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Overweight people really DO enjoy their food more than other adults, study finds

Overweight people really DO enjoy their food more than other adults, study finds Researchers at the University of Iowa studied 161 people of various sizes They found obese women needed to eat 12.5 pieces of chocolate to fall to the same level of taste perception as non-obese women who ate only 10 pieces  People who were… Read More »

Warning of ‘Pig Zero’: One Drugmaker’s Push to Sell More Antibiotics

Facing a surge in drug-resistant infections, the World Health Organization issued a plea to farmers two years ago: “Stop using antibiotics in healthy animals.” But at last year’s big swine industry trade show, the World Pork Expo in Des Moines, one of the largest manufacturers of drugs for livestock was pushing the opposite message. “Don’t… Read More »

Are we more constipated than we think?

Doctors and the public are at odds over the symptoms of constipation, leaving some people without the advice or treatment they need, researchers say. While medics think infrequent bowel movements are an important sign, less than a third of the public does, a study found. The King’s College London team said a new definition for… Read More »