spot_img
9.3 C
London
HomeTagsObesity

Tag: obesity

New study shows how Covid strain directly infects fat – obesity a 'risk factor'

They also discovered genetic material encoding SARS-CoV-2 was present in fat tissue from different bodily areas of eight patients who had died of COVID-19.In two cases involving deceased Covid patients, they saw infiltration of inflammatory immune cells next to infected fat cells in...

Weekly weight-loss shot discovery is a ‘game changer in obesity medicine’

A new weight-loss shot is being hailed as a “game changer” — with the potential to cut diabetes risk by 50% and “fight obesity as a disease” for the first time, according to a new study. The research, conducted by the University of Alabama,...

Obesity drug may reduce the risk of type 2 diabetes ‘by over 60 percent’ say researchers

While there is more than one type of diabetes, two of the most common are present in the UK, type 1 and type 2. Of these, type 2 dominates, accounting for 90 percent of cases while type 1 makes up the remaining 10...

CBS pushes study blaming climate change for rising childhood obesity rates

“CBS Mornings” pushed a recent study connecting climate change and hotter temperatures with childhood obesity rates in a ridiculed segment on Thursday. Co-host Nate Burleson introduced the study published in the journal “Temperature” that argued “climate change, specifically warmer temperatures is making our children...

Iraqi actress to sue the Economist over use of her pic in article about ‘fat’ women

An Iraqi actress is set to sue a British newspaper after it published a picture of her in an article about “fat” women. Enas Taleb, a well-known TV personality in her native Iraq, announced the planned legal action against the Economist after it used...

Obese patients are ‘weight-shamed’ by doctors and nurses: study

Obese people are often “weight-shamed” by doctors and nurses — worsening their problem and causing them to wrongfully blame themselves for the condition, according to a new study. Fat-shaming by medical professionals leads patients to feel humiliated and anxious about appointments — making them...
India Times Post