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Category Archives: Obesity Medical Treatment

Study says combining strength training and aerobics more beneficial than doing only one or the other – MinnPost


Posted: February 15, 2020 at 2:49 am

People who engage regularly in either aerobic or muscle-strengthening exercises are less likely to become obese than people who are sedentary, but doing both types of exercise is more likely to keep excess pounds off than doing one or the other, according to new research. Continue reading

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Targeting the ‘clock gene’ in obesity to slow triple-negative breast cancer – FierceBiotech


Posted: February 15, 2020 at 2:49 am

Metabolic disorders such as obesity and prediabetes are known to be linked with a higher risk of breast cancer, though scientists have struggled to explain the correlation. Now, scientists at City of Hope believe theyve uncovered an important insight about the relationship between obesity and breast cancer risk that could point to new prevention strategies and maybe even drug targets. Continue reading

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Costs of Obesity in Workplace Highest for Government Workers – Claims Journal


Posted: February 15, 2020 at 2:49 am

Although obese employees incur higher direct and indirect costs, the extent of obesity-related costs tends to be lower in some industrial sectors than others including healthcare, reports a study in the February Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine. Continue reading

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5@5: Half of US adults to be obese by 2030 | Kind Snacks expands – New Hope Network


Posted: February 15, 2020 at 2:49 am

A team of medical scientists has projectedthat roughlyone in four U.S. adults will be severely obese, and around half the population will be obese, by 2030 Continue reading

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Obesity As A Disability In The Ninth Circuit – Mondaq News Alerts


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12 February 2020 Squire Patton Boggs LLP To print this article, all you need is to be registered or login on Mondaq.com. Continue reading

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How ultra-processed food took over your shopping basket – The Guardian


Posted: February 15, 2020 at 2:49 am

Nearly three decades ago, when I was an overweight teenager, I sometimes ate six pieces of sliced white toast in a row, each one slathered in butter or jam. I remember the spongy texture of the bread as I took it from its plastic bag Continue reading

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Dont eat after 6pm it increases your risk of obesity and type 2 diabetes – The Sun


Posted: February 15, 2020 at 2:49 am

IT's not just what you eat that raises your risk of obesity and type 2 diabetes - researchers now say what time you eat may also play a role. Late night eating is linked to higher blood pressure, larger BMI and poorer blood sugar control Continue reading

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Excess weight alters results of blood tests in kids and teens – Science News for Students


Posted: February 15, 2020 at 2:49 am

body mass index: (BMI) A persons weight in kilograms divided by the square of his or her height in meters. BMI can be used to evaluate if someone is overweight or obese. However, because BMI does not account for how much muscle or fat a person has, it is not an accurate measure Continue reading

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Divorced men are prone to obesity and hypertension – Standard Digital


Posted: February 15, 2020 at 2:49 am

Study involved 404 patients attending the hypertension and diabetes clinicA study at the St Marys Mission Hospital shows this group of men have high rates of obesity, hypertension, high blood sugar and bad cholesterol compared to those who are married. People with these health conditions collectively called Metabolic Syndrome or MetS, the study says, have twice the likelihood of developing and dying from heart diseases.They are also more than seven times at risk of developing diabetes, compared to those without MetS.While being divorced, separated or widowed was generally found bad for the health of both genders, the study shows men are faring much worse than women.The report which involved 404 patients attending the hypertension and diabetes clinic at the hospital, suggests men cope poorly after loss of a partner than women.Metabolic syndromeThe clinic attends to about 600 patients a month Continue reading

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World Bank report: 66 pct of Moroccan women are obese, figures for other countries revealed – Devdiscourse


Posted: February 15, 2020 at 2:49 am

A new report recently revealed by the World Bank on the state of health and hygiene in the world claims that around 66 percent of women are obese or overweight. Read the texts below to know more in details Continue reading

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