For Many, Obesity Is a Literal Headache
As worldwide obesity rates continue to soar, new research shows that growing numbers of people are developing a potentially blinding type of weight-linked headache that was once considered rare. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - January 22, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Exercise Doesn't Boost Health If You Stay Obese
The harmful effects of obesity on the heart can't be undone by exercise, and it's not possible to be "fat but healthy," Spanish researchers warn. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - January 22, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Exercise Doesn't Boost Health If You Stay Obese, Study Finds
FRIDAY, Jan. 22, 2021 -- The harmful effects of obesity on the heart can't be undone by exercise, and it's not possible to be " fat but healthy, " Spanish researchers warn. " Exercise does not seem to compensate for the negative effects of excess... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - January 22, 2021 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

For Rising Number of People, Obesity Is a Literal Headache
  THURSDAY, Jan. 21, 2021 -- As worldwide obesity rates continue to soar, new research shows that growing numbers of people are developing a potentially blinding type of weight-linked headache that was once considered rare. Though the study... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - January 22, 2021 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Diabetes Boosts Odds for Heart Trouble 10-fold in Younger Women
THURSDAY, Jan. 21, 2021 - - With rising obesity rates, more young women American women are developing type 2 diabetes, putting them at hugely increased risk for heart disease, new research shows. In fact, the study found that women under 55 with... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - January 21, 2021 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Auris Health Announces Publication of Results from BENEFIT Study of MONARCH ® Platform in CHEST
This study was conducted using strict definitions for diagnostic yield. In previous studies, variations in the definition of yield led to overestimation of a successful bronchoscopy. Given this strict trial design, the diagnostic yield of 74.1% is promising, and we hope this sets the stage for future multicenter trials,” said Dr. Silvestri, Hillenbrand Professor of Thoracic Oncology at Medical University. “We are thrilled to be making a meaningful impact on the diagnosis of lung conditions, particularly in patients with small and difficult to reach nodules that may progress to something more serious,” sai...
Source: Johnson and Johnson - January 21, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Tags: Our Company Source Type: news

Healthy gut microbiome associated with lower risk for metabolic disease
According to research published inNature Medicine, a healthy diet may promote gut microbes that are associated with a lower risk of obesity, type 2 diabetes and cardiovascular disease.Healio (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - January 21, 2021 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Obesity, impaired metabolic health and COVID-19
In a Nature Reviews Endocrinology article authors from the German Center for Diabetes Research (DZD) highlight the interconnection of obesity and impaired metabolic health with the severity of COVID-19. First, they provide information about the independent relationships of obesity, disproportionate fat distribution and impaired metabolic health with the severity of COVID-19. (Source: World Pharma News)
Source: World Pharma News - January 21, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Tags: Featured Research Research and Development Source Type: news

The interconnection of global pandemics -- Obesity, impaired metabolic health and COVID-19
(Deutsches Zentrum fuer Diabetesforschung DZD) In a Nature Reviews Endocrinology article authors from the German Center for Diabetes Research (DZD) highlight the interconnection of #obesity and impaired metabolic health with the severity of #COVID19. #diabetes (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - January 21, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Six-fold rise in brain pressure disorder that affects mostly women
(Swansea University) A brain pressure disorder that especially affects women, causing severe headaches and sometimes permanent sight loss, has risen six-fold in 15 years, and is linked to obesity and deprivation, a new study by Swansea University researchers has shown.Rates of emergency hospital admissions in Wales for people with the disorder were also five times higher than for those without. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - January 21, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Brain pressure disorder that causes headache, vision problems on rise
(American Academy of Neurology) A new study has found a brain pressure disorder called idiopathic intracranial hypertension is on the rise, and the increase corresponds with rising obesity rates. The study is published in the January 20, 2021, online issue of Neurology ® , the medical journal of the American Academy of Neurology. The study also found that for women, socioeconomic factors like income, education and housing may play a role in their risk. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - January 20, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Doorway Study Reveals How Anorexia Changes ‘ Body Awareness ’
(Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry - January 19, 2021 Category: Psychiatry Tags: Dermatology, Neurology, Psychiatry, Nutrition, News, Source Type: news

Doorway Study Reveals How Anorexia Changes'Body Awareness '
WEDNESDAY, Jan. 20, 2021 -- A study that examined how people walked through doorways provides new insight into anorexia's effect on a person's body image. It's long been known that people with anorexia overestimate their body size, but this study... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - January 19, 2021 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

