The National Center for Health reports over five million people in the U.S. suffer from a hernia and more than one million abdominal hernia repairs are performed annually. In this post, we discuss what a hernia is, how it is treated and the role of robotic hernia repair.
Heartburn is common, and adults may experience burning in their chest every so often.
A new study published in the journal Reproductive and Developmental Medicine has found a strong association between fetal macrosomia (high birth weight) and overweight and obesity in early childhood among the U.S.-born children aged 2 to 6 years.
The diabetes drug Mounjaro prompted more weight loss among overweight and obese adults than Ozempic did in a real-world setting, researchers report.
A Leicester study that measured the fat mass and fat-free (muscle) mass of dieters suggests that weight loss followed by weight regain has a negative impact on muscle mass.