News tagged with obese patients
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Obesity appears to significantly increase the risk of death tied to sleeping pills, nearly doubling the rate of mortality even among those prescribed 18 or fewer pills in a year, researchers reported Friday.
Sleep apnea Mar 16, 2012 | 5 / 5 (5) | 1 |
A sedentary lifestyle is a common cause of obesity, and excessive body weight and fat in turn are considered catalysts for diabetes, high blood pressure, joint damage and other serious health problems. But what if lack of ...
Health Aug 13, 2012 | 3.3 / 5 (7) | 0 |
It's well known that exercising reduces body weight because it draws on fat stores that muscle can burn as fuel. But a new study at Sanford-Burnham Medical Research Institute (Sanford-Burnham) suggests that ...
Medical research Feb 06, 2012 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0 |
Invariant natural killer T-cells (iNKT) are a unique subset of immune cells that are known to influence inflammatory responses. Now, a scientific team led by researchers at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC) has ...
Immunology Sep 13, 2012 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0
Any dieter knows that it's hard to keep off weight you've lost. Now a study finds that even a year after dieters shed a good chunk of weight quickly, their hormones were still insisting, "Eat! Eat! Eat!"
Health Oct 26, 2011 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
People with diabetes often develop clogged arteries that cause heart disease, and new research at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis suggests that low vitamin D levels are to blame.
Diabetes Nov 13, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
Childhood and adolescent obesity rates in the United States have increased dramatically in the past three decades. Being obese puts individuals at greater risk for developing Type 2 diabetes, a disease in which individuals ...
Diabetes Mar 26, 2013 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
In a small study of 39 primary care doctors and 208 of their patients, Johns Hopkins researchers have found that physicians built much less of an emotional rapport with their overweight and obese patients than with their ...
Overweight and Obesity Apr 22, 2013 | 5 / 5 (2) | 1
Studying what makes us want to eat, could help devise approaches to prevent obesity, which is becoming widespread in Europe
Neuroscience Mar 11, 2013 | 3 / 5 (2) | 0
In the first published study of its kind, researchers from the Catholic University/Policlinico Gemelli in Rome, Italy, and NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center found that bariatric surgery dramatically outperforms ...
Diabetes Mar 26, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(HealthDay) -- The American Society of Clinical Oncology Clinical Practice Guideline on Appropriate Chemotherapy Dosing for Obese Adult Patients With Cancer recommends using full weight-based cytotoxic chemotherapy ...
Cancer Apr 06, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
European Union regulators have given Swiss pharmaceutical group Novartis a green light to market its drug Signifor as a treatment for Cushing's disease, the company said Wednesday.
Medications Apr 25, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Type 2 diabetes is popularly associated with obesity and a sedentary lifestyle. However, just as there are obese people without type 2 diabetes, there are lean people with the disease.
Genetics Jun 01, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Some experimental diabetes treatments in late testing offer patients hope of better controlling their blood sugar and weight and preventing dangerously low blood sugar, all big challenges for millions of diabetics.
Diabetes Jun 11, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(HealthDay) -- Seven years after they underwent weight-loss surgery, patients as a whole fared better on several measurements of their risk of cardiac problems, a new study finds, and many returned to normal ...
Surgery Jun 20, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |