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Category Archives: Obesity Medical Treatment

The Pandemic and Childhood Weight Gain | Tufts Now – Tufts Now


Posted: January 5, 2021 at 11:52 am

Theres plenty of talk of the COVID 20meaning the extra weight that adults are putting on during the pandemic. But what about children? Even before the pandemic, the percentage of American children who have overweight or obesitydefined as body mass index (BMI) being in the 85th to 95th percentiles for children of the same age and sexwas startingly high, and early evidence is suggesting the pandemic may make matters even worse Continue reading

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How the American Diet Turbocharges COVID-19 – Mother Jones


Posted: January 5, 2021 at 11:52 am

Let our journalists help you make sense of the noise: Subscribe to the Mother Jones Daily newsletter and get a recap of news that matters. Before the coronavirus hit in early 2020, a quieter epidemic was already taking its toll across the United States: the near-universal prevalence of diet-related maladies. More than half of the calories Americans consume come from ultraprocessed foods that are shot through with added sugars and fats and are associated with weight gain. Continue reading

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Why do some people find it harder than others to lose weight? – The Guardian


Posted: January 5, 2021 at 11:51 am

Anushka Asthana talks to Dr Andrew Jenkinson, a consultant in bariatric (weight-loss) surgery. He discusses how his patients experiences of failed weight loss led him to spend years researching metabolism and weight reduction. Why is it that although most people consume food with too many calories, only some become obese? Continue reading

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After magazine calls obesity ‘healthy’, here is understanding when it crosses the line – Times Now


Posted: January 5, 2021 at 11:51 am

After magazine calls obesity 'healthy', here is understanding when it crosses the line&nbsp | &nbspPhoto Credit:&nbspiStock Images New Delhi: With the advent of the social media and the spur of the many downsides of the platform, one of the few advantages is that people have become more aware of certain issues, and started to voice them, too. They have become a little 'woke' to put it in terms of social media itself. One of the many things that they have realised and started to talk about is body shaming, insecurities about weight, height, complexion and colour and how shaming one for looking a certain way can affect their self-image, confidence, and mental health Continue reading

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80% of the Covid deaths in Yucatan involved hypertension, diabetes, or obesity – The Yucatan Times


Posted: January 5, 2021 at 11:51 am

In the course of 2020, in the State, four out of every five people who died as a result of Covid-19 had at least one comorbidity, which complicated their state of health, to the point of losing their life, reported the Ministry of Health of Yucatan (SSY). Continue reading

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Are metabolic hormones the next frontier in cancer treatment? – MedCity News


Posted: January 5, 2021 at 11:51 am

Conceptual vector illustration. Human diseases. Stop cancer Its now well established that obesity, visceral (belly) fat and type 2 diabetes (i.e., metabolic dysfunction) increase a persons risk for developing certain cancers Continue reading

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Obesity, the other risk of American football – The Press Stories


Posted: January 5, 2021 at 11:51 am

After the fireworks and other pyrotechnic matches on Sunday (Monday 12:30 pm in Europe) at the Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta, the All-America wait begins: the Super Bowl, the final between the Los Angeles Rams and the New England Patriots with over 110 million spectators. Live. But in the National Football League (NFL), you can only see the problems better when the lights go out Continue reading

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Chronic inflammation of obesity: How it affects blood vessel cells – TheHealthSite


Posted: January 5, 2021 at 11:51 am

Obesity is today a global epidemic and most people across countries and cultures fight the menace constantly. This condition is dangerous as it can lead to severe health complications. Continue reading

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Brown fat may protect you against cardiac, metabolic conditions: How is it different from white fat? – TheHealthSite


Posted: January 5, 2021 at 11:51 am

Not all fats are bad alike and not all of them are harmful. Some fats can actually help to promote good health. For example, brown fat, also called brown adipose tissue, helps maintain your body temperature when you get too cold Continue reading

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Aspirin Use for Venous Thromboembolism Prevention Is Safe and Effective in Overweight and Obese Patients Undergoing Revision Total Hip and Knee…


Posted: January 5, 2021 at 11:51 am

This article was originally published here J Arthroplasty. 2020 Dec 11:S0883-5403(20)31245-6 Continue reading

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