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June 12, 2018
Newly-published research from BYU provides important evidence supporting the long-term safety and viability of bariatric surgery.

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January 09, 2018
You’ve probably already made a few New Year’s resolutions, but new research suggests you better make one more for your health: Cut back on binge-watching.

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October 15, 2017
We all know that a poor diet is unhealthy, but a new BYU study finds that stress may just as harmful to our bodies as a really bad diet.

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October 05, 2017
New research coauthored by a BYU professor shows that 12 years after gastric bypass surgery, significant weight loss and diabetes-related benefits persist in most patients.

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May 10, 2017
But new research from Brigham Young University reveals you may be able to slow one type of aging — the kind that happens inside your cells. As long as you’re willing to sweat.

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March 06, 2017
Thanks to a national initiative, salad bars are showing up in public schools across the country. Now a BYU researchers is trying to figure out how to get kids to eat from them.

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January 18, 2017
Apparently bugs are a great source of protein. That’s why food science researchers at BYU are looking at how to process insects, specifically crickets, to make them more palatable to the western world.

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February 09, 2016
New research from Brigham Young University finds that patients who undergo gastric bypass surgery after the age of 35 see a major improvement in long-term survival.

 

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February 03, 2016
The first time back to the gym after a break usually results in sore muscles. Fortunately, the return trip a few days later—if it happens—is generally less painful. BYU researchers are finding out why.

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December 11, 2015
Stories posted to news.byu.edu combined for 1.5 million page views in 2015. Here are the ten most-read stories. 
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November 04, 2015
A new study from BYU health science researchers found people who counted bites over a month's time lost roughly four pounds---just about what the CDC recommends for "healthy" weight loss.

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October 12, 2015
A new study from BYU finds that couples in ambivalent, frenemy-like relationships experience higher blood pressure than their supportive-couple counterparts.

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September 01, 2015
MRSA is bad news. If you've never heard of it, it's a nasty bacterial infection and it can cause serious disease and death. Senior molecular biology major Jacob Hatch knows MRSA as the infection that took his dad's leg.

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March 24, 2013
A new study from BYU finds that while most of us go online regularly for help in diagnosing health issues, very few of us actually post information, including questions or our experiences, on health topics.

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September 11, 2012
2 BYU professors measured the neural activity of 35 women while they viewed food images, both following a morning of exercise and a morning without exercise. They found their attentional response to the food decreased after the workout.

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