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Testing reveals PFOA chemicals in US food supply

Per- and polyfluoroalykyl substances1,2 (PFAS) are widely used chemicals that make products water-, oil-, grease- and stain-resistant. The chemicals are also used in firefighting foam. One type, perfluorooctanoic acid or PFOA, is commonly found in older nonstick cookware. PFOA and its cousin perfluorooctanesulfonic acid (PFOS) are associated with a wide array of health problems, including… Read More »

Discovery Reveals Potential New Pathway for Treating Obesity and Related Disorders

A molecule that helps prevent fat accumulation in mammals is produced within fat tissues by stem-like cells that may be therapeutic targets for obesity and related disorders, according to a new study from scientists at Weill Cornell Medicine. Obesity has become a global pandemic in recent decades, and presently affects more than 90 million Americans… Read More »

Real Health Podcast: ‘I used to be very overweight, I was 114 kilos (17.9 stone)’ – Taoiseach Leo Varadkar reveals his fitness regime

Karl Henry pictured with Taoiseach Leo Varadkar Real Health Podcast: ‘I used to be very overweight, I was 114 kilos (17.9 stone)’ – Taoiseach Leo Varadkar reveals his fitness regime Independent.ie An Taoiseach Leo Varadkar has revealed that he once weighed over 17.9 stone and had a 40-inch waist before he started doing triathlons. https://www.independent.ie/life/health-wellbeing/fitness/real-health-podcast-i-used-to-be-very-overweight-i-was-114-kilos-17-9-stone-taoiseach-leo-varadkar-reveals-his-fitness-regime-37980168.html… Read More »