Home-visiting program shows promise of reducing risk of obesity among Native American children

Lessons on healthy feeding practices delivered to young mothers through a brief home-visiting intervention put Native American infants on a healthier growth trajectory, lowering their risks for obesity, according to a study from researchers at the Johns Hopkins Center for American Indian Health at the Bloomberg School of Public Health. Prior research suggests that adult obesity, which is linked to […]

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Inflammatory gene provides clue to obesity risk

A gene that helps to control inflammation increases the risk of obesity and could be turned off in mice to stop weight gain, a study from The University of Queensland has found. UQ Institute for Molecular Bioscience researcher Dr. Denuja Karunakaran said she was determined to unravel the links between inflammation and obesity that went deeper than excessive eating or […]

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Corona-study: obesity trends is the greatest risk factor for severe COVID-19- – natural healing naturopathic specialist portal

COVID-19: obesity increases the risk for heavy gradients, and hospital stays A study by scientists at “NYU Langone Medical Center” in New York investigated the case of data delivered to the COVID-19-patients and in -patients. The evaluation shows that obesity (obesity) can be difficult gradients responsible. The case study is consistent with the results of a small evaluation of researchers […]

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The US case study, surprised with the greatest risk factor for severe COVID-19-disease – natural healing naturopathic specialist portal

COVID-19: obesity increases the risk for heavy gradients, and hospital stays A study by scientists at “NYU Langone Medical Center” in New York under the case data delivered to the COVID-19 patients studied. The analysis showed that obesity (obesity) can be difficult gradients responsible. The case study covers a small evaluation of researchers in Germany. The reasons are still unknown. […]

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Can turmeric help you lose weight?

In a 2015 study published in the European Review for Medical and Pharmacological Sciences, researchers found curcumin to increase weight loss from 1.88 to 4.91 per cent. Researchers have long studied the benefits of turmeric, including whether it helps induce weight loss. As per studies, it is curcumin — a yellow plant-based polyphenol with antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties — found […]

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New study shows the effects of obesity mirror those of aging

Globally, an estimated 1.9 billion adults and 380 million children are overweight or obese. According to the World Health Organization, more people are dying from being overweight than underweight. Researchers at Concordia are urging health authorities to rethink their approach to obesity. In their paper published in the journal Obesity Reviews, the researchers argue that obesity should be considered premature […]

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Researchers propose new disease classification system for obesity

Researchers are proposing a new scientifically correct and medically actionable disease classification system for obesity, according to a paper published online in Obesity, the flagship journal of The Obesity Society. The proposed disease classification system is based on the concept Adiposity-Based Chronic Disease (ABCD). The diagnostic term reflects both the pathophysiology and clinical impact of obesity as a chronic disease. […]

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People with obesity who experience self-directed weight shaming benefit from intervention

People with obesity are often treated with less respect than other people, discriminated against, and socially devalued because of their weight. This societal stigma can sometimes be internalized, leading individuals with obesity to blame and devalue themselves because of their weight. While it’s known that weight “self-stigma” is associated with poor mental and physical health, little is known about how […]

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Shaming, blaming and ignorance about obesity block millions from getting effective care

Bias, misinformation and a lack of understanding of how easy it is to relapse into obesity are preventing millions of Canadians from getting appropriate care, according to new research. A study published in the journal Clinical Obesity showed that while most health-care providers, employers and people with obesity know it is a serious illness, few understand how complex it is […]

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