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Obesity

Evaluation of children with type 1 diabetes mellitus in terms of overweight/obesity in tertiary care hospital.

Jun 24, 2021

Obesity is a growing problem in type 1 diabetes mellitus (T1DM) today. The aim of our study is to determine the frequency of overweight/obesity at the time of diagnosis and during follow-up in childre...

Evaluation of lorcaserin as an anticonvulsant in juvenile Fmr1 knockout mice.

Jun 17, 2021

Recent preclinical and clinical studies suggest that lorcaserin, a preferential serotonin 2C receptor (5-HTR) agonist that was approved for the treatment of obesity, possesses antiepileptic properties...

Associations of Obesity with Linear Growth and Puberty.

Jun 17, 2021

The prevalence of obesity in childhood has increased dramatically in recent decades with increased risk of developing cardiometabolic and other comorbidities. Childhood adiposity may also influence pr...

Health of African refugee children outside Africa: A scoping review.

Jun 14, 2021

Africa is the largest source continent of refugee children. However, we found no published synthesis of the literature on the health of African refugee children outside Africa. Conducting a review of ...

Eating-related pathology at the intersection of gender identity and expression, sexual orientation, and weight status: An intersectional Multilevel Analysis of Individual Heterogeneity and Discriminatory Accuracy (MAIHDA) of the Growing Up Today Study cohorts.

Jun 14, 2021

The objective of this study was to investigate how gender identity, the overwhelmingly prioritized dimension of social identity/position in eating-related pathology research, intersects with gender ex...

Role of the Gut Microbiota in Stroke Pathogenesis and Potential Therapeutic Implications.

Jun 10, 2021

Major advances have been made in stroke treatment and prevention in the past decades. However, the burden of stroke remains high. Identification of novel targets and establishment of effective interve...

Vitamin D concentration and its association with parathyroid hormone in children and adolescents.

Jun 10, 2021

Vitamin D (VD) deficiency has been inversely associated with parathyroid hormone (PTH) levels in the adult population but not in children and adolescents. This study aimed to report VD concentration a...

Cardiovascular risk factors, cardiovascular disease, and COVID-19: an umbrella review of systematic reviews.

Jun 10, 2021

To consolidate evidence to determine (i) the association between cardiovascular risk factors and health outcomes with coronavirus 2019 (COVID-19); and (ii) the impact of COVID-19 on cardiovascular hea...

Child stunting concurrent with wasting or being overweight: A 6-y follow up of a randomized maternal education trial in Uganda.

Jun 07, 2021

There is paucity of longitudinal data on combined anthropometric deficiencies in children. Herein, we present data on child stunting concurrent with wasting or being overweight among children in a 6-y...

EATING BEHAVIOUR AND OBESITY: GENDER-AGE FEATURES.

Jun 07, 2021

The aim: Identify the types of eating behaviour in overweight and obesity depending on gender and age.Materials and methods: A survey of 210 people (men -105, women -105) was conducted. The age of wom...

Secondary data analysis investigating effects of marine omega-3 fatty acids on circulating levels of leptin and adiponectin in older adults.

Jun 03, 2021

Higher leptin and lower adiponectin levels have been linked to progressing systemic inflammation and diseases of aging. Among older adults with obesity and an inflammatory conditions, we quantified ef...

The Effects of Obesity on Resting Oxygen Uptake in Adolescents

Jun 02, 2021

“In adults, obesity is associated with increased oxygen cost of breathing, and weight loss is effective in reducing the oxygen cost of breathing; however, there have been no reports on the effects o...

Obesity bias and stigma, attitudes and beliefs among entry-level physiotherapy students in the Republic of Ireland: a cross sectional study.

May 31, 2021

To explore entry-level physiotherapy students' attitudes and beliefs relating to weight bias and stigmatisation in healthcare.Cross sectional survey of physiotherapy students.All final year physiother...

Factorial validation analysis of the Baby and Children's Eating Behavior Questionnaires in Samoa.

May 31, 2021

Survey instruments for assessing eating behaviors in infancy and early childhood have yet to be validated among Pacific Islanders, among whom the prevalence of pediatric obesity is steadily increasing...

Weight regulation in menopause.

May 27, 2021

Obesity is a chronic disease of epidemic proportions that continues to affect millions of Americans each year. Postmenopausal women are particularly affected by obesity and have higher rates of severe...

Haematological parameters associated with postpartum haemorrhage after vaginal delivery: Results from a French cohort study.

May 27, 2021

Immediate postpartum haemorrhage (PPH) is a major, feared and often unpredictable issue. Besides many clinical risk factors, some biological parameters could also be predictive of PPH.To study simple ...

BMI modifies the association between dietary intake and serum levels of PCBs.

May 27, 2021

Polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) are a group of persistent organic pollutants that are carcinogenic, neurotoxic, and endocrine disrupting in humans. Although diet is the primary source of exposure, th...

Pioglitazone rescues high-fat diet-induced depression-like phenotypes and hippocampal astrocytic deficits in mice.

May 24, 2021

The prevalence of diabetes is rapidly increasing worldwide and is highly associated with the incidence of depression. Pioglitazone, a Peroxisome proliferator-activated receptor gamma (PPAR-γ) agonist...

Glavonoid-rich oil supplementation reduces stearoyl-coenzyme A desaturase 1 expression and improves systemic metabolism in diabetic, obese KK-A mice.

May 24, 2021

Glavonoid-rich oil (GRO) derived from ethanol extraction of licorice (Glycyrrhiza glabra Linne) root has been reported to have beneficial effects on health. In this study, we aimed to determine the ef...

The effect of umbilical cord blood spexin, free 25(OH) vitamin D3 and adipocytokine levels on intrauterine growth and anthropometric measurements in newborns.

May 20, 2021

Spexin is a newly described peptide and is known to reduce the uptake of long-chain fatty acids into adipocytes. The serum spexin levels of obese children between the ages of 12-18 are lower. The effe...

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