Obesity

Food manufacturers will be responsible for thousands of needless cases of diabetes

Food manufacturers will be responsible for thousands of needless cases of diabetes

14 hours ago   |   Daily Mail

Oxford University academics calculated the scheme - which aims to cut sugar by a fifth in cereals, yogurts and sweet treats - will significantly cut obesity if it is successful.
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Comparative and functional analysis of plasma membrane-derived extracellular vesicles from obese vs. nonobese women

15 hours ago   |   Clinical Nutrition   |   2 articles

Membrane-derived extracellular vesicles are released to the circulation by cells found in adipose tissue, transferring microRNAs that may mediate the adaptive response of...
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Low muscle mass and strength in pediatrics patients: why should we care?

15 hours ago   |   Clinical Nutrition

Skeletal muscle plays major roles in metabolism and overall health across the lifecycle. Emerging evidence indicates that prenatal (maternal diet during pregnancy and genetic...
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Altered materno-fetal transfer of 13C-polyunsaturated fatty acids in obese pregnant women

15 hours ago   |   Clinical Nutrition   |   2 articles

Maternal obesity at conception is considered a major predictor of offspring obesity. This could by driven at least in part by an altered placental fat transfer. However, the...
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Weight change 'ripple effect' not present for partners during pregnancy

15 hours ago   |   Healio

Male partners of women with overweight or obesity who undergo a weight management intervention during pregnancy do not tangentially benefit from the intervention, according to...
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Bariatric Embolization a Future Treatment for Severe Obesity?

17 hours ago   |   Medscape

The pilot study 'is a great step forward' to establish feasibility, safety, and efficacy of a weight-loss procedure designed to suppress appetite, but will not replace...
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FDA approves hydrogel pill for overweight, obesity

20 hours ago   |   Healio

The FDA on Tuesday approved an oral hydrogel therapy that induces feelings of fullness without adding calories for adults with overweight and obesity, according to a press...
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Childhood aggression negatively influences BMI

1 day ago   |   Healio   |   2 articles

Children who act more aggressively may be more likely to gain excessive weight than those who are less aggressive, according to study findings presented in Obesity. Earlier...
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Faster weight gain in infancy predicts higher blood pressure in early childhood

1 day ago   |   Healio

Accelerated gains in age- and sex-standardized BMI in early and late infancy are each associated with higher levels of systolic and diastolic blood pressure at ages 3 to 6...
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How to Calculate Your BMI: Determining Your Range

1 day ago   |   UPMC

What is BMI, or body mass index, and how does it measure health? Calculating BMI can help you discover if you have any weight-related health risks. What Is BMI? BMI uses your...
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Being Bullied at School May Raise Mental Health Problems

Being Bullied at School May Raise Mental Health Problems

Being Bullied in secondary school may dramatically raise the victim's chances of mental health problems and unemployment later in life, finds a new study. Read more ...

FrankenSWINE? Scientists bring some functions in a pig's BRAIN ‘back to life'

FrankenSWINE? Scientists bring some functions in a pig's BRAIN ‘back to life'

A research team led by Yale School of Medicine obtained the pigs' brains from abattoirs and placed them in a system they created called BrainEx. Read more ...

Perfect Skin and Hair Care Tips for This Summer

Perfect Skin and Hair Care Tips for This Summer

Summer is here, and it can wreak havoc on your sensitive skin and flawless hair. So, make sure to beat the heat by following simple summer skin care and hair care tips to keep... Read more ...

Japanese researchers link omega-3 intake to reduced muscle stiffness...

Japanese researchers link omega-3 intake to reduced muscle stiffness post-exercise

Supplementation of omega-3s EPA and DHA had a positive role in reducing muscle stiffness after exercise, according to new data published in the Journal of the International... Read more ...

Gene Therapy Restores Immunity for ‘Bubble Boys'

Gene Therapy Restores Immunity for ‘Bubble Boys'

A team of scientists say they have treated 10 "Bubble Boy' babies born with the disease called X-linked combined severe immunodeficiency, or SCID-X1, using a combination of... Read more ...

Beloved mother dies of drug-resistant superbug days after her son's wedding...

Beloved mother dies of drug-resistant superbug days after her son's wedding at her bedside

Stephanie Spoor, who first fell ill in November, died on February 11 in Chicago, days after one of her sons Zack married his fiancee Carley at her bedside in hospital gowns... Read more ...

Zapping the brain REVERSES age-related memory loss in older people

Zapping the brain REVERSES age-related memory loss in older people

Researchers at Northwestern University in Illinois tested electrical stimulation of the hippocampus on the brains of 16 64 to 80-year-olds and found it boosted their memories. Read more ...

Sophie Turner Opens Up About Depression And Social Media Scrutiny

Sophie Turner Opens Up About Depression And Social Media Scrutiny

"I would cry and cry and cry over just getting changed and having to put on clothes,” the actress said. Read more ...

Gene editing could cure cystic fibrosis before birth, study suggests

Gene editing could cure cystic fibrosis before birth, study suggests

Scientists at the University of Pennsylvania successfully edited the DNA of embryonic mice just days before birth to get rid of genetic defects that cause fatal lung diseases. Read more ...

Two hours or more of screen time makes children 'badly behaved'

Two hours or more of screen time makes children 'badly behaved'

Researchers at the University of Alberta studied more than 2,400 families to find more than two hours per day looking at screens as a toddler could lead to a seven times higher... Read more ...