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Cardiology Management

Two-Thirds COVID-19 Hospitalisations Due to Four Conditions

2021 02 Mar

Findings from a new study show that a majority of adult COVID-19 hospitalisations are attributable to one of four pre-existing conditions. These include obesity, hypertension, diabetes and heart failure, in that order. The study is published in the Journal of the American Heart Association. Researchers used a mathematical simulation to estimate... Read more

Cardiology Management

Six-fold Rise in Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension in Women

2021 25 Jan

A new study by researchers at Swansea University reports that a brain pressure disorder that especially affects women, causing severe headaches and sometimes permanent sight loss, has risen six-fold in the last 15 years. The disorder could beis linked to obesity and deprivation. Rates of emergency hospital admissions in Wales for people with the disorder... Read more

Cardiology Management

Interconnection of Obesity, Metabolic Health and COVID-19

2021 25 Jan

According to new findings, obesity and cardiometabolic diseases not only trigger a more severe course of COVID-19, but the infection itself could promote the development of these conditions.  In a new article, authors from the German Center for Diabetes Research (DZD) highlight the interconnection of obesity and impaired metabolic health with the... Read more

Cardiology Management

New Wireless Device Can Help Combat Obesity

2021 20 Jan

Researchers from Texas A&M University have developed a medical device that could help with weight loss and that requires a simple operative procedure for implantation. This could be an alternative option for people who struggle with obesity or have serious health-related issues because of their weight.  Gastric bypass surgery is usually the last... Read more

Executive Health Management

Westminster Food & Nutrition Forum

2021 02 Feb

VENUE TBA: Taking place face-to-face or online depending on the situation with COVID-19 - delegates will receive full information and guidance on how to take part Read more

Executive Health Management

EU Reports on State of Health

2020 10 Dec

With the COVID-19 pandemic currently being the main factor to be considered in the health and well-being assessments, other elements, such as quality of air, smoking and alcohol consumption, and obesity also contribute to the state of health of European populations, says a new report from the European Commission.   You might also like:... Read more

Cardiology Management

Is Obesity Only the Individual's Responsibility?

2020 30 Nov

Research based on 5425 citizens' responses to a questionnaire survey has illuminated that obesity causes are linked to various factors in addition to the individual's current socioeconomic circumstances, including childhood experiences, particularly those of abuse. The study was carried out by Project Professor TAMORI Yoshikazu (Division of Creative... Read more

IMAGING Management

#RSNA20: Sleeve Gastrectomy in Teenagers Weakens Bones

2020 30 Nov

Childhood obesity is a major public health issue. Over the last ten years, the prevalence of childhood obesity has consistently increased. Sleeve gastrectomy is the most common bariatric surgery procedure performed in both children and adults. In this procedure, 75% of the stomach is removed to restrict food intake and induce weight loss. It results... Read more

Executive Health Management

World Obesity and Weight Management Congress 2021

2021 25 Oct

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