2018 Jan

Change in Percentages of Adults With Overweight or Obesity Trying to Lose Weight, 1988-2014

2018-01-21T21:54:50+00:00

Socially acceptable body weight is increasing.1 If more individuals who are overweight or obese are satisfied with their weight, fewer might be motivated to lose unhealthy weight. This study assessed the trend in the percentage of adults who were overweight or obese and trying to lose weight during 3 periods from 1988 through 2014. Methods [...]

Change in Percentages of Adults With Overweight or Obesity Trying to Lose Weight, 1988-2014 2018-01-21T21:54:50+00:00
2018 Jan

Healthy Lifestyle – Women’s health

2018-01-21T21:48:11+00:00

What does your waistline say about your health? Find out why belly fat is more common after menopause, the danger it poses — and what to do about it. An expanding waistline is sometimes considered the price of getting older. For women, this can be especially true after menopause, when body fat tends to shift [...]

Healthy Lifestyle – Women’s health 2018-01-21T21:48:11+00:00
2018 Jan

Cancer and obesity

2018-01-21T21:41:40+00:00

Overweight and obesity are associated with cancer Overweight and obesity are associated with at least 13 different types of cancer. These cancers make up 40% of all cancers diagnosed. About 2 in 3 occur in adults 50-74 years old. Most types of these cancers associated with overweight and obesity increased from 2005-2014. More than half [...]

Cancer and obesity 2018-01-21T21:41:40+00:00
2018 Jan

An Endocrine Society Clinical Practice Guideline

2018-01-21T21:34:55+00:00

Abstract Objective: To formulate clinical practice guidelines for the pharmacological management of obesity. Participants: An Endocrine Society-appointed Task Force of experts, a methodologist, and a medical writer. This guideline was co-sponsored by the European Society of Endocrinology and The Obesity Society. Evidence: This evidence-based guideline was developed using the Grading of Recommendations, Assessment, Development, and [...]

An Endocrine Society Clinical Practice Guideline 2018-01-21T21:34:55+00:00
2018 Jan

Prepare for Plastic Surgery Before Reaching Your Goal WLS Weight

2018-01-21T20:00:14+00:00

Not Yet at Your Goal Weight? You Can Still Start Preparing Even if you’re not yet at your ideal pre-op weight, there are plenty of steps you can take to accelerate the process and make your surgical experience easier once you’re ready for it. You can think ahead and start to prepare for plastic surgery. [...]

Prepare for Plastic Surgery Before Reaching Your Goal WLS Weight 2018-01-21T20:00:14+00:00
2018 Jan

Divers discover world’s longest underwater cave system in Mexico

2018-01-21T19:40:23+00:00

Underwater archeologists in Mexico have discovered the world's largest flooded cave. The Great Maya Aquifer Project (GAM) team -- committed to studying the mysterious waters of Mexico's Yucatan peninsula -- spent years exploring the caves of Sac Actun and Dos Ojos in Tulum before connecting the two caverns together. The explorers' discovery marks the identification [...]

Divers discover world’s longest underwater cave system in Mexico 2018-01-21T19:40:23+00:00