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No Association Between Vitiligo and Obesity: A Case-control Study

Conclusion: In this study, vitiligo did not appear to be associated with a high body mass index: obesity might not be a risk factor for vitiligo, in contrast to most autoimmune diseases which are significantly associated with obesity.
Source: Medical Principles and Practice - Category: Internal Medicine Source Type: research

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The objective of present paper was to review the therapeutic options for metabolic syndrome and its components, the available evidence related to their cardiovascular benefits, and to evaluate the extent to which they should influence the guidelines for clinical practice. Areas covered: A Medline literature search was performed to identify clinical trials and meta-analyses related to the therapy of dyslipidemia, arterial hypertension, glucose metabolism and obesity published in the past decade. Expert commentary: Our recommendation for first-line pharmacological are statins for dyslipidemia, renin-angiotensin-aldosteron sy...
Source: Expert Review of Clinical Pharmacology - Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Tags: Expert Rev Clin Pharmacol Source Type: research
Conclusions: Patients after HSCT require long-term surveillance for the detection of endocrine and metabolic disorders. Nonmyeloablative conditioning regimens may reduce the incidence of these complications.Horm Res Paediatr
Source: Hormone Research in Paediatrics - Category: Endocrinology Source Type: research
According to a study inThe Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism, irregular periods and increased levels of androgens are not linked to a higher diabetes risk in overweight women.Healio
Source: Society for Endocrinology - Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news
ConclusionThe increased risk of adverse pregnancy outcomes in South Asian women should be considered in guidelines for weight management before and during pregnancy.
Source: Obesity Reviews - Category: Eating Disorders & Weight Management Authors: Tags: Obesity/Pregnancy Outcomes Source Type: research
This paper looks at the complex association between sedentary behaviors and pediatric obesity.Exercise and Sport Sciences Reviews
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology Journal Article Source Type: news
Conclusion The study revealed a high prevalence of overweight and an inadequacy of food consumption among children. The finding that adolescent mothers and/or mothers with more schooling tend to offer inadequate food to children may favor the definition of specific educational strategies.RESUMO Objetivo Analisar o perfil alimentar, o estado nutricional e a influ ência das características maternas sobre o consumo alimentar de lactentes ao final do primeiro ano de vida. Métodos Trata-se de um estudo transversal aninhado a uma coorte de gestantes que avaliou crianças com idade média de 12,1 m...
Source: Revista de Nutricao - Category: Nutrition Source Type: research
Conclusion Priority nutrition actions and interventions are needed to be developed in Esmeraldas adult population.RESUMO Objetivo Analisar o estado nutricional da popula ção adulta de Esmeraldas utilizando medições antropométricas, o aporte dietético de macro e micronutrientes, e a estimação da adequação da ingestão de nutrientes por ingestão diária de referência hispânicos, juntamente com sexo e idade. Métodos Os dados de ingestão de nutrientes fo ram obtidos através de uma entrevista pessoal com a a...
Source: Revista de Nutricao - Category: Nutrition Source Type: research
Conclusion The co-occurrence of behavioral risk factors was observed to be higher among girls, Caucasian adolescents, and private school students, as well as, among smokers, alcohol users and adolescents with sedentary habits and a high consumption of ultra-processed foods.RESUMO Objetivo Examinar a frequ ência de fatores de risco comportamentais para doenças crônicas não transmissíveis, de forma isolada e agrupados, e sua associação com variáveis sociodemográficas em adolescentes. Métodos Participaram 1.039 adolescentes do ensino médio de escolas p...
Source: Revista de Nutricao - Category: Nutrition Source Type: research
Conclusion It is indicated that the obesity of children is affected by self-efficacy levels, social anxiety, and the parental feeding style.RESUMO Objetivo Analisar o efeito dos estilos de alimenta ção parental e da auto-eficácia das crianças e da ansiedade social na obesidade adolescente. Métodos As amostras deste estudo descritivo e transversal foram coletadas usando um método de amostragem simples. O grupo de estudo era composto por 649 estudantes de escolas secundárias turcas e seu s pais. Três escolas secundárias foram selecionadas nas áreas rural e ...
Source: Revista de Nutricao - Category: Nutrition Source Type: research
Conclusion: Vitiligo patients showed a better lipid profile, with higher levels of high-density lipoprotein cholesterol and lower TGs and WC values. In patients with vitiligo, increased insulin levels and insulin resistance may be related to other mechanisms than obesity, such as production of cytokines or autoimmune reaction to melanocytes. Further large-scale studies are needed to confirm these findings.
Source: Journal of the Egyptian Women’s Dermatologic Society - Category: Dermatology Tags: Original articles Source Type: research
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