Sunday, April 14, 2024

Obesity

A research team at the University of Bonn has identified a key molecule named inosine that is capable of burning fat.
An avocado a day could help redistribute belly fat in women toward a healthier profile, reports a new study from the University of Illinois.

Intermittent Fasting ‘No Magic Bullet for Weight Loss’

A new study challenges intermittent fasting, also known as alternate day fasting or the '5:2', as an effective way to lose weight.

Lifestyle Program Improves Fertility for Women with Obesity

Obesity related infertility in women of childbearing age can be prevented by a specialized lifestyle intervention called Fit-For-Fertility program reports.

Obesity Treatment: Drug Found Effective to Reduce Weight

Semaglutide, an injectable drug offers a nonsurgical way to treat obesity. It could help over 70 million adults in the US who struggle with weight gains.

Low-quality Diet During Pregnancy May Be Associated with Late-childhood Obesity and Excess Body Fat

Eating a low quality diet during pregnancy may be associated with an increased risk of obesity and excess body fat in children.

Obesity: An Emerging Health Crisis

One of the world's most prevalent health problems today is obesity. This growing trend has surpassed smoking as the leading preventable cause of premature...

Obesity

Obesity is a chronic disease characterized by an excess of body fat, a body mass index (BMI) of at least 30, or a weight...

Body Mass Index (BMI) Is a Risk Factor for Developing Severity in SARS-CoV-2 Infected Patients

This meta-analysis found that severe Covid-19 patients had a higher body mass index (BMI) compared to non-severe patients. Also, obese COVID-19 infected patients are more likely to require ICU care than normal healthy patients.

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