Tag Archives: Obesity

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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Weight Loss: How Melinjo Fruit May Help Manage Obesity And Diabetes (Study)

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Melinjo fruit in mostly found in Southeast Asia. Melinjo fruit comes from a tree of the same name, mostly found in Southeast Asia, more so in Indonesia.  The fruit, flowers, and leaves of Melinjo tree form a major part of traditional meals in many of these areas. Apart from it …

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Excess Sugar Intake Increases Risk Of Death Irrespective Of Your Weight: Study

Excess Sugar Intake Increases Risk Of Death Irrespective Of Your Weight: Study

Whether you are obese or not, eating excess sugar will prove harmful to your health, a recent study reveals. A new research in fruit flies indicates that high consumption of sugar may kill you irrespective of your body weight, and that the risk of early death is unrelated to metabolic …

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Bacteria Mix in Guts of Babies Predicts Obesity

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By Kathleen DohenyHealthDay Reporter FRIDAY, March 7 (HealthDay News) — The mix of bacteria in a baby’s gut may predict whether that infant will become overweight or obese later in life, a new study suggests. Babies with high numbers of bifidobacteria and low numbers of Staphylococcus aureus may be protected …

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Obesity May Raise Girls’ Risk of Asthma, Allergies

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By Alan MozesHealthDay Reporter MONDAY, March 6, 2017 (HealthDay News) — Obese girls may face a significantly higher risk for developing allergies, a new study suggests. But the researchers found the opposite was true for obese boys: They may actually face a slightly diminished risk for asthma, food allergies and …

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Obesity in Pregnancy Tied to Cerebral Palsy Risk in Kids

News Picture: Obesity in Pregnancy Tied to Cerebral Palsy Risk in Kids

Latest Diet & Weight Management News By Steven ReinbergHealthDay Reporter TUESDAY, March 7, 2017 (HealthDay News) — Women who are overweight or obese during pregnancy may be increasing the chances that their baby could be born with cerebral palsy, a new study suggests. Researchers looked at information on …

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Consuming Avocado Daily May Keep Obesity-Related Issue At Bay: Try These Delicious Avocado Recipes

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Highlights Avocados have high-fat content Avocados are power-packed with antioxidants Eating avocados can have measurable impacts on cognitive performance Gone are those days when the ‘fatty fruit’ avocado only promoted weight loss. A new study has stated that it also helps in improving cognitive functions in obese adults. Much has …

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Belly Fat Ups Older Women’s Heart Risks, Even Without Obesity

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THURSDAY, March 7, 2019 (American Heart Association News) — Bad news for women who carry fat around their waist rather than on their thighs: New research finds that postmenopausal women shaped like apples are at higher risk for stroke and heart attack than their pear-shaped counterparts. Several recent studies have …

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Genetic Tweak Helps Mice Avoid Cancer, Obesity: Study

PSA Test Affected By Obesity, Hide Prostate Cancer

By Randy DotingaHealthDay Reporter TUESDAY, March 6 (HealthDay News) — New research offers potential insight into the connection between cancer, obesity and longevity in humans by showing that genetically modified mice live longer, skinnier and almost cancer-free lives. There are quite a few differences between mice and humans, especially in …

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Obesity Rates Triple in Canada

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Latest Diet & Weight Management News WEDNESDAY, March 5, 2014 (HealthDay News) — Like their neighbors to the south, Canadians are getting fat. A new study reports that obesity rates in the country tripled in less than three decades, and estimates that more than one in five Canadians …

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