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ESC Preventive Cardiology 2023

2023 13 Apr

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Everyone Fibs About How Much They Eat

2022 24 May

According to University of Essex researchers, most people eat the equivalent of three extra McDonald's cheeseburgers a day than they admit. This is true across the board, regardless of a person's weight. The findings are published in the American Journal of Human Biology. The study looked at 221 adults with an average age of 54 years and various... Read more

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Follow-up Reduces Risk of Type 2 Diabetes

2022 12 Apr

Type 2 diabetes can be an inherited disease, but habits can also affect a person's risk of getting it. In particular, obesity due to fatty and high-calorie foods, often in combination with limited activity, increases the risk of developing Type 2 diabetes  considerably. A new study at The Norwegian University of Science and Technology and St. Olav's... Read more

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Social Determinants and Obesity

2022 01 Feb

According to a new study published in the journal Obesity, cumulative social disadvantage, denoted by higher social determinants of health (SDOH) burden, is associated with a higher likelihood of obesity independent of clinical and demographic factors. These findings suggest the need for the development of novel  healthcare delivery models that... Read more

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Genes That Cause Obesity

2021 04 Oct

Scientists from University of Virginia have identified 14 genes that could cause weight gain and three that could prevent it. The team developed an automated pipeline to test hundreds of genes for a causal role in obesity. During the first round of experiments, the scientists have discovered more than a dozen genes that could be playing a role. This... Read more

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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

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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

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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

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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