Evaluation of behaviour of an obese human body model in frontal sled tests - Joodaki H, Gepner B, Katagiri M, Kerrigan J.
The goal of this study was to assess the behaviour of an obese Human Body Model (HBM) in frontal sled tests. The results of rear-seat sled tests with an obese (BMI = 35) Post Mortem Human Surrogate (PMHS) were used to evaluate the performance of the obese ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 4, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Engineering, Physics, Structural Soundness and Failure Source Type: news

Diagnostic accuracy of the Berlin questionnaire and the NoSAS score in detecting risk for obstructive sleep apnea in rotating shift workers - de Menezes J únior LAA, Fajardo VC, do Nascimento Neto RM, de Freitas SN, de Oliveira FLP, Pimenta FAP, Machado-Coelho GLL, Meireles AL.
BACKGROUND: Data on the validity of tools for sleep apnea risk detection in rotating shift workers are limited. The aim was to evaluate the Berlin questionnaire (BQ) and the Neck, Obesity, Snoring, Age, Sex (NoSAS) score for the detection of obstructive sl... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 4, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Distraction, Fatigue, Chronobiology, Vigilance, Workload Source Type: news

Bullying experiences, body esteem, body dissatisfaction, and the moderating role of weight status among adolescents - Fowler LA, Kracht CL, Denstel KD, Stewart TM, Staiano AE.
INTRODUCTION: The present study examined the relationships between bullying victimization experiences, body esteem (BE), and body dissatisfaction (BD) by obesity status. METHODS: Using a cross-sectional design, adolescents (10-16y) from the U.S. co... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 4, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Obesity With Cardiometabolic Abnormalities Tied to Cognitive Decline
TUESDAY, Aug. 3, 2021 -- For Hispanics/Latinos, central obesity in the presence of cardiometabolic abnormality is associated with poorer cognitive trajectories, according to a study recently published in the Journal of Alzheimer's Disease. Ariana... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - August 3, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Incidence and outcomes of eating disorders during the COVID-19 pandemic, British Journal of Psychiatry
Summary There are concerns that eating disorders have become commoner during the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic. Using the electronic health records of 5.2 million people aged under 30, mostly in the USA, we show that the diagnostic incidence was 15.3% higher in 2020 overall compared with previous years (relative risk 1.15, 95% CI 1.12 −1.19). The relative risk increased steadily from March 2020 onwards, exceeding 1.5 by the end of the year. The increase occurred solely in females, and primarily related to teenagers and anorexia nervosa. A higher proportion of patients with eating disorders in 2020 had ...
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - August 3, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Exercise and cutting 250 calories a day improves obese over-60s' heart health, study finds
Cutting 250 calories rather than 600 was linked with improvement in heart health, researchers at Wake Forest School of Medicine in North Carolina revealed in 'surprising' findings. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - August 2, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Exercise, Moderate Caloric Restriction Improves Aortic Stiffness in Obese Older Adults
MONDAY, Aug. 2, 2021 -- Combining aerobic exercise with moderate caloric restriction (CR) results in greater improvements in proximal aortic stiffness among obese older adults, according to a study published online Aug. 2 in Circulation. Tina E.... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - August 2, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Just 250 Fewer Calories Per Day Brings Big Health Rewards for Obese Seniors
MONDAY, Aug. 2, 2021 -- Seniors, it may be easier than you think to undo the damage of decades of bad eating and precious little exercise. New research shows that cutting just 250 calories a day and exercising moderately could lead to not only... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - August 2, 2021 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Just 250 Fewer Calories Per Day Brings Big Health Rewards for Obese Seniors
Title: Just 250 Fewer Calories Per Day Brings Big Health Rewards for Obese SeniorsCategory: Health NewsCreated: 8/2/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 8/2/2021 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Senior Health General)
Source: MedicineNet Senior Health General - August 2, 2021 Category: Geriatrics Source Type: news

Exercising During Pregnancy Protects Mouse Offspring
Obese mice that exercised while pregnant gave birth to pups that grew up free of the metabolic issues present in the adult young of sedentary obese mothers —possibly by staving off epigenetic changes... (Source: The Scientist)
Source: The Scientist - August 1, 2021 Category: Science Tags: The Literature Magazine Issue Source Type: news

Diabetes Drug's New Weight Loss Formula Fuels Cost-Benefit Debate Diabetes Drug's New Weight Loss Formula Fuels Cost-Benefit Debate
Diabetes drugs are being reformulated and renamed as new obesity treatments. Medicare currently doesn't cover the latter, and private insurers will have to decide if the cost is worth the benefit.Kaiser Health News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - July 30, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

