May 23, 2018 New Study Suggests Nearly Two-Thirds of Diabetes Cases Could be Avoided if U.S. Adults Were to Maintain a Healthy Weight Between their mid-20s and 40s Young adults suffering from obesity who lose enough weight to no longer be considered obese before early middle age reduce their risk of developing diabetes by nearly […]Continue Reading ...
May 22, 2018 Our favorite burger, pizza, and meat pie may need a re-think after new research by CSIRO shows Australians are not eating the right types, or the right quantity of protein for healthy weight loss. Higher protein healthy meals help to control appetite and can help to reduce the urge to indulge in […]Continue Reading ...
Credit: CC0 Public Domain A study out of Drexel University’s Dornsife School of Public Health linked past experiences with bias and discrimination and avoidance of doctors in women with higher body weights. Most studies that look into body weight and its effect on healthcare visits don’t consider the experiences of weight stigma or patients’ feelings […]Continue Reading ...
May 14, 2018 Very obese women should actually lose weight during pregnancy in order to have a healthy baby, contrary to current recommendations, according to a new study in the journal Heliyon. The researchers behind the study, from Centre Hospitalier Universitaire Sud Réunion in France, say the current guidelines for weight gain in pregnancy should […]Continue Reading ...
May 8, 2018 In a new study researchers from the Institute for Experimental Pediatric Endocrinology of the Charité – Universitätsmedizin Berlin have successfully treat patients whose obesity is caused by a genetic defect. Aside from its beneficial effects on the patients, the researchers also provided insights into the fundamental signaling pathways regulating satiety of the […]Continue Reading ...
Credit: CC0 Public Domain Exposure to moderate to high caffeine levels while in the womb is linked to excess weight gain in early childhood, suggests a large observational study published in the online journal BMJ Open. The findings, which back general advice to limit caffeine intake while pregnant, prompt the researchers to query whether mums-to-be […]Continue Reading ...
(HealthDay)—Piling on pounds is bad for your health from head to toe. So say Korean researchers, who report that unhealthy weight gain ups a person’s odds for disfiguring toenail fungal infections. In fact, people who are statistically obese have more than double the rate of the infection, known as onychomycosis, compared to slim people, the […]Continue Reading ...
April 23, 2018 A study out of Drexel University’s Dornsife School of Public Health linked past experiences with bias and discrimination and avoidance of doctors in women with higher body weights. Most studies that look into body weight and its effect on healthcare visits don’t consider the experiences of weight stigma or patients’ feelings about […]Continue Reading ...
May 21, 2018 Fasting every other day to lose weight impairs the action of sugar-regulating hormone, insulin, which may increase diabetes risk, according to data presented in Barcelona at the European Society of Endocrinology annual meeting, ECE 2018. These findings suggest that fasting-based diets may be associated with long-term health risks and careful consideration should […]Continue Reading ...
Credit: University of Exeter Unintended weight loss is the second highest risk factor for some forms of cancer, concludes the first robust research analysis to examine the association. A team led by the Universities of Oxford and Exeter conducted the first systematic review and meta-analysis to examine all available evidence on the association between weight […]Continue Reading ...
Credit: CC0 Public Domain People of “normal” weight who sport a wide waist are more at risk of heart problems than obese people, said researchers Friday, urging a rethink of healthy weight guidelines. How fat is distributed on a person’s frame determined disease risk as much as how much fat they had overall, according to […]Continue Reading ...
May 2, 2018 A new JBMR Plus review examines the negative impacts of weight loss surgery on bone health. The review of published studies notes that weight loss surgery can cause declines in bone mass and strength, and it is linked with an increased risk of bone fractures. Skeletal changes after surgery appear early and […]Continue Reading ...
April 30, 2018 In a study of adults with rheumatoid arthritis, those who were severely obese experienced more rapidly progressing disability than patients who were overweight. This was not explained by features of their arthritis, including the amount of inflammation in their joints. In the Arthritis Care & Research study, weight loss after enrollment was […]Continue Reading ...
WEDNESDAY, April 25, 2018 — A substantial proportion of men report experiencing weight stigma, according to a study published online April 23 in Obesity. Mary S. Himmelstein, Ph.D., from the University of Connecticut in Hartford, and colleagues assessed the weight stigma experiences of 1,513 men, examining the characteristics of men who experienced weight stigma versus […]Continue Reading ...
April 23, 2018 Differences in the way women with obesity burn calories during pregnancy may be a contributor to long-term postpartum weight retention in black moms, according to researchers in Baton Rouge, La. Their new study shows that despite similar levels of food intake and activity levels-;and a higher proportion of fat-free mass-;obese black women […]Continue Reading ...
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