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Widely used food additive promotes colitis, obesity and metabolic syndrome, research shows

Emulsifiers, which are added to most processed foods to aid texture and extend shelf life, can alter the gut microbiota composition and localization to induce intestinal inflammation that...  
medicalnewstoday.com
almost 5 years ago
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Pesticide exposure contributes to heightened risk of heart disease

Endocrine-disrupting chemicals worsen obesity's impact in younger womenPesticide exposure, not obesity alone, can contribute to increased cardiovascular disease risk...  
medicalnewstoday.com
almost 5 years ago
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Low Testosterone not just in males: Testosterone, atherosclerosis and obesity may be linked in females

New research in The FASEB Journal suggests that the androgen receptor confers protection against diet-induced atherosclerosis, obesity and dyslipidemia in female...  
medicalnewstoday.com
almost 5 years ago
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Obesity may not reliably predict atherosclerosis in Mexican-Americans

Blood sugar, insulin resistance and blood pressure may be more reliable indicators of atherosclerosis among Mexican-Americans than obesity, finds a new study.  
medicalnewstoday.com
almost 5 years ago
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Child obesity intervention with strong IT support found to be effective

A randomized three-arm clinical trial of obesity interventions has found that an intervention supported with health information technology was effective at treating child obesity.  
medicalnewstoday.com
almost 5 years ago
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Obesity significantly increases prostate cancer risk in African-American men, study finds

Obesity has a profoundly different effect on prostate cancer risk in African-American as compared to non-Hispanic white men.  
medicalnewstoday.com
almost 5 years ago
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African-American men at greater risk of prostate cancer, study finds

Compared with non-Hispanic white men, obesity presented a higher prostate cancer risk and may be 'uniquely harmful' to African-American men, a new study finds.  
medicalnewstoday.com
almost 5 years ago
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New research shows how to tackle obesity

One size does not fit all when it comes to tackling obesity, according to a new study by the University of Sheffield Study shows there are six different types...  
medicalnewstoday.com
almost 5 years ago
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GPs need support to lift their obesity game

General practitioners are not routinely documenting obesity indicators such as Body Mass Index and Waist Circumference, lessening the potential positive effect they could have on healthy...  
medicalnewstoday.com
almost 5 years ago
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Obesity in children: Breastfeeding is best, but...

Yes, while breastfeeding is the optimal first food for a baby, it's not as simple to say that it will protect all children from becoming obese.  
medicalnewstoday.com
almost 5 years ago
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New study questions role of breast milk in obesity prevention

A new study supports human milk as the optimal first food for babies, but the study raises questions about whether breast milk protects children from becoming obese.  
medicalnewstoday.com
almost 5 years ago
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Your better half (by half?): Improving your fitness may improve your spouse's

With obesity on the rise in households across America, the demand for weight-loss treatments, personal trainers, and lifestyle coaches is amping up.  
medicalnewstoday.com
almost 5 years ago
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New Canadian guidelines to prevent and manage obesity in children must focus on family

New guidelines from the Canadian Task Force on Preventive Health Care to help prevent and manage obesity in children and youth recommend regular growth monitoring at routine health care visits...  
medicalnewstoday.com
almost 5 years ago
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Bariatric Surgery: Where Are We?

Professor Jean-Pierre Marmuse, the pioneer of bariatric surgery in France, explains the issues surrounding this approach to obesity.  
medscape.com
almost 5 years ago
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Six Subgroups of Obesity Invite Targeted Management

Obese patients can be divided into six groups based on health, behavioral, and demographic characteristics, suggesting the need for a more targeted approach to management, says a new study.  
medscape.com
almost 5 years ago
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Does Obesity Explain High Prostate Cancer Risk in Black Men?

Black men who are obese are at increased risk for prostate cancer; as body mass index increases, this risk nearly quadruples.  
medscape.com
almost 5 years ago
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OnMedica - News - Obesity programme improved children’s BMI

Children whose doctors and families stuck best to interventions had greatest BMI benefits  
onmedica.com
almost 5 years ago
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Why are companies allowed to advertise junk food in obesity epidemic? 

A survey by the British Heart Foundation recently showed two thirds of parents felt badgered by their children each week to buy food after seeing it advertised on TV, prompting calls for a ban.  
dailymail.co.uk
almost 5 years ago
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Understanding the Science Behind Childhood Obesity

Childhood obesity in America has reached epidemic proportions. We have long known about the troubling trifecta of insufficient exercise, processed food, ...  
huffingtonpost.com
almost 5 years ago