New study shows correlation between teen obesity and mental health issues
(Lund University) Half of all young people treated for severe obesity have neuropsychiatric problems, according to a new study by researchers from Lund University and Gothenburg, Sweden, among others. Two thirds of the teens suffered from some type of mental health problem, as reported by themselves or their parents. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - January 19, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

How the COVID-19 pandemic has impacted issues of obesity
Obesity increases the risk of severe illness from COVID-19 and other health problems, such as heart disease, diabetes, high blood pressure and certain cancers. "One of the most prevalent conditions in this country and around the world is increased weight and obesity," says Dr. Donald Hensrud, director of the Mayo Clinic Healthy Living Program. "Approximately 70% of Americans are either overweight or have obesity. This [...] (Source: News from Mayo Clinic)
Source: News from Mayo Clinic - January 19, 2021 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

Consumer Health: What is normal weight obesity?
Obesity is a complex disease involving an excessive amount of body fat. It increases your risk of other diseases and health problems, such as heart disease, diabetes, high blood pressure and certain types of cancer. Obesity is determined by the percentage of body fat, not by weight. If your body fat percentage is high enough, you can have a normal weight [...] (Source: News from Mayo Clinic)
Source: News from Mayo Clinic - January 19, 2021 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

Model for rare cancer results instead in obesity
While a typo in a letter or email is a problem it's not a big one, usually. But when that typo is in genetic code, it's a very different matter. Mayo researchers in the lab of L. James Maher, III, Ph.D., a Mayo Clinic biochemist, and their collaborators, are examining a genetic typo that can lead [...] (Source: News from Mayo Clinic)
Source: News from Mayo Clinic - January 19, 2021 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

"I don't want them to think that what they said matters": how treatment - seeking adolescents with severe obesity cope with weight-based victimization - Walsh, Dettmer E, Regina A, Ye L, Christian J, Hamilton J, Toulany A.
This study a... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 18, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Successive governments' approach to obesity policies has destined them to fail
(University of Cambridge) Government obesity policies in England over the past three decades have largely failed because of problems with implementation, lack of learning from past successes or failures, and a reliance on trying to persuade individuals to change their behaviour rather than tackling unhealthy environments. This is the conclusion of new research by a team at the University of Cambridge funded by the NIHR School for Public Health Research. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - January 18, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Changing diets -- not less physical activity -- may best explain childhood obesity crisis
(Baylor University) Variation in consumption of market-acquired foods outside of the traditional diet -- but not in total calories burned daily -- is reliably related to indigenous Amazonian children's body fat, according to a Baylor University study that offers insight into the global obesity epidemic. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - January 17, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Consumer Health: The Mayo Clinic Diet -- a lifelong approach to diet and exercise
Being overweight isn't just a cosmetic concern. Obesity is a medical problem that increases your risk of other diseases and health problems, such as heart disease, diabetes, high blood pressure and certain types of cancer. The good news is that even modest weight loss can improve or prevent the health problems associated with obesity. Dietary [...] (Source: News from Mayo Clinic)
Source: News from Mayo Clinic - January 17, 2021 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

Rise in youngsters with eating disorders is yet another distressing cost of the Covid lockdown
The UK's leading eating disorder charity, Beat, has seen an 81 per cent increase in calls to its helpline since March. In the same period, hospital admissions for bulimia rose by 75 per cent. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 16, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Sensitivity of Tests to Diagnose ACL Tears in Obese Patients Sensitivity of Tests to Diagnose ACL Tears in Obese Patients
A new study finds that the sensitivity of commonly used diagnostic tests for ACL tears may be impacted by a patient's BMI.Current Orthopaedic Practice (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - January 15, 2021 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Orthopaedics Journal Article Source Type: news

Sensitivity of Tests to Diagnose ACL Tears in Obese Patients Sensitivity of Tests to Diagnose ACL Tears in Obese Patients
A new study finds that the sensitivity of commonly used diagnostic tests for ACL tears may be impacted by a patient's BMI.Current Orthopaedic Practice (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - January 15, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Orthopaedics Journal Article Source Type: news

Lockdown raised anxiety in people with anorexia and their carers, but online resources helped, NIHR Evidence
The lockdowns and restrictions during the COVID-19 pandemic disrupted eating disorder services. People with anorexia nervosa experienced a loss of routine, heightened anxieties, and increased symptoms. Carers felt more concern and greater responsibility for their loved ones. Despite these difficulties, some patients and carers benefitted from digital self-management resources. (Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH))
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - January 14, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

