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Obesity

Food Is Medicine: Enhancing Obesity Treatment Outcomes

Sep 22, 2022

The most prevalent and expensive disease in the world, obesity is a problem that we must aim to solve. I believe food is the way to do so, since nutrition is the cornerstone of both wellness and a spe...

Obesity: One Disease, Many Solutions

Jul 25, 2022

Obesity is a complex disease with a web of interlocking causes that are unique to each patient, including genetics, nutrition, hormones, medication, environment and sleep. Unfortunately, the frequency...

A Clinical Profile of Patients with Hyperuricemia and the Relationship between Hyperuricemia and Metabolic Syndrome: A Cross-sectional Study at a Tertiary Hospital in the Indian Population.

May 23, 2022

Metabolic syndrome is a constellation of interrelated risk factors that increase the risk of cardiovascular diseases (CVD) and diabetes mellitus. The increase in prevalence of hyperuricemia was consid...

Syrian national growth references for children and adolescents aged 2-20 years.

May 16, 2022

During the past three decades, growth charts have become one of the principal tools for monitoring anthropometric development in individuals and populations as well. Growth references by the CDC and o...

Mendelian randomization highlights the causal association of obesity with periodontal diseases.

May 16, 2022

The underlying mechanisms connecting obesity and periodontal diseases remain unclear. This study investigates the potential causal association of obesity with periodontal diseases using Mendelian rand...

The Potential of Bariatric Surgery

May 09, 2022

One Tool in Our Arsenal to Combat Obesity   Obesity is a complex disease with a web of interlocking causes that are unique to each patient, including genetics, nutrition, hormones, medi...

Nutritional habits according to age and BMI of 6-17-year-old children from the urban municipality in Poland.

May 09, 2022

Balanced nutrition is crucial for adolescent's proper physical and mental development. Dietary habits change significantly with a child's development. Along with increasing age and the shift towards a...

Risk factors associated with surgical site infections following joint replacement surgery: a narrative review.

May 02, 2022

Surgical site infection following joint replacement surgery is still a significant complication, resulting in repeated surgery, prolonged antibiotic therapy, extended postoperative hospital stay, peri...

Deep brain stimulation for psychiatric disorders and behavioral/cognitive-related indications: Review of the literature and implications for treatment.

Apr 25, 2022

While pharmacological and/or behavioral treatments are effective in managing symptoms for many patients with psychiatric diagnoses and disorders with behavioral/cognitive manifestations, a subset of i...

Administration of circRNA_0075932 shRNA exhibits a therapeutic effect on burn-associated infection in obese rats.

Apr 11, 2022

miR-495 and miR-142-3p suppress inflammatory response. Circ_0075932 is overexpressed in the burned skin of obese individuals and is involved in the regulation of PUM2 and AuroraA kinase, thus activati...

Arachidonic acid supplementation attenuates adipocyte inflammation but not adiposity in high fat diet induced obese mice.

Apr 11, 2022

Obesity is associated with low-grade chronic inflammation and has a remarkable role in the pathophysiology of metabolic complications. In triggering these inflammatory responses, the arachidonic acid ...

Childhood Sleep Behaviors May Impact Adiposity & Obesity

Apr 05, 2022

“Previous research has shown that longer sleep duration is tied to lower adiposity and weight status in youth,” explains Paul J. Collings, PhD. “Parameters such as bedtimes and sleep quality may...

Sex differences in the association of vital exhaustion with regional fat deposition and subclinical cardiovascular disease risk.

Apr 04, 2022

Vital exhaustion (VE) is more strongly associated with cardiovascular disease (CVD) risk for women than men. This study examined whether sex differences in associations of VE with CVD risk markers are...

Effect of tetra-hydroxylated bile acid on size and insulin sensitivity of subcutaneous adipocytes in healthy lean cats.

Apr 04, 2022

Obesity leads to insulin resistance and is a major risk factor for the development of diabetes mellitus in cats. Prevention of obesity and obesity-induced insulin resistance is difficult, and reliable...

An H2R-dependent medial septum histaminergic circuit mediates feeding behavior.

Mar 28, 2022

Novel targets for treating feeding-related diseases are of great importance, and histamine has long been considered an anorexigenic agent. However, understanding its functions in feeding in a circuit-...

Sex differences in the association between short sleep duration and obesity among US adults: findings from NHANES, 2015-2020.

Mar 28, 2022

Obesity is an important public health problem in the United States. Identifying modifiable risk factors could guide public health intervention efforts. In this study, we leveraged a nationally represe...

Body Mass Index Thresholds and the Use of Bariatric Surgery in the Field of Kidney Transplantation in Germany.

Mar 21, 2022

Obesity in the recipient is linked to inferior transplant outcome. Consequently, access to kidney transplantation (KT) is often restricted by body mass index (BMI) thresholds. Bariatric surgery (BS) h...

Apelin controls emotional behavior in age- and metabolic state-dependent manner.

Mar 21, 2022

Apelin is a small peptide secreted by the adipose tissue notably in conditions of obesity-induced hyper-insulinemia. Apelin exerts a range of physiological functions at the periphery including the imp...

Measurement invariance of body image measures by age, gender, sexual orientation, race, weight status, and age: The U.S. Body Project I.

Mar 07, 2022

Despite growing interest in comparing body image experiences across diverse groups, limited work has examined whether body image measures operate similarly across different populations, raising import...

Prevalence and associated factors of underweight and overweight/obesity among reproductive-aged women: A pooled analysis of data from South Asian countries (Bangladesh, Maldives, Nepal and Pakistan).

Feb 28, 2022

Underweight and overweight/obesity is a critical public health problem among women in South Asian countries. This study aimed to find the prevalence of underweight and overweight/obesity and discover ...

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