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Real-world data show weekly semaglutide effective for weight loss at 3, 6 months

Real-world data show weekly semaglutide effective for weight loss at 3, 6 months

13 hours ago   |   Healio

In real-world data from adults with overweight or obesity, weekly semaglutide therapy of 1.7 mg or 2.4 mg was effective at 3 and 6 months for weight loss amounts similar to...
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Dynamo Kids!/¡Niños Dinámicos! A Web Site for Pediatric Primary Care Providers to Offer Parents of Children 6−12 Years Old With Overweight and Obesity: Web Site Development and Protocol for Pilot Study

21 hours ago   |   Journal of Pediatric Health Care   |   3 articles

Introduction: A self-guided web site offered by pediatric primary care providers could help parents implement healthy behaviors. Method: The Dynamo Kids/¡Niños Dinámicos...
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One in five primary pupils starting school a healthy size are fatter when they leave, data shows

One in five primary pupils starting school a healthy size are fatter when they leave, data shows

2 days ago   |   Daily Mail

One in five children who started primary school a healthy size are leaving overweight or obese, damning figures reveal. Boys were more likely than girls to pile on the pounds...
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Exploring biological mechanisms behind the link between obesity prior to pregnancy and elevated risk of pediatric ALL

2 days ago   |   News Medical

Published in Leukemia Research, University of Minnesota Medical School researchers explored the possible biological mechanisms that could explain the association between being...
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National Women's Health & Fitness Day highlights well-being across life span

National Women's Health & Fitness Day highlights well-being across life span

2 days ago   |   Healio

Each year, the CDC recognizes National Women's Health & Fitness Day to highlight the importance of exercise for all women. This year, the day of recognition falls on Sept...
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Once-weekly semaglutide lowers risk for type 2 diabetes by more than 60% at 68 weeks

Once-weekly semaglutide lowers risk for type 2 diabetes by more than 60% at 68 weeks

3 days ago   |   Healio   |   2 articles

Once-weekly semaglutide 2.4 mg reduces the 10-year risk for developing type 2 diabetes by more than 60% for people with overweight or obesity, according to a speaker at the...
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Association between dietary knowledge and overweight/obesity in Chinese children and adolescents aged 8-18 years: a cross-sectional study

7 days ago   |   BMC

A lack of adequate dietary knowledge may result in poor health. The purpose of this study was to study the association between dietary knowledge and overweight/obesity in...
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Effects of weight loss through lifestyle changes on heart rate variability in overweight and obese patients: a systematic review

9 days ago   |   Clinical Nutrition

The effects of calorie restriction and physical activity on autonomic regulation and cardiac vagal control in overweight and obese individuals remain inconsistent. Thus, this...
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That's a big problem! Eight out of ten Britons will be overweight or OBESE by 2060, report warns 

That's a big problem! Eight out of ten Britons will be overweight or OBESE by 2060, report warns 

9 days ago   |   Daily Mail

More than eight in ten Britons will be overweight or obese by 2060 - costing the economy £142 billion a year, a report warns.Experts say that the UK is in the grip of an...
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Children with overweight, obesity may lack readiness for kindergarten

Children with overweight, obesity may lack readiness for kindergarten

15 days ago   |   Healio

Among a group of Canadian children in year 2 of kindergarten, those with overweight or obesity were twice as likely to be unready for school as their peers with normal weight...
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