Researchers performed a systematic review and meta-analysis to summarize and update the evidence regarding the effects of lifestyle intervention, including diet, on cardiometabolic risk among overweight and obese women with PCOS.
All components of metabolic syndrome were linked to greater risk for recurrent venous thromboembolism.
Consumption of whole-fat milk is associated with reduced odds of overweight or obesity among children.
Lorcaserin may potentially increase the risk of cancer, according to results from a clinical trial assessing the safety of the weight loss agent.
Bariatric surgery is associated with weight loss and remission of type 2 diabetes and dyslipidemia at five years postsurgery.
For individuals with obesity and obstructive sleep apnea, a reduction in tongue fat associated with weight loss correlates with improvement in the apnea-hypopnea index.
Several routinely assessed blood tests in children may be significantly affected by obesity.
Habitual physical activity, such as walking or gardening, may decrease fasting GLP-1 concentrations and increase glucose-stimulated GLP-1 responses independent of insulin sensitivity.
The review suggests health benefits can be attributed to more than just reduction in caloric intake.
Reducing the daily eating window from ≥14 hours to a self-selected 10-hour window may lead to weight loss and a decrease in metabolic risk factors.
Weight loss at 1 month was a significant predictor of positive response to treatment with liraglutide.