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Yale study may help reconcile conflicting findings about low-calorie sweeteners  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 weeks
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Quality of diet among young Americans remains poor  NEWS MEDICAL · 7 days
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Dental teams could play key role in early detection of Type 2 and pre-diabetes  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 weeks
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Mexico broadens one-month shutdown as virus cases top 1,094  ABC NEWS · 15 hours
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Factors causing childhood obesity differ for wealthier and poorer countries  NEWS MEDICAL · 5 days
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Underweight patients with diabetes in Singapore have increased risk of TB  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 week
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Survey-based study reveals limitations in obesity treatment  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 weeks
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Mexico's busy streetscape slows, but doesn't stop for virus  ABC NEWS · 1 week
In Mexico, increasingly empty beaches and quieter streets contrast with still-crowded subway and active street vendors, as shut-downs and social distancing measures remain very uneven more
Biomarker in saliva linked to emergence of childhood obesity  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 weeks
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NIHR awards £500,000 grant to examine effectiveness of obesity treatment  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 weeks
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Men who had early puberty at higher risk of type 2 diabetes  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 week
A man who experienced the onset of puberty earlier than usual is at a higher risk of developing type 2 diabetes as an adult,... more
Monarch butterfly migration to Mexico drops by 53%, activists say  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
Mexico's forests this winter received 53% fewer monarch butterflies, a species that migrates south from Canada and the United States, according to figures published this week. more
The Latest: U.S. and Mexico to curtail cross-border travel  ABC NEWS · 2 weeks
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