The mediating role of sleep in the relationship between Indigenous status and body mass index in Australian school-aged children.

CONCLUSIONS: Sleep duration plays an important mediating role in the relationship between Indigenous status and BMI in this Australian sample. Modification of sleep duration for Indigenous children may lead to longer-term positive health outcomes. PMID: 30471159 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: Rural Remote Health - Category: Rural Health Authors: Tags: J Paediatr Child Health Source Type: research

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CONCLUSION: MS is beneficial where the main aim is to attain a significant and long-lasting weight loss results. The RCTs have depicted the superiority which surgical mechanisms hold over medically based therapy, for enhancing glycaemic control, and achieving remission of diabetes. This type of surgery improves life quality, reduces incidences of other obesity and diabetes relating diseases like microvascular illness, sleep apnea, fatal disorder, and fatty liver disease. PMID: 32077829 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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WEDNESDAY, Feb. 19, 2020 -- More frequent exposure to late sleep is associated with increases in adiposity in children aged 2 to 6 years, especially among those with overweight and/or obese parents, according to a study published online Feb. 18 in...
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The objective of this research article was to assess the trend of hospitalization, epidemiological characteristics and economic burden in the young adult, aged 18–45 years, presenting with atrial fibrillation.MethodsHospitalization data from the National Inpatient Sample between 2005 and 2015 were used to analyze prevalence of risk factors and financial burden in young adults with atrial fibrillation.ResultsFrom 2005 to 2015, a total of 260,080 admissions were included in the study. From 2005 to 2015, there was a decreasing trend of total admissions with atrial fibrillation among the age group of 18–45 years co...
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Obesity is a growing health problem that has become a global epidemic. Serial population studies showed similarly in Malaysia, the prevalence of obesity increased rapidly in the last decade. Currently, bariatric surgery is the most effective treatment in patients with morbid obesity. Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) is the most common type of sleep-related breathing disorder seen in obesity.
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TUESDAY, Feb. 18, 2020 -- Little ones who stay up late may have a higher risk of becoming overweight by the time they are school-age, a new study suggests. Researchers found that young children who routinely got to sleep after 9 p.m. tended to gain...
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International Journal of Obesity, Published online: 18 February 2020; doi:10.1038/s41366-020-0549-zObesity, sleep apnea, and cancer
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Conclusion: This study demonstrates that BMI and NC have a strong association with difficult airway in obese patients and are inversely related to SAT. Amongst these NC is the single most important predictor of difficult airway in obese and should be used as a screening tool.
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(Columbia University Irving Medical Center) A new study suggests that for women, poor sleep could contribute to unhealthy food choices, increasing the risk of obesity and heart disease.
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Publication date: Available online 14 February 2020Source: Anaesthesia Critical Care &Pain MedicineAuthor(s): Audrey De Jong, Amélie Rollé, François-Régis Souche, Olfa Yengui, Daniel Verzilli, Gérald Chanques, David Nocca, Emmanuel Futier, Samir JaberAbstractThe obese patient is at risk of perioperative complications including difficult airway access (intubation, difficult or impossible ventilation), and postextubation acute respiratory failure due to the formation of atelectases or to airway obstruction. The association of obstructive sleep apnoea syndrome (OSA) with obesity is very ...
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