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Obesity does not increase risk for serious infection in biologic-treated IBD

OBESITY DOES NOT INCREASE RISK FOR SERIOUS INFECTION IN BIOLOGIC-TREATED IBD

Obesity was not associated with an increased risk for serious infection among patients with inflammatory bowel disease treated with...

RCT supports Santa herba extract's weight management and ‘energizing' potential

RCT SUPPORTS SANTA HERBA EXTRACT'S WEIGHT MANAGEMENT AND ‘ENERGIZING' POTENTIAL

Supplements containing a flavonoid-rich extract from the plant Santa herba may reduce body weight and levels of the appetite hormone...

 
 
 
High anemia risk persists decades after bariatric surgery

HIGH ANEMIA RISK PERSISTS DECADES AFTER BARIATRIC SURGERY

Adults with obesity who undergo gastric bypass are five times more likely to develop anemia compared with those receiving nonsurgical...

Stay in Shape: 10 Perfect Paleo Casserole Recipes

STAY IN SHAPE: 10 PERFECT PALEO CASSEROLE RECIPES

Have you heard about the new paleo diet craze? In a world all too full of obesity, heart disease, and diabetes, the paleo diet is a...

 
 
 
How to Stay Healthy as a Millennial?

HOW TO STAY HEALTHY AS A MILLENNIAL?

Millennials are often stereotyped as a lazy, sedentary generation that is too busy updating their social media to take care of themselves....

Obesity linked to longer survival in metastatic castration-resistant prostate cancer

OBESITY LINKED TO LONGER SURVIVAL IN METASTATIC CASTRATION-RESISTANT PROSTATE CANCER

Men with metastatic castration-resistant prostate cancer and obesity had a higher survival probability than their counterparts with...

 
 
 
Vascular Function: Another Benefit of Bariatric Surgery

VASCULAR FUNCTION: ANOTHER BENEFIT OF BARIATRIC SURGERY

Beyond weight loss, bariatric surgery was also effective at improving vascular outcomes, a new study found. In a study of more than...

CONFLICTED INTERESTS? DRUGS VS SUPPLEMENTS FOR OBESITY

Lots of people take supplements in the hope that they will help with body weight. This is a big market. Drug companies want in on it....

 
 
 
CVD risk factors rise with age, BMI for US firefighters

CVD RISK FACTORS RISE WITH AGE, BMI FOR US FIREFIGHTERS

Firefighters who have a higher BMI and are older are more likely to have a higher prevalence of cardiovascular disease risk factors,...

The Role of Physical Therapy in Multiple Risk Factor Management Poststroke: A Scoping Review

THE ROLE OF PHYSICAL THERAPY IN MULTIPLE RISK FACTOR MANAGEMENT POSTSTROKE: A SCOPING REVIEW

Background and Purpose: Individuals after stroke often have multiple chronic conditions, such as hypertension, diabetes, dyslipidemia,...

 
 
 

HOW TO REDUCE OBESITY AMONG LATINO CHILDREN, WITH PRECISION

Researchers at UC San Diego Altman Clinical and Translational Research Institute have received $3 million to create a precision, community-based...

COVID-19 vaccines work just as well in obese people, with up to 96% efficacy against infection

COVID-19 VACCINES WORK JUST AS WELL IN OBESE PEOPLE, WITH UP TO 96% EFFICACY AGAINST INFECTION

The COVID-19 vaccines available in the United States are believed to be effective in combatting the virus in obese people, according...

 
 
 
Childhood obesity: Just one in 50 Kiwi babies being fed within all government guidelines

CHILDHOOD OBESITY: JUST ONE IN 50 KIWI BABIES BEING FED WITHIN ALL GOVERNMENT GUIDELINES

Only 2 per cent of babies are fed in line with all 12 Ministry of Health guidelines, putting them at greater risk of childhood obesity,...

Science Shows These 5 Things Can Happen When You Cut Back on Sugar

SCIENCE SHOWS THESE 5 THINGS CAN HAPPEN WHEN YOU CUT BACK ON SUGAR

Sugar is in nearly everything we eat. It's even in things that are not sweet, like bread. The average American consumes about 19 teaspoons...

 
 
 

FACTORS AFFECTING THE GROWTH OF CHILDREN TILL THE AGE OF THREE YEARS WITH OVERWEIGHT WHOSE MOTHERS HAVE DIABETES MELLITUS: A POPULATION-BASED COHORT STUDY

The prevalence of diabetes mellitus during pregnancy and childhood obesity is increasing worldwide. Factors affecting the growth of...

Studies demonstrate health benefits of mangos, herbs, spices

STUDIES DEMONSTRATE HEALTH BENEFITS OF MANGOS, HERBS, SPICES

Recent data suggest that mangos could help improve certain risk factors for chronic disease in patients who are overweight or obese,...

 
 
 
Teens With Obesity Risk Heart Attack, Diabetes As Adults

TEENS WITH OBESITY RISK HEART ATTACK, DIABETES AS ADULTS

It's important that teens with obesity adopt healthy behaviors like regular physical activity and eat a balanced diet, but not adopt...

Organic Foods Improve Cognitive Development in Children

ORGANIC FOODS IMPROVE COGNITIVE DEVELOPMENT IN CHILDREN

Poor nutrition, house crowding and indoor air pollution are linked to poorer cognitive function and higher obesity risk in children.

 
 
 
How to avoid ‘fat shaming' patients for more effective conversations around obesity

HOW TO AVOID ‘FAT SHAMING' PATIENTS FOR MORE EFFECTIVE CONVERSATIONS AROUND OBESITY

From the humble stethoscope to the most sophisticated gene-editing technology, health care professionals today have a remarkable range...

Is a Diet High in Red Meat Linked with Colon Cancer Risk?

IS A DIET HIGH IN RED MEAT LINKED WITH COLON CANCER RISK?

Colon cancer cases are on the rise in people under the age of 50, and it's not clear why. Some experts believe obesity is a factor...