Father's obesity in early puberty doubles asthma-risk for future offspring
Boys who have considerable weight gain between childhood and puberty, double the risk of having asthma as an adult, and for future offspring.
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USPSTF: Behavioral Interventions Best for Obese Adults
Potential harms were greater with pharmacotherapy; surgery was not considered in the recommendation
4 hours ago - MedPageToday - 3 articles
USPSTF endorses behavioral weight-loss intervention, offers less support for medications
In an update to its 2012 recommendation, the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force continued to recommend that physicians not only screen for overweight and obesity, but refer...
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Prescribe exercise and diets to obese patients - and keep track of them, US task force urges doctors
About 40 percent of Americans are obese, putting them at risk for chronic disease and death. A US Preventive Services Task Force is urging doctors to treat diet and exercise...
5 hours ago - Daily Mail
USPSTF Sticks With Behavioral Approaches Only for Obesity
Offer or refer adults with a BMI of 30 or higher to intensive, multicomponent behavioral interventions, the USPSTF says in a statement reaffirming its 2012...
5 hours ago - Medscape - 3 articles
Obesity in early puberty doubles asthma risk for boy's future offspring
Boys who have considerable weight gain between childhood and puberty, double the risk of having asthma both as an adult and for his future offspring.
6 hours ago - News Medical
Asthma-Obesity Link May Cut Both Ways
Title: Asthma-Obesity Link May Cut Both Ways Category: Health News Created: 9/14/2018 12:00:00 AM Last Editorial Review: 9/17/2018 12:00:00 AM
13 hours ago - Medicine Net - 4 articles
Pregnant women warned 'eating for two' increases diabetes risk
A survey of 900 women has found a link to children who developed insulin resistance - a key precursor of diabetes - at age seven. There was also a link to obesity and high...
14 hours ago - Daily Mail - 5 articles
New Guideline on Weight Management in Treating Sleep Apnea Patients Published
Overweight or obese patients with obstructive sleep apnea who are encouraged to participate in a comprehensive weight-loss program will most likely be grateful to their health...
15 hours ago - Medindia Health
New Approach to Combat Obesity
Reconciling the obesity crisis will require a greater commitment from both the individual and societal level, to create a proactive culture of health and wellness that aspires...
16 hours ago - Medindia Health
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Muscle Relaxants May Up Respiratory Complications
Use of muscle relaxants in general anesthesia during certain major operations may increase the risk of respiratory complications after surgery.