Obesity

Saxenda Boosted Weight Loss, Especially With Exercise

Saxenda Boosted Weight Loss, Especially With Exercise

10 hours ago   |   MedPage Today

Liraglutide in combination with exercise yielded significant long-term weight loss in adults with obesity, a head-to-head trial found. After 8 weeks on a low-calorie diet...
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COVID-19 Severity Starts in Normal BMI Range, Especially in Young

13 hours ago   |   Medscape   |   5 articles

Increases in BMI, beginning in normal ranges, show a linear link to severe COVID-19 outcomes independent of obesity-related diseases, such as diabetes, and stronger among...
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COVID-19 hospitalization, death risk rise ‘sharply' with BMI

COVID-19 hospitalization, death risk rise ‘sharply' with BMI

17 hours ago   |   Healio   |   5 articles

Risks for severe COVID-19 complications start to rise among adults with a BMI of at least 23 kg/m², with effects greatest among those younger than 40 years, according to data...
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Heart disease risk factors emerge at a young age in Black women

17 hours ago   |   News Medical   |   2 articles

Young Black women show a high prevalence of obesity, elevated blood pressure and other lifestyle-related factors that may put them on a trajectory to develop heart disease at a...
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Top in endocrinology: Tailored weight-loss therapy, vasomotor symptoms in menopause

Top in endocrinology: Tailored weight-loss therapy, vasomotor symptoms in menopause

21 hours ago   |   Healio

Recent data revealed that individually targeted obesity interventions guided by phenotypes can double weight loss compared with usual care. This was the top story in...
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Your stomach may be the secret to fighting obesity

1 day ago   |   ScienceDaily   |   2 articles

Scientists believe a stomach-specific protein plays a major role in the progression of obesity, according to new research. The study could help with development of therapeutics...
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Study investigates how Brd4 influences diet-induced obesity

1 day ago   |   News Medical

A new study, published in JCI Insight, looks at how Brd4, a regulator of the innate immune response, influences diet-induced obesity.
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Stomach-specific protein plays a key role in the progression of obesity

1 day ago   |   News Medical   |   2 articles

Scientists believe a stomach-specific protein plays a major role in the progression of obesity, according to new research in Scientific Reports.
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Sociodemographic characteristics are associated with prevalence of high-risk waist circumference and high-risk waist-to-height ratio in U.S. adolescents

1 day ago   |   BMC

Adiposity status in adolescence is associated with various health outcomes in adulthood. Waist circumference are measures of abdominal obesity and have shown to be valid p...
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Reynolds Kitchen Parchment Paper-PFAS Results From Certified Lab

Reynolds Kitchen Parchment Paper-PFAS Results From Certified Lab

1 day ago   |   Mamavation

Are you concerned about PFAS and parchment paper? Mamavation fans have been asking us to test brands of parchment paper so this week we are releasing the PFAS results from...
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Porter seeks court order to keep parts of ABC defence confidential

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Minister vetoes $280m loan to Queensland wind farm

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Yes, bank dividends are back but let's not party like it's 2019

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Fiji locks down 400-patient hospital after COVID death

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NSW government cops water policy blow as another setback looms

The upper house has rejected the scheme to license irrigators' extraction during floods while a federal agency has dismissed the government's river plans. Read more ...

‘There is no time limit': Jack de Belin jury could keep deliberating into...

The jury in the trial of footballers Jack de Belin and Callan Sinclair have signalled they may continue deliberating into next week in order to reach a unanimous verdict on the... Read more ...

Study: Millions of COVID-19 cases can be prevented by reaching higher...

With around 30 percent of the U.S. population now fully vaccinated, the rate of daily vaccinations has started to slow, raising concerns that greater efforts and investments... Read more ...

Fear of losing employer-sponsored health insurance keeps 1 in 6 workers in...

One out of every six adult workers in the United States are staying in jobs they might otherwise leave out of fear of losing their employer-sponsored health insurance... Read more ...