Obesity News Bulletin

Analysis of Cardiometabolic Outcomes Associated with Self-Perceived Obesity in Korean Adults

A growing body of evidence is suggesting that self-perception of overweight/obese status is associated with poor cardiometabolic outcomes, above and beyond actual body weight. This study, conducted in Korea, used survey data from 21,629 people to determine...
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Weight-Related Stigma is Associated with Bodily Pain Among Females with Overweight or Obesity

Pain is a common comorbidity among individuals living with overweight or obesity, however the mechanism linking the two is not clear. This studyevaluated the relationship between perceived weight-stigma and self reported bodily pain in a sample of obese/overweight...
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A Study of Weight Stigma Experienced by Mature Patients with Obesity in Disadvantaged Areas of Australia

There is a growing recognition of the impact stigma has on the health seeking behaviors and self-efficacy of obese patients.This study,set out to identify predictors of perceived weight stigma among patients attending general practices in socioeconomically...
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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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