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Asthma and obesity genetic link is established

Researchers from the University of Buffalo say two related studies they have conducted demonstrate that chronic inflammation in asthma is more prominent in people who are overweight or obese. “Our findings point the way to the management of asthma in … Continue reading

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Gastric bypass patient wins £35,000 after surgical negligence

The dangers of undergoing gastric bypass surgery in order to lose weight, is something Medical Specialists Pharmacy covered in June 2012. For those unaware, a gastric bypass is an operation whereby the surgeon will make your stomach smaller and also … Continue reading

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Many gastric surgery patients pile the weight back on in the future

Weight loss surgery, also called bariatric surgery, first came to public recognition around a decade ago after it was offered as a last-ditch weight loss method by government watchdog NICE, for individuals who are dangerously obese. This includes those with … Continue reading

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Obese and jobless mother of 6 wants a taxpayer funded gastric bypass

A 43 year old mother of 6 is demanding a NHS gastric bypass operation, which would cost the taxpayer around £14,000. Sara Agintas, who currently weighs 33 stone and is a 36-38 dress size, complains she is too big to … Continue reading

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