Researchers compared mortality and life expectancy among patients treated with bariatric surgery or usual obesity care to examine the impact of bariatric surgery’s affect on life expectancy.
Results from a retrospective study found that obesity in men and younger patients with COVID-19 was associated with an increased risk for death.
Offspring of women with chronic hypertension were twice as likely to be hospitalized for an endocrine-related issue by the age of 18.
Implementation of the 2010 Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act significantly cut childhood obesity among children living in poverty.
A cross-sectional study was performed to assess whether age, body mass index, and/or components of antiretroviral therapy contributed to persistence of HIV viremia.
The prevalence of metabolic syndrome is rising at an unequal rate among different patient demographics.
The US childhood obesity rate may increase by 2.4% if school closures continue into December as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Increased weight loading was found to reduce body weight and fat mass, supporting the concept of a loading-dependent regulation of body weight.
Healthcare systems in New York City have partnered to support vulnerable children with obesity using a telehealth weight management program.
The presence of obesity, type 2 diabetes, and elevated systolic blood pressure (SBP) in adolescence accelerates the progression of risk factors that play a role in the development of early vascular aging.
The most common comorbidities among patients hospitalized with COVID-19 in the New York City area are hypertension, obesity, and diabetes.
Overweight and obesity during preschool age are associated with increased risk for fracture in childhood.
Patients who underwent Roux-en-Y gastric bypass experienced greater weight loss and slightly higher diabetes remission rates than patients who underwent sleeve gastrectomy.
Among patients with obesity and migraine, weight loss is associated with reduction of migraine frequency, pain severity, and attack duration and disability.
Higher doses anti-tumor necrosis factor-α (anti-TNF-α) therapy may be neceessary for obese patients with ulcerative colitis (UC), according to the findings of a recently published meta-analysis.
A continuous behavioral lifestyle intervention supported by a smartphone app can assist in improving dietary intake and physical activity among pregnant women with overweight and obesity.
Eating a poor-quality low-fat or low-carb diet may not positively affect mortality rates and may even cause harm.
Metabolic syndrome is associated with poorer sleep in girls with polycystic ovary syndrome and obesity.
Self-esteem improved after 5 years in surgical group, but no improvement seen in overall mood.
Researchers performed a systematic review and meta-analysis to summarize and update the evidence regarding the effects of lifestyle intervention, including diet, on cardiometabolic risk among overweight and obese women with PCOS.