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Venezuelans report big weight losses in 2017 as hunger hits

CARACAS: Venezuelans reported losing on average 11 kilograms (24 lbs) in body weight last year and almost 90 percent now live in poverty, according to a new university study on the impact of a devastating economic crisis and food shortages. The annual survey, published on Wednesday by three ......

Genes might not predict success of low-fat or low-carb diet

(Reuters Health) - People who try to avoid junk food may lose similar amounts of weight on a low-carb or low-fat diet even when their genetics suggest that one of these options should be better for them, a U.S. study found. Researchers randomly assigned 609 obese middle-aged adults to reduce ......

Aimmune’s peanut allergy drug meets main goal of key study

REUTERS: U.S. drug developer Aimmune Therapeutics Inc said on Tuesday its peanut allergy drug met the main goal of an eagerly awaited late-stage study. The company said 67.2 percent of patients administered AR101 aged between 4–17 tolerated at least a 600-mg dose of peanut protein in the exit foo...

UberEATS deliveryman wanted in fatal shooting

REUTERS: An UberEATS driver was on the run Monday after a man who ordered a meal from the online food delivery service was killed in a late night shooting in Atlanta over the weekend, police told local media. The 30-year-old man was shot multiple times after exchanging words with the driver in ......