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Eating Disorders/Obesity

How the body makes triglycerides

Doctors regularly warn their patients that having high levels of triglycerides, a major dietary fat, can increase the risk of heart disease, diabetes, obesity and fatty liver disease. There is considerable interest in finding novel ways…

Gene therapy in mice builds muscle, reduces fat

Approach may lead to new treatment approach for osteoarthritis, obesityCredit: Mike Worful Exercise and physical therapy often are recommended to help people who have arthritis. Both can strengthen muscle -- a benefit that also can

Obese adults facing Medicaid expansion gap

Research shows their coverage is increasing but at a slower rate Despite overall increases in insurance coverage for low-income individuals in Medicaid expansion states, some gaps remain for individuals who are obese. That's according to…