Sleep Troubles During Pregnancy Affect Glucose Level and may Up Childhood Obesity Risk
Obstructive sleep apnea alters glucose levels during pregnancy and increases the risk of childhood obesity, finds a new study.
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Depression, emotional eating and long-term weight changes: a population-based prospective study
Emotional eating (i.e. eating in response to negative emotions) has been suggested to be one mechanism linking depression and subsequent development of obesity. However...
5 hours ago - International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity - 2 articles
Early postoperative weight loss predicts long-term success of bariatric surgery in teens
Adolescents with obesity who lose at least 30% of excess weight in the 3 months after bariatric surgery are more likely to experience sustained, successful weight loss at 12...
8 hours ago - Healio - 2 articles
Guarana switches on brown fat to restrict weight gain, researchers find
Colombian and Brazilian researchers have shown that guarana supplementation attenuated markers of obesity and insulin resistance in rats that were fed a high fat diet.
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MS-Puberty Link May Be Influenced by Obesity
Mendelian randomization study shows no support for pubertal timing-MS connection independent of BMI
10 hours ago - MedPageToday
With a Decrease In Stunting And Thinness, Increase In Childhood Obesity Observed
Economic growth has been linked to the reduction in stunting and thinness, but a rise in overweight and obesity in Chinese children and teenagers finds a new study.
12 hours ago - Medindia Health
Empagliflozin may facilitate weight loss in PCOS
Among women with polycystic ovary syndrome and obesity, those assigned empagliflozin therapy for 12 weeks lost more weight and lowered their metabolic rate compared to those...
14 hours ago - Healio
Promoting Cardiovascular Health in Early Childhood and Transitions in Childhood through Adolescence: A Workshop Report
Cardiovascular disease is the number one cause of death in developed countries around the world.1 Although the mortality rate from CVD has declined since the middle of the last...
19 hours ago - The Journal of Pediatrics
Mild sleep apnea during pregnancy changes sugar levels and may affect infant growth patterns
A study conducted by Sarah Farabi, PhD, RN, while she was a post-doctoral fellow working with Dr. Teri Hernandez at the University of Colorado College of Nursing and School of...
1 day ago - News Medical - 2 articles
Your Friends Could Influence You to Become Obese: Study
Your friends may be the reason you are overweight as a new study finds that obesity can grow through communities like a 'social contagion.'
1 day ago - Medindia Health
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First Drug for Postpartum Depression Approved by USFDA
The US Food and Drug Administration has approved a drug for the treatment of postpartum depression in adult women.
Milk or No Milk for Babies With a Rare Type of Genetic Disorder
The study found that children with Duarte galactosemia are at no greater risk of long-term developmental abnormalities than their unaffected siblings, with exposure to milk as...
Johnson Johnson exposed as the mastermind corporation behind the opioid...
Who is to blame for the opioid epidemic that is currently gripping the nation and taking the lives of 60,000 Americans each year? Most people tend to blame the makers of these...
Why The New Postpartum Depression Drug Is Potentially A Very Big Deal
It's expensive, but it could treat severe PPD in two days.
Women who miss their cancer screening at the clinic will now be offered home...
Women across the UK will be offered DIY smear tests in a bid to cut cervical cancer deaths. Kits will be sent to women in the post, enabling them to take their own sample at...
Colombian baby girl born with her twin INSIDE her
The little girl called Izamara, born on February 22 in Barranquilla, Colombia, is an incredibly rare example of 'fetus-in-fetu' births, first described in 1808 but rarely seen...
Scalding Hot Tea May Boost Esophageal Cancer Risk
A previous study linked hot tea with esophageal cancer, but this new one is the first to pinpoint a specific temperature, according to the researchers.
Is Your Doctor Helping or Hurting You Lose Weight?
A little empathy from a health care professional goes a long way for a few reasons.
RECALL: Toys “R” Us Canada's Koala Baby 2-pack sleepers
Toys “R” Us Canada is recalling their Koala Baby brand 2-pack sleepers because they don't meet the flammability requirements for children's sleepwear under Canadian law...
Scientists discover two enzymes linked to pancreatic cancer - paving way to...
A new study from the UC San Diego School of Medicine found that pancreatic cancer patients live longer when they have low levels of enzxyme PHLPP1 and high levels of enzyme PKC.