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  • Mobile app provides effective support for children with obesity

    Source: Medical Xpress

    A mobile app that shows a child's weight development in real-time for children with obesity provides greater weight loss compared to conventional care. The fact that both families and healthcare professionals can follow the same data facilitates individualized extra support when needed. This is shown by a study from Karolinska Institutet in Sweden published in the International Journal of Obesity.

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  • Structured Weight Loss Programs With Exercise Help Those With Obesity Lose A Lot Of Weight

    Source: Medical News Today

    People who have obesity or severe obesity can lose a considerable amount of weight if they receive a structured one-year weight loss program combined with physical activity, according to two reports published in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA).

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  • Childhood obesity increases risk of type 1 diabetes

    Source: Medical Xpress

    Being overweight in childhood increases the risk of developing type 1 diabetes in later life, according to the findings of a new study that analyzed genetic data on over 400,000 individuals.

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  • Obesity significantly increased heart failure risk among women with late menopause

    Source: Medical Xpress

    While women who enter menopause before age 45 are known to be at higher risk for heart failure, obesity significantly increased heart failure risk among women who experienced late menopause—at age 55 or older, according to new research published today in the Journal of the American Heart Association, an open access, peer-reviewed journal of the American Heart Association.

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  • Obesity alters response to anti-inflammatory treatment

    Source: NIH

    Excess weight is associated with an increased risk of many health conditions. It’s also thought to impact the immune system. But the mechanisms in the body that lead to these effects aren’t fully understood.A team led by researchers from the Gladstone Institutes, the Salk Institute, and the University of California, San Francisco, has been studying these mechanisms and how they relate to inflammatory diseases, which involve problems with the immune system.

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