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Category Archives: Obesity Medical Treatment

You could get Weight Watchers FREE on the NHS to help you lose weight in PMs obesity crackdown – The Sun


Posted: July 1, 2020 at 5:45 pm

PEOPLE who are trying to lose weight could be prescribed Weight Watchers free on the NHS. Prime Minister Boris Johnson has vowed to tackle obesity in the UK after his brush with Covid-19 convinced him to shed the pounds. 3 Mr Johnson has suggested the severe symptoms he endured were partly down to his weight. Continue reading

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Custom Weight Loss Program in Bellevue, WA | 2020 Lifestyles


Posted: June 30, 2020 at 1:45 am

September 10, 2018 Exploring the Top Physical and Mental Benefits of Losing WeightThe World Health Organizations definition of obesity is having a BMI greater than or equal to 30. (BMI greater than or equal to 25 is considered overweight). Continue reading

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Childhood obesity is linked to multiple environmental factors, USC researchers find in new study – theRising


Posted: June 30, 2020 at 1:45 am

Childhood obesity, after multiple studies into its genetic and environmental factors, has since outgrown the image of a lifestyle disease. Traffic pollution, urban-rural difference, and family dynamics have been few of the many subjects individually studied to have associated health risks. Continue reading

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Childhood obesity linked to multiple environmental factors in first-of-its-kind study – USC News


Posted: June 30, 2020 at 1:45 am

(Photo/iStock) Childhood obesity is a health threat that is becoming more and more common worldwide. It increases risk later on for a variety of life-threatening challenges, including type2 diabetes, cancer, heart disease and even mental health problems. A new study led by scientists at USC and the Barcelona Institute for Global Health (ISGlobal) is the first to comprehensively profile environmental factors linked to childhood obesity Continue reading

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Looking at the mental health of severely obese children – Contemporary Pediatrics


Posted: June 30, 2020 at 1:45 am

A report examines whether children and adolescents who have severe obesity have differences in certain psychological and behavioral attributes than their peers. Obesity can be related to certain psychological and behavioral attributes. Continue reading

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Is obesity to blame for rising cancer cases in the younger generation? – The Indian Express


Posted: June 30, 2020 at 1:45 am

By: Lifestyle Desk | New Delhi | Published: June 29, 2020 2:10:53 pm Limit the fat, sugar and salt in your diet. Consult your general practitioner for that. Continue reading

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Obesity linked to higher risk of dementia – PharmaTimes


Posted: June 30, 2020 at 1:45 am

New research suggests that weight management could play a significant role in reducing the risk of developing dementia, after finding that obesity is linked to a higher risk of the condition up to 15 years later. The research, led by University College London and published in the International Journal of Epidemiology, indicate that people who are obese in late adulthood face a 31% increased risk of dementia than those whose body mass index (BMI) is within the normal range, and also that the risk may be particularly high for women. Continue reading

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Why we need to rethink treating obesity with physical activity – Medical Economics


Posted: June 30, 2020 at 1:45 am

More Americans than ever are living with obesity. The number of adults with the condition has skyrocketed 200 percent over the past 40 years. Obesity continues to contribute to a number of public health concerns such as its associated comorbidities and healthcare costs in addition to legitimate concerns about overall population health in the face of novel health threats like COVID-19 Continue reading

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Live Well Kids credited by LA County study for reducing obesity in Redondo schools – Easy Reader


Posted: June 30, 2020 at 1:45 am

Added on June 28, 2020Kevin Codynewsletter , Redondo Beach Redondo Lincoln Elementary students learn about healthy food during a class at the schools garden. Continue reading

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Multiple environmental factors linked to childhood obesity, first of its kind study shows – The Sector


Posted: June 30, 2020 at 1:45 am

Children who are exposed to smoking and air pollution and children who live in densely populated areas with low walkability have been pinpointed by an international study as being more likely to be obese. The study, co-led by scientists at the Barcelona Institute for Global Health (ISGlobal) and the University of Southern California (USC) is the first to comprehensively profile environmental factors linked to childhood obesity, with research showing that a higher body mass index (BMI) during childhood is associated with exposure to smoking both in the womb and while growing up as well as air pollution and certain characteristics seen in some urban areas. Continue reading

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