adults are obese. But does that mean that one-third of U.S. adults are disabled? Not necessarily. The California Supreme Court decided twenty-five years ago in Cassista ...

 


Trump's Height and Weight Puts Him Just on the Cusp of Obesity - Slate Magazine



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Trump's Height and Weight Puts Him Just on the Cusp of Obesity 
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The blood tests and advanced imaging data reported are entirely objective measurements, and in this case they were largely within acceptable and healthy limits. But one result was conspicuously abnormal: the president's body mass index. At 6'3? and 239 ...
BMI is an imperfect measure of health. Even President Trump's. Vox
How Did President Trump Do on His Physical? It's Complicated WIRED
Did Trump Fudge The Figures From His Medical Exam To Avoid The 'Obese' BMI Category? The Debrief
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