Obesity

The Challenges of Interpreting BMI in Children with Obesity

2 hours ago   |   The Journal of Pediatrics

In this volume of The Journal Freedman et al,address an important issue for the pediatric clinical care and research communities on how to quantify and monitor children and...
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Researchers uncover a new source of energy expending brown fat cells

11 hours ago   |   News Medical

A new source of energy expending brown fat cells has been uncovered by researchers at the Joslin Diabetes Center, which they say points towards potential new therapeutic...
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Pain receptors linked to the generation of energy-burning brown fat cells

18 hours ago   |   ScienceDaily

A new source of energy expending brown fat cells has been uncovered by researchers, which they say points towards potential new therapeutic options for obesity.
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Associations of sarcopenic obesity versus sarcopenia alone with functionality

19 hours ago   |   Clinical Nutrition

There have been several attempts to come up with a global operational definition of sarcopenia , and consequently, a definition of S has been established, to some extent. That...
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Heavy Periods Seen in Obesity; T1D Tied to Fracture Risk

Heavy Periods Seen in Obesity; T1D Tied to Fracture Risk

1 day ago   |   MedPageToday

Women with obesity may have a higher risk of heavier periods due to delayed endometrial repair. "Although it is difficult to make strong recommendations based on this study...
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Obesity reduces mitochondrial gene expression in fat tissue, finds study

3 days ago   |   News Medical

A twin study recently completed at the University of Helsinki indicates that the machinery responsible for energy handling in fat tissue is working poorly in obesity.
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Obesity linked to shorter DFS, OS across breast cancer subtypes

Obesity linked to shorter DFS, OS across breast cancer subtypes

3 days ago   |   Healio

Obesity appeared associated with modestly shorter DFS and OS across breast cancer subtypes, according to a study published in Journal of the National Cancer...
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The Obesity Risk Everyone Forgets

3 days ago   |   Medscape

Some predisposing factors for obesity are obvious, but this pandemic highlights an emerging risk factor that healthcare professionals must remain vigilant to detect, says Dr...
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Diet-induced weight loss reduces postprandial dicarbonyl stress in abdominally obese men: secondary analysis of a randomized controlled trial

3 days ago   |   Clinical Nutrition

Dicarbonyl compounds contribute to the formation of advanced glycation endproducts and the development of insulin resistance and vascular complications. Dicarbonyl stress may...
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Fruit and vegetable intake is inversely associated with perceived stress across the adult lifespan

3 days ago   |   Clinical Nutrition

Poor nutritional habits are linked to higher perceived stress, but the relationship between fruit and vegetable intake and stress is uncertain. The primary aim of this...
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Changes in B Cell Responses to Coronaviruses in Kids, Adults

Changes in B Cell Responses to Coronaviruses in Kids, Adults

Memory B cells that bind to SARS-CoV-2 and cross-react with other coronaviruses were identified in kids even before the COVID-19 pandemic. Read more ...

Big bank helps customers collect half-a-billion dollars

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Task Force Reviewing Race Modifier in eGFR Issues Interim Report

Task force of the National Kidney Foundation and American Society of Nephrology formed to reassess the race coefficient for calculating eGFR releases progress report, promises... Read more ...

Covid-19: US agencies call for pause in Johnson & Johnson vaccine

Federal agencies act out of an "abundance of caution" after extremely rare cases of blood clotting. Read more ...

Covid-19 Linked With 6 Unhealthy Eating Behaviors

Covid-19 Linked With 6 Unhealthy Eating Behaviors

Increase in eating disorders was seen during the pandemic. Eating disorder preventive interventions and treatments should be made easily accessible, affordable and widely... Read more ...

COVID-19 Raised Mental Health Issues Within Families

COVID-19 Raised Mental Health Issues Within Families

The study by Penn State researchers found that in the first months of the pandemic, parents reported that their children were experiencing higher levels of depression and... Read more ...

Balance of power shifts as tenants prepare to negotiate cheaper rents

Many property investors holding apartments in inner-city Melbourne and Sydney are being forced to slash rents, with some are asking up to 25 per cent less than a decade ago. Read more ...

Time for action to curb high-interest credit cards

Fresh regulatory ideas are needed to curb high-interest credit cards that tend to hurt the people who can least afford it. Read more ...

Why not try tax deductibility of interest for first home buyers?

It would help many young people struggling with rising housing affordability to get a foot on the property ladder. Read more ...

CDC and FDA Call for Pause on Johnson & Johnson Vaccine After Blood Clotting...

The Food and Drug Administration and the Centers for Disease Control will stop using the vaccine at federal sites and urge states to do so as well while they examine the safety... Read more ...