Bariatric Surgery Associated With Long-Term Kidney Function Improvement Bariatric Surgery Associated With Long-Term Kidney Function Improvement
People with obesity who undergo bariatric surgery may have better long-term kidney function than without weight-loss surgery, a new study suggests.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines - September 14, 2020 Category: Surgery Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

Consumer Health: Coconut oil and weight loss
Coconut oil is widely promoted for weight loss. While the promises sound great, the research is less clear. A few studies have looked at the benefit of coconut oil on weight loss, and results have been mixed. While some studies have reported a decrease in participants' waist size and body mass index, also called BMI, [...] (Source: News from Mayo Clinic)
Source: News from Mayo Clinic - September 14, 2020 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

Losing 13 percent of your weight could lead to big improvements in your health
New research shows such weight loss might lower the risks of diabetes, high blood pressure, osteoarthritis. (Source: Washington Post: To Your Health)
Source: Washington Post: To Your Health - September 13, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Linda Searing Source Type: news

Small Weight Loss Produces Impressive Drop in Type 2 Diabetes Risk Small Weight Loss Produces Impressive Drop in Type 2 Diabetes Risk
' Treat obesity first,'say authors of a study showing a loss of just 13% of body weight is associated with a significantly reduced risk of type 2 diabetes, sleep apnea, hypertension, and dyslipidemia.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape FamilyMedicine Headlines)
Source: Medscape FamilyMedicine Headlines - September 10, 2020 Category: Primary Care Tags: Family Medicine/Primary Care News Source Type: news

Weight Loss Produces Impressive Drop in Diabetes
Small Weight Loss Produces Impressive Drop in Type 2 Diabetes Risk (Source: eMedicineHealth.com)
Source: eMedicineHealth.com - September 10, 2020 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Beware of Products Promising Miracle Weight Loss
Many so-called miracle weight loss supplements and foods (including teas and coffees) don't live up to their claims. Worse, they can cause serious harm. (Source: FDA Consumer Health Information Updates)
Source: FDA Consumer Health Information Updates - September 10, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: FDA Source Type: news

Best supplements: A pill to improve body composition by reducing body fat for weight loss
BEST supplements for weight loss can often be a minefield. However, fear not, according to numerous studies, one comes out on top and could help you to burn fat and increase your weight loss. What is it? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - September 9, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Testosterone: An Option for Weight Loss in Obesity With Hypogonadism Testosterone: An Option for Weight Loss in Obesity With Hypogonadism
Testosterone therapy in men with both morbid obesity and low testosterone is effective at sustaining weight loss over 11 years and might be an alternative to bariatric surgery.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines)
Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines - September 8, 2020 Category: Endocrinology Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

Testosterone injections 'can trigger drastic weight loss' in obese men of four STONE
Men in Germany saw their weight drop by 4st and 3lbs (27kg) over a decade after getting testosterone jabs. Those who opted against the therapy saw their weight increase by almost a stone (6kg). (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - September 4, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

New weight-loss hope for those with highest obesity risk: Underserved, low-income patients
(Pennington Biomedical Research Center) Low-income Louisiana patients enrolled in a tailored obesity intervention program lost much more weight than counterparts receiving usual care. Study results were published this week in The New England Journal of Medicine. This population, who traditionally face the most barriers to weight loss and the highest levels of obesity, found success in a coaching program delivered directly through their primary care clinics. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - September 4, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Johnson & Johnson Announces that Janssen ’s COVID-19 Investigational Vaccine Candidate Prevents Severe Clinical Disease in Pre-clinical Studies
Janssen’s lead SARS-CoV-2 investigational vaccine candidate, Ad26.COV2.S, prevented severe clinical disease in Syrian golden hamsters, upon challenge with SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19 in people. The data, published today in Nature Medicine, demonstrated that the Company’s investigational adenovirus serotype 26 (Ad26) vector-based vaccine elicited an immune response as demonstrated by “neutralizing antibodies” and prevented severe clinical disease – including weight loss, pneumonia and mortality – in Syrian golden hamsters upon challenge.This publication follows Johnson &...
Source: Johnson and Johnson - September 3, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Tags: Our Company Source Type: news

