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Category Archives: Obesity Medical Treatment

Brain differences may be tied to obesity, study says – NBC News


Posted: December 10, 2019 at 4:42 am

New results from the largest long-term study of brain development and childrens health raise provocative questions about obesity and brain function. Does excess body weight somehow reduce brain regions that regulate planning and impulse control? Is obesity a result of that brain difference Continue reading

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Federal Courts Have Diminishing Appetite For Claims Of Obesity Discrimination – Forbes


Posted: December 10, 2019 at 4:42 am

Getty Many workplaces are sponsoring festive holiday parties this time of year, featuring a array of chips, candies, Christmas cookies and cakes. But workers who eat this fattening fare do so at their own peril Continue reading

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Experts now say bariatric surgery is safe for teens with obesity. One suburban 17-year-old tried it. – Chicago Daily Herald


Posted: December 10, 2019 at 4:42 am

Health -- not appearance -- was behind 17-year-old Alejandra Hernandez's decision to do something drastic: She had bariatric surgery. The weight-loss procedure, now recommended as a safe option for childhood obesity patients, that Alejandra underwent in March removed 80% of her stomach, revved her metabolism and helped the Aurora teen drop 72 pounds. Now, instead of weighing 222 pounds, the 5-foot, 1-inch-tall Oswego East High School student weighs 150 to 153 Continue reading

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Avoid obesity, maintain healthy lifestyle to lower risk of knee replacement – Business Standard


Posted: December 9, 2019 at 3:44 am

Obesity is a well-recognised global epidemic. In the last 30 years, worldwide obesity has doubled. The prevalence of obesity in India is 12 to 31 per cent in various age groups. Continue reading

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Jillian Michaels: ‘Obesity is not something that should be glamorized’ – TODAY


Posted: December 9, 2019 at 3:44 am

Jillian Michaels is speaking her mind on the touchy subject of health and weight. In a new interview with "Women's Health U.K.," the former "Biggest Loser" trainer opens up about why she thinks political correctness is doing more harm than good in the wellness community. I think were politically correct to the point of endangering people, Michaels said in the magazine's January/February issue Continue reading

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Kids born through C-sections not at higher obesity risk – TheHealthSite


Posted: December 9, 2019 at 3:44 am

A child born through caesarean procedure or C-section is no more likely to develop obesity than those born through vaginal delivery, new research has found. The findings contradict several smaller studies that did find an association between C-section deliveries and offspring obesity but did not consider the numerous maternal and prenatal factors that the researchers did in this study published in the journal PLOS Medicine. Continue reading

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Obesity in Australia: Facts and Statistics About Obesity in Australia – New Idea


Posted: December 9, 2019 at 3:44 am

Ajay Rochester Getty Images According to the Australian Bureau of Statistics, a whopping two-thirds of Australian adults (12.5 million people) are overweight. The ABS's National Health Survey of 2017-18 found that ofthose people who were overweight, a staggering five million are obese. A greater proportion of men (74 per cent) are overweight or obese than women (59 per cent) according to the 2016 Australian census Continue reading

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Obesity does more harm to men than women, raises heart attack risk by 29% – Economic Times


Posted: December 9, 2019 at 3:44 am

PARIS: Treating younger people with high cholesterol levels may help reduce their risk of heart attack or stroke in later life, a major study showed Wednesday. Described as the "most comprehensive" review of its kind covering almost 400,000 patients over more than 40 years, the study in The Lancet said its findings on the link between cholesterol levels and ill health "may be particularly important in people under 45 years." A summary said that starting with the same cholesterol level and additional cardiovascular risk factors -- such as obesity or smoking -- men under 45 years faced a 29 percent risk of fatal or non-fatal heart disease or stroke by the age of 75 Continue reading

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Sainsbury’s puts sugary cereals on its top shelves in drive that could reduce childhood obesity – Telegraph.co.uk


Posted: December 9, 2019 at 3:44 am

Sainsbury's is putting sugary cereals on its top shelves in a new trial that could help to tackle Britain's child obesity crisis, it has emerged. The supermarket hopes to "nudge" young consumers towards healthy products by keeping calorie-heavy alternatives above their line of vision. It has also reduced the calorie content of biscuit aisles by 25pc in certain London stores to test the impact of smaller pack sizes on sales Continue reading

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Sodas found to be common denominator between obesity, tooth wear in adults – MultiBriefs Exclusive


Posted: December 9, 2019 at 3:44 am

We all know theyre bad for us. But most of us indulge in sugary soft drinks at least occasionally. All things in moderation, right Continue reading

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