Digital risks and adolescents: the relationships between digital game addiction, emotional eating, and aggression - Caner N, Evgin D.
Nowadays, weight gain and obesity are major health-threatening issues for children. Emotional eating, a negative health condition that can lead to obesity in children, is a defence mechanism for coping with negative emotions. This cross-sectional study aim... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 28, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

' Staggering' Increase in Global Dementia Cases Predicted by 2050'Staggering' Increase in Global Dementia Cases Predicted by 2050
Increased access to education around the world may help drive down dementia cases, but the gains could be wiped out by increases in smoking, obesity, and diabetes, experts say.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape FamilyMedicine Headlines)
Source: Medscape FamilyMedicine Headlines - July 28, 2021 Category: Primary Care Tags: Psychiatry News Source Type: news

Obesity Treatment in Mental Illness: Is Semaglutide a Game Changer? Obesity Treatment in Mental Illness: Is Semaglutide a Game Changer?
Dr Dinah Miller discusses psychiatrists'important role in obesity care, an often overlooked aspect of the profession.Medscape Psychiatry (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - July 28, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Psychiatry Commentary Source Type: news

Children of obese mothers at risk of developing schizophrenia and drug addiction - study
MORE than half of all UK adults are classed as being overweight or obese - that's over 35 million people. In past years, this has become more common among pregnant women, with a prevalence of up to 25 percent in Europe. A study has now found that maternal weight during the pregnancy can have long-term repercussions on the health of the unborn baby, with extreme cases resulting in drug addiction and schizophrenia. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - July 27, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Maternal Obesity May Up Risk for Future Liver Disease in Offspring
TUESDAY, July 27, 2021 -- There is a strong association between maternal weight and future nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) in offspring, according to a study published online July 18 in the Journal of Hepatology. Hannes Hagström,... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - July 27, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Mom's Weight-Loss Surgery Lowers Many Pregnancy Complications, Raises Others
TUESDAY, July 27, 2021 -- Weight-loss surgery can be a double-edged sword for obese women who want to shed pounds before becoming pregnant: New research shows it lowers the risk of some complications, but it may increase the risk of... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - July 27, 2021 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

AstraZeneca and Regeneron to research, develop and commercialise new small molecule medicines for obesity
AstraZeneca has entered into a collaboration with Regeneron to research, develop and commercialise small molecule compounds directed against the GPR75 target with the potential to treat obesity and related co-morbidities. (Source: World Pharma News)
Source: World Pharma News - July 27, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Tags: Featured AstraZeneca Business and Industry Source Type: news

What Causes Eating Disorders in Women?
Title: What Causes Eating Disorders in Women?Category: Diseases and ConditionsCreated: 7/27/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 7/27/2021 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Womens Health General)
Source: MedicineNet Womens Health General - July 27, 2021 Category: OBGYN Source Type: news

Call to Action: Experts Urge Coordinated Care for'NASH Epidemic'Call to Action: Experts Urge Coordinated Care for'NASH Epidemic '
Call for doctors in primary care, hepatology, obesity medicine, endocrinology, and diabetology to stop working in silos and develop multidisciplinary teams to tackle nonalcoholic fatty liver disease.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Gastroenterology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Gastroenterology Headlines - July 26, 2021 Category: Gastroenterology Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

EVE SIMMONS: Why a Frosties sugar tax will not tackle childhood obesity
Throughout my childhood, my mornings began with a bowl of cereal. My older brother Sam would opt for Frosties. But I was a Coco Pops girl, writes Mail on Sunday assistant health editor EVE SIMMONS. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - July 24, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Younger Adults With HIV Have Higher CVD Risk but Low ASCVD Scores Younger Adults With HIV Have Higher CVD Risk but Low ASCVD Scores
Even without traditional cardiovascular risks factors such as smoking and obesity, people under 40 with HIV have substantially higher CVD risks than the general public.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines - July 23, 2021 Category: Cardiology Tags: HIV/AIDS News Source Type: news

How Olympians Are Fighting to Put Athletes ’ Mental Health First
Jackson Avenue is the main road that cuts through Oxford, Miss. At its northern limit, it circles the Ole Miss campus where Raven Saunders had spent the past three years as a student athlete. At its western end, Jackson splits into a T junction populated by a cluster of familiar American fast food restaurants and retail chains: a Walmart Supercenter, a Home Depot, a Popeye’s, a Chick-Fil-A. Saunders, a senior at University of Mississippi and a star shot putter on the school’s track and field team, knew the intersection well. Turn right, and the road led home. Turn left, and the highway hugged a steep drop-off f...
Source: TIME: Health - July 22, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Alice Park Tags: Uncategorized olympics Tokyo Olympics Source Type: news

