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How Bariatric Surgery combats premature aging and adds eight years of life to patients

Weight loss through bariatric surgery can help you effectively combat premature aging and add about eight years of extra life, as per a recent study conducted in Vienna. The researchers collected blood samples before surgery and one and two years afterwards. They compared the levels of premature aging markers called Telomeres in the blood before […]

Something Stealing your Sleep?

A character from a French folk tale lends her name to a sleep disorder that many suffer from without even knowing it. It is called Ondine’s Curse or in medical terms Central Hypo-ventilation Syndrome. Ondine was a celestial nymph who fell in love with Palemon, a mortal, who promised to love her with every waking […]

5 Ways to Prevent Childhood Obesity

Childhood obesity has more serious future health implications than most parents think. Studies from University of Surrey, UK found increased arterial damage in obese children. The arterial damage aggravates the chances of that child suffering from cardiovascular disease in its adult life. Researchers have established that obese children are more likely to develop type 2 […]