Tag: "obesity" at medical news
Female Infanticide and Feticide Continue to Increase
...poverty. There has also been a substantial rise in obesity
in young girls in the UK, the report points out.While girls in Britain often outperform boys in school, they are still victims of discrimination in the workplace. The report points out that a recent study found they were still woefully underrepresent...
Talking With Families may Help Prevent Childhood Obesity
...formation for emotional and behavioral issues like obesity
and help the physician understand the patient's pe...study and a preliminary step to begin turning this obesity
epidemic around," he said. "We are looking to develop more motivational strategies. The physicians a...
Risk of Traumatic Workplace Injury Increased by Obesity
... five categories: underweight, normal, overweight, obesity
levels I and II and obesity
level III and BMI was calculated using National Institutes of Health criteria. Researchers found t...
Number of Children Hospitalized With Type 2 Diabetes on the Rise: Research
The childhood obesity
epidemic has caught the nations attention. This ep...e of the most troubling complications of childhood obesity
is that it is pushing way up the numbers of children and young adults with what is called Type 2 dia...
Teens Need to Eat More Fruits, Veggies to Prevent Obesity
Almost no adolescents are meeting all four key obesity
prevention behaviors eating five fruits and veget...that only 0.4 percent of adolescents meet all four obesity
prevention objectives, or 5-2-1-0 goals. On individual objectives: 9 percent ate five or more dail...
Clock Gene Plays Role in Weight Gain, Study Finds
...could potentially lead to therapies for inhibiting obesity
and for treating its effects on health. Its been known for some time that there are many links between the circadian clock and various aspects of physiology and metabolism, said Carla Green, the studys lead author and an associate professor of biol...
Spending on Diabetes Drugs Soars in US
...06. An aging population and the alarming rise in obesity
a leading cause of diabetes are expected to push spending growth rates on diabetes drugs up 16 percent to 20 percent annually. The analysis projects that, by 2009, spending on medicines to treat diabetes could soar by 60 percent to 68 percent fro...
Beware Weight Loss Drugs, Say Canadian Experts
...ho holds a Canada Research Chair in cardiovascular obesity
research and management. "Treating the disease h...hich can also cause cardiovascular problems. Any obesity
drug either prescription or over-the-counter that doesn't prevent or reduce a person's risk of dev...
Simple Lifestyle Diet Changes can Diffuse 'Cancer Timebomb'
...t a lot of people still do not realise how closely obesity
is related to cancer,' he continued. 'People getting fatter will lead to an increase in the number of cancer cases as surely as night follows day. 'You also have to add into the mix that cancer is largely an older person's disease, and the UK h...
Maintaining a Healthy Lifestyle During Adulthood may Delay Old Age Disability
...ggest that interventions to prevent overweight and obesity
in young and middle-age adults may be useful in pr...rontology. While the association between current obesity
and physical disability is well-known, the cumulative effect is not. Using data from the Health, Agi...
Vegetarian Diet Could Reduce Risk of Colon Cancer
...while eating out, may result in decreased risk for obesity
and colon cancer," said Alan Buchman, M.D., MSPH, AGAF, Feinberg School of Medicine of Northwestern University School of Medicine. "The studies presented today further demonstrate how researchers are beginning to understand the links between diges...
Macrophages may Help Prevent Obesity
...be targeted at adipose tissue macrophages to treat obesity
and insulin resistance....
Obese People More Prone to Severe Persistent Asthma
...asthma. "There have been a number of studies on obesity
and asthma prevalence, but until now there has been little data on obesity
and asthma severity," Taylor said. "We had enough data to adjust for other factors, such as gende...
Obesity Might Lead to Severe Persistent Asthma Attacks: Study
...a role in the results. To further understand how obesity
may impact the severity of asthma, researchers loo...s studies, the associations of asthma severity and obesity
in this study seem to be slightly stronger in women than men. "To our knowledge, this is one of th...
Link Between Gastric Bypass Surgery and Neurological Conditions
...s. The frequency of operations for treatment of obesity
is rapidly growing in the United States, Juhasz Pocsine said. These procedures are usually successful in reducing weight, but they are not without risk. Many of the complications patients experience affect the nervous system, and they are often disab...
Anti-obesity Drugs Claimed Additional Benefits on cardiometabolic Risk Factors Questioned
...g treatments for obesity. Orlistat is the drug for obesity
for which there is the most evidence for efficacy and safety to date, and we have previously concluded that it is a reasonable option for obese patients where diet and exercise and/or behavioural measures alone have failed. Rimonabant is the most e...
FASgen Announces New Diagnostic Research Test for Steatohepatitis
...e work in developing therapeutic products to treat obesity
by the selective inhibition of FAS and related tar...ds have the potential of specific therapeutics for obesity
and related metabolic disorders. For more information, visit FASgen's website at www.fasgen.com....
Obesity Risk Greater For Children Of Overweight Or Single Parents
...link between poor family functioning and childhood obesity
were based on studies without population-based dat... prevention and intervention efforts for childhood obesity
at families with overweight parents, particularly under-resourced single parent families....
New Studies: Commercials Aren't Making Kids Fat
...ey were in the past." This contradicts childhood obesity
scaremongers who have claimed time and again that ...udy notes that "the dramatic increase in childhood obesity
rates in the past several decades does not appear to be mirrored by similar changes in food advertis...
Effects of 'starvation Hormone'-Newly Identified in Low-carb Diets
...iver,' said Maratos-Flier, noting that the rise in obesity
has contributed to a growing epidemic of nonalcoholic fatty liver disease.Mammals survive periods of nutrient deprivation by shifting from carbohydrates to so-called ketone bodies as a primary fuel source. Ketone bodies are produced from fatty aci...
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