LSU Health awarded $2.5m grant to reduce stroke risk for obese women on contraceptives
(Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center) The National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute of the National Institutes of Health has awarded Rinku Majumder, PhD, Associate Professor of Biochemistry& Molecular Biology at LSU Health New Orleans School of Medicine, a $2.5 million grant over four years to help reduce the high stroke risk to women with obesity who take estrogen-containing birth control pills. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - January 14, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Metformin use reduces risk of death for patients with COVID-19 and diabetes
(University of Alabama at Birmingham) Use of the diabetes drug metformin -- before a diagnosis of COVID-19 -- is associated with a threefold decrease in mortality in COVID-19 patients with Type 2 diabetes, according to a racially diverse study at the University of Alabama at Birmingham. Diabetes is a significant comorbidity for COVID-19. This beneficial effect remained, even after correcting for age, sex, race, obesity, and hypertension or chronic kidney disease and heart failure. (Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases)
Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases - January 14, 2021 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Risk for Developing, Dying From Second Cancer Higher for Survivors
Adult - onset cancer survivors have greater risk for subsequent primary cancer; majority of these incidences are cancers associated with obesity or smoking (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - January 13, 2021 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Family Medicine, Gastroenterology, Gynecology, Internal Medicine, Oncology, ENT, Journal, Source Type: news

Excess Weight During Pregnancy Tied to Fertility Issues in Sons
Being overweight may be tied to hormone imbalances that affect a male offspring ’s reproductive system, a new study suggests. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - January 13, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Nicholas Bakalar Tags: Obesity Weight Pregnancy and Childbirth Infertility Source Type: news

Association between obesity and severe illness from COVID-19 greater in young people
The association between obesity and hospitalisation in patients with COVID-19 is more prominent in people under the age of 70, according to an Italian study published inNutrition, Metabolism and Cardiovascular Diseases. Healio (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - January 13, 2021 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Baylor College of Medicine neuroscientist and geneticist recognized for re
(The Academy of Medicine, Engineering& Science of Texas) HOUSTON - Baylor College of Medicine Neuroscientist and Geneticist Benjamin Arenkiel, Ph.D., is the recipient of the 2021 Edith and Peter O'Donnell Award in Medicine from TAMEST (The Academy of Medicine, Engineering and Science of Texas). He was chosen for his breakthrough identification of the brain's neural pathways that are connected to eating disorders, addiction and other neuropsychiatric disorders. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - January 13, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Do Gut Microbes Play a Role in Anorexia?
(Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry - January 12, 2021 Category: Psychiatry Tags: Psychiatry, Alternative Medicine, Nutrition, News, Source Type: news

Do Gut Microbes Play a Role in Anorexia?
TUESDAY, Jan. 12, 2021 -- Gut microbes may play a significant role in the eating disorder anorexia, a new British study says. Researchers from the University of Oxford reviewed available evidence suggesting that in people with anorexia gut microbes... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - January 12, 2021 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Gut microbes may antagonize or assist in anorexia
(Frontiers) Anorexia is a debilitating eating disorder, and was long thought to be purely psychological. New research is challenging this by revealing that gut microbes may have a significant role in anorexia. A recent review examines the evidence that gut microbes can contribute to anorexia and may provide a new method to treat it. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - January 12, 2021 Category: Biology Source Type: news

Consumer Health: Teens and eating disorders
Eating disorders are serious conditions related to persistent eating behaviors that negatively affect health, emotions and the ability to function in important areas of life. The most common eating disorders are anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa and binge eating disorder. Although eating disorders can occur at any age, they often develop in the teens and early [...] (Source: News from Mayo Clinic)
Source: News from Mayo Clinic - January 12, 2021 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

Colorectal Cancer Risk From Obesity Varies by Sex
Authors say more nuanced approach needed to understand link between body weight and risk for colorectal cancer (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - January 11, 2021 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Family Medicine, Gastroenterology, Gynecology, Internal Medicine, Oncology, Pathology, Journal, Source Type: news

Association between body mass index and the risk of falls: a nationwide population-based study - Yi SW, Kim YM, Won YJ, Kim SK, Kim SH.
The association of BMI with falls differed between men and women in Korea. Obesity was associated with a greater risk of falls in women, whereas underweight seemed to increase the risk of falls compared with normal weight in men. PURPOSE: This stu... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 11, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

