The ‘obesity paradox’ is nonsense, a new study reveals

A new study from New York University finds the fatal flaw in the development of the 'obesity paradox,' showing that being fatter does not improve survival rates for those with heart diseases.
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(Reuters Health) - For preventing health problems in obese patients, intensive behavioral interventions focused on improving things like eating and exercise habits may be the best prescription, U.S. doctors advise.
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ConclusionOur study was also able demonstrate how effective revisional surgery is, when genetics are accounted for, with our results showing RYGB as a revisional procedure being superior to the other options.
Source: International Journal of Surgery Case Reports - Category: Surgery Source Type: research
CONCLUSIONS: IIH occurrence within a family is more common than previously believed, and its incidence in families is more common than in the general population. The clinical course appears to be similar in family members. Our findings suggest a genetic predisposition. Further investigation of familial cases may yield useful information on the pathogenesis and genetic nature of this condition. PMID: 30221869 [PubMed - in process]
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Conclusions: The F/L mass ratio was a useful surrogate marker of nutritional and inflammatory status, and an independent predictor of cardiac events and all-cause mortality, in patients undergoing HD.Ann Nutr Metab 2018;73:241 –249
Source: Annals of Nutrition and Metabolism - Category: Nutrition Source Type: research
Conclusion: This study indicates that half of school children comply with the health-based guidelines for PA and sedentary behavior. Our findings also suggest that obesity was associated with decrease in PA in Tunisian children.Ann Nutr Metab 2018;73:234 –240
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ConclusionsUnlike previous studies, we found no difference in early complication rates between LRYGB and LSG in a comparable cohort when performed by a surgeon with sufficient experience in bariatric surgery.
Source: Annals of Medicine and Surgery - Category: General Medicine Source Type: research
Conclusion: AOCLF is still commonly misdiagnosed as ALF. While clinical outcome does not significantly differ between ALF and AOCLF, risk factors for adverse outcome may significantly differ between these entities.Dig Dis
Source: Digestive Diseases - Category: Gastroenterology Source Type: research
Condition:   Obesity, Childhood Intervention:   Other: Correlation between resting respiratory parameters and cardio-respiratory parameters at exercise Sponsor:   Centre Hospitalier Universitaire de Besancon Recruiting
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Conditions:   Weight Change, Body;   Weight Loss;   Weight Gain;   Lipolysis;   Adipose Tissue;   Human;   Obesity;   Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus Intervention:   Sponsors:   Karolinska University Hospital;   Karolinska Institutet Not yet recruiting
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Conditions:   Obesity;   Overweight Interventions:   Drug: Orlistat 120Mg Cap;   Drug: Phentermine Pill Sponsor:   Gangnam Severance Hospital Not yet recruiting
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