Researchers have developed new dosing models that may provide the scientific basis for more accurate administration of remifentanil, a synthetic opioid commonly used during surgery, in children and obese patients.
– American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA)
Kids who become overweight during their teenage years may be more likely to develop a stroke decades later than kids who did not become overweight during those years, according to a study published in the June 28, 2017, online issue of Neurology®, t...
– American Academy of Neurology (AAN) Embargo expired on 28-Jun-2017 at 16:00 ET
While there is solid evidence that adolescent overweight and obesity are associated with coronary heart disease (CHD) and stroke, less is known about the association between body mass index (BMI) and rarer cardiovascular diseases. A new large-scale, ...
– Endocrine Society
Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism, June-2017
People who survive a major heart attack often do better in the years afterward if they’re mildly obese, a study by UT Southwestern Medical Center cardiologists showed.
– UT Southwestern Medical Center
European Heart Journal: Quality of Care and Clinical Outcomes, Jun-2017
Weight loss, as well as maintaining a healthy weight, is a challenge that can sometimes seem insurmountable. If you are struggling with your weight, you are not alone! According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 70.7 percent of adult...
– Valley Health System
A community-wide intervention for families who receive WIC benefits reduced obesity risk factors in preschoolers.
– Columbia University Medical Center
Obesity Embargo expired on 27-Jun-2017 at 09:00 ET
Massachusetts Childhood Obesity Research Demonstration Project (MA-CORD)
– Obesity Society
Obesity Journal- July Issue 2017 Embargo expired on 27-Jun-2017 at 00:05 ET
Moderate-intensity exercise can help even extremely obese older adults improve their ability to perform common daily activities and remain independent, according to researchers at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center.
– Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center
Obesity, July 2017
In the journal Nature Nanotechnology, University of North Carolina Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center researchers report on strides made in the development of a strategy to improve the immune system's detection of cancer proteins by using “stic...
– University of North Carolina Health Care System Embargo expired on 26-Jun-2017 at 11:00 ET
A new Scientific Statement issued by the Endocrine Society calls for more research aimed specifically at understanding the underlying mechanisms that make it difficult to maintain long-term weight loss.
– Endocrine Society
Endocrine Reviews, Aug-2017
– University of Arkansas, Fayetteville
Decades after the discovery of anti-obesity hormone, scant evidence that leptin keeps lean people lean, scientists caution
– Harvard Medical School
Stress during the workday can lead to overeating and unhealthy food choices at dinnertime, but there could be a buffer to this harmful pattern.
– Michigan State University
Journal of Applied Psychology
For college students, summer can be the time for a new lesson: how to take charge of their health. Expert Available
– University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), Health Sciences