Comorbidity of self-harm and disordered eating in young people: evidence from a UK population-based cohort - Warne N, Heron J, Mars B, Moran P, Stewart A, Munaf ó M, Biddle L, Skinner A, Gunnell D, Bould H.
BACKGROUND: Self-harm and eating disorders are often comorbid in clinical samples but their co-occurrence in the general population is unclear. Given that only a small proportion of individuals who self-harm or have disordered eating present to clinical ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 11, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Children's active school travel: examining the combined perceived and objective built-environment factors from space syntax - Ozbil A, Yesiltepe D, Arg ın G, Rybarczyk G.
Increasing active school travel (AST) among children may provide the required level of daily physical activity and reduce the prevalence of obesity. Despite efforts to promote this mode, recent evidence shows that AST rates continue to decrease in suburb... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 11, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

'Brown Fat' May Help Your Health, Even if You're Obese
A special calorie-burning type of body fat appears to help protect against an array of chronic ailments, including heart disease, type 2 diabetes and high blood pressure, a new study suggests. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - January 11, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Calorie-Burning'Brown Fat' Could Help Keep You Healthy, Even if You're Obese
MONDAY, Jan. 11, 2021 -- A special calorie-burning type of body fat appears to help protect against an array of chronic ailments, including heart disease, type 2 diabetes and high blood pressure, a new study suggests. Brown fat generates heat by... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - January 11, 2021 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Large Study Links Brown Fat With Lower Rates of Cardiometabolic Disease Large Study Links Brown Fat With Lower Rates of Cardiometabolic Disease
Research in over 50,000 individuals shows those with brown fat seemed to have lower risks of diabetes and cardiovascular disease than those with none; effects were particularly pronounced in those with obesity.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines - January 11, 2021 Category: Cardiology Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

Plant-Based Diet Brings Better'Microbiome,' Healthier Life
This study demonstrates a clear association between... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - January 11, 2021 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Foods That May Lead to a Healthier Gut and Better Health
A diet full of highly processed foods with added sugars and salt promoted gut microbes linked to obesity, heart disease and diabetes. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - January 11, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Anahad O ’Connor Tags: Microbiology Research Digestive Tract Diet and Nutrition Obesity Weight Diabetes Heart Vegetables Cholesterol Health Foods Nature Medicine (Journal) Source Type: news

Colorectal Cancer Risk From Obesity Varies by Sex
MONDAY, Jan. 11, 2021 -- Higher body mass index (BMI) is associated with a significantly increased risk for colorectal cancer (CRC) among men, whereas higher waist-to-hip ratio (WHR) is a strong risk factor among women, according to a study... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - January 11, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Uncovering basic mechanisms of intestinal stem cell self-renewal and differentiation
(Helmholtz Zentrum M ü nchen - German Research Center for Environmental Health) The gut plays a central role in the regulation of the body's metabolism and its dysfunction is associated with a variety of diseases, such as obesity, diabetes, colitis and colorectal cancer that affect millions of people worldwide. Targeting endocrine dysfunction by stimulating the formation of specific enteroendocrine cells from intestinal stem cells could be a promising regenerative approach for diabetes therapy. For this, a detailed understanding of the intestinal stem cell lineage and the signals regulating the recruitment of intestin...
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - January 11, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Guidance Provided for Management of Pediatric Eating Disorders
Pediatricians should initiate comprehensive evaluations, including medical, psych assessment; refer to multidisciplinary care (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry - January 8, 2021 Category: Psychiatry Tags: Family Medicine, Pediatrics, Psychiatry, Journal, Source Type: news

Guidance Provided for Management of Pediatric Eating Disorders
FRIDAY, Jan. 8, 2021 -- In a new clinical report from the American Academy of Pediatrics, published in the January issue of Pediatrics, guidance is presented for the identification and management of eating disorders in children and... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - January 8, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

AAP Issues Guidelines for Diagnosing, Managing Eating Disorders AAP Issues Guidelines for Diagnosing, Managing Eating Disorders
Eating disorders occur across the spectrum of races, ethnicities, sexes, and socioeconomic statuses, so"getting caught up in that stereotype can cause you to overlook kids with significant problems."Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - January 8, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Pediatrics News Source Type: news