Overweight and obesity linked to higher cancer risks in large Danish study
(Wiley) Overweight and obesity were associated with higher risks of several common cancers in a 40-year, nationwide Danish study published in the Journal of Internal Medicine. (Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer)
Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer - January 8, 2020 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

Childhood deprivation may be linked to smaller brain size
8.6% smaller brain in those who experienced severe deprivation Related items fromOnMedica UK lagging behind peers on child health We are ‘sitting on a young people’s health time bomb’ Put children ’s health, not private profits, at heart of policy Scotland reveals target of halving child obesity by 2030 Child nutrition shows little improvement as wealth grows (Source: OnMedica Latest News)
Source: OnMedica Latest News - January 8, 2020 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

A "butter" alternative: Adding ghee to your diet can improve gut health
(Natural News) When it comes to food products that one would normally label as “healthy,” butter isn’t the first thing that would come to mind. It is, after all, near-synonymous to excess, and has been linked to hypertension and even obesity. That might soon change, however, as more and more studies are now espousing the... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - January 7, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Whole Milk May Be Better When It Comes to Children ’s Weight
Kids who drank whole milk were at a 39 percent reduced risk for being overweight than those who drank low-fat milk. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - January 7, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Nicholas Bakalar Tags: Milk Children and Childhood Obesity Diet and Nutrition Weight American Journal of Clinical Nutrition Research Source Type: news

Health Highlights: Jan. 7, 2020
Here are some of the latest health and medical news developments, compiled by the editors of HealthDay: Whole Milk May Lower Children's Obesity Risk Children who drink whole milk may have a lower risk of overweight and obesity than those who drink... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - January 7, 2020 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Whole Milk May Lower Children's Obesity Risk
Title: Whole Milk May Lower Children's Obesity RiskCategory: Health NewsCreated: 1/7/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 1/7/2020 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Kids Health General)
Source: MedicineNet Kids Health General - January 7, 2020 Category: Pediatrics Source Type: news

The GPCR accessory protein MRAP2 regulates both biased signaling and constitutive activity of the ghrelin receptor GHSR1a
Ghrelin is a hormone secreted by the stomach during fasting periods and acts through its receptor, the growth hormone secretagogue 1a (GHSR1a), to promote food intake and prevent hypoglycemia. As such, GHSR1a is an important regulator of energy and glucose homeostasis and a target for the treatment of obesity. Here, we showed that the accessory protein MRAP2 altered GHSR1a signaling by inhibiting its constitutive activity, as well as by enhancing its G protein–dependent signaling and blocking the recruitment and signaling of β-arrestin in response to ghrelin. In addition, the effects of MRAP2 on the Gαq an...
Source: Signal Transduction Knowledge Environment - January 7, 2020 Category: Science Authors: Rouault, A. A. J., Rosselli-Murai, L. K., Hernandez, C. C., Gimenez, L. E., Tall, G. G., Sebag, J. A. Tags: STKE Research Articles Source Type: news

Gen X Women Get Less Sleep Than Any Other Generation. What ’s Keeping Them Up?
In the middle of the night, I wake up feeling warm. I open the window and pull my hair back into a ponytail and drink some water. Then I glance at my phone, delete a few things, and see some spam. I hit unsubscribe and go back to bed. Then I lie there thinking, What if by opening that spam email I got myself hacked? What if I just sent everyone in my contact list a Burger King ad at two in the morning? Now wide awake, I move on to other concerns: my parents’ health, my stepson’s college tuition, pending deadlines. Hours roll by. I tackle real-life math problems: how many weeks I have before getting my next free...
Source: TIME: Health - January 6, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Ada Calhoun Tags: Uncategorized Gen X healthy sleep insomnia Source Type: news

Can Whole Milk Reduce Risk for Obesity in Kids? Can Whole Milk Reduce Risk for Obesity in Kids?
Two thirds of the studies in a meta-analysis found a lower risk for obesity with higher milk fat consumption, but all were observational studies that did not control for total energy intake.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - January 6, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Pediatrics News Source Type: news

