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Genetic study reveals both metabolic and psychiatric origins of anorexia

Genetic study reveals both metabolic and psychiatric origins of anorexia

A global study, led by researchers at King’s College London and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, suggests that anorexia nervosa is at least partly a metabolic disorder, and not purely psychiatric as previously thought. The research was published in …Continue reading

Implantable device offsets food cravings, aids weight loss

A new battery-free, implantable weight-loss device developed by engineers at the University of Wisconsin-Madison could be humanity’s newest weapon in the battle against obesity. Measuring less than a centimeter across, the tiny device — which scientists claim is safe for use in …Continue reading

Excess body weight accounted for 3.9 percent of worldwide cancer cases in 2012

A new study has found that excess body weight accounted for 544,300 cases of cancer worldwide in 2012. This was approximately 3.9 percent of all cancer cases that year. The study has been published in CA: Cancer Journal for Clinicians, a peer-reviewed …Continue reading

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