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Does #Marijuana Make You Skinny?

Google “Does Marijuana make you skinny?” and you’ll find a plethora of news articles like this one in The Atlantic: Study: Why Pot Smokers Are Skinnier  What is the science behind marijuana and metabolism? The American Journal of Medicine has published two research articles that showed regular marijuana usage boosts metabolism and helps people maintain […]

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Body Weight, Insulin Resistance, and Serum Adipokine Levels 2 Years after 2 Types of Bariatric Surgery

Clinically severe obesity is associated with premature death and disability from heart disease and cancer. Gastric bypass surgery is an effective tool to induce sustained weight loss and normalization of metabolic parameters. Abstract Objective Bariatric surgery reverses obesity-related comorbidities, including type 2 diabetes mellitus. Several studies have already described differences in anthropometrics and body composition […]

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