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Teen's amazing transformation from 'chunk to hunk' as he sheds more than 12 stone

Teen's amazing transformation from 'chunk to hunk' as he sheds more than 12 stone

A teenage student has lost almost half his body weight and is now unrecognisable muscle-bound gym boy. Student Ilija Rajkovcevic said he could not … Continue reading Teen's amazing transformation from 'chunk to hunk' as he sheds more than 12 stone

One in five surgical weight-loss patients take prescription opioids seven years after surgery

One in five surgical weight-loss patients take prescription opioids seven years after surgery

While the proportion of adults with severe obesity using prescription opioids initially declines in the months after bariatric surgery, it increases within a matter of years, eventually surpassing pre-surgery rates of patients using the potentially addictive pain medications, according to new research. Continue reading One in five surgical weight-loss patients take prescription opioids seven years after surgery

Prenatal stress predisposes female mice to binge eating

Prenatal stress predisposes female mice to binge eating

Stress changes our eating habits, but the mechanism may not be purely psychological, research in mice suggests. A study has found that stressed mouse mothers were more likely to give birth to pups that would go on to exhibit binge-eating-like behavior later in life. The pups from stressed mothers shared epigenetic tags on their DNA, but these markers only made a difference when the researchers put the young offspring into a stressful situation. Continue reading Prenatal stress predisposes female mice to binge eating