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A study from the Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis and Cleveland Clinic warns of the link between a western diet and the immune system. The research published in Cell Host & Microbe states that foods high in fat and sugar negatively affect the Paneth cells.

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Two new School of Public Health studies shed light on the relationship between obesity and the use of prescription opioids in the United States.

One of the studies, published in the American Journal of Preventive Medicine, finds that patients with higher body mass indices (BMIs) were up to 158...

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Findings from a recently completed meta-analysis suggest that obese migraine sufferers can reduce the incidence and severity of migraine attacks and improve their quality of life by losing weight. Lead author Claudio Pagano, MD, PhD, associate professor of internal medicine at the University of...

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