Bidirectional impact of cardiovascular disease, cancer in Blacks focus of new AHA center
(Medical College of Georgia at Augusta University) Cardiovascular disease and cancer, the nation's top two killers, share common ground like obesity and chronic inflammation, as well as a disproportionate impact on Black Americans. A new American Heart Association-funded center at the Medical College of Georgia is working to better understand the bidirectional dynamic, including how to intervene when, for example, cancer treatment itself results in heart problems. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - July 22, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

ASMBS Foundation awards research grants for studies related to COVID-19 & obesity
(ASMBS Foundation) The ASMBS Foundation has awarded two research grants to study the effects of obesity on COVID-19 infections in adolescents and the increasing use of cannabis during and after the pandemic and its potential impact on weight loss outcomes following bariatric surgery. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - July 22, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Eating disorders: The terrible impact of the pandemic on the young
Admissions soared during the pandemic, and NHS bosses warn they are running out of beds. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - July 22, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Living with Obesity? Get Your COVID Vaccine Now, Experts Say Living with Obesity? Get Your COVID Vaccine Now, Experts Say
Rates of vaccination against COVID-19 are lowest in states with a high prevalence of obesity, say experts in the field, as they urge their patients to take any of the approved COVID-19 vaccines.WebMD Health News (Source: Medscape Infectious Diseases Headlines)
Source: Medscape Infectious Diseases Headlines - July 21, 2021 Category: Infectious Diseases Tags: Infectious Diseases News Source Type: news

Living with Obesity? Get Your COVID Vaccine Now, Experts Say
Rates of vaccination against COVID-19 are lowest in states with a high prevalence of obesity, say experts in the field, as they urge their patients to take any of the approved COVID-19 vaccines. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - July 21, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

How Weight Training Burns Fat
A cellular chat after your workout may explain in part why weight training burns fat. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - July 21, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Gretchen Reynolds Tags: Exercise Muscles Obesity Mice Research Weight Lifting FASEB Journal Source Type: news

Lifting Weights? Your Fat Cells Would Like to Have a Word
A cellular chat after your workout may explain in part why weight training burns fat. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - July 21, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Gretchen Reynolds Tags: Exercise Muscles Obesity Mice Research Weight Lifting FASEB Journal Source Type: news

Obese Britons with long Covid put on radical low-calorie diets to see if it can cure condition
Glasgow University researchers will recruit 200 overweight and obese Britons who have survived Covid, but are debilitated by lingering symptoms months later. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - July 20, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Research shows employer-based weight management program with access to anti-obesity medications results in greater weight loss
(Cleveland Clinic) Research Shows Employer-Based Weight Management Program With Access To Anti-Obesity Medications Results in Greater Weight Loss Clinical trial was conducted in the real-world setting of a workplace health plan A Cleveland Clinic study demonstrates that adults with obesity lost significantly more weight when they had access to medications for chronic weight management in conjunction with their employer-based weight management program, compared to adults who did not have access to the medications. The study was published in JAMA Network Open. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - July 20, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Study: Extreme adiposity associated with obesity starts with inflammation in the brain
(Natural News) Obesity is a metabolic disease that is now considered to be an epidemic. In the United States, obesity is a major contributor to some of the leading causes of death among Americans, which include heart disease, diabetes and some types of cancer. The main defining feature of obesity is the excessive accumulation and... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - July 19, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

You ’re Missing Microbes. But Is ‘Rewilding’ the Way to Get Them Back?
The science behind the idea of restoring the intestinal microbiome to an ancestral state is shaky, skeptics say, and in some cases unethical. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - July 19, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Gina Kolata Tags: Hadza Tribe Microbiology Digestive Tract Diet and Nutrition Feces Bowels Obesity Fiber (Dietary) Immune System Sonnenburg, Justin L Leach, Jeff Tanzania Research Probiotics Bacteria Science (Journal) Source Type: news

Obese woman became anorexic in just 15 months after dropping to just 7.5st
Natalie Bradley, 32, from Radcliffe, Manchester, would spend hours exercising every day day, walking up to 50,000 steps, and became obsessed with losing weight. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - July 19, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Obesity and work-related injuries among farmers in Kentucky, Tennessee, and West Virginia - Hunsucker S, Reed DB.
BACKGROUND: Obesity is a recognized risk factor for work-related injuries (WRI). Despite the inherent safety hazards associated with farm work, research on obesity among farmers is limited giving little guidance to occupational health providers on obesity ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 17, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

Restrictive Eating Disorders Up Among Teens During Pandemic
For first 12 months of pandemic, number of admissions at children's hospital more than double for same period in previous three years (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry - July 16, 2021 Category: Psychiatry Tags: Family Medicine, Pediatrics, Psychiatry, Journal, Source Type: news

