Tag Archives: Obese

Prioritizing Transplants When Other Surgeries Are on Hold

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What your doctor is reading on Medscape.com: APRIL 06, 2020 — Currently, living donors are urged to go ahead with the preliminary steps in the process remotely, but in-person appointments and transplants are largely on hold. Deceased-donor transplantations — deemed essential surgeries — are moving forward, but surgeons …

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Obese Colon Cancer Survivors Face Poorer Prognosis

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By Alan MozesHealthDay Reporter TUESDAY, March 9 (HealthDay News) — Colon cancer survivors who are moderately or severely obese face tougher survival odds following treatment compared with their normal-weight peers, a new study reveals. The finding builds on prior research that established that being obese raises the risk for developing …

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Bacteria May Be a Player in Diabetes Among Very Obese

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THURSDAY, March 12, 2020 (HealthDay News) — Bacteria may play a role in the development of type 2 diabetes in severely obese people, researchers report. They analyzed bacterial genetic material in blood and tissue samples taken from 40 severely obese people during weight-loss surgery. Half of the patients had type …

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Procedure Lowers ‘Hunger Hormone’ to Help Obese Lose Weight

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Latest Diet & Weight Management News By Steven ReinbergHealthDay Reporter THURSDAY, March 7 (HealthDay News) — The first five patients to try a new, minimally invasive weight-loss procedure dropped an average of more than 45 pounds in six months, researchers report. The procedure — called gastric artery chemical …

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Heart Disease Kicks in Earlier for Obese People

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By Dennis ThompsonHealthDay Reporter THURSDAY, March 9, 2017 (HealthDay News) — Overweight and obese people tend to develop heart disease at an earlier age, living with chronic illness for much longer than those of a healthy weight, a new study shows. People carrying excess pounds do tend to live similar …

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1 in 7 Obese People Has Normal Blood Pressure, Cholesterol

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Latest Diet & Weight Management News By Karen PallaritoHealthDay Reporter THURSDAY, March 9, 2017 (HealthDay News) — Can people really be healthy and obese? In one of the largest studies to date, researchers quantified the number of U.S. adults who are overweight or obese but don’t have typical …

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Severely Obese Kids May Face Higher Heart Risks Than Thought

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By Randy DotingaHealthDay Reporter MONDAY, March 2, 2015 (HealthDay News) — Extremely obese children — such as those at least 100 pounds overweight — are in deeper trouble in terms of heart disease risks than doctors have thought, new research suggests. In the study, about half the children suffered from …

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Obese Couples Risk Lower Fertility

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Latest Diet & Weight Management News Study Shows Weight of Both Partners May Affect Conception By Salynn Boyles WebMD Health News Reviewed By Louise Chang, MD March 7, 2007 — A couple trying to conceive may face an extra challenge when both the man and the …

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Could Olive Oil Help Keep Stroke at Bay for Obese Americans?

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By Amy NortonHealthDay Reporter THURSDAY, March 7, 2019 (HealthDay News) — If you’re obese and you want to do your heart a favor, try adding some olive oil to your diet. So suggests new research, which found that healthy but severely obese patients who ate olive oil at least once …

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Babies Born to Obese Women Show Thicker Arteries: Study

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WEDNESDAY, Feb. 27 (HealthDay News) — Infants born to obese women typically have a thickening of a key heart vessel that seems tied to their mom’s excess weight, a new study shows. The walls of a major heart vessel, the aorta, are already thicker in these babies than is seen …

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