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Cardiology Management

Genes That Cause Obesity

2021 04 Oct

Scientists from University of Virginia have identified 14 genes that could cause weight gain and three that could prevent it. The team developed an automated pipeline to test hundreds of genes for a causal role in obesity. During the first round of experiments, the scientists have discovered more than a dozen genes that could be playing a role. This... Read more

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Effect of breakfast on weight change and energy intake

2019 15 Feb

New research suggests that eating breakfast may not be a good idea if one wants to lose weight. Adding breakfast to the diet may hinder weight loss efforts in adults as it could have the opposite effect.  Obesity is one of the biggest health issues of the present time. Being overweight is associated with increased risk of chronic illness such... Read more

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Cardiovascular Risk Factors High in People with Psychosis

2015 14 May

In a study conducted by researchers from the NIHR Biomedical Research Centre at the South London and Maudsley NHS Foundation Trust (SLaM) and King's College London, people with established psychosis have extremely high levels of cardiovascular risk factors. The study has been published in   Psychological Medicine. This is the largest study of its... Read more