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Experts elaborated on the growing crisis at the Gulf Obesity Summit and Regional Congress in Abu Dhabi last week, following from the Abu Dhabi Child Obesity forum last December. Worldwide, 1.9 billion people are obese, exposing them to serious health risks and overburdening healthcare systems.
PARIS • People of "normal" weight who sport a wide waist are more at risk of heart problems than obese people, researchers have said, urging a rethink of healthy weight guidelines. How fat is distributed on a person's frame determined disease risk as much as how much fat they had overall, according to ...

Osteoarthritis, a common side effect of obesity, is the greatest cause of disability in the US, affecting 31 million people. Sometimes called "wear and tear" arthritis, osteoarthritis in people who are obese was long assumed to simply be a consequence of undue stress on joints. But researchers at the University ...
Being overweight or obese can increase insulin resistance, the hallmark of type 2 diabetes, and increase diabetes risk or make stabilizing blood sugar more ... Although the current breakfast study suggests a link between eating later and a higher risk of obesity among people with type 2 diabetes, Reutrakul ...
People with obesity are more likely to develop a rapid and irregular heart rate, called atrial fibrillation, which can lead to stroke, heart failure and other ... "Practitioners should counsel their obese patients to look for symptoms of atrial fibrillation, such as palpitations, shortness of breath and weakness and ...
s Dhruv Sareen sees it, you may one day be able to get personalized drug treatment for obesity, simply by handing over a blood sample or some skin cells. Sareen leads a team of researchers at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center who have figured out how to take cells from people who are extremely obese and ...

The advice, from the Dental Defence Union (DDU) which indemnifies dentists, comes as new figures show the number of 'morbidly obese' people in Britain has rocketed over the past 25 years. 'An increasing number of dental professionals are contacting the DDU about whether they can safely treat ...
Nearly 70 percent of the U.S. adult population meets the definition of overweight or obese, but a new study by University of Arkansas researchers shows the ... patterns, but none have focused on areas as small as census tracts, which range in population from just 50 people to more than 28,000 in this study.
The toll taken by obesity on the NHS is increasing, as more people are admitted to hospital with heart conditions, gallstones or needing hip and knee replacements ... The numbers of men and women who are obese – a body mass index (BMI) of 30 to 39.9 – in England are almost identical, at 26% and 27% ...
"With the rise in childhood obesity, we are seeing more kids with nonalcoholic fatty liver disease in our pediatric weight management practice," Dr. Jennifer Woo Baidal, lead author of the ... An estimated 80 million people in the U.S. have the condition, and it is most common in people in their 40s and 50s.
Women in low-income households are more than twice as likely to become obese because healthy diets are tougher to come by among financially struggling people, a study showed. A research team led by Shiga University of Medical Science found that lower-income households tend to have diets high in ...
Thirty-six percent of the residents in the community are obese, and there are few safe public areas where people can exercise. There aren't many low-cost athletic facilities accessible to residents, and organized sports opportunities for kids are hard to find. School meals — both breakfast and lunch — are ...
Increased risk for cardiovascular disease contributes to the lower life expectancy seen in individuals living with HIV. People living with HIV are at increased risk for abdominal obesity, hypertriglyceridemia, and elevated low-density lipoprotein (LDL) cholesterol but not hypertension, according to a recent ...
To be labeled obese, I need to gain 15 more kilograms — roughly the weight of a large Welsh corgi. But in South Korea, I am already .... If BMI 25 is the obesity standard, 34.8 percent of people in South Korea were obese in 2016: 42.3 percent of men and 26.4 percent of women. If BMI 30 is the standard, 5.7 ...
SEOUL, March 30 (Yonhap) -- Obese people are more susceptible to contracting diabetes than those who are not, a survey showed Friday. Obese people have a 156 percent greater chance of contracting diabetes than those who are not obese, according to the survey of 51,405 people carried out by a ...
STL Moms: 6 tips to prevent childhood obesity. Posted 8:58 am, ... Childhood obesity is a growing epidemic as our kids get bigger and bigger; so, how can parents help their children stay healthy. ... Now, people only eat 11 pounds of produce per year; previously, people ate 131 pounds of produce per year.
Of course, most people do consume excessive calories — in part, because their bodies are telling them they're malnourished. But I rarely come across reports on obesity that even mention the link with malnutrition — and forget about hearing that obese people need to eat more nutrients. Eat healthier, yes.

