News tagged with severe obesity
(HealthDay)—The drug Byetta, approved for adults with type 2 diabetes, appears to help severely obese teens lose some weight, a small study found.
Pediatrics Feb 05, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Preliminary evidence from a clinical trial suggests that treatment with glucagon-like peptide-1 (GLP-1) receptor agonists was associated with reduced body mass index and body weight in adolescents with severe obesity, according ...
Pediatrics Feb 04, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
The proportion of Americans who are severely obese—those people 100 pounds or more overweight—continues to increase rapidly and much faster than those with moderate obesity, but the rate of growth has slowed, according ...
Overweight and Obesity Oct 01, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
One third of American women of childbearing age are battling obesity, a condition that affects their health and their chances of getting pregnant. Obese women often have poor reproductive outcomes, but the reasons why have ...
Obstetrics & gynaecology Sep 11, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Two out of three severely obese kids already have at least one risk factor for heart disease, suggests research published online in Archives of Disease in Childhood.
Pediatrics Jul 23, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
An evaluation of national data by UC Davis researchers has found that extra weight is not necessarily linked with a higher risk of death.
Health Jul 06, 2012 | not rated yet | 2 |
(HealthDay) -- Behavioral treatment for obesity is much more effective for younger children than for adolescents, according to a study presented at the European Congress on Obesity, held from May 9 to 11 in ...
Health May 14, 2012 | not rated yet | 0