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Association between obesity with disease-free survival and overall survival in triple-negative breast cancer: A meta-analysis

In a systematic review, published in Medicine, the authors sought to investigate whether obesity conveyed a benefit to disease-free survival (DFS) and overall survival (OS) in patients with triple-negative breast cancer. Breast cancer is a complex condition...
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Effects of Physical Activity and Sedentary Behaviour on Brain Response to High‐Calorie Food Cues in Young Adults

Physical activity is known to be an effective method of weight management, due to increased burning of calories. However, this study published in Obesity, found that beyond the calorific effect, there is also a physiological change in the brain in areas...
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Identification of Children’s BMI Trajectories and Prediction from Weight Gain in Infancy

The causes of childhood obesity are not always clear; however, the risk that it poses to adult health outcomes, such as cardiovascular health and premature death, mean that an understanding of common patterns and predictors in infancy are essential. This...
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Metabolically Healthy Obesity, Transition to Metabolic Syndrome, and Cardiovascular Risk

This study, published in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology, used data from 6,089 participants of the MESA study to see how having a healthy metabolic profile despite obesity, affects your risk of cardiovascular disease. The debate over...
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Ectopic fat obesity presents the greatest risk for incident type 2 diabetes: a population-based longitudinal study

Obesity is usually evaluated based on BMI, however more and more research is showing that the distribution of fat within the body is important in determining the harmful metabolic effects of obesity. In this historical cohort study, conducted in Japan,...
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