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Factors Inherent to Obesity Increase Vulnerability to COVID-19: Study

Factors Inherent to Obesity Increase Vulnerability to COVID-19: Study

1 hour ago   |   Medindia Health   |   5 articles

Factors related to obesity leave the lungs of obese patients more susceptible to COVID-19, said researchers.
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Celery is a crunchy superfood that reverses metabolic syndrome

Celery is a crunchy superfood that reverses metabolic syndrome

3 hours ago   |   Natural News

Metabolic syndrome refers to a group of risk factors for heart disease, diabetes and other chronic diseases. This includes abdominal obesity, or having an apple-shaped body...
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CNIC researchers uncover a mechanism explaining how macrophages regulate obesity

7 hours ago   |   News Medical

Macrophages are immune system cells. They are essential in the early response to infections, and they also have a key role in the proper functioning of our tissues and the...
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Gut microbiome influences bone remodeling after gastric bypass

12 hours ago   |   Healio

Changes in the human gut microbiome after sleeve gastrectomy contribute to the negative skeletal impact of bariatric surgery among adults with obesity, according to a...
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CDC map reveals the 12 US states where more than 35% of people are 'dangerously' overweight

CDC map reveals the 12 US states where more than 35% of people are 'dangerously' overweight

13 hours ago   |   Daily Mail

Alabama, Arkansas, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Michigan, Mississippi, Oklahoma, South Carolina, Tennessee and West Virginia have adult obesity rates of at least 35%.
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Six traits predict need for mechanical ventilation in patients with COVID-19

15 hours ago   |   Healio   |   8 articles

Among patients hospitalized for COVID-19 in the United States, male sex, age 60 years and older, obesity, chronic kidney disease, cardiovascular disease and living in the...
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Myopenic obesity determined by visceral fat area strongly predicts long-term mortality in cirrhosis

1 day ago   |   Clinical Nutrition

The impact of changes in body composition has proved to correlate with outcomes in cirrhosis, however, numerous issues remain elusive. The present study aimed to investigate...
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Conditions linked to obesity leave the lungs of obese patients more susceptible to COVID-19

1 day ago   |   News Medical

Conditions related to obesity, including inflammation and leaky gut, leave the lungs of obese patients more susceptible to COVID-19 and may explain why they are more likely to...
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Total and added sugar intakes, sugar types, and cancer risk: results from the prospective NutriNet-Santé cohort

1 day ago   |   American Journal of Clinical Nutrition   |   2 articles

ABSTRACTBackgroundExcessive sugar intake is now recognized as a key risk factor for obesity, type 2 diabetes, and cardiovascular diseases. In contrast, evidence on the...
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Revisiting the Compensatory Theory as an explanatory model for relapse in obesity management

1 day ago   |   American Journal of Clinical Nutrition

ABSTRACTWeight regain remains the main challenge in obesity management, and its etiology remains elusive. The aim of the present review was to revise the available evidence...
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Factors Inherent to Obesity Increase Vulnerability to COVID-19: Study

Factors Inherent to Obesity Increase Vulnerability to COVID-19: Study

Factors related to obesity leave the lungs of obese patients more susceptible to COVID-19, said researchers. Read more ...

US Senator introduces bill promoting internet freedom in the face of Chinese...

US Senator introduces bill promoting internet freedom in the face of Chinese censorship

Colorado Sen. Cory Gardner has introduced legislation that aims to promote internet freedom while looking to counter the increased internet censorship being imposed by the... Read more ...

They aren't "free" - If you get vaccinated for COVID-19 and develop serious...

They aren't "free" - If you get vaccinated for COVID-19 and develop serious injury or illness, YOU have to pay all your medical bills yourself

American taxpayers will be footing the bill for President Trump's “Operation Warp Speed” Wuhan coronavirus vaccines, as new reports indicate that the jabs are slated to become... Read more ...

Vitamin D supplementation can REDUCE cancer death risk by 16%, study shows

Vitamin D supplementation can REDUCE cancer death risk by 16%, study shows

Vitamin D is best known for its role in bone formation. It helps the body absorb calcium and maintain phosphorus levels in the blood, both of which are vital to bone health... Read more ...

CDC says masks work better than vaccines at preventing COVID-19

CDC says masks work better than vaccines at preventing COVID-19

With mere weeks remaining before the Trump administration's first “Operation Warp Speed” Wuhan coronavirus vaccines hit the market, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and... Read more ...

California wildfires are causing unprecedented levels of air pollution

California wildfires are causing unprecedented levels of air pollution

With historic wildfires still blazing through the West Coast, smoke continues to clog the air and tinge the skies with eerie reds and oranges. In some regions of California... Read more ...

Researchers develop a simple eye scan that detects undiagnosed Type 2 diabetes

Researchers develop a simple eye scan that detects undiagnosed Type 2 diabetes

A researcher from the University of Exeter is developing a novel method for detecting Type 2 diabetes. It involves a simple eye scan that searches for biomarkers of diabetes... Read more ...

Lower heart attack and stroke risk by increasing your intake of this...

Lower heart attack and stroke risk by increasing your intake of this essential vitamin

Heart disease is one of the major causes of death worldwide. It puts a person at risk of heart attack and stroke, which can leave survivors disabled for the rest of their... Read more ...

With COVID-19 vaccine looming, worries intensify over potential mandates

With COVID-19 vaccine looming, worries intensify over potential mandates

As the world inches closer to developing a COVID-19 vaccine, we are also on the brink of facing the very disturbing prospect of a push for mandatory vaccination. President... Read more ...

New York City to allow indoor dining at 25% capacity by Sept. 30

New York City to allow indoor dining at 25% capacity by Sept. 30

Just over six months after restaurants and bars closed due to the coronavirus pandemic, New York City is set to reopen for indoor dining at a limited capacity, according to a... Read more ...