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Research conducted at the University of Adelaide has found that the nerves in the stomach that signal fullness become desensitised in obese people - and fail to revert back to normal even after the … Read More >>
A new study has found the first direct link between obesity and pancreatic cancer.
Pancreatic cancer is one of the most lethal forms of cancer, with a five year survival rate of 3-5 per cent and … Read More >>
A recent study has reported that gastric surgery procedures are more likely to help obese patients with type 2 diabetes than medical therapy alone.
The study, which was published in the BioMed … Read More >>
Patients who undergo laparoscopic adjustable gastric band (LAGB) surgery enjoy a significant reduction in long-term cardiovascular risk just one year post-surgery, according to a recent study … Read More >>
Weight loss surgery is often portrayed as something that is only for morbidly obese people, but a study out of Melbourne’s Monash University may change that idea.
Researchers trialled gastric … Read More >>
We’re always getting media messages about exercising our bodies, but how often do we think about exercising our willpower? A strong sense of discipline goes hand in hand with a strong body. … Read More >>
The death toll of obesity is almost four times bigger than scientists’ previously commonly held beliefs, a new study has found. Researchers fear the silent epidemic is only going to get worse, … Read More >>
Wondering if seeing an exercise physiologist really helps that much? Wonder no longer: it’s now been proven that exercise counselling increases bariatric patients’ physical activity … Read More >>
If you find yourself dashing to the pantry after an emotionally intense day, it’s clear that you’re not alone. The eating decisions we make in stressful times are truly different, as … Read More >>
Body Mass Index, not sugar intake, is the main causal factor for type 2 diabetes, according to a new study. The Roy Morgan study of diabetic Australians found that while people with type 2 diabetes … Read More >>