Investigational COVID-19 vaccine candidate prevents severe clinical disease in animals
(Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center) In new research published in Nature Medicine, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center immunologist Dan H. Barouch, MD, PhD, and colleagues demonstrated that the optimal vaccine elicited robust immune response in Syrian golden hamsters and prevented severe clinical disease -- including weight loss, pneumonia and death. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - September 3, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

High-Intensity Lifestyle Treatment Beneficial for Obesity in Underserved
WEDNESDAY, Sept. 2, 2020 -- For an underserved primary care population, a high-intensity lifestyle-based treatment program for obesity results in significant weight loss at 24 months, according to a study published in the Sept. 3 issue of the New... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - September 2, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

New Weight-Loss Program Shows Promise Among Low-Income Americans
WEDNESDAY, Sept. 2, 2020 -- Lifestyle interventions can help people lose weight, but experts have worried whether such programs can work in low-income communities where obesity rates can be high and access to health care can be limited. Until... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - September 2, 2020 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

GPs to prescribe very low calorie liquid diets to patients with type 2 diabetes
GPs in 10 areas of England will be able to refer patients with type-2 diabetes onto a 'soup and shake' weight loss plan starting today, NHS England has announced. (Source: GP Online News)
Source: GP Online News - September 1, 2020 Category: Primary Care Tags: Clinical News Source Type: news

Shake diet offered on NHS to fight type 2 diabetes
Thousands more people in England will be encouraged to try the weight loss plan. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - September 1, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Thousands to benefit from soups and shakes diet
From today thousands of people will be able to access NHS soup and shake weight-loss plans to tackle type 2 diabetes. (Source: NHS Networks)
Source: NHS Networks - September 1, 2020 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Mindful eating and the doshas: Understanding the weight loss benefits of the Ayurvedic diet
(Natural News) Fad diets are often made to take advantage of people who want to lose a few pounds the “easy” way. But if you want to improve your eating habits and lose weight naturally, consider learning about the Ayurvedic diet and mindful eating. What is an Ayurvedic diet? The Ayurvedic diet is based on... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - August 28, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Losing Weight Before Midlife Cuts Mortality Risk
FRIDAY, Aug. 28, 2020 -- Weight loss from obesity to overweight between early adulthood through midlife is associated with a lower risk for early death compared with maintaining obesity, according to a study published online Aug. 14 in JAMA Network... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - August 28, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Best supplements for weight loss: Grains of paradise could aid weight loss say studies
BEST supplements for weight loss: Weight loss is best achieved through regularly exercise and a healthy, balanced diet. But studies have shown the addition of supplements can help further a person's weight loss journey. One supplement, grains of paradise, has shown some impressive results - but what is it? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - August 28, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Diabetes type 2: The easy exercise to avoid high blood sugar symptoms - are you at risk?
DIABETES type 2 risk could be reduced by making some exercise or diet swaps. One of the best ways to prevent high blood sugar symptoms and signs, including weight loss and tiredness, by adding this common exercise to your gym workout. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - August 27, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Weight Loss May Lower Obesity - Related Cancer Risk in T2DM
Statistically nonsignificant reduction in incidence rate of obesity - related cancers seen in Look AHEAD trial (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - August 26, 2020 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Endocrinology, Family Medicine, Gynecology, Internal Medicine, Oncology, Journal, Source Type: news

Weight Loss May Lower Obesity-Related Cancer Risk in T2DM
WEDNESDAY, Aug. 26, 2020 -- An intensive lifestyle intervention (ILI) may reduce the incidence of obesity-related mortality among individuals with overweight or obesity and type 2 diabetes, according to a study published online Aug. 24 in... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - August 26, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Activity trackers & mdash; help or hindrance for weight loss?
(Source: MayoClinic.com - Ask a Specialist)
Source: MayoClinic.com - Ask a Specialist - August 26, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Best supplements for weight loss: The plant extract shown to encourage fat-burning
BEST SUPPLEMENTS for weight loss: The internal processes that encourage weight gain must be changed in order to lose weight. A plant-based supplement has been shown to achieve this desired outcome by stimulating the release of fat from fat cells. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - August 24, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Diabetes, Weight Loss Increase Risk of Pancreatic Cancer Diabetes, Weight Loss Increase Risk of Pancreatic Cancer
A new study has linked recent-onset diabetes and subsequent weight loss to an increased risk of pancreatic cancer.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - August 24, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

