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Impact of BMI of doctors on Obesity care

The weight of the primary care physicians might influence obesity care and diagnosis performed by them. This piece of information came out from a survey conducted across the US in which 500 primary care physicians took part. The findings were published in the journal Obesity, earlier this month. It said that it is more likely Read more

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Vareniciline may Increase the Unpleasant Effects of Alcohol

According to an ongoing research, the medicine Varenicline which is known for its smoking desistance properties has now been found to be helpful in reducing drinking too. Although the concrete results of the research will be made available by May 2012, the study so far has revealed the drinking cessation properties of Varenicline when its Read more

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Pancreatic Hormone Amylin Associated to Various Cardiac Diseases

In the recent study which was published in the journal Circulation Research and was carried out by the researchers in UC Davis, the pancreatic hormone named Amylin has been associated to the varied cardiac problems in the people who are obese and are also diabetic. In an unusual observation the researchers found that certain strings Read more

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Occupational Health Hazard

Obesity and type II diabetes which have reached epidemic proportions worldwide are the risks associated with the working patterns of shift workers and their poor diet. Hence, it should be considered as an occupational health hazard as per the editors of the journal ‘PLoS Medicine’. In work places that employ shift workers, junk food is readily Read more