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Good News for Obese Seniors

July 20, 2011

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Recent research shows that senior citizens do not have any worse side effects than younger people when undergoing weight loss surgery, according to an article published by HealthDay News. The research abstract was presented at the 2011 Digestive Diseases Week in Chicago. The research was based on nearly 50,000 patients who underwent various types of […]

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Weight Loss After Gastric Bypass Decreases Chance of Alzheimer’s Disease

June 8, 2011

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A new study presented this week at the Endocrine Society’s 93rd Annual Meeting suggests that weight loss after Gastric Bypass Surgery reduces the expression of Alzheimer’s genes. ┬áPrevious research has demonstrated that obesity and Type 2 diabetes increase the chance of getting Alzheimer’s disease. ScienceDaily reported that the study looked at 15 morbidly obese patients […]

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