Bowel cancer warning: Does your poo sink or float? Hidden signs of a tumour in the toilet
BOWEL cancer symptoms include weight loss, stomach pain, and feeling very tired for no obvious reason. But you could also be at risk of the disease if you notice small changes to your daily toilet routine. Does your poo sink or float? These are the hidden signs of bowel cancer you should look out for. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - August 24, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Intensive lifestyle intervention focused on weight loss lowers obesity-related cancer risk
This study is the only randomized clinical trial that has examined long-term cancer outcomes in an ILI focused on weight loss. (Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer)
Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer - August 24, 2020 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

Whether From Diet or Surgery, Weight Loss Has Same Benefits: Study
FRIDAY, Aug. 21, 2020 -- The metabolic benefits of weight loss in severely obese people are the same whether they lose excess pounds through dieting or surgery, a new study says. That suggests that weight loss alone, not any effects of weight-loss... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - August 21, 2020 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Black and White women benefit more than men from weight loss late in life
Black and White women benefit the most from late-in-life weight loss, an analysis published Friday by JAMA Network Open found. The women saw more improvement in walking ability and balance after dropping the weight. (Source: Health News - UPI.com)
Source: Health News - UPI.com - August 21, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Weight Loss Benefit in Diabetes Is Similar via Surgery or Diet Weight Loss Benefit in Diabetes Is Similar via Surgery or Diet
Small study suggests no independent effects from gastric bypass surgery.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines)
Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines - August 19, 2020 Category: Endocrinology Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

Tip the scales on a weight-loss plateau
(Source: MayoClinic.com Full Feed)
Source: MayoClinic.com Full Feed - August 19, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Recent Diabetes + Weight Loss Tied to Pancreatic Cancer Risk
Risk higher for those with recent - onset T2DM and weight loss of 1 to 8 pounds, more than 8 pounds (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - August 18, 2020 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Endocrinology, Family Medicine, Gastroenterology, Internal Medicine, Oncology, Journal, Source Type: news

Recent Diabetes + Weight Loss Tied to Pancreatic Cancer Risk
TUESDAY, Aug. 18, 2020 -- Recent-onset diabetes accompanied by weight loss is associated with a substantially increased risk for developing pancreatic cancer, according to a study published online Aug. 13 in JAMA Oncology. Chen Yuan, Sc.D., from... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - August 18, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Restrictions on laxative sales in the UK to stop misuse
Under-18s will not be able to buy them and packs will carry warnings laxatives do not help weight loss. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - August 18, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

More Evidence That Weight-Loss Surgery Prevents Early Death
MONDAY, Aug. 17, 2020 -- For those who are obese, weight-loss surgery can boost quality of life and quickly improve some chronic health conditions, like type 2 diabetes. Now, a new study confirms that weight-loss procedures probably also add years... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - August 17, 2020 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Best supplements for weight loss: The popular supplement form proven to lose belly fat
BEST supplements for weight loss: Studies over the years have proven supplements can aid weight loss - but which one is considered best? A supplement made from a popular health drink provides interesting and impressive results. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - August 17, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Bowel cancer symptoms: How large are your stools? The poo size that could be a sign
BOWEL cancer symptoms include weight loss, changes to your toilet habit, and feeling very tired for no obvious reason. But you could also be at risk of a tumour if you notice a change to the size of your poo. These are the signs of bowel cancer in your stools. Should you speak to a doctor about the disease? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - August 15, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Strict diet explains metabolic effect of gastric bypass surgery
(Lund University) In many studies, bariatric surgery has been highlighted as an almost magical method for weight loss and reversing type 2 diabetes. One question that has remained largely unanswered is how the effect of surgery differs from the effects of a strict low-calorie diet. This question has now been examined by researchers at Lund University in Sweden in a study published in the journal Diabetes. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - August 13, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Diabetes, weight change and pancreatic cancer risk
(JAMA Network) Researchers investigated an association between the duration of diabetes and recent weight loss with subsequent risk of pancreatic cancer in this observational study. (Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer)
Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer - August 13, 2020 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