Restrictive Eating Disorders Up Among Teens During Pandemic
FRIDAY, July 16, 2021 -- During the COVID-19 pandemic, there was a significant increase in medical admissions related to restrictive eating disorders among adolescents, according to a study published online July 8 in Pediatrics. Alana K. Otto, M.D.,... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - July 16, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

We ’ll soon know more about our bodies than ever before – but are we ready? | Daniel M Davis
Tests could show the probability of illnesses occurring in five, 10 or 20 years, with huge moral and ethical implicationsWe ’re soon going to have to make our own choices about social distancing, wearing masks and travel. When the legal enforcement of rules is lifted, the way in which each of us deals with the risk of Covid-19 will be down to personal judgment. But how well equipped are we to make these decisions?Graphs and data can help explain things, but what ’s also needed is a deep understanding of how science works, and, perhaps most important of all, a sense of how to weigh up the odds of coming down wit...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - July 16, 2021 Category: Science Authors: Daniel M Davis Tags: Medical research Science Biology Psychology Cancer research Health Health policy Society UK news Source Type: news

Hacer pesas ayuda a prevenir la obesidad
Las personas que regularmente hacen ejercicios para fortalecer los m úsculos tienen entre 20 y 30 por ciento menos probabilidades de ser obesas con el tiempo. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - July 16, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Gretchen Reynolds Tags: Exercise Weight Lifting Obesity Muscles Iowa State University PLoS Medicine (Journal) Source Type: news

Admissions for Eating Disorders Double in Pandemic Admissions for Eating Disorders Double in Pandemic
Medical admissions for adolescents with restrictive eating disorders more than doubled at one hospital during the first 12 months of the COVID-19 pandemic, relative to prior years, a study shows.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - July 15, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Pediatrics News Source Type: news

¿Quieres controlar tu peso? Levantar pesas podría ayudarte
Las personas que regularmente hacen ejercicios para fortalecer los m úsculos tienen entre 20 y 30 por ciento menos probabilidades de ser obesas con el tiempo. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - July 15, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Gretchen Reynolds Tags: Exercise Weight Lifting Obesity Muscles Iowa State University PLoS Medicine (Journal) Source Type: news

Dr Hilary's urgent plea to alter the obesity crisis - 'it's crippling the NHS'
DR HILARY called attention to the "epidemic" of obesity - the risk factor for diabetes, heart disease, and stroke. "We need to do something urgently to alter the obesity crisis we have," he said live on Good Morning Britain. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - July 15, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Early intervention in schools needed to address Malta's obesity crisis
(Staffordshire University) A new study by the University of Malta and Staffordshire University highlights an urgent need for change in the curriculum and demonstrates how introducing longer, more frequent and more physically intense PE lessons can significantly improve children's weight and overall health. Malta currently has one of the highest rates of obesity worldwide with 40% of primary and 42.6% of secondary school children being overweight or obese. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - July 15, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Fecal Transplantation and Fiber Improves Insulin in Obesity Fecal Transplantation and Fiber Improves Insulin in Obesity
"The potential for improving human health through the microbiome is immense. We are only scratching the surface at the moment," says the lead author of small new study.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Gastroenterology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Gastroenterology Headlines - July 14, 2021 Category: Gastroenterology Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

Teens Hospitalized With Eating Disorders Rose During Pandemic
New research suggests more than twice as many young people were hospitalized with eating disorders in the first 12 months of the COVID-19 surge in the U.S. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - July 13, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Hospitalizations for Teens With Eating Disorders Rose Sharply During Pandemic
(Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry - July 13, 2021 Category: Psychiatry Tags: Nursing, Pediatrics, Psychiatry, Nutrition, News, Source Type: news

Effects of Two Dietary Strategies in Subjects With NAFLD Effects of Two Dietary Strategies in Subjects With NAFLD
This study evaluated and compared the outcomes of two personalized energy-restricted dietary strategies in overweight and obese subjects with NAFLD.Liver International (Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines - July 13, 2021 Category: Surgery Tags: Gastroenterology Journal Article Source Type: news

Study: Up to 1 in 5 people with COVID-19 in U.S. needs hospital care
Nearly one in five people with confirmed COVID-19 in the United States requires hospital care for the disease, with those with pre-existing health such as dementia or obesity at higher risk for serious illness. (Source: Health News - UPI.com)
Source: Health News - UPI.com - July 13, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Hospitalizations for Teens With Eating Disorders Rose Sharply During Pandemic
TUESDAY, July 13, 2021 -- The pandemic may have triggered yet another burgeoning health problem: New research suggests that more than twice as many young people as is normal were hospitalized with eating disorders in the first 12 months of the... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - July 13, 2021 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news