Category: Women

“Fat switch” may hold the key to obesity finds new study

Scientists have been trying for years now to understand what causes overweight and obesity in some but not in others. Now researchers at the Monash University’s Biomedicine Discovery Institute seem to have solved the puzzle that has been baffling them all – a so called “fat switch” in the brain that regulates weight gain. This could also mean a new potential for treatment of obesity in future. The study appeared in the journal Cell Metabolism today.
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Study explores long-term consequences of breast surgery on woman’s sensuality, sexual function

Does the type of surgery used to treat breast cancer impact a woman’s sensuality and sexual function in survivorship? New research from Women & Infants Hospital analyzed the association of surgical modality with sexual function and found that breast-specific sensuality and appearance satisfaction are better with lumpectomy and may correlate with improved sexual function post-operatively.
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