For more than 100 million Americans who are obese, bariatric surgery may reverse complications related to diabetes, including regenerating damaged nerves, a Michigan Medicine study shows.
For those who suffer from obesity hypoventilation syndrome, it is critically important to seek treatment. As the condition may have serious and even fatal consequences, early and aggressive intervention may prove necessary.
A 2010 federal law that boosted nutrition standards for school meals may have begun to help slow the rise in obesity among America's children—even teenagers who can buy their own snacks, a new study showed.
Excess weight or obesity boosts risk of death by anywhere from 22% to 91%—significantly more than previously believed—while the mortality risk of being slightly underweight has likely been overestimated, according to new University of Colorado Boulder research.
A third of U.S. children have been found to be either overweight or obese. Though clinical trials have shown some interventions for childhood obesity to be effective, how these interventions might fare in the real world, outside of controlled trial settings, is less clear.
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A new Slovenian population-scaled, school-based study shows that by providing additional physical education lessons to young children is effective in preventing childhood obesity, according to findings published in Obesity, The Obesity Society's (TOS) flagship journal.
The Effects of Bariatric Surgery on Cardiovascular Outcomes and Cardiovascular Mortality: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis
Bariatric surgery has been increasingly utilized as a therapeutic option for obesity. In this meta-analysis, we aim to assess the effects of bariatric surgery on CVD outcomes and cardiovascular mortality.
Obesity causes many health problems and worsens several chronic illnesses, including type 2 diabetes and cardiovascular disease. However, some obese people are more susceptible to complications than others.
The advice general practitioners give to patients with obesity in the UK was found to be "highly varied, superficial and often lacked an apparent evidence base," according to a new study from the University of Oxford.