FRIDAY, July 9, 2021 (HealthDay News) — Some people severely ill with COVID-19 may struggle to regain lost weight for months afterward, a new study shows. While COVID-19 is primarily a respiratory illness, it’s become clear that the infection can wreak havoc on the body in many ways. Gastrointestinal (GI)Continue Reading

TUESDAY, June 29, 2021 (HealthDay News) — People with type 2 diabetes face heightened risks for heart attack and stroke, as well as progressive kidney disease. But a new once-a-week injected drug called efpeglenatide could greatly reduce their odds for those outcomes, new research shows. The clinical trial was conductedContinue Reading

WEDNESDAY, June 23, 2021 (HealthDay News) — Losing weight is hard, but many weight loss supplements promise to make the journey easy. Unfortunately, there’s little high-quality research to back these claims, a new study shows. Hundreds of weight loss supplements like green tea extract, chitosan, guar gum and conjugated linoleicContinue Reading

TUESDAY, June 1, 2021 (HealthDay News) — An aggressive weight-loss program not only achieves remission of type 2 diabetes, but may also end the need for blood pressure medications, new research shows. “Our study shows that, in addition to possible remission from type 2 diabetes, there are other very importantContinue Reading