How bullying and obesity can affect girls' and boys' mental health
Depressive symptoms are more common in teenage girls than in their male peers. However, boys' mental health appears to be affected more if they suffer from obesity...
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Increased BMI associated with risk for second cancer among breast cancer survivors
Higher BMI appeared associated with a statistically significant increased risk for second cancers among women diagnosed with invasive breast cancer, according to a study...
1 day ago - Healio - 3 articles
A Simple New Definition for 'Metabolically Healthy Obesity'?
'Our new definition may be important not only to stratify risk of mortality in people with obesity, but also in people with overweight and normal weight,' say...
1 day ago - Medscape - 2 articles
Iranian children with overweight and obesity: an internet-based interventional study
Obesity or overweight in children is an excessive accumulation of adipose tissue that can potentially regress health indicators and increase the likelihood of various diseases.
2 days ago - BMC
I Hate My Body Because My Mother Hated Hers
I went on my first diet at seven years old. I wasn't overweight in the least; I was healthy and active, with the sun-kissed skin and scraped knees to prove it. But I was...
8 days ago - Scary Mommy
‘Be inefficient' mindset may help adults with obesity achieve healthy body weight
Adults with obesity may have more success with weight loss by engaging in inefficient behaviors, according to a presenter at the Obesity Medicine Association 2021 virtual...
11 days ago - Healio - 2 articles
Being Overweight Ups Risk for Severe COVID-19 in Hospital
This research "adds to the known data on the associations between obesity and severe COVID-19 disease and extends these findings" to patients who are overweight and/or have...
11 days ago - Medscape
Pros and Cons of Draft Recs for Prediabetes, Diabetes Screening
The United States Preventive Services Task Force has drafted guidance that calls for screening all asymptomatic adults ages 35 to 70 years who are overweight or obese. Medscape...
11 days ago - Medscape
Obese People More at Risk for Severe Covid-19
Covid-19 patients who are overweight or obese are more likely to be more at risk for severe infection. Also, they require oxygen and invasive mechanical ventilation more often.
18 days ago - Medindia Health - 4 articles
COVID-19 patients who are overweight or obese may develop a more severe infection
COVID-19 patients who are overweight or obese are more likely to develop a more severe infection than patients of healthy weight, and they require oxygen and invasive...
19 days ago - News Medical - 4 articles
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Brisbane and Bundaberg steroid bust brings men to court
Steroids, cocaine and other hallucinogenic drugs found in significant organised crime gang bust in Brisbane and Bundaberg.
Ask Scary Mommy: I Don't Want My Kid To Go To Sleepovers. Ever
Ask Scary Mommy is Scary Mommy's advice column, where our team of “experts” answers all the questions you have about life, love, body image, friends, parenting, and anything...
Beovu, other pharmacotherapies pending and promising for DME
WAILEA, Hawaii - There is “intense research” aimed at developing more effective, safer and more durable treatments for diabetic macular edema, Michael S. Ip, MD, said in a...
VIDEO: Alcon acquires exclusive rights to BlephEx in US
WAILEA, Hawaii - At Hawaiian Eye 2021, Fred Ellis, head of dry eye devices at Alcon, discusses the news that Alcon has acquired exclusive rights to sell BlephEx in the U.S. and...
Barty finally loses on clay as Sabalenka claims Madrid crown
The world no.1 had not lost in 16 matches on clay courts but Aryna Sabalenka overpowered Ash Barty to win the Madrid Open.
Pediatric rheumatology in Africa: thriving amidst challenges
Pediatric Rheumatology is an orphan specialty in Africa which is gradually gaining importance across the continent.
Cruise Line Threatens to Skip Florida Ports Over Proof-of-Vaccination Ban
Norwegian Cruise Line plans to require Covid-19 vaccine documentation from its crew members and customers, but Florida recently enacted a law that bars businesses from doing so.
Impact of COVID-19 on nutritional status during the first wave of the pandemic
Patients affected by COVID-19 may develop disease related malnutrition due to the catabolic situation, symptoms that interfere with intake and prolonged hospital stay. This...
Cheeseburger Crunch Wrap
This Cheeseburger Crunch Wrap is so easy, stuffed with classic burger ingredients and wrapped in a crunchy tortilla. Use any burger meat you wish here! Cheeseburger Crunch...
Kennett wants Mitchell to coach ‘one day' but no guarantees
Jeff Kennett has staked out Hawthorn's position on Sam Mitchell succeeding Alastair Clarkson: Kennett would like Mitchell to coach in the future but there are no guarantees.