Being obese raises coronavirus risk: Medics warn patients with high BMI more likely to die
A report by senior doctors has revealed 63 per cent of patients receiving intensive care in UK hospitals after contracting the coronavirus are overweight, obese or morbidly obese.
3 monthes ago - Daily Mail - 2 articles
Being Obese, Overweight May Up Advanced Prostate Cancer Risk
Watch Out: Obese and overweight people are at a higher risk of developing advanced prostate cancer, reveals a new study.
4 monthes ago - Medindia Health - 2 articles
Being overweight linked to greater risk of advanced prostate cancer
A new study links being overweight in middle age and later adulthood to a greater risk of advanced prostate cancer.
4 monthes ago - News Medical
Effects of endocrine-disrupting chemicals extend to obesity, osteoporosis, IQ and beyond
Although causality is difficult to prove definitively, mounting evidence suggests adverse health consequences of endocrine-disrupting among humans. Recent research links these...
4 monthes ago - Healio
Family Lifestyle Changes - and Behavioral Health Interventions - can Help Prevent Pediatric Obesity
Pediatric obesity is a growing problem. One third of children in the U.S. are either overweight or obese. For parents and caregivers of children who are obese or at risk of...
7 monthes ago - University of Rochester Medical Cente
Weight loss during menopause possible with lifestyle coaching
Lifestyle coaching for weight loss is similarly effective for women of all ages, but peri- and postmenopausal women may have more trouble reducing waist circumference and body...
9 monthes ago - Healio
Several factors may predispose patients to osteoarthritis after arthroscopic partial meniscectomy
Patients who underwent arthroscopic partial meniscectomy had a greater predisposition to osteoarthritis in the tibiofemoral and patellofemoral compartments if they were obese...
10 monthes ago - Healio
How to Modify Exercises if You Have Knee Pain Due to Arthritis
Knee pain makes exercise, and everything else, more challenging! The number of people suffering from knee pain is rapidly rising as the population ages and rates of obesity...
10 monthes ago - Cathe Friedrich
Cardiac Arrest And Menopause Link Discovered: Study
It has been discovered that women who undergo early menopause are at a greater risk of having a cardiac incident or a stroke. The study was conducted at the University of...
One year ago - Active Beat
Recent FDA actions center on endocrine drugs
Endocrine Today has compiled a list of recent FDA news stories relating to endocrine practice. Drugs under consideration included those for osteoporosis, diabetes, overweight...
One year ago - Healio
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7 Health benefits of PQQ, a natural brain-boosting supplement
Pandemics may come and go, but neurodegenerative diseases like dementia and Alzheimer's, unfortunately, remain a common occurrence among the older population. However, despite...
Ethics Consult: Test Alzheimer Drug in Down Syndrome Patients?
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Gallery: State Funeral for Uncle Lyall Munro Senior
Photos from the State Funeral of respected Komeroi Elder Uncle Lyall Munro Senior held in Moree. With more than 220 direct descendants, Munro's legacy was as much about love...
Even Barassi, the great visionary, couldn't have imagined this
For first time all games in football's' senior competition are being played north of the Barassi Line, the 'cultural rift' which splits the country by which codes are preferred.
Scientists discover protective Alzheimer's gene and develop rapid...
A gene has been discovered that can naturally suppress the signs of Alzheimer's Disease in human brain cells. The scientists have also developed a new rapid drug-screening...
Still No Clear Answer on Intranasal Insulin for MCI, Alzheimer's
A new multicenter trial has yielded conflicting results regarding intranasal insulin's ability to deliver cognitive and functional benefit in mild cognitive impairment and...
Changes in the immune system can promote healthy aging
As we age, the immune system gradually becomes impaired. One aspect of this impairment is chronic inflammation in the elderly, which means that the immune system is constantly...
In Alzheimer's Disease, It's Not Always Memory That Goes
Will defining 'dysexecutive' Alzheimer's disease lead to earlier diagnosis and better outcomes in this subtype? Editorial director Bret Stetka talks with Dr David...
Struggling borrowers will need to consider selling: ANZ
One of ANZ Bank's most senior bankers says some borrowers unable to meet their mortgage payments would need to consider selling their properties in the coming months.
Please Explain podcast: Does ‘cancel culture' have a place in our society?
In this episode, senior journalist Jacqueline Maley is joined by deputy Sun-Herald editor Michael Koziol to discuss the place of 'cancel culture' in our society.