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South Korea: Medical Tourism Destination for Arabs - by: by Kwon Tae-kyun ,Korea JoongAng Daily


South Korea, a country rather unknown to the people of the United Arab Emirates, is coming closer to the Middle East as the number of Arabs visiting the country as medical travelers is increasing. ...

Gangnam Sees Massive Increase in Medical Tourism - by: Yoon Ja-young,The Korea Times


Gangnam District from southern Seoul has seen an increase in popularity for medical tourism patients from various countries who head to Gangnam for treatments. The district is now a brand worldwide...

Obesity and Osteoarthritis Linked - by: Orthopaedic Research Society,PR Newswire


Two researchers from the Mechanical Engineering Department at Stanford University in California, found that obesity and Osteoarthritis may be linked. Adipokines - biomolecules produced by fat tissue h...

Davos Talks: Global Obesity 'Pandemic' Emergency - by: AFP,AFP


Within two decades, Obesity will become a global pandemic that could leave more than half of all adults worldwide overweight, experts say at WEF in Davos. They are calling for urgent action beyond ...

New Key Gene in Obesity and Diabetes Found by Researchers - by: Universitad Autonoma de Barcelona ,eurekalert.org


Blocking the expression of TRIP-Br2 gene in mice protects them against insulin resistance and obesity. This find of researchers could soon prove to be effective in humans by reducing obesity. ...

UCLA Study: 'Fat Genes' Determine Obesity - by: Kathleen Miles,Huffington Post.


Women are often frustrated when they observe that, sometimes, even water seems to go straight to the thighs. Body-weight problems are because of genes. University of California Los Angeles recently...

Obesity Rates Among Children May Be Declining - by: Amber Moore,Medical Daily


Obesity is growing at a fast pace in the U.S., especially among children. However, a new research suggests that obesity rates may actually be declining in pre-school age children living in low-inco...

Child Obesity Moving in the Right Direction - by: Editorial Board,The Denver Post


Armed with evidence that the long-standing trend is reversible, officials and parents should do even more to tackle the problem. ...

Obesity Hormone Linked to Pancreatic Cancer - by: Michael Smith - North American Correspondent,MedPage Today


Low levels of the obesity-related hormone adiponectin are associated with an increased risk of pancreatic cancer, researchers reported. In a case-control study, pancreatic cancer patients had signi...

The Impact of Weight and Nutrition in Fertility - by: Rachel Lyons,BioNews


'Weighing Up Your Options: The Impact of Weight and Nutrition' and sought to explore the impact of mothers' and fathers' weight and nutrition upon the success of fertility treatment...

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