Tuesday, May 21, 2019
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Mom's healthy lifestyle lowers child's risk of obesity

Mom’s Healthy Lifestyle Lowers Child’s Risk of Obesity

By Will Boggs MD (Reuters Health) Children whose mothers stick to healthy lifestyle practices are less likely to be obese than children of less healthy...
Obese teens with psychiatric issues can still benefit from weight loss surgery

Obese Teens with Psychiatric Issues Can Still Benefit from Weight Loss...

By Lisa Rapaport (Reuters Health) Obese teens who have weight loss surgery are likely to lose the same amount of weight regardless of whether they...
Some teens may have mental health issues after weight-loss surgery

Some Teens May Have Mental Health Issues after Weight-Loss Surgery

By Cheryl Platzman Weinstock (Reuters Health) Adolescents may develop new or worsening mental health problems after weight-loss surgery, particularly those who already had symptoms at...
Heavy drinking linked to worse PMS

Heavy Drinking Linked to Worse PMS

By Anne Harding (Reuters Health) Women who are heavy drinkers are at increased risk of pre-menstrual syndrome (PMS), new research shows "Together with other researchers, we believe...
More activity, healthier diet tied to extended survival after colon cancer

More Activity, Healthier Diet Tied to Extended Survival after Colon Cancer

By Anne Harding (Reuters Health)  Colon cancer survivors with healthier lifestyles may live longer, a recent U.S. study suggests "Colon cancer patients who followed the American Cancer...
Study challenges 'obesity paradox' in heart disease risk

Study Challenges ‘Obesity Paradox’ in Heart Disease Risk

By Lisa Rapaport (Reuters Health) The more overweight people become, the more likely they are to have a heart attack or stroke and to develop risk...