“This randomized study of weight loss induced with semaglutide in people with obesity but without diabetes has shown the highest weight reductions yet seen for any pharmaceutical intervention,” explained Patrick M. O'Neil, PhD, director of the Weight Management Center and a professor of psychiatry and ...
A compound that mimics a naturally occurring hormone that regulates appetite may help people who have obesity but not diabetes to lose weight, a new study suggests. The research will be presented Sunday, March 18, at ENDO 2018, the Endocrine Society's 100th annual meeting in Chicago, Ill.
The idea that it might be possible to be overweight or obese but not at increased risk of heart disease, otherwise known as the "obesity paradox," has been challenged by a study of nearly ... She continued: "This is the largest study that provides evidence against the obesity paradox in healthy people.
Now the tiny Gulf state says it wants to lead efforts to end the global epidemic, by taking drastic action to try and get people to lose weight. And later this year, it's set to become the first country in the world to start screening its adult population for one of the most deadly diseases associated with obesity: ...
Coca-Cola is going to stop arranging factory trips for schoolchildren in addition to its annual Real Business Challenge amid a childhood obesity crisis. ... down both its educational programme and the Real Business Challenge in order to reassess the way in which the brand works with young people.
People with worrisome levels of obesity and poor control of their type 2 diabetes face two dramatically different options to substantially improve their health: ... which randomly allocated 38 obese patients with type 2 diabetes to treatment either by surgery at BWH or through an intensive lifestyle management ...
MONDAY, March 5, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- The longer people are obese, the greater their chances of developing heart disease, a new study suggests. The researchers analyzed data from more than 9,000 American adults who had started participating in a study when they were in their early 60s.
Sedentary lifestyles, lack of exercises and unhealthy eating habits all lead to obesity," says Yu Yongtao, a doctor with the hospital's gastroenterology department. A growing number of Chinese have realised that obesity is a serious, chronic disease. Overweight or obese people have a much greater risk of ...
New research from PHE found that overweight and obese children are eating an extra 500 calories a day, while the average adult consumes an extra 200 ... However, although plans to cut calorie content in food was welcomed by experts, others warned that the 400-600-600 plan may not help people eat ...
People from disadvantaged backgrounds who suffer from obesity may not necessarily lack willpower, Jamie Oliver has suggested. The celebrity chef voiced his views during the launch of a report released by Guy's and St Thomas' Charity about tackling inner-city childhood obesity. Oliver also contributed to ...
But he said it was important that doctors should feel comfortable about telling people they are overweight. He said: "Obesity is such an issue that it has to be pointed out to the person who is obese that they are obese. "If they want to continue to be obese and are happy with it then so be it, but it has to be ...
People who see the Cancer Research obesity ad as fat-shaming are deluded ... Sofie Hagen belongs to a group of people on a crusade to call anyone out who disapproves of obesity or tries to educate people about it in any way. ... Don't get me wrong, I'm not placing any blame on those who are obese.
“[He said] it's undeniable that obesity is bad for health, but that is an opinion,” Scritchfield said. “That is not necessary true because there's just as much research out about how weight bias is harmful to health and may even shorten life expectancy.” Obese people “tend to avoid their medical doctor because ...
According to the NHANES data, 41.1 percent of women and 37.9 of men are now obese. But prevalence of Class 3 obesity (the CDC's term for “severely” obese people 100 pounds or more overweight, or with a BMI above 40) is also skyrocketing. New data show that about 8 percent of adults now fall into ...
Although the new study — now published in the journal PLOS Biology — was carried out in mice, the findings shed a clarifying light on a poorly understood phenomenon: the blunting of taste buds frequently noticed in people with obesity. Eating delicious food activates reward centers in the brain.
Among middle-aged women, 27.9% of those who were overweight had a heart attack, stroke or congestive heart failure after joining a study, as did 38.8% of those who were obese and 47.6% of those who were morbidly obese. Among women with a normal weight, 21.5% experienced one of these ...


 

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