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Bariatric Surgery Linked to Longer Life Expectancy in Obesity

THURSDAY, Oct. 15, 2020 — Bariatric surgery is associated with longer life expectancy than usual care among patients with obesity, according to a study published online Oct. 14 in the New England Journal of Medicine. Lena M.S. Carlsson, M.D., Ph.D., from Sahlgrenska Academy at the University of Gothenburg in Sweden, and colleagues compared mortality and […]

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Teenage behaviour determines health in later life, research finds

Teenagers whose non-cognitive skills are poorly developed are more likely to suffer from health problems later in life, according to groundbreaking new research by a group of expert from The University of Manchester. Rose Atkins of the University’s Division of Population Health, Health Services Research & Primary Care—along with colleagues Alex Turner, Tarani Chandola and […]

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Researchers say where you live could add years to your life

Could where you live dictate how long you live? New research at Syracuse University’s Maxwell School, published today in the Milbank Quarterly, shows Americans who live in so called blue states tend to live longer than those in red states, primarily due to state policies. Among the findings: U.S. state policies since the 1980s have […]