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Obesity

Should Insulin-dependent Diabetic Patients Be Screened for Malnutrition Before Total Joint Arthroplasty? A Cohort at Risk.

Aug 05, 2021

The association of malnutrition in the morbidly obese cohort has led to recommendations for preoperative screening before total joint arthroplasty (TJA). However, despite the connection between diabet...

Weight Change and the Onset of Cardiovascular Diseases: Emulating Trials Using Electronic Health Records.

Aug 05, 2021

Cross-sectional measures of body mass index (BMI) are associated with cardiovascular disease (CVD) incidence, but less is known about whether weight change affects the risk of CVD.We estimated the eff...

Serum adiponectin, body adiposity and metabolic parameters in obese Egyptian children with Down syndrome.

Aug 05, 2021

Children with Down syndrome (DS) have a higher risk for obesity. Adiponectin plays a crucial role in obesity-related cardiometabolic comorbidities. The study aimed to explore whether body adiposity in...

Class 3 obesity is not associated with same-day admission in obese patients undergoing parathyroidectomy.

Aug 02, 2021

Rising rates of obesity and outpatient performance of parathyroidectomies are making it increasingly crucial to investigate the association of obesity with post-operative complications.To determine wh...

Education and screening for obesity, hypertension, and diabetes (including gestational diabetes) "at the doorstep" of women from nine underprivileged urban areas in Delhi National Capital Region.

Jul 29, 2021

Women in underprivileged urban areas have poor access to health and education, making them vulnerable to non-communicable diseases (NCDs), specifically diabetes. The current project has sought to focu...

Andrographolide and its derivatives: Current achievements and future perspectives.

Jul 29, 2021

Natural product andrographolide isolated from the plant Andrographis paniculata shows a plethora of biological activities, including anti-tumor, anti-bacterial, anti-inflammation, anti-virus, anti-fib...

A lacto-ovo-vegetarian dietary pattern is protective against sarcopenic obesity: A cross-sectional study of elderly Chinese people.

Jul 26, 2021

The purpose of this study was to investigate the correlation between dietary patterns and the risk of sarcopenic obesity (SO) in community-dwelling elderly people.SO was defined as the coexistence of ...

Development of a BMI-Assigned Stunkard Scale for the Evaluation of Body Image Perception Based on Data of the SOS Reference Study.

Jul 22, 2021

Stunkard's figure rating scale is a widely used tool to assess weight status and, more recently, body image perception in people with obesity. However, large population-based studies on Europeans link...

Heritability analysis of liver stiffness detected by ultrasound shear wave elastography: a twin study.

Jul 22, 2021

Nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) is a common condition with a subset of individuals developing liver fibrosis as a major risk factor for advanced liver disease. The contribution of genetic fac...

Comparison of short-term hypocaloric high-protein diets with a hypocaloric Mediterranean diet: Effect on body composition and health-related blood markers in overweight and sedentary young participants.

Jul 19, 2021

The aim of the present study was to compare the short-term effects of a hypocaloric Mediterranean diet and two high protein diets, with and without whey protein supplementation, on body composition, l...

Cytochrome P450 catalyses the 29-carboxyl group formation of celastrol.

Jul 19, 2021

Celastrol, a potent anticancer and anti-obesity drug, was first isolated from Tripterygium wilfordii Hook. f. and it is produced in small quantities in many members of the Celastraceae family. The het...

A Quality Improvement Initiative for Improving Care for Childhood Obesity

Jul 13, 2021

A quality improvement initiative helped pediatric practice sustain improvement in adherence to obesity management recommendations from the American Academy of Pediatrics.   Obesity affe...

Changes in eating and exercise behaviors during the COVID-19 pandemic in a community sample: A retrospective report.

Jul 12, 2021

The COVID-19 pandemic has generated extreme physical, psychological, and social consequences across the world, many of which have the potential to exacerbate disordered eating and exercise behaviors. ...

Cultural influences on healthy weight care in Karen children.

Jul 12, 2021

Although the rates of childhood obesity are disproportionately higher in children of racial and ethnic minorities, research rarely addresses possible cultural factors. The purpose of this study was to...

Supplementation with Bifidobacterium breve BR03 and B632 strains improved insulin sensitivity in children and adolescents with obesity in a cross-over, randomized double-blind placebo-controlled trial.

Jul 08, 2021

Variations in gut microbiota might impact metabolism leading to body weight excess. We assessed the impact of a probiotic supplementation in pediatric obesity on weight, metabolic alterations, selecte...

Global prevalence of sarcopenic obesity in older adults: A systematic review and meta-analysis.

Jul 08, 2021

Sarcopenic obesity (SO), which refers to the coexistence of sarcopenia and obesity. It can lead to physical disability, morbidity, and even mortality. This systematic review and meta-analysis aimed to...

Deciphering CT texture features of human visceral fat to evaluate metabolic disorders and surgery-induced weight loss effects.

Jul 08, 2021

Metabolic syndrome (MetS) is highly related to the excessive accumulation of visceral adipose tissue (VAT). Quantitative measurements of VAT are commonly applied in clinical practice for measurement o...

Body composition, phenotype and central obesity indices in Egyptian women with non-alcoholic fatty liver disease.

Jul 01, 2021

Nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) is the most common chronic liver disease worldwide. The aim of this study is to investigate body composition and phenotype of Egyptian women with non-alcoholic...

MAN1B1-CDG: novel patients and novel variant.

Jun 24, 2021

Congenital disorders of glycosylation (CDGs) are a group of genetic disorders due to hypoglycosylation of proteins and lipids. A type I pattern is associated with defects in glycan assembly and transf...

Metabolic syndrome and cardiorespiratory fitness in children and adolescents: the role of obesity as a mediator.

Jun 24, 2021

To analyse the prevalence and association between metabolic syndrome (MetS), clustered cardiometabolic risk (CCMR), obesity (body mass index [BMI], fat mass [FM] and waist circumference [WC]), and car...

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