High Pregnancy and Live Birth Rates After Bariatric Surgery in PCOS Patients High Pregnancy and Live Birth Rates After Bariatric Surgery in PCOS Patients
Women with PCOS often struggle to conceive, but a new study links weight loss following bariatric surgery in very obese PCOS patients to high rates of pregnancy and live births.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines - August 11, 2020 Category: Surgery Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

Roche provides update on phase III studies of etrolizumab in people with moderately to severely active ulcerative colitis
Basel, 10 August 2020 - Roche (SIX: RO, ROG; OTCQX: RHHBY) today announced topline results from its phase III study programme evaluating the investigational medicine etrolizumab in people with moderately to severely active ulcerative colitis. Mixed results were seen in studies evaluating etrolizumab as an induction therapy, and both studies evaluating etrolizumab as a maintenance therapy failed to meet their primary endpoints, showing no significant difference in the proportion of people achieving remission with subcutaneous etrolizumab versus placebo. In the HIBISCUS I induction study, in people without prior anti-tumour ...
Source: Roche Media News - August 10, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Roche provides update on phase III studies of etrolizumab in people with moderately to severely active ulcerative colitis
Basel, 10 August 2020 - Roche (SIX: RO, ROG; OTCQX: RHHBY) today announced topline results from its phase III study programme evaluating the investigational medicine etrolizumab in people with moderately to severely active ulcerative colitis. Mixed results were seen in studies evaluating etrolizumab as an induction therapy, and both studies evaluating etrolizumab as a maintenance therapy failed to meet their primary endpoints, showing no significant difference in the proportion of people achieving remission with subcutaneous etrolizumab versus placebo. In the HIBISCUS I induction study, in people without prior anti-tumour ...
Source: Roche Investor Update - August 10, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Gastric Bypass for Kidney Protection? Gastric Bypass for Kidney Protection?
Obesity takes a toll on the kidney, but weight loss through medications and lifestyle is challenging. A study from Sweden suggests that gastric bypass surgery could help prevent renal decline.Medscape Nephrology (Source: Medscape Gastroenterology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Gastroenterology Headlines - August 5, 2020 Category: Gastroenterology Tags: Nephrology Viewpoint Source Type: news

Remote Weight - Loss Program Optimized to Cut Costs, Maximize Results
New method yielded best results, lower costs for overweight adults assigned to weight - loss programs (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - August 4, 2020 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Cardiology, Endocrinology, Family Medicine, Gynecology, Internal Medicine, Nursing, Oncology, Journal, Source Type: news

New obesity guidelines shift focus to root causes rather than weight loss
New Canadian guidelines for treatment of obesity call for a shift in focus to the root causes rather than weight loss alone, which means doctors working with patients to understand underlying issues like genetics, trauma and mental-health issues. (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - August 4, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/Health Source Type: news

Remote Weight-Loss Program Optimized to Cut Costs, Maximize Results
TUESDAY, Aug. 4, 2020 -- A new, remote weight-loss program from Northwestern Medicine, called Opt-IN, yields maximum weight loss for the lowest price and less burden compared with the Diabetes Prevention Program (DPP), the current gold standard of... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - August 4, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

New obesity guideline: Address root causes as foundation of obesity management
(Canadian Medical Association Journal) besity management should focus on outcomes that patients consider to be important, not weight loss alone, and include a holistic approach that addresses the root causes of obesity, according to a new clinical practice guideline published in CMAJ (Canadian Medical Association Journal) http://www.cmaj.ca/lookup/doi/10.1503/cmaj.191707. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - August 4, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Study to explore whether new therapy can help address problem drinking
(University of Plymouth) A psychological therapy found to be effective in helping people achieve and maintain weight loss is being trialled to see if it can support patients with chronic liver disease to stop drinking. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - August 4, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Using an adjunctive treatment to address psychological distress in a national weight management program: results of an integrated pilot study - Evans-Hudnall G, Odafe MO, Johnson A, Armenti N, O'Neil J, Lawson E, Trahan LH, Rassu FS.
INTRODUCTION: Obesity is highly comorbid with psychological symptoms in veterans, particularly post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), depression, and anxiety. Obese veterans with comorbid psychological symptoms often display suboptimal weight loss and poor... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 3, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news