Friday, June 2, 2023


Being overweight may cause more hospital admissions than previously thought

The study used a genetic technique to identify the sole impact of body composition on hospital admissions.

Study found Heart complications in Overweight youth

Associations between visceral fat and arterial stiffness in youth.

Good sleep alleviate infant obesity risks

More sleep awakenings were associated with a higher likelihood of infants becoming overweight.

Fertility of obese boys may be protected by early weight loss

Early management of obesity in childhood could help prevent future fertility problems in men.

Exposure to air pollution during pregnancy may increase babies’ obesity risk

A robotic arm equipped with a hairbrush helps with brushing tasks and could be an asset in assistive care settings.

Western diet could increase risk of infection and inflammatory bowel disease

Diet rich in sugar, fat damages immune cells in digestive tracts of mice.

Obesity is associated with heavier periods may cause impaired womb repair

Peer-reviewed, observational/experimental, human/mice.

Age is no barrier to successful weight loss

The study dispels myths about the effectiveness of weight loss in older people.

Antibiotics before age 2 associated with childhood health issues

Association of infant antibiotic exposure with childhood health outcomes.

Obesity can increase the risk of kidney disease, study

Regardless of where it is deposited in the body, fat increases the risk of kidney disease.

Men with large waistline are more likely to die of prostate cancer

There is a link between central adiposity and risk of death from prostate cancer.

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