' Obesity Paradox' in AF Challenged as Mortality Climbs With BMI'Obesity Paradox' in AF Challenged as Mortality Climbs With BMI
Mortality rose with body mass index in patients with new atrial fibrillation in a GARFIELD-AF analysis, which also examined BMI effects on bleeding with NOACs vs vitamin-K antagonists.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines - August 12, 2022 Category: Cardiology Tags: Cardiology News Source Type: news

What to Know About Long COVID in Kids
There are lots of outstanding questions about Long COVID. How many people have it? Why do some develop it and not others? Do effective treatments exist? When it comes to kids and Long COVID, there are even more questions and fewer answers. It wasn’t until earlier this year that experts even reached a consensus definition for pediatric Long COVID to use in research: one or more symptoms that last at least 12 weeks after a case of COVID-19, affect daily life, and can’t be explained by an alternate diagnosis. “There are a whole host of things that we’re just trying to figure out,” says Dr. Kathry...
Source: TIME: Health - August 12, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Jamie Ducharme Tags: Uncategorized COVID-19 healthscienceclimate Source Type: news

National obesity dashboard
The first data output for the National Obesity Dashboard is available. The data from this dashboard is part of the National Obesity Audit which launched in April 2022. (Source: NHS Networks)
Source: NHS Networks - August 12, 2022 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Childhood obesity: Just half of six-year-olds get one hour of exercise each day
Researchers from the universities of Cambridge and Southampton found only 53 per cent got an hour of playing in the park or PE per day. 63 per cent of boys and 42 per cent of girls got the one hour. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - August 11, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

The contribution of health behaviors to depression risk across birth cohorts - Gueltzow M, Bijlsma MJ, van Lenthe FJ, Myrskyl ä M.
BACKGROUND: More recent birth cohorts are at a higher depression risk than cohorts born in the early 20th century. We aimed to investigate to what extent changes in alcohol consumption, smoking, physical activity, and obesity contribute to these birth coho... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 11, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Research Methods, Surveillance and Codes, Models Source Type: news

Child and adolescent abuse patterns and incident obesity risk in young adulthood - Ziobrowski HN, Buka SL, Austin SB, Duncan AE, Sullivan AJ, Horton NJ, Field AE.
This report examined how distinct child and adolescent abuse patterns were associated with incident... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 10, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Adolescent Class II and III Obesity and Bariatric Surgery Adolescent Class II and III Obesity and Bariatric Surgery
In what ways do bariatric surgery utilization rates and outcomes differ between adolescents with class II and III obesity?Annals of Surgery (Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines - August 10, 2022 Category: Surgery Tags: General Surgery Journal Article Source Type: news

Obese patients ‘being weight-shamed by doctors and nurses’
Exclusive: Research shows some people skip medical appointments because they feel humiliated by staffDoctors and nurses often “weight-shame” people who are overweight or obese, leaving them feeling anxious, depressed and wrongly blaming themselves for their condition, research has found.Such behaviour, although usually the result of “unconscious weight bias”, leads to people not attending medical appointments, feeling humiliated and being more likely to put on weight.Continue reading... (Source: Guardian Unlimited Science)
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - August 10, 2022 Category: Science Authors: Denis Campbell Health policy editor Tags: Obesity Society Health UK news Doctors NHS Medical research GPs Health policy Public services policy Body image Source Type: news

CRC Screening Pays Off for People With Obesity
(MedPage Today) -- Colorectal cancer (CRC) screening was cost-effective in obese individuals as well as in those of normal weight and might even have a leg up at younger ages for obese men, a modeling study found. Having a colonoscopy every 10... (Source: MedPage Today Gastroenterology)
Source: MedPage Today Gastroenterology - August 9, 2022 Category: Gastroenterology Source Type: news

Lose a STONE in three months by eating all your meals between 7am and 3pm, says study
Obese adults who ate within an eight-hour window lost 14lbs (6.3kg) in 14 weeks, compared to 9lbs (4kg) in a control group who ate when they wanted. The study was done by Alabama experts. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - August 9, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Obesity Drug Shortage Triggers Frustrations, Workarounds Obesity Drug Shortage Triggers Frustrations, Workarounds
A plant failure soon after the launch of semaglutide, hailed a ' gamechanger ' for the treatment of obesity (Wegovy), led to a US shortage, a formal halt to new drug starts, and some creative workarounds.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape FamilyMedicine Headlines)
Source: Medscape FamilyMedicine Headlines - August 8, 2022 Category: Primary Care Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

Restricting Eating to Certain Hours Bolsters Weight Loss
(MedPage Today) -- In addition to diet and exercise, eating within an 8-hour window helped people with obesity lose weight, a randomized trial showed. Compared with eating over 12-plus hours, those who kept all caloric intake to 8 hours -- from... (Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular)
Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular - August 8, 2022 Category: Cardiology Source Type: news

What Causes Kyphosis?
Discussion There are 3 planes to view and describe spinal deformities from: Coronal or frontal plane – the view is from front or back of the patient Sagittal plane – is the view from the side of the patient Transverse or horizontal plane – is the view from the top or bottom of the patient Normally the spine is straight when viewed from the frontal or coronal plane. Normally the spine also has a small kyphosis in the thoracic region (20-45%) and lordosis in the sacral region when viewed laterally in the sagittal plane. Scoliosis or abnormal deviation of the spinal laterally is the most common spinal defo...
Source: PediatricEducation.org - August 8, 2022 Category: Pediatrics Authors: Pediatric Education Tags: Uncategorized Source Type: news

Bill Maher Claims ‘Fat Celebration’ Is Happening In U.S., Oversimplifies Obesity Epidemic
Once again, Maher ranted about obesity on his HBO show “Real Time with Bill Maher.” Here's what he said and the reaction. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - August 7, 2022 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Bruce Y. Lee, Senior Contributor Tags: Healthcare /healthcare Innovation /innovation Business /business Hollywood & Entertainment /hollywood-entertainment pharma Source Type: news

TfL junk food advert ban: Has the policy cut obesity?
A new study claims 100,000 obesity cases have been prevented due to a ban on junk food advertising. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - August 5, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news