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Three-quarters of people don't know about the link between obesity and cancer

Junk food adverts on television before the watershed should be banned, Cancer Research UK has said as it reveals three-quarters of people do not know about the link between obesity and 10 different cancers.<p>The charity says fat is as dangerous as cigarette smoking in reproductive cancers such as …

Cancer

Study Finds Suicide Rates Are Higher Among Weight Loss Surgery Patients | VICE News

<b>This story is part of a partnership between MedPage Today</b> <b>and VICE News.</b><p>Many people who undergo weight-loss surgery would say the procedure helped them get healthier, feel more confident, and even earn a bigger paycheck. But for a few, it's ended — or almost ended — in tragedy.<p>Alex Brecher, who …

Why I Never Recommend Weight Loss Surgery to My Clients

There's no shame in having weight loss surgery if you deeply feel it's the right choice for you. None of us ought to feel ashamed of our personal choices when it comes to our health and bodies. Despite what some people claim, surgery isn't the <i>"easy way out."</i><p>On average, this popular procedure is …

Weight-loss surgery 'produces unrivalled health benefits' for patients and NHS, study shows

Giving obese patients gastric weight-loss proceedures could save thousands from serious conditions including heart attacks and Type 2 diabetes<p>Weight-loss surgery could prevent thousands of people in the UK suffering serious health conditions such as heart attacks and Type 2 diabetes, a study has …

Weight-loss surgery may reduce depression in some patients, study suggests

For some severely obese patients, a new study hints that bariatric surgery might potentially do good for both body and mind. Patients seeking and undergoing such weight-loss procedures were more likely to suffer from depression and binge-eating than the general population -- but those with …

Weight Loss

Surgery better able to reverse diabetes than diet and exercise, study shows

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Diabetes

Things to know, ask if you're considering bariatric surgery

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) -- Finances and fear deter many morbidly obese patients from having stomach-reducing bariatric surgery, but it's steadily becoming more common.<p>Surgical techniques and insurance coverage have improved, and the number of obese Americans, now about 79 million, keeps rising. …

Obesity surgery linked to reduced pain, improved mobility | Reuters

(Reuters Health) - Many severely obese patients have less pain and better mobility in the first few years after weight loss surgery, a U.S. study suggests.<p>Researchers followed more than 2,200 obese patients who had weight loss surgery. After one year, 58 percent of them reported less pain and 77 …

Star Wars reviews: What critics thought of the 1977 film when it was first released

People outside of Disney have finally seen <i>Star Wars: The Force Awakens;</i> if you’re not holed up in a bunker keeping out all news and plot details …

Ice age femur points to late survival of ancient human relatives

A thigh bone discovered in Southwest China could indicate that an ancient species of human survived until as recently at 14,000 years ago.<p>Until now, …

Ice Age

Woman 'photobombed by alien' during selfie on passenger jet on business trip

A woman has posted a selfie taken on a plane in which she claims she was photobombed - by an alien .<p>Olesya Podkorytov from the city of Kurgan in …

Paranormal

Talking heads: what toilets and sewers tell us about ancient Roman sanitation

I’ve spent an awful lot of time in Roman sewers – enough to earn me the nickname “Queen of Latrines” from my friends. The Etruscans laid the first …

Ancient History

12 Stunning Never-Released Images From Disney’s Animation Studio

Didier Ghez's They Drew As They Pleased: The Hidden Art of Disney's Golden Age gathers rare and previously unseen images from four of Disney's trailblazing artists in the studio's formative years.

Alien abduction of married couple 'proven' by star map they drew claims statistician

Alien abduction claims made by a married couple 54 years ago, have been given new credence after it emerged a sketch of a star map they made closely …

Illuminated Book Sculptures Form Highly Detailed Magical Worlds

Artist Su Blackwell utilizes beloved novels as an uncommon canvas and builds upward to create bewitching book sculptures. For her latest standout exhibition, she was inspired by how one's dwelling can act as an imaginative space. “The works include dwellings, such as lighthouses, wood cottages, …

The Mothers of All Disasters

Massive hurricanes striking Miami or Houston. Earthquakes leveling Los Angeles or Seattle. Deadly epidemics. Meet the “maximums of maximums” that keep emergency planners up at night.<p>For years before Hurricane Katrina, storm experts warned that a big hurricane would inundate the Big Easy. Reporters …

How to Create a Zen Space: Finding Peace by Creating a Personal Space That Nourishes Your Mind and Body

Buddhaimonia.This is your space, a place where all the noise of your life ceases to exist. For as long as you’re in this Zen space, you’re …