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Psoriasis linked to type 2 diabetes, obesity

By: Mohan Garikiparithi | Sunday, May 01, 2016 - 10:30 AM
Psoriasis linked to type 2 diabetes, obesity

Psoriasis, a skin condition, has been linked to an increased risk of obesity and type 2 diabetes. Danish researchers found that individuals with type 2 diabetes had over 50 percent greater odds of developing psoriasis, compared to individuals without diabetes.… Read More

Asthma risk in women linked to obesity

By: Emily Lunardo | Sunday, March 20, 2016 - 10:30 AM
Asthma risk in women linked to obesity

A new study has found that women’s risk of asthma increases with obesity. Almost nine percent of Americans have asthma. Normal-weight individuals have a seven percent incidence of asthma, compared to eight percent rates among those who are overweight. Among… Read More

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