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Overweight, Obesity & Fitness: And Now for a Different Interpretation by JaanS Medical Doctor Posted Tue 02 Dec 2008 3:08am The Disease Management Care Blog did not watch all of Reverend Wright’s sermons, because it preferred to take the time to read the original Archives paper on the interaction of obesity and exercise for heart disease risk in women. The DCMB suspects the Reverend would agree with the need to go past the dour headlines, which suggest overweight/ob ... Read on »
Weight Loss Reduces Hot Flashes In Overweight And Obese Women by Anita Patient Expert Posted Mon 14 Feb 2011 2:29pm Image by Combined Media via Flickr A new study shows that overweight and obese women who suffer from hot flashes can reduce the severity of their hot flashes if they lose weight through diet or exercise. Hot flashes , which are associated with sleeping problem s, anxiety and depression, are the most common complaints of women during menopa ... Read on »
Overweight and Obese Teens Have Overweight/Obese Friends by Linda Posted Sat 18 Jul 2009 12:00am A recent study done at USC shows that overweight/obese teens are twice as likely to have overweight/obese friends than normal weight teens. The researchers also found that overweight girls were more likely to name more friends, but less likely to be named as a friend than normal-weight girls. The link between obesity and social networks was ex ... Read on »
FDA approves “Belviq,” weight loss drug for obese and overweight people by The Doctor's Journal Posted Mon 02 Jul 2012 6:20pm Has your hefty weight always been your problem? Now, it won’t be for much longer. The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has recently approved Belviq (generic name: Lorcaserin hydrochloride) for long-term weight loss management. The approval of Belviq is considered a medical breakthrough, ending the 13-year slump of disapproving and withdrawin ... Read on »
MANAGEMENT OF CHILDHOOD OBESITY--OFFICE-BASED MANAGEMENT OF CHILDHOOD OBESITY/OVERWEIGHT by charakadas Patient Expert Posted Fri 08 May 2009 11:36pm   Prevention and treatment of childhood overweight should be part of the anticipatory guidance provided during routine health supervision visits, particularly in families with children at risk for overweight. Calculating and plotting the BMI yearly will identify children experiencing rapid weight gain or early adiposity rebound. Anticipatory gui ... Read on »
Obesity & Complications of Diverticulosis; Obesity, Weight Loss & Urinary Incontinence by Robert W. Posted Sun 01 Feb 2009 11:58am  Health Report: Obesity and the Complications of Diverticulosis (Diverticulitis & Bleeding)    Obesity, Weight Loss & Urinary Incontinence "A critical weekly review of important new research findings for health-conscious readers..."   By, Robert A. Wascher, MD, FACS Last Updated:  02/01/2009   The information ... Read on »
Ayurvedic approach to Overweight - Causes and effects of obesity by Jennifer D. Healthy Living Professional Posted Mon 03 Nov 2008 9:02pm Ayurveda identifies eight different types of bodies that are prone to diseases. Out of these, an obese body is described as the one afflicted with the most diseases and troubles. Ayurveda considers underweight and overweight as signs of imbalance of the vata, pitta, and kapha systems. Overweight or obesity is mostly found in people with p ... Read on »
NIH study identifies ideal body mass index; Overweight and obesity associated with increased risk of death by Cancer.gov Posted Wed 01 Dec 2010 12:00am NIH study identifies ideal body mass index; Overweight and obesity associated with increased risk of death A study looking at deaths from any cause found that a body mass index (BMI) between 20.0 and 24.9 is associated with the lowest risk of death in healthy non-smoking adults. Investigators also provided precise estimates of t ... Read on »
NIH study identifies ideal body mass index; Overweight and obesity associated with increased risk of death by Cancer.gov Posted Thu 10 Mar 2011 9:59pm NIH study identifies ideal body mass index; Overweight and obesity associated with increased risk of death A study looking at deaths from any cause found that a body mass index (BMI) between 20.0 and 24.9 is associated with the lowest risk of death in healthy non-smoking adults. Investigators also provided precise estimates of the inc ... Read on »
Overweight and Obesity Linked to Lower Brain Volume by Poh Tin Tan Posted Tue 01 Sep 2009 5:31pm From Medscape Medical News Caroline Cassels August 28, 2009 — Overweight and obese individuals have significantly lower brain volume than their normal-weight counterparts, a finding researchers say puts these individuals at much greater risk for dementia, including Alzheimer's disease. Results from a new imaging study reveal that, on a ... Read on »