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Can Weight Loss reduce the Fatal Risks of COVID-19?

According to the World Obesity Federation’s Feb 2021 report, the death rate of COVID-19 is ten times higher in countries where more than half of the adults are overweight or obese. The World Health Organization (WHO) and John Hopkins University (JHU) analyzed a total of 2.5 million individuals who died from coronavirus. The study determined […]

Study Shows Sleeve Gastrectomy May Not Relieve Chronic Heartburn

According to a study published February 5 in the Journal of the American Medical Association, laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy does not help GERD symptoms like first thought. The study looked at nearly 39,000 patients found that while traditional gastric bypass surgery did help reduce heartburn and acid reflux; the new procedure (sleeve gastrectomy) was unhelpful in […]

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