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Can losing weight combat the structural defects of knee osteoarthritis?

Written by | 9 Sep 2022

In a study published in Arthritis & Rheumatology, a decrease in body mass index (BMI) was associated with both a lower incidence of the structural defects of knee osteoarthritis […]

Innovative, online automated obesity treatment program shows weight-loss results

Written by | 29 Jul 2022

Preliminary evidence shows potential for a fully-automated, online behavioral obesity treatment program to serve as a pragmatic resource in the primary care setting, according to a new study […]

Individualized eating program helps dieters lose weight, keep it off

Written by | 18 Jul 2022

An individualized diet program that empowers users to create their own plan based on targeted levels of protein and fiber shows promise at helping people lose extra pounds […]

Just 3% of adults with a recording of overweight or obesity in primary care in England are referred to weight management programmes

Written by | 20 Jun 2022

New research presented at the European Congress on Obesity (ECO) in Maastricht, the Netherlands (4-7 May), has found that just 3% of adults with a recording of overweight […]

Mobile app provides effective support for children with obesity

Written by | 10 Jun 2022

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 […]

Weight loss doesn’t help pregnancy chances, study finds

Written by | 15 Mar 2022

Women who are obese and struggling to become pregnant are often advised to lose weight, but a new study finds no fertility benefits from weight loss. A randomized […]

Study: Move More Often Supports Better Long-term Weight Loss for Older Adults

Written by | 1 Jan 2022

When considered alongside the current Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans, new findings suggest that focusing less on structured exercise, and more on building frequent periods of enjoyable movement […]

Paradigm shift in treatment of type 2 diabetes to focus on weight loss

Written by | 9 Oct 2021

UT Southwestern Medical Center An international panel of experts from four renowned diabetes research centers, including UT Southwestern Medical Center, has reviewed current literature and is recommending a […]

Weight-loss surgery might help prevent second heart attack

Written by | 20 Nov 2020

Severely obese persons (BMI >35) who suffer a heart attack and who then undergo weight-reduction surgery appear to have a lower risk of a second heart attack, major […]

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