Impulsive personality linked to food addiction

Posted in Medicine on 26th Jan, 2014
by Alex Muller

The same kinds of impulsive behavior that lead some people to abuse alcohol and other drugs may also be an important contributor to an unhealthy relationship with food.

Weight loss surgery: Up to two million could benefit

Posted in Medicine on 18th Jan, 2014
by Alex Muller

Bariatric surgery, such as fitting gastric bands, can cut the fatal risks from obesity-related problems such as heart disease and Type 2 diabetes.

If Inaccuracy Were Illegal, The Feds Would Have To Regulate Most Health Gadgets

Posted in Medicine on 27th Nov, 2013
by Alex Muller

Most consumer device companies begrudgingly acknowledge they aren't very accurate.

Study: 'Healthy Obese' Still at Increased Risk of Heart Attack

Posted in Medicine on 16th Nov, 2013
by Alex Muller

Even metabolically healthy overweight and obese people are at an increased risk of heart attack and heart disease, according to a new study.

Males more likely to be 'fat and 40'

Posted in Medicine on 8th Nov, 2013
by Alex Muller

Middle aged British men are more likely than women to be overweight, but less likely to diet, research suggests.