In Breast Cancer Survivors, Obesity Raises Odds for Cancer ’ s Return
(Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - April 19, 2021 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Family Medicine, Oncology, Research, Sports Medicine, Nutrition, News, Source Type: news

Obesity Raises Odds for Breast Cancer's Return
A new study found that breast cancer survivors who are overweight have a statistically significant increased risk of developing a second primary cancer – one not connected to their previous cancer. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - April 19, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

In Breast Cancer Survivors, Obesity Raises Odds for Cancer's Return
MONDAY, April 19, 2021 -- Most people know obesity can lead to diabetes or heart disease, but excess weight can play a role in cancer, too, researchers say. A new study found that breast cancer survivors who are overweight have a statistically... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - April 19, 2021 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

AGA Guidelines: Intragastric Balloons in Obesity Management AGA Guidelines: Intragastric Balloons in Obesity Management
For patients with obesity, the combination of intragastric balloon placement and lifestyle modifications may be preferable to lifestyle modifications alone, according to new guidelines.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Gastroenterology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Gastroenterology Headlines - April 19, 2021 Category: Gastroenterology Tags: Gastroenterology News Source Type: news

The manifestation of emotional distress: correlations between self-compassion and self-mutilation in Brazilian women with disordered eating behavior - de Oliveira J, Cord ás TA.
This study aims to evaluate the relationship between SMB and Self-compassion. ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 19, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Risk Factor Prevalence, Injury Occurrence Source Type: news

In Breast Cancer Survivors, Obesity Raises Odds for Cancer's Return
Title: In Breast Cancer Survivors, Obesity Raises Odds for Cancer's ReturnCategory: Health NewsCreated: 4/19/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 4/19/2021 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Cancer General)
Source: MedicineNet Cancer General - April 19, 2021 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

Myocardial Injury After Surgery-Is Slightly Heavier Better? Myocardial Injury After Surgery-Is Slightly Heavier Better?
Might a higher BMI offer protection from myocardial injury after noncardiac surgery? A new study examines this"obesity paradox."Anesthesia & Analgesia (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - April 19, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Anesthesiology Journal Article Source Type: news

Obesity Impact on Adverse Outcomes After Lumbar Spine Fusion Obesity Impact on Adverse Outcomes After Lumbar Spine Fusion
Are obese spinal fusion patients at a greater risk for adverse outcomes after surgery?Spine (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - April 19, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Orthopaedics Journal Article Source Type: news

Patients who are obese or overweight are at risk for a more severe course of COVID-19
(Radboud University Medical Center) COVID-19 patients who are overweight or obese are more likely to develop a more severe infection than patients of healthy weight, and they require oxygen and invasive mechanical ventilation more often. There is no increased risk of death . These conclusions, for which more than 7,000 patients were studied, appear from international research in eleven countries, including the Netherlands (Radboud university medical center). (Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases)
Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases - April 19, 2021 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

How Big Brother star was released from hospital 12 hours before she died weighing less than 31kg
Tragic Big Brother star Nikki Grahame was the victim of a series of care failures that led to her 'entirely avoidable' death from anorexia, those closest to the 38-year-old have claimed. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - April 18, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

The NHS failings that cost Nikki Grahame her life
Tragic Big Brother star Nikki Grahame was the victim of a series of NHS care failures that led to her 'entirely avoidable' death from anorexia, those closest to the 38-year-old have claimed. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - April 18, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

A qualitative study of the accessibility of a typical UK town cycle network to disabled cyclists - Cox B, Bartle C.
Introduction Cycling offers significant benefits for disabled people in the form of independent mobility and improved management of chronic health conditions, such as heart disease, diabetes and obesity through increased physical activity. However, disabl... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 17, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

Grandmaternal DDT Exposure Tied to Granddaughter Early Menarche, Obesity
o,p'- DDT exposure in normal - weight, but not overweight or obese, grandmothers linked to obesity in granddaughters (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - April 16, 2021 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Endocrinology, Family Medicine, Gynecology, Internal Medicine, Oncology, Pathology, Pediatrics, Journal, Source Type: news

Grandmaternal DDT Exposure Tied to Granddaughter Early Menarche, Obesity
FRIDAY, April 16, 2021 -- Grandmaternal perinatal serum dichlorodiphenyltrichloroethane (DDT) is associated with granddaughter adult obesity and early menarche, according to a study published online April 14 in Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers&... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - April 16, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Obesity kills 31,000 people a year as millions of Brits are overweight
NEARLY 31,000 people are dying from obesity-triggered strokes and heart attacks every year - leading to renewed calls for ministers to curb junk food advertising. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - April 16, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

