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GERD diet: The best and worst foods for acid reflux
Source — LiveScience
Struggling with acid reflux? Find out how the GERD diet could help to ease symptoms.
Does a Big Breakfast Actually Help Weight Loss? Surprise New Finding
Source — ScienceAlert
Some of the most popular diet advice in recent years has centered around the idea that the right timing for your meals can make a big difference in the amount of weight you lose.
Apple Cider Vinegar for Weight Loss – What Science Says
Source — SciTechDaily
Apple cider vinegar is a fermented liquid made from aged apple cider and has many uses. It’s a tasty ingredient for making salad dressings, but some people regard it as more. They believe that consuming apple cider vinegar makes it easier to lose weight, and may even improve their metabolic health. Is there any truth to this idea? Let’s look at what science has found so far about apple cider vinegar and its potential weight loss benefits.
Studies Begin to Untangle Obesity’s Role in Covid-19
Source — The New York Times
In early April, Edna McCloud woke up to find her hands tied to her hospital bed. She had spent the past four days on a ventilator in a hospital in St. Louis County, Mo., thrashing and kicking under sedation as she battled a severe case of Covid-19.
Hydroxychloroquine with or without Azithromycin in Mild-to-Moderate Covid-19
Source — NEJM
Hydroxychloroquine and azithromycin have been used to treat patients with coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19). However, evidence on the safety and efficacy of these therapies is limited.
Easy At-Home Ab Workouts for Women
Source — US News
It may seem unfair, but it's true – for women, getting the ab region in shape is tougher than it is for men. It's natural for women to hold on to some fat for proper hormone functioning and for the energy needed for a possible pregnancy. Even if you may not develop beach-body-worthy abs, you can still aim for stronger, healthier ab muscles through hard work.
What to Do About Gas Caused by High-Fiber Diets
Source — WebMD
If you want to reduce bloating when eating a high-fiber diet, try making it carbohydrate-rich rather than protein-rich, new study findings suggest.
Study: Surgical delay associated with increased risk in some gastrointestinal malignancies
Source — EurekAlert
For some conditions, including cancer, timely surgery is critical for patients' survival. In a new study published in the Journal of Gastrointestinal Surgery, a team of investigators at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC) examined the effects of delaying surgery for gastrointestinal cancers.
Obese BME people at 'higher-risk' of contracting COVID-19
Source — EurekAlert
Obese people among black and minority ethnic communities (BME) are at around two times higher the risk of contracting COVID-19 than white Europeans, a study conducted by a team of Leicester researchers has found.
Mayo Clinic Minute: Nearly half of US adults projected to be obese by 2030
Source — Mayo Clinic
For decades, obesity rates in the U.S. have been increasing. Now researchers predict that by 2030, nearly half of adults will be obese if the current trend continues.