Health Equity Fellow Targets Obesity in Clinic, Community
AAFP Health Equity Fellow Keisha Harvey, M.D., has embarked on a broad campaign to address obesity with efforts in physician offices and throughout the community. (Source: AAFP News)
Source: AAFP News - January 6, 2020 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Weight-Loss Surgery Might Also Lower Skin Cancer Risk
MONDAY, Jan. 6, 2020 -- Weight-loss surgery does more than shed pounds: new research suggests it might also lower your risk for skin cancer. " This provides further evidence for a connection between obesity and malignant skin cancer, and for the... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - January 6, 2020 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Study Explores Factors Affecting Glycemic Control in T1DM
MONDAY, Jan. 6, 2020 -- Patients with type 1 diabetes with optimal and suboptimal glycemic control differ with respect to clinical and health care utilization factors, according to a study published online Dec. 2 in Diabetes, Obesity and... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - January 6, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Cumulative overweight pregnancies increase risk of maternal midlife obesity
(Mary Ann Liebert, Inc./Genetic Engineering News) Not only is excessive gestational weight gain (GWG) associated with increased long-term maternal weight, but a new study has shown that there is a cumulative effect of excessive GWG over multiple pregnancies. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - January 6, 2020 Category: Biology Source Type: news

Commercial weight management groups could support women to manage their weight after giving birth
(University of Warwick) Women who were overweight at the start of their pregnancy would welcome support after they have given birth in the form of commercial weight management groups, University of Warwick-led research has found. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - January 6, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Processed foods highly correlated with obesity epidemic in the US
(George Washington University) A review article from the George Washington University highlights the correlation between highly processed foods and increased prevalence of obesity in the United States. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - January 6, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

In a 24/7 food culture, periodic fasting gains followers
The latest diet trend entails going for long stretches without eating anything, but obesity experts say research so far suggests it may not be any better than other diets for weight loss (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - January 4, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Association of depression and obesity is mediated by weight perception - Paulitsch RG, Demenech LM, Dumith SC.
This study investigates whether the association between obesity and depression is mediated by the perception of body weight and verifies the combined effect of being obese and having a self-perception of being fat on depression in a population-based sample... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 4, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Weight loss surgery reduces skin cancer risk
Although obesity is a known risk factor for some cancers, its relationship with skin cancer has been harder to pin down. A recent study takes a fresh look. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - January 3, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Melanoma / Skin Cancer Source Type: news

Whole-Fat Milk Consumption Tied to Lower Odds of Child Obesity
FRIDAY, Jan. 3, 2020 -- Consumption of whole-fat milk is associated with reduced odds of overweight or obesity among children, according to a review published online Dec. 18 in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition. Shelley M. Vanderhout, from... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - January 3, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Maternal obesity associated with low IQ in children
Obesity before and during pregnancy is associated with a lower IQ in boys, but not girls, according to a study published inBMC Pediatrics. Medical News Bulletin (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - January 3, 2020 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Avoid foods that contain high-fructose corn syrup to prevent negative side effects like tooth decay and obesity
(Natural News) Most processed food products and drinks today contain either sugar or high fructose corn syrup (HFSC) as sweeteners. According to researchers, the increased consumption of such food products and beverages could be linked to the widespread development of health conditions such as obesity, heart disease and diabetes. While most researchers would agree that consuming... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - January 3, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Drug trial seeking first ever treatment for dangerous side effect of Prader-Willi syndrome
(Michigan Medicine - University of Michigan) A worldwide research effort is underway for finding a treatment option for hyperphagia, the most common genetic cause of life-threatening childhood obesity. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - January 3, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Why caffeine may limit weight gain
After observing the effect in rats, scientists propose that consuming caffeine can limit weight gain and other adverse effects of a pro-obesity diet. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - January 2, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Obesity / Weight Loss / Fitness Source Type: news

