LGBQ Youth More Prone to Obesity

MONDAY, July 30, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Rates of obesity and inactivity are higher among lesbian, gay, bisexual and questioning (LGBQ) youth than among their heterosexual peers, a new study reports. “Lesbian, gay, bisexual and questioning youth may not only be at risk for worse mental health, but also worse physical health outcomes compared to…

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Sun's Harms Rise After Organ Transplant

MONDAY, July 30, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Organ transplant recipients are at increased risk for skin cancer and need to protect themselves, a dermatologist warns. “Individuals who receive organ transplants need to take immunosuppressive medications for the rest of their lives, and this makes it more difficult for their bodies to fight disease, including skin…

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New Drug Reverses Hair Loss in Mice

MONDAY, July 30, 2018 (HealthDay News) — An experimental drug reversed hair loss, hair whitening and skin inflammation in mice that were first fed a diet high in fat and cholesterol. Previous research has suggested a link between fatty diets and hair/skin issues in people. The researchers emphasized that it’s not known if the drug…

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