In the past decade, the prevalence of obesity and related comorbidities has continued to increase across the globe, prompting many countries to adopt policies to… Read More »Nearly a decade on — trends, risk factors and policy implications in global obesity
The sudden outbreak and global spread of COVID-19 represents one of the most profound societal and public health challenges in modern times. In this Comment,… Read More »Will the COVID-19 pandemic worsen the obesity epidemic?
CHILDREN as young as ten have had hip replacements due to obesity. Three girls aged ten to 14 had the op because they were overweight… Read More »HIP HIP NOT HOORAY Children as young as ten have had hip replacements due to obesity
SILVER SPRING, Md.–Intensive behavioral therapy (IBT) combined with liraglutide 3.0 mg (Saxenda) can produce clinically-meaningful weight loss in patients who receive the treatment in predominantly… Read More »Intensive behavioral therapy and liraglutide 3.0 mg show positive results for weight loss
SILVER SPRING, Md.–New research shows that an intensive lifestyle intervention (ILI) aimed at weight loss lowered incidence of obesity-related cancers in adults with overweight or… Read More »Intensive lifestyle intervention focused on weight loss lowers obesity-related cancer risk
NEW YORK (AP) — In the early days of the pandemic, doctors noticed something about the people severely ill from COVID-19: Many were obese. The… Read More »Doctors studying why obesity may be tied to serious COVID-19