Obesity Paradox With Immunotherapy in NSCLC Obesity Paradox With Immunotherapy in NSCLC
A new analysis shows that overweight and obese patients with NSCLC live longer than their normal weight counterparts following treatment with immunotherapy.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines - January 2, 2020 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

Anorexia and obesity may affect bone mineral density in young women
Anorexia and obesity cause variations in hormone levels that may adversely affect bone metabolism in young women, according to a study published inThe Journal of Endocrinology and Metabolism.Endocrinology Advisor (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - January 2, 2020 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Childhood obesity levels have doubled in 12 years despite £372m Government project
EXCLUSIVE: The 2008 Healthy Weight, Healthy Lives strategy pledged to reduce the 'number of overweight and obese children in England to levels found in the year 2000'. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 2, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Study finds dopamine, biological clock link to snacking, overeating and obesity
(University of Virginia) A new study finds that the pleasure center of the brain and the brain's biological clock are linked, and that high-calorie foods -- which bring pleasure -- disrupt normal feeding schedules, resulting in overconsumption. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - January 2, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Health Tip: Help Your Child Safely Lose Weight
-- Obesity can increase your child's risk of cardiovascular disease, high cholesterol, high blood pressure and prediabetes, says Children's Hospital Los Angeles. With minor changes, you can help your child maintain a healthy weight. To help your... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - January 1, 2020 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

In a 24/7 food culture, periodic fasting gains followers
The latest diet trend entails going for long stretches without eating anything, but obesity experts say research so far suggests it may not be any better than other diets for weight loss (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - January 1, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

On your feet, couch potato: Stand or exercise during commercials to decrease sedentary time
(Natural News) Online streaming services have made it easier to binge-watch full seasons of episodic shows and countless movies, but they have also been contributing to unhealthy lifestyle habits. A recent study reveals that sitting too long while watching a show or movie can increase your risk of conditions linked to inactivity, such as obesity... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - January 1, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Obesity prevention: Dawn-to-sunset fasting can be used for weight management, say scientists
(Natural News) Fasting activates natural processes in the body that improve and support a person’s overall health. A recent study demonstrated that fasting from dawn to sunset for 30 days can increase levels of metabolism-related proteins that help control weight. A group of proteins called tropomyosins regulates the body’s sensitivity to insulin. Higher levels of these proteins... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - December 31, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Children who drink whole fat milk are 40% less likely to be overweight
Scientists at St Michael's Hospital in Toronto led the review, which analysed 28 studies from seven different countries. The results were published in The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - December 31, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Drinking whole milk may reduce risk for obesity in children, analysis suggests
In results published in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, researchers noted that whole milk-drinking kids were 40 percent less likely to have an unhealthy weight than their peers who consumed reduced-fat milk. (Source: Health News - UPI.com)
Source: Health News - UPI.com - December 31, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Is obesity a risk to depression? A cross-sectional study - Garg R, Saxena SK, Bashir S.
This study aimed to examine the prevalence of ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 31, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

NHS needs more staff to meet needs of rising numbers of cancer patients
Charity says its helpline is at breaking point as patients cannot get support from ‘overstretched’ NHS Related items fromOnMedica Improving cancer screening: what does the latest review recommend? Obesity as cause of cancer set to overtake smoking UK cancer survival improved, but lags behind similar nations Better cancer treatment remains a ‘major’ public ‘priority’ Measuring up: how does the UK compare internationally on cancer survival? (Source: OnMedica Latest News)
Source: OnMedica Latest News - December 31, 2019 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Study: Children who drank whole milk had lower risk of being overweight or obese compared to kids who drank reduced-fat milk
(Source: St. Michael's Hospital News and Media)
Source: St. Michael's Hospital News and Media - December 30, 2019 Category: Hospital Management Tags: Hospital News Source Type: news

Obesity May Boost Effectiveness of a Lung Cancer Therapy
(Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - December 30, 2019 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Nursing, Oncology, Nutrition, News, Source Type: news

