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NIH

Receipt and Referral

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NCI

Metformin: Can a Diabetes Drug Help Prevent Cancer? diabetes  cancer prevention  metformin 

An article about the diabetes drug metformin, which research suggests may help prevent cancer.

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NCI

Medicinal Mushrooms (PDQ®)–Patient Version

Expert-reviewed information summary about the use of medicinal mushrooms as a treatment for people with cancer.

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NHLBI

Living With Overweight and Obesity

If you have been diagnosed with overweight or obesity, it is important that you continue your treatment, aim for a healthy weight, continue your behavioral weight-loss program, and have your doctor monitor your condition and assess your risk for complications.

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NHLBI

Treatment of Overweight and Obesity

Treatment for overweight and obesity will depend on the cause and severity of your condition. Possible treatments to aim for a healthy weight include healthy lifestyle changes, behavioral weight-loss treatment programs, medicines, and possibly surgery.

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NHLBI

Diagnosis of Overweight and Obesity

Your doctor may diagnose overweight and obesity based on your medical history, a physical exam that checks your body mass index (BMI) and waist circumference, and tests to rule out other medical conditions.

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NHLBI

Signs, Symptoms, and Complications of Overweight and Obesity

There are no specific symptoms of overweight and obesity. The signs of overweight and obesity include a high body mass index (BMI) and an unhealthy body fat distribution that can be estimated by measuring your waist circumference.

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NHLBI

Screening and Prevention of Overweight and Obesity

To screen for overweight and obesity, your doctor will calculate your body mass index (BMI) to check if you or your child are a healthy weight. Your doctor may recommend healthy lifestyle changes, such as healthy eating and physical activity, to prevent overweight and obesity.

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NHLBI

Risk Factors for Overweight and Obesity

Risk factors for overweight and obesity include having unhealthy lifestyle habits such as lack of physical activity, unhealthy eating behaviors, not getting enough sleep, having high amounts of stress; being a certain age; living in unhealthy environments, having a family history; being a certain race or ethnicity; or being a certain sex.

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NHLBI

Causes of Overweight and Obesity

Energy imbalances, some genetic or endocrine medical conditions, and medicines are known to cause overweight or obesity.

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NHLBI

Overweight and Obesity

Overweight and obesity are conditions resulting from the increase in the size and the amount of fat cells in the body.

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NIEHS

Autoimmune Diseases health  science  disease  environment  cells  antibodies  autoimmune diseases 

Autoimmune diseases result from a dysfunction of the immune system.

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NIEHS

Research Funded by NIEHS - Division of Extramural Research and Training health  science  environment  training programs  research funded by niehs  dert  grant opportunities 

NIEHS funds a substantial portfolio of research in the field of environmental health sciences conducted by investigators in many disciplines from various organizations. These research activities span the range from basic mechanistic research to clinical and epidemiologic studies using human subjects. NIEHS-supported investigators are currently determining how environmental agents cause or exacerbate a variety of human diseases. NIEHS is also committed to developing the next generation of environmental health scientists by supporting a variety of interdisciplinary training programs.

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NIEHS

The NHALES Study: Natural History of Asthma with Longitudinal Environmental Sampling health  research  science  asthma  environment  north carolina  clinical  study  patient  volunteer  clinical study  recruitment  open study  RTP  NHALES Study 

The goal of the NHALES Study is to help scientists understand how bacteria and other factors in the environment affect people who have moderate to severe asthma.

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NIEHS

Aloe Vera health  science  environment  skin  aloe vera  aloin 

Aloe is a succulent plant widely used in alternative medicine.

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