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UK public lacks awareness of link between obesity and cancer
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UK public lacks awareness of link between obesity and cancer

Only 1 in 4 people in England and Scotland identified cancer as a health issue related to being overweight.

  • Global Clinical Summaries from Diabetes Care
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African Americans with fatty liver disease aren’t protected from nonalcoholic steatohepatitis

Lower NAFLD risk has led to misconception.

BP control improved by gastric bypass | AHA
  • Conference reports - RSi Communications
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BP control improved by gastric bypass | AHA

Many patients were able to meet aggressive SPRINT target of <120 mmHG.

  • Global Clinical Summaries from Liver Int
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NAFLD: text messaging intervention boosts weight loss

Results of a randomized pilot study.

VTE risk may rise with increased TV viewing | AHA
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VTE risk may rise with increased TV viewing | AHA

Risk of developing de novo VTE was 1.7-fold higher in those who reported watching TV ’very often.’

Slow eaters less likely to develop obesity or metabolic syndrome | AHA
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Slow eaters less likely to develop obesity or metabolic syndrome | AHA

Faster eating speed was associated with more weight gain, higher serum glucose, and larger waistline.

Obesity associated with higher degree of synovitis in RA | ACR
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Obesity associated with higher degree of synovitis in RA | ACR

It is important to track patients’ BMI in clinical practice.

Diet combination lowers BP in hypertensive adults | AHA
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Diet combination lowers BP in hypertensive adults | AHA

The reduction in BP increased with the severity of hypertension.

  • Global Clinical Summaries from J Clin Gastroenterol
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More physical activity, less erosive esophagitis

And more esophagitis linked to higher BMI.

  • Clinical Essentials from Prostate
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Whole milk consumption linked to prostate cancer recurrence

Data from the prospective CaPSURE study.

Rheumatoid arthritis: weight management should be a central component
  • UK Medical News
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Rheumatoid arthritis: weight management should be a central component

Research by King's College, London, shows lower remission rates and higher disability in patients with co-existing rheumatoid arthritis and obesity.

Obesity tied to lower remission, higher disability in RA | ACR
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Obesity tied to lower remission, higher disability in RA | ACR

Weight screening and management should be a central feature of treatment strategies.

Report warns of global nutrition crisis
  • Global Medical News
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Report warns of global nutrition crisis

Almost 90 per cent of the 140 countries studied faced serious burden from malnutrition.

Is bariatric surgery after 60 a waste of time?
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Is bariatric surgery after 60 a waste of time?

A new study has looked at the safety and effectiveness of the surgery in older patients.