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New Findings Show Promise for Obesity Treatment

Researchers discover that blocking the aryl hydrocarbon receptor (AHR) can reverse the effects of obesity. With this discovery, scientists hope to develop a drug that will help in the fight against obesity. About the Research The new research about obesity comes from Dartmouth's and Dartmouth-Hitchcock's Norris Cotton Cancer Center. Researchers working on this task are part of the laboratory that
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New Research May Reduce Patient Eligibility Criteria for Weight-Loss Surgery

Only severally obese individuals get access to weight-loss surgery. That is, the surgery is for individuals with a body mass index above (BMI) 35. Over the year’s doctors came to realize that such operations improve diabetes and reduce the chance of stroke. Aside from significantly helping patients with weight-loss the surgery also helps in the prevention of heart disease. New