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Weight-Loss Surgeries Used Least in U.S. States That Need Them Most

MONDAY, June 14, 2021 — The American South and Midwest are home to the highest obesity rates in the nation, but a new study reveals that severely obese residents of those regions are the least likely to choose lifesaving weight-loss surgery. “Bariatric surgery has been shown to provide long-term weight loss, sustained improvements in cardiovascular… Read More »

Antibody tests may help detect COVID-19 infection – if used at right time.

Scientists have analysed data from around the world to examine the accuracy of antibody tests for COVID-19, and have shown that the timing of testing is critical. The tests do not work accurately when administered at the wrong time. In the most comprehensive review of its kind of COVID-19 testing, researchers have examined all available… Read More »