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Teenage gastric bypass surgery and future complications

In a long term follow up study published in The Lancet Diabetes & Endocrinology it has been found that gastric bypass surgery helps severely obese teenagers keep weight off. The study aimed to assess the long-term effects of gastric bypass and any...
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Inactivity breeds inactivity

A new study published in Cell Metabolism has found that inactivity leads to further decreased motivation to move. The study was conducted in mice and aimed to shed light on why people, or animals, with obesity were less active. The findings suggest that...
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Should there be more PE at school and clearer labelling?

A recent ComRes poll has indicated that a third (34%) of Britons believe that increasing the amount of mandatory physical education in schools would be one of the most effective ways of reducing levels of obesity. 33% also suggest that clearer food labelling...
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