How Dare There Be Effective Drugs for Obesity? How Dare There Be Effective Drugs for Obesity?
When it comes to obesity, it seems many would prefer that no effective pharmaceutical treatments exist, says Dr Yoni Freedhoff.Medscape Diabetes & Endocrinology (Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines - April 15, 2021 Category: Cardiology Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology Commentary Source Type: news

Stress Not Always a Trigger for Relapse in Eating Disorders: Study
(Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry - April 15, 2021 Category: Psychiatry Tags: Neurology, Pediatrics, Psychiatry, Nutrition, Preventive Medicine, News, Source Type: news

Stress Not Always a Trigger for Relapse in Eating Disorders
Findings challenge a common theory that's never been directly tested in patients, according to the study authors. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - April 15, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Bingeing, Stress Snacking: How the Pandemic Is Changing Eating Habits
THURSDAY, April 15, 2021 -- Americans'eating habits have changed for the worse during the COVID-19 pandemic, including an increase in eating disorders, researchers say. For their study, the University of Minnesota team analyzed information gathered... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - April 15, 2021 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Stress Not Always a Trigger for Relapse in Eating Disorders: Study
THURSDAY, April 15, 2021 -- Stress does not trigger binge eating in people with eating disorders, new research suggests. The findings challenge a common theory that's never been directly tested in patients, according to the study authors. Their... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - April 15, 2021 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

$3M awarded to orthopedics researcher to study role of gut microbiome on osteoarthritis
(University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus) Michael Zuscik, Ph.D., Mack Clayton professor and vice chair of research in the Department of Orthopedics at the University of Colorado School of Medicine and director of the Colorado Program for Musculoskeletal Research, received a $3.175-million grant from the National Institutes of Health to analyze the link between the gut microbiome and osteoarthritis in the obese context and investigate whether strategies that shape the gut microbiome can halt or reverse the progression of the disease. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - April 15, 2021 Category: Biology Source Type: news

Brain imaging with CT, MRI in kidney cancer patients finds metastases
Baseline brain imaging using CT or MRI in patients with metastatic kidney cance...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: CT results in COVID-19 patients predict abnormal brain MRI findings CT-guided renal ablation is safe for treating cancer in obese patients MRI leads the way in neuroimaging innovation MGH researchers develop portable MRI scanner Working group uses MRI to analyze brain trauma (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - April 14, 2021 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Weight linked to risk of second cancer after breast cancer
Breast cancer survivors who are overweight have a higher risk of developin...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Thoracic CT shows promise for monitoring health of obese patients CT-guided renal ablation is safe for treating cancer in obese patients Black women with breast cancer show high comorbidity rates Weight-loss surgery weakens teenagers' bones Use CTA to evaluate obese COVID-19 patients for PE risk (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - April 14, 2021 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

DDT exposure in grandmothers linked to obesity, earlier periods in granddaughters
(Public Health Institute) In the first study showing health effects from a toxic environmental chemical over three generations of people, researchers from the Public Health Institute's Child Health and Development Studies (CHDS) program found that young women today may face increased health risks linked to breast cancer due to their grandmothers' exposure to the banned pesticide DDT. (Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer)
Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer - April 14, 2021 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

Only 20% Of People With Eating Disorders Get Help —This Startup Is Out To Change That
Equip founders Kristina Saffran and Erin Parks are on a mission to ensure that everyone with an eating disorder can access quality treatment. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - April 13, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Ashoka, Contributor Tags: Entrepreneurs /entrepreneurs Small Business /small-business Innovation /innovation Healthcare /healthcare Source Type: news

JCVI issues final guidance on phase 2 of COVID-19 vaccination programme
The JCVI has confirmed the next phase of the COVID-19 vaccination programme will continue to be based on age, but recommended that local NHS teams specifically target men, those who are obese, people from certain ethnic groups and those experiencing social deprivation to encourage take up. (Source: GP Online News)
Source: GP Online News - April 13, 2021 Category: Primary Care Tags: Coronavirus Source Type: news

Clinical-phase2-trials-NASH-and-obesity
Boehringer Ingelheim and Zealand Pharma Advance to Phase 2 Clinical Testing in NASH and ObesityNew studies mark an important advancement of Boehringer Ingelheim ’s cardiometabolic focus areas obesity and NASH.The GLP-1/glucagon dual agonist BI 456906 may offer important benefits on both chronic weight management and NASH improvementThe Phase 2 trials for BI 456906 in obesity and NASH are part of the long-term collaboration between Boehringer Ingelheim and Zealand Pharma, with a prior Phase 2 trial of BI 456906 in people with type 2 diabetes initiated in 2020.   (Source: Boehringer Ingelheim Corporate News)
Source: Boehringer Ingelheim Corporate News - April 13, 2021 Category: Research Source Type: news