Electrical Field May Speed Wound Healing By Encouraging Cell Regeneration
A scientist in Wisconsin has invented a bandage that uses an electrical field to speed up the time needed for a wound to heal. It could one day lead to treatments for baldness and obesity. (Source: NPR Health and Science)
Source: NPR Health and Science - December 30, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Joe Palca Source Type: news

Make 2020 the Year of Less Sugar
One of the best things you can do for your health is to cut back on foods with added sugar. Our 7-Day Sugar Challenge will show you how. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - December 30, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Tara Parker-Pope Tags: Sugar Obesity Diet and Nutrition Addiction (Psychology) Weight New Year Fruit Brain Diabetes Fiber (Dietary) Alzheimer ' s Disease Liver Dopamine Source Type: news

Obesity May Boost Effectiveness of a Lung Cancer Therapy
MONDAY, Dec. 30, 2019 -- Obesity is seldom a friend to health, but in one medical context it might give patients a slight advantage, new research suggests. Specifically, when Australian researchers looked at trials of atezolizumab, an immune... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - December 30, 2019 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Americans Need to Tackle Youth Obesity: U.S. Task Force
MONDAY, Dec. 30, 2019 -- Childhood obesity is such a crisis in America that officials have been updating recommendations for how early intervention should begin. Obesity now affects as many as 20% of the nation's children. The U.S. Preventive... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - December 30, 2019 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Americans Need to Tackle Youth Obesity: U.S. Task Force
Title: Americans Need to Tackle Youth Obesity: U.S. Task ForceCategory: Health NewsCreated: 12/30/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 12/30/2019 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Kids Health General)
Source: MedicineNet Kids Health General - December 30, 2019 Category: Pediatrics Source Type: news

Obesity May Boost Effectiveness of a Lung Cancer Therapy
Title: Obesity May Boost Effectiveness of a Lung Cancer TherapyCategory: Health NewsCreated: 12/30/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 12/30/2019 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Cancer General)
Source: MedicineNet Cancer General - December 30, 2019 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

Study: Children who drank whole milk had lower risk of being overweight or obese
(St. Michael's Hospital) Research led by St. Michael's Hospital of Unity Health Toronto and published in The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition analyzed 28 studies from seven countries that explored the relationship between children drinking cow's milk and the risk of being overweight or obese. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - December 30, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Study: Clove essential oil can keep blood sugar levels at bay after eating
(Natural News) The aromatic flower buds of the Syzygium aromaticum plant known as cloves are common ingredients in many cuisines and in traditional medicine. Besides being a natural antibacterial and having anti-obesity properties, cloves have also been reported to have anti-diabetic properties. In a study published in the journal BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine, researchers from India and the... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - December 27, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Firefighters were called out to lift more than 2,000 obese patients from their homes since 2017
A Freedom of Information request into Britain's 53 fire services revealed crews were called out to deal with the cases up to twice a day since the start of 2017. Kent Fire service helped move 560 patients. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - December 27, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Bariatric Surgery in Teens May Cut Diabetic Kidney Disease Risk
FRIDAY, Dec. 27, 2019 -- Among obese adolescents with type 2 diabetes, metabolic bariatric surgery is associated with decreased rates of hyperfiltration and elevated urinary albumin excretion (UAE), according to a study published in the January... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - December 27, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

How You Can Be Overfat Without Being Overweight
FRIDAY, Dec. 27, 2019 -- You know that you need to watch your weight to lower your risk for heart disease, but that is far from the whole story. It is possible to be overfat without being overweight, meaning that you're storing fat within your body... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - December 27, 2019 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Being overweight 'could HELP cancer patients beat the disease'
Researchers at Flinders University in Australia found non-small-cell lung cancer patients given atezolizumab who had a BMI of 25 or more had up to a 32 per cent better chance of surviving. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - December 27, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

How You Can Be Overfat Without Being Overweight
Title: How You Can Be Overfat Without Being OverweightCategory: Health NewsCreated: 12/27/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 12/27/2019 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Heart General)
Source: MedicineNet Heart General - December 27, 2019 Category: Cardiology Source Type: news