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Autism Spectrum Disorder Severity, Developmental Delays, and Overweight/Obese Weight Status

10 hours ago   |   The Journal of Pediatrics

In this volume of The Journal, Levy et al contribute to the emerging reports that children with autism spectrum disorder have disproportionately elevated rates of overweight...
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Adolescent obesity linked to increased risk for pancreatic cancer

10 hours ago   |   Healio   |   2 articles

Obesity during adolescence appeared associated with a fourfold increased risk for pancreatic cancer later in life, according to an analysis of 1.7 million Israeli Jewish men...
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If You Want to Lose Weight and Keep It Off, a New Study Suggests Going Low-Carb

If You Want to Lose Weight and Keep It Off, a New Study Suggests Going Low-Carb

15 hours ago   |   PopSugar   |   2 articles

Carbs seem to be so controversial: some people swear by eating them to boost energy and help them lose weight , while others eschew them almost entirely to get their body into...
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Teenage Obesity & Fourfold Increase in Risk for Pancreatic Cancer

19 hours ago   |   Medscape   |   2 articles

Data linking two large Israeli databases suggest that obesity during teenage years increases the risk for adult pancreatic cancer fourfold. Being overweight increases the risk...
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Large Babies Born to Diabetic Mothers are at High Obesity Risk

Large Babies Born to Diabetic Mothers are at High Obesity Risk

1 day ago   |   Medindia Health   |   2 articles

Large for gestational age babies born to mothers with diabetes are at a higher risk of becoming overweight or obese during childhood, compared to AGA babies. Obesity in LGA...
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Big babies are almost THREE TIMES more likely to be obese when they start school 

Big babies are almost THREE TIMES more likely to be obese when they start school 

1 day ago   |   Daily Mail

Babies are more likely to be heavy if their mothers are overweight. This may then lead to them becoming obese in later life, if they pick up on her unhealthy eating habits...
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Council wants to buy £2,000 electric bicycles to help overweight children ride uphill  

Council wants to buy £2,000 electric bicycles to help overweight children ride uphill  

2 days ago   |   Daily Mail

Leisure bosses at Conwy Council, Wales, say electric bikes will help youngsters. But residents say it's another example of ‘out of touch' town hall chiefs wasting taxpayers'...
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Even the 'Still Overweight' Benefit from Exercise

Even the 'Still Overweight' Benefit from Exercise

2 days ago   |   Web MD

People who are obese-but-fit have lower resting pulse rates, less body fat, higher lean muscle mass and better heart function than those who are obese and don't regularly...
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Lorcaserin Cuts Risk of Obesity-Related Renal Dysfunction

2 days ago   |   Medscape

The obesity drug lorcaserin given to overweight and obese patients in the CAMELLIA-TIMI 61 trial improved renal outcomes; whether this was simply because of weight loss or a...
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Higher body mass index could cause depression even without health problems

3 days ago   |   News Medical   |   2 articles

A largescale genomic analysis has found the strongest evidence yet that being overweight causes depression, even in the absence of other health problems.
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New Shoe Insole Technology Can Heal Diabetic Ulcers Better While Walking

New Shoe Insole Technology Can Heal Diabetic Ulcers Better While Walking

Diabetic foot ulcers: Newly developed shoe insole technology can heal diabetic ulcers better while walking. Read more ...

Omega-3 fatty acids found to control non-alcoholic fatty liver disease

Omega-3 fatty acids found to control non-alcoholic fatty liver disease

It is a little-known fact that even teetotalers can end up with liver disease. In fact, the most common form of this type of disease in the United States - non-alcoholic fatty... Read more ...

Homeopathic remedies for high blood pressure

Homeopathic remedies for high blood pressure

Hypertension is a common and critical health concern, especially for older people. An article in Homeopathic covered some of the best ways of naturally treating high blood... Read more ...

Pregnant Amy Schumer hospitalized with severe morning sickness during second...

Pregnant Amy Schumer hospitalized with severe morning sickness during second trimester 

The pregnant comedian, who is in her second trimester, posted a photo from her hospital bed while informing fans that she has been forced to cancel her Texas gig. Read more ...

FDA to Limit Flavored E-Cigarettes, Ban Menthol

FDA to Limit Flavored E-Cigarettes, Ban Menthol

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration said Thursday that it will limit or ban access to flavored e-cigarettes, menthol cigarettes and flavored cigars. Read more ...

Tick-Borne Diseases Set U.S. Record in 2017

Tick-Borne Diseases Set U.S. Record in 2017

The 2017 increase mirrors a rise in tick-borne diseases reported in the United States. Between 2004 and 2016, the number of cases doubled, and researchers discovered seven new... Read more ...

Women in the arts and men in construction have the highest suicide risks...

Women in the arts and men in construction have the highest suicide risks, new CDC data show

Women who work in public-facing creative fields like entertainment and the arts and men who work in construction - where they have 'access to lethal means' are at higher... Read more ...

Patients may be getting turned away from surgery until their painful disease...

Patients may be getting turned away from surgery until their painful disease becomes bad enough to operate on

Wales' only endometriosis centre is inadequately funded and is turning complex cases away because 'it cannot cope with demand' Read more ...

If You Want to Lose Weight and Keep It Off, a New Study Suggests Going Low-Carb

If You Want to Lose Weight and Keep It Off, a New Study Suggests Going Low-Carb

Carbs seem to be so controversial: some people swear by eating them to boost energy and help them lose weight , while others eschew them almost entirely to get their body into... Read more ...

FDA to crack down on menthol cigarettes, flavored vapes

FDA to crack down on menthol cigarettes, flavored vapes

About half of teens who smoke cigarettes choose menthols and flavored e-cigarettes have been blamed for a recent increase in teen vaping rates. Read more ...