News tagged with morbid obesity
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Women with a lean body shape have a greater risk of developing endometriosis than women who are morbidly obese, according to the largest prospective study to investigate the link.
Health May 14, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
An experimental procedure successfully tested in obese laboratory rats may provide a less-invasive alternative to bariatric weight-loss surgery, researchers report online in Endocrinology.
Surgery Apr 30, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress)—A Deakin University study has found that the rate of morbid obesity in women increased by almost 70 per cent over a 10 year period.
Overweight and Obesity Apr 04, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Women should wait at least 12 months before trying for a baby following weight loss surgery and need further advice and information on reproductive issues, suggests a new evidence-based literature review published today in ...
Obstetrics & gynaecology Jan 10, 2013 | not rated yet | 0 |
Chinese researchers have identified a bacteria which may cause obesity, according to a new paper suggesting diets that alter the presence of microbes in humans could combat the condition.
Overweight and Obesity Dec 19, 2012 | 5 / 5 (8) | 1
After total knee replacement (TKR) surgery, patients who are morbidly obese have similar pain and function outcomes as patients who do not fall into this weight category, according to a new study by researchers at Hospital ...
Arthritis & Rheumatism Nov 11, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
New research shows limiting carbs to dinner-time increases satiety, reduces risk for diabetes, cardiovascular disease
(Medical Xpress)—An experimental diet with carbohydrates eaten mostly at dinner could benefit people suffering from severe and morbid obesity, according to new research at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem.
Health Nov 08, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress)—Losing weight does not lead to improved fertility in women, but does improve sexual function, according to Penn State College of Medicine researchers.
Overweight and Obesity Oct 17, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
A study comparing bariatric surgical procedures for obesity suggests that even though undergoing the less commonly used biliopancreatic diversion/duodenal switch (DS) may be associated with higher early risks compared with ...
Surgery Sep 17, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
(HealthDay)—As if the physical woes that accompany obesity aren't bad enough, many obese Americans say they face discrimination and stigma because of their weight, a new Harris Interactive/HealthDay poll f ...
Health Aug 23, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 1 |
Research to be presented at the Annual Meeting of the Society for the Study of Ingestive Behavior (SSIB), the foremost society for research into all aspects of eating and drinking behavior, finds that gastric bypass surgery ...
Surgery Jul 10, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Most adolescents preparing for weight-loss, or bariatric, surgery are deficient in vitamin D, a new study demonstrates. The results to be presented at The Endocrine Society's 94th Annual Meeting in Houston.
Health Jun 25, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay) -- Morbid obesity increases the risk of multiple complications in spinal fusion surgery, particularly in patients undergoing anterior cervical or posterior lumbar procedures, according to research ...
Overweight and Obesity Jun 05, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
A review of medical records of patients treated at an academic tertiary care center suggests that obese patients present to their physicians with more advanced stage and more aggressive forms of papillary thyroid cancer (PTC), ...
Cancer May 21, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Researchers at the Hofstra North Shore-LIJ School of Medicine and Feinstein Institute for Medical Research conducted a retrospective analysis which found that morbid obesity impedes kidney donation. In fact, in the analysis ...
Other May 10, 2012 | not rated yet | 0