New Report Calls for Improved Eating Habits in a World of Extremes
Barilla Center for Food & Nutrition Foundation (BCFN) has pioneered the food pyramid, which recommends both nutritious and good food for the planet. In its latest report, it makes recommendations for Africa. Credit: Anaya Katlego / UnsplashBy Ignatius BandaBULAWAYO, Zimbabwe, Apr 13 2021 (IPS) With the two extremes of global hunger and obesity on the increase, a new report suggests a radical reset for food and nutrition to ensure the long-term sustainability of livelihoods and the environment. According to a new Barilla Center for Food & Nutrition Foundation (BCFN) report, 690 million people globally lack sufficie...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - April 13, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Ignatius Banda Tags: Climate Change Economy & Trade Environment Featured Food & Agriculture Food Security and Nutrition Food Sustainability Global Headlines Health Humanitarian Emergencies TerraViva United Nations Barilla Center for Food and Nutrition Source Type: news

The amount of time children spend watching screens influences their eating habits
(University of Malaga) A study conducted by the University of Malaga evidences how children and adolescents' exposure to mobile phones and video games is associated with worse adherence to the Mediterranean diet, which healthy characteristics prevent obesity (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - April 13, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Barilla Foundation Brings Health and Climate Together in New Double Pyramid
The Barilla Foundation New Double Pyramid includes seven cultural pyramids including ones for specific regions like South Asia where these rice workers come from. Other cultural regions include Latin America, East Asia, Nordic and Canada, USA, Mediterranean and Africa. Credit: Deepak Kumar / Unsplash By Alison KentishNEW YORK, Apr 12 2021 (IPS) Following an extensive scientific review, the Barilla Center for Food and Nutrition Foundation (BCFN) is preparing to launch a new food systems model which incorporates nutrition and climate. Researchers from the Foundation teamed up with counterparts from the Frederico II Univers...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - April 12, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Alison Kentish Tags: Climate Change Economy & Trade Environment Featured Food & Agriculture Food Security and Nutrition Food Sustainability Global Headlines Health Humanitarian Emergencies Natural Resources TerraViva United Nations Barilla Center for Source Type: news

The COVID-19 pandemic has been linked with six unhealthy eating behaviors
(University of Minnesota Medical School) A new probe into the lingering impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic revealed correlations to six unhealthy eating behaviors, according to a study by the University of Minnesota Medical School and School of Public Health. Researchers say the most concerning finding indicates a slight increase or the re-emergence of eating disorders, which kill roughly 10,200 people every year -- about one person every 52 minutes. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - April 12, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Pain receptors linked to the generation of energy-burning brown fat cells
(Joslin Diabetes Center) A new source of energy expending brown fat cells has been uncovered by researchers at the Joslin Diabetes Center, which they say points towards potential new therapeutic options for obesity. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - April 12, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

'Big Brother UK' Legend Nikki Grahame Dead at 38
Nikki Grahame has died at the age of 38 following her battle with anorexia. After news of her death, the 'Big Brother' world is reacting. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - April 10, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Bariatric Surgery Cuts Cancer Risk With Obesity + Liver Disease
Risk reduction even greater for obesity - related cancers (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - April 9, 2021 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Gastroenterology, Oncology, Surgery, Journal, Source Type: news

The Obesity Risk Everyone Forgets The Obesity Risk Everyone Forgets
Some predisposing factors for obesity are obvious, but this pandemic highlights an emerging risk factor that healthcare professionals must remain vigilant to detect, says Dr Jessica Sparks Lilley.Medscape Diabetes & Endocrinology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - April 9, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology Commentary Source Type: news

Bariatric Surgery Cuts Cancer Risk With Obesity + Liver Disease
FRIDAY, April 9, 2021 -- Bariatric surgery is associated with significant reductions in the risks for any cancer and obesity-related cancer in nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) patients with severe obesity, according to a study published... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - April 9, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Obesity May Help Trigger Heavier Periods: Study
FRIDAY, April 9, 2021 -- Obese women can be more likely to have heavy monthly periods, and now new research hints at why. In addition to stirring up inflammation, excess weight may slow down the uterine repair process, U.K. researchers reported.... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - April 9, 2021 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Obesity May Help Trigger Heavier Periods: Study
Title: Obesity May Help Trigger Heavier Periods: StudyCategory: Health NewsCreated: 4/9/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 4/9/2021 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Womens Health General)
Source: MedicineNet Womens Health General - April 9, 2021 Category: OBGYN Source Type: news

