Researchers sought to evaluate the long-term effects of bariatric surgery on joint pain, physical function, and health-related quality of life.
Resistance exercise alone or in combination with aerobic exercise was found to be better than aerobic exercise alone in reducing weight loss-induced decreases in hip BMD.
Researchers examined the association between bariatric surgery and risk for colon and rectal cancer over time.
The brains of obese teens show damage, possibly related to inflammation.
Teens who undergo bariatric surgery may be at increased risk for nutritional deficiencies years later.
Efforts to decrease sugar-sweetened beverage consumption during the past decade have been successful.
Weight-loss pharmacotherapies may be used to manage obesity in HIV patients, however, healthcare providers should be aware of the possibility of loss of HIV viremia control when combining these medications with antiretrovirals agents, according to the findings of a recent review.
Banning the sale of sugar-sweetened beverages (SSBs) at the University of California at San Francisco (UCSF) was associated with an overall reduction in the intake of sweetened beverages as well as significant reductions in waist circumferences of university employees who regularly drink beverages with added sugar.
Obesity may cause a differential response to antiarrhythmic drugs used to suppress atrial fibrillation.
Whether single or additive, obesity is a significant risk factor for chronic liver disease.
Obese and overweight older individuals who lose weight have lower bone mineral density in their hips.