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Head-to-head trial of two diabetes drugs yields mixed results

Head-to-head trial of two diabetes drugs yields mixed results

ScienceDaily (Nov. 6, 2012) — A direct, head-to-head comparison of two of the newer treatments available for type 2 diabetes yielded mixed results. Continue reading

Halo effect: Family members of gastric-bypass patients also lose weight, study finds

Halo effect: Family members of gastric-bypass patients also lose weight, study finds

ScienceDaily (Oct. 17, 2011) — Family members of patients who have undergone surgery for weight loss may also shed several pounds themselves, as well as eat healthier and exercise more, according to a new study by researchers at Stanford University School of Medicine. A year after the 35 patients in the study had Roux-en-Y gastric bypass surgery, their obese adult family members weighed on average 8 pounds less, the researchers say. Continue reading