Sales of sugar sweetened beverages decline after SA introduces Health Promotion Levy - study
(University of the Witwatersrand) This could mean that purchasers are consuming less excess sugar and calories, and less obesity. The findings are consistent with evaluations in other countries with sugar-sweetened beverages taxes, where taxing sugary drinks is an effective public health strategy to reduce the burden of health conditions linked to overconsumption of sugar. This is the first study to evaluate the impact of South Africa's tax on sugar and caloric intake. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - April 9, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Metabolic changes in fat tissue in obesity associated with adverse health effects
(University of Helsinki) A twin study recently completed at the University of Helsinki indicates that the machinery responsible for energy handling in fat tissue is working poorly in obesity. In the study, a clear reduction was seen in the activity of mitochondrial genes in obesity in fat tissue, while similar genome-level change in muscle mitochondria was minor. A link with adverse health effects was identified in the mitochondria of fat tissue only. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - April 9, 2021 Category: Biology Source Type: news

Mayo Clinic Q & amp;A podcast: The importance of physical activity for kids of all abilities
When it comes to children, physical activity is important for development. Physical activity helps build strong bones and muscles and reduces the risk of developing heart disease, cancer, obesity and Type 2 diabetes. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), regular physical activity also reduces stress and anxiety, and kids who are [...] (Source: News from Mayo Clinic)
Source: News from Mayo Clinic - April 9, 2021 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

Eating disorders: 'My BMI wasn't low enough to get help'
Using the Body Mass Index to measure health inspires stigma and should be scrapped, MPs say. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - April 8, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Diet, Exercise Intervention Explored in Children With B - ALL
Reduction in fat gain not seen in overall cohort, but stratified analysis showed benefit among those overweight, obese at baseline (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - April 8, 2021 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Oncology, Pediatrics, Pharmacy, Journal, Source Type: news

Exclusive: CDC Director Dr. Rochelle Walensky Unveils Agency Initiative to Address Racism in Health
If the COVID-19 pandemic has taught us anything, it is that health is a commodity bestowed readily on some and denied to so many others. Within months of the COVID-19 virus reaching U.S. shores, it became clear that the disease hit certain groups harder, contributing to more severe illness and higher hospitalization and death rates among Black, Latinx and American Indian/Alaska Native communities, and those of lower socioeconomic status. The reason for that skewed impact doesn’t have so much to do with biology or genetics as it does a myriad of other factors, such as where people live, how clean the air they breathe ...
Source: TIME: Health - April 8, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Alice Park Tags: Uncategorized COVID-19 Source Type: news

Fit-for-Fertility Program Boosts Births, Is Cost-Effective Fit-for-Fertility Program Boosts Births, Is Cost-Effective
A low-intensity lifestyle intervention program improved the livebirth rate at a similar cost to that of in vitro fertilization treatment for women with obesity and infertility.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - April 8, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Ob/Gyn & Women ' s Health News Source Type: news

Heart failure and stroke rising in men under 40
(University of Gothenburg) Heart failure and stroke are unusual diagnoses among younger people. But they are now clearly on the rise in men below the age of 40, according to a University of Gothenburg study. The scientists have found links to obesity and low fitness in the upper teens. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - April 8, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

NIDCR's Spring 2021 E-Newsletter
Having trouble viewing this email? View it as a Web page. NIDCR's Spring 2021 E-Newsletter In this issue: NIDCR News Funding Opportunities & Related Notices NIH/HHS News Subscribe to NICDR News Science Advances   Grantee News   NIDCR News NIDCR & NIH Stand Against Structural Racism NIDCR Director Rena D’Souza, DDS, MS, PhD, said in a statement that there is no place for structural racism in biomedical research, echoing remarks from NIH Director Francis Collins, MD, PhD, in his announcement of a new NIH ...
Source: NIDCR Science News - April 7, 2021 Category: Dentistry Source Type: news

Bariatric Surgery May Cut Cancer in Obesity With Liver Disease Bariatric Surgery May Cut Cancer in Obesity With Liver Disease
Among working adults with severe obesity and fatty liver disease, rates of cancer were lower for those who had bariatric surgery, especially those with obesity-related cancer, during a 10-month median follow-up.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines - April 7, 2021 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

Major research award goes to U of T scientist for revolutionizing diabetes treatment
(University of Toronto) Daniel Drucker of the University of Toronto has been jointly awarded a 2021 Gairdner International Award for research that has helped revolutionize treatments for type 2 diabetes, obesity and intestinal disorders. He receives the honour with Joel Habener of Harvard University and Massachusetts General Hospital, and Jens Juul Holst of the University of Copenhagen, for research on glucagon-like peptides - hormones that control insulin and glucagon, which work to balance sugar levels throughout the body. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - April 7, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Race and ethnic disparities report
This report includes a chapter on health that looks at life expectancy, cancer, diabetes, obesity, maternal mortality as well as access to health care, Covid-19 and more. (Source: NHS Networks)
Source: NHS Networks - April 7, 2021 Category: UK Health Source Type: news