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Category Archives: Obesity Medical Treatment

Britain to restrict promotion of unhealthy food from April 2022 – Reuters


Posted: December 28, 2020 at 5:53 pm

FILE PHOTO: Chips are seen at Hawksmoor, Seven Dials on the opening day of "Eat Out to Help Out" scheme, amid the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic, in London, Britain August 3, 2020. Picture taken August 3, 2020. REUTERS/Dylan Martinez LONDON (Reuters) - Britain will ban buy one get one free promotions for food high in fat, sugar or salt and free refills of sugary soft drinks in restaurants from April 2022, the government said on Monday, its latest step in its plan to tackle obesity and improve public health. Continue reading

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6 common myth around weight management and obesity, busted! – Times Now


Posted: December 28, 2020 at 5:53 pm

6 common myth around weight management and obesity, busted!&nbsp | &nbspPhoto Credit:&nbspiStock Images New Delhi: Amid the ongoing pandemic, weight management and obesity have become major causes of concern. Being overweight can cause more lasting damage to an individuals health than we can imagine Continue reading

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Tonix Pharmaceuticals Acquires Exclusive License to University of Geneva Technology for Oxytocin-Based Treatments for Treating Insulin Resistance,…


Posted: December 28, 2020 at 5:53 pm

CHATHAM, N.J., Dec. 22, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Tonix Pharmaceuticals, Inc.(Nasdaq: TNXP) (Tonix or the Company), a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company, today announced an agreement whereby Tonix has acquired the exclusive license to the University of Genevas technology for using oxytocin to treat insulin resistance and related syndromes, including obesity, from privately held Katana Pharmaceuticals, Inc Continue reading

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Long life: Cities across the US where people live the longest include San Francisco and Boulder – USA TODAY


Posted: December 28, 2020 at 5:53 pm

Autoplay Show Thumbnails Show Captions After declining for several years, life expectancy in the U.S. is beginning to level off. An American born in 2020 has an average life expectancy of 79.1 years but this can vary widely from place to place across the country. Continue reading

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Breast Cancer Survival Disparities: Need to Address Obesity – Medscape


Posted: December 12, 2020 at 2:52 am

The poorer survival rates in Black women compared with White women with breast cancer could be explained to some extent by the finding of much higher rates of obesity, obesity-related comorbidities, and overall comorbidities in Black women, say researchers reporting a retrospective chart review from their clinic. Kirsten A. Continue reading

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Data shows link between obesity and developing severe COVID-19 symptoms – KTIV


Posted: December 12, 2020 at 2:52 am

LE MARS, Iowa (KTIV) - Doctors say people who are obese have a higher chance of developing severe COVID-19 symptoms. According to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention, in 2017 through 2018, the prevalence of obesity in the American population was around 42-percent. Continue reading

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Former Bin Laden subordinate released after judge agrees he’s too obese to survive coronavirus – Fox News


Posted: December 12, 2020 at 2:52 am

A former Osama bin Laden henchman convicted intwo deadly 1998 bombingsis free and living in the U.K. this week after being released early thanks to a Manhattan federal judge who agreed the terrorist was way too obese to survive the coronavirus behind bars Continue reading

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Study finds more years of obesity tied to higher risk of diabetes – Atlanta Journal Constitution


Posted: December 12, 2020 at 2:52 am

ExploreNew research shows over 4 billion people could be overweight by 2050 Meanwhile, the blood sugar of people who had 20 to 30 years of obesity was 20% higher than those with no obesity. Continue reading

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The Hidden Dangers Of Excessive Fat: Know Why You Need To Shed Those Extra Kilos – NDTV


Posted: December 12, 2020 at 2:52 am

Obesity is linked with a higher risk of heart disease Obesity and its rising prevalence has a drastic impact in India with about 40% of individuals suffering from obesity or excessive weight, as per data from the fourth National Family Health Survey. With more empty time, people are prone to consuming more empty calories! This can take a toll on the body - obesity dramatically increases the risk of developing a range of serious medical conditions. Health problems arising due to obesity have the potential to affect almost every part of the body including the heart, brain, lungs, bones, joints, blood vessels, gall bladder etc Continue reading

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Obesity in children might be due to genetic variant resulting in less leptin production – Hindustan Times


Posted: December 12, 2020 at 2:52 am

Children of African ancestry are at a higher risk of developing obesity if they possess a genetic variant that reduces their ability to produce the hormone, leptin, a recent study has found. Continue reading

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