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Category Archives: Obesity Medical Treatment

Obesity and weight-related deaths in 195 countries over 25 years: A new study – Journalist’s Resource


Posted: June 16, 2017 at 4:42 pm

The issue:In recent decades, Americans have packed on more weight, creating a public health crisis and prompting variousgovernment agencies to launch programs aimed at encouraging adults and childrento exercise and eat healthier foods. Excess weight can cause or contribute to a range of serious health problems, including diabetes, high blood pressure and heart disease, according to the National Institutes of Health. Continue reading

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Obesity in Pregnancy Increases Birth Defect Risk – HealthCentral.com


Posted: June 16, 2017 at 4:42 pm

Obesity in Pregnancy Increases Birth Defect Risk Credit: iStock Moms-to-be who are overweight or obese during pregnancy are at increased risk for having a baby with birth defects, according to a study recently published in the BMJ. Most health care professionals stress the importance of maintaining a healthy weight during pregnancy and earlier studies suggested a correlation between maternal obesity and birth defect risk Continue reading

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Herbalife: Profiting From The Obesity Pandemic – Seeking Alpha


Posted: June 16, 2017 at 4:42 pm

Since 2012, companies operating in the personal wellness industry - Nu Skin Enterprises (NYSE:NUS) and USANA Health Sciences (NYSE:USNA) - experienced tumultuous tanking in share price, as notorious activist investors waged their battles. Slugging in the red corner is the famed bear, Bill Ackman (principal of Pershing Square). Charging in the green corner is the golden bull, Carl Icahn, of Icahn Enterprises (NYSE:IEP) Continue reading

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Genes and the environment? Factors, patterns that lead to childhood obesity risk – Medical Xpress


Posted: June 16, 2017 at 4:42 pm

June 16, 2017 Credit: CC0 Public Domain In the preschool years, children begin to learn from their environment about self-regulationboth in regards to food choices and how to deal with their emotions. When children don't learn effective self-regulation skills during those early critical years, studies have shown they may be at a greater risk of becoming obese Continue reading

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On The Run: YMCA Race series targets childhood obesity | Sports … – The Salem News


Posted: June 15, 2017 at 7:43 am

A decade is a long time to do anything. But as it now sits in its 11th year, the YMCA of the North Shore Road Race Series is better than ever. The 10-event series continues this Sunday at 9 a.m. Continue reading

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Obese women more likely to have babies with serious birth defects, says study – The Guardian


Posted: June 15, 2017 at 7:43 am

The study also showed that babies of women who are overweight are slightly more likely to have health problems in their first year. Photograph: Alamy Women who are obese when they conceive are more likely to have a baby with serious birth defects, a major study has found. The research revealed a sliding scale of risk for health problems including congenital heart defects, anomalies of the digestive system and malformations of genital organs or limbs. Continue reading

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Fluid leaking from brain into ear is linked to obesity – TODAY.com – Today.com


Posted: June 14, 2017 at 9:42 am

share pin email By the time Mark Hoffman went through 5,000 cotton balls trying to soak up a clear fluid constantly oozing out of his ear, hed already seen countless doctors to figure out what was happening. The problem started in 2006: When hed wake up in the morning, his right ear was wet and his pillow soaked. The issue came and went, but it really intensified last summer when the fluid started dripping every few seconds Continue reading

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Happening Today: Sessions, Cosby Trial, Obesity, Oprah Winfrey, Kim Kardashian West – NBC New York


Posted: June 14, 2017 at 9:42 am

What to Know Get the top headlines of the day in your morning briefing from NBC 4 New York, Monday through Friday. Sign up for our newsletterhere. Democrats Fuming Over Sessions' Refusal to Answer Questions Attorney General Jeff Sessions didn't answer a number of questions from senators during his testimony but he didn't invoke executive privilege to avoid doing so. Continue reading

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What is obesity? You asked Google here’s the answer – The Guardian


Posted: June 14, 2017 at 9:42 am

BMI should always be qualified with measurement of waist circumference. Photograph: Ljupco/Getty Images/iStockphoto From a medical perspective, obesity is defined simply by body mass index (BMI). BMI is the ratio between body mass (measured in kilograms) to height (in metres) squared, and expressed as kg/m2 Continue reading

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Global Obesity Epidemic: New Study Shows How Big A Problem It’s Become – Forbes


Posted: June 14, 2017 at 9:42 am

Forbes Global Obesity Epidemic: New Study Shows How Big A Problem It's Become Forbes The human population is in desperate need of an intervention. By intervention, I mean the kind organized by your friends when you don't realize how bad your problem has gotten and need to be confronted about it. The problem with the current problem is .. Continue reading

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