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Published on BioPortfolio: 2018-04-02T05:19:10-0400
This study evaluates the effect of a lifestyle intervention for women with a pregnancy wish who have a high risk on perinatal morbidity because of overweight or obesity. Half of the patien...
The purpose of this study is to evaluate the efficacy of an intervention (KAN-DO: Kids & Adults Now - Defeat Obesity) encouraging postpartum mothers and their preschool-aged children to wo...
- Obesity is an important and growing worldwide - Obesity is highly related to the development of metabolic syndrome, diabetes, cardiovascular diseases and cancer - Div...
Endocrine disruptors are known as a cancer cause. On pregnant women, it can induce major foetal pathology and impact growth. Among those molecules, bisphenol-A (BPA) is a plasticizer that...
Metabolic environment of the foetus during pregnancy in obese women is altered and the child exposed at an increased risk of obesity. Rapid infancy and childhood weight gain is associated ...
The negative impact of overweight and obesity is potentially greater in children affected by a congenital heart disease (CHD). The aim of this study is to calculate the proportion of overweight and ob...
Although overweight/obesity is a major risk factor for the development of type 2 diabetes mellitus, there is increasing evidence that overweight or obese patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus experie...
This study aimed to evaluate the effects of varied lifestyle intervention programs designed to ameliorate excess gestational weight gain (GWG) in pregnant women with overweight or obesity compared wit...
Overweight and obesity are associated with increased rates of chronic disease and death globally. In Kenya, the prevalence of overweight and obesity among women is high and may be growing. This study ...
The prevalence of overweight and obesity in children and adolescents is increasing worldwide, and this condition is a risk factor for cardiovascular mortality. The aim of this study was to assess the ...
A status with BODY WEIGHT that is above certain standard of acceptable or desirable weight. In the scale of BODY MASS INDEX, overweight is defined as having a BMI of 25.0-29.9 kg/m2. Overweight may or may not be due to increases in body fat (ADIPOSE TISSUE), hence overweight does not equal "over fat".
Services providing counseling and activities that help overweight individuals to attain a more healthy body weight.
Agents that increase energy expenditure and weight loss by neural and chemical regulation. Beta-adrenergic agents and serotoninergic drugs have been experimentally used in patients with non-insulin dependent diabetes mellitus (NIDDM) to treat obesity.
The discipline concerned with WEIGHT REDUCTION in patients with OBESITY.
Chemical substances having a specific regulatory effect on the activity of a certain organ or organs. The term was originally applied to substances secreted by various ENDOCRINE GLANDS and transported in the bloodstream to the target organs. It is sometimes extended to include those substances that are not produced by the endocrine glands but that have similar effects.