• Obesity may increase risk of TKR for OA

    3 monthes ago - By Healio

    Published results showed patients who were obese had an increased risk of undergoing total knee replacement for osteoarthritis at a younger age.
    “Obesity is strongly associated with the risk of needing a TKR, particularly for female patients in younger age groups; and obese patients undergo TKR at a younger age than non-obese patients,” Christopher J. Wall, MBBS, BMedSc, FRACS, FAOrthA, lead investigator of the study, told Healio.
    Using data from the Australian Bureau of Statistics National Health Survey and the Australian Orthopaedic Association National Joint Replacement Registry,
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  • Pandemic Increased Kids' Risks for Overweight and Obesity

    Pandemic Increased Kids' Risks for Overweight and Obesity

    3 monthes ago - By Medscape

    During the pandemic, children's risk for overweight and obesity increased, particularly for girls and for children living in unfavorable socioeconomic circumstances, a survey indicates.
    Medscape Medical News
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