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Medical News Today: Bariatric surgery reverses obesity-related premature aging

Fri, 07/08/2016 - 23:00
Obesity causes premature aging that can be measured in the cells. Breaking research set out to see whether bariatric surgery could reverse this process.

Medical News Today: Statins: could they decrease death risk in four most common cancers?

Fri, 07/08/2016 - 23:00
High cholesterol is linked to reduced mortality and improved survival in the four most common cancers, researchers say, as they present their new study.

Medical News Today: How mom's diet during pregnancy could affect disease inheritance

Fri, 07/08/2016 - 08:00
Poor nutrition or stress during pregnancy could influence lifelong attributes of offspring in adulthood and could explain heritability of type 2 diabetes.

Medical News Today: Medical marijuana linked to reduced prescription drug use

Fri, 07/08/2016 - 07:00
Researchers find that between 2010-2013, states that had legalized the use of medical marijuana saw a fall in prescription drug use.

Medical News Today: Centenarians' extra years are mostly healthy ones

Fri, 07/08/2016 - 06:00
Research on centenarians shows that the extra years lived are mostly healthy years - with illness often arriving decades later than in younger seniors.

Medical News Today: Obesity may not keep body warm, mouse study finds

Thu, 07/07/2016 - 23:00
A new study from universities in Sweden and Germany finds that carrying excess fat does not contribute to a warmer body in obese mice.

Medical News Today: Stomach Virus or Food Poisoning? Learn the Signs and Symptoms

Thu, 07/07/2016 - 23:00
Stomach viruses and food poisoning cause similar symptoms. Learn how to tell the difference with this article, as well as how to prevent both conditions.

Medical News Today: Concussion leaves mark in brain's white matter 6 months after injury

Thu, 07/07/2016 - 23:00
Concussions affect millions of Americans each year. New research provides further insight into concussion’s impact on the white matter of the brain.