Weight Loss Tied to a Dramatic Drop in Cancer Risk, New Study Shows

Researchers found that subjects who underwent weight loss surgery also showed a sharp decrease in their likelihood of dying from cancer.

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Bariatric Surgery May Lower Risk for Severe Liver Disease, New Study Finds

Obesity is a leading cause of fatty liver condition. Patients who had weight-loss surgery showed fewer signs of the disease progressing.

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A Young Mother Found Herself Cripplingly Weak. Did Her Operation Cause This?

Three months after having bariatric surgery, she was vomiting several times a day and couldn’t even move her eyes.

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New Drugs Could Help Treat Obesity. Could They End the Stigma, Too?

The hope is that new treatments will encourage people to think of obesity as a chronic disease, like high blood pressure or diabetes.

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The Underused Weight Loss Option: Bariatric Surgery

Experts say it can result in long-term weight loss and significantly improve physical and emotional health and even longevity.

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Fighting Fat Discrimination, but Still Wanting to Lose Weight

Is it OK to be “body positive” while striving to be thinner?

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