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Abdominal obesity is associated with an increased risk for recurrent atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease after myocardial infarction

Abdominal Obesity Linked to Recurrent Atherosclerotic CVD

Risk for recurrent atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease increased after myocardial infarction
The prescription weight control medicine lorcaserin (Belviq

FDA: Weight Control Drug Lorcaserin May Raise Cancer Risk

Health care providers should balance the benefits of taking lorcaserin against the potential risks
Consumption of whole-fat milk is associated with reduced odds of overweight or obesity among children

Whole-Fat Milk Consumption Tied to Lower Odds of Child Obesity

Meta-analysis: Odds of overweight or obesity lower for children drinking whole-fat versus reduced-fat milk
Baseline high body mass index is associated with improved survival in patients with non-small cell lung cancer treated with atezolizumab

BMI, Survival Linked in NSCLC Treated With Atezolizumab

Overall, progression-free survival improved for patients with high BMI; link strongest with high PD-L1 expression
The age of onset of obesity and cumulative exposure to obesity are associated with the risk for type 2 diabetes

Age at Obesity Onset Tied to Risk for Type 2 Diabetes in Women

Risk for diabetes decreased for each year increment in age at onset of obesity
Excellent clinical and radiographic outcomes can be achieved with surgery for displaced wrist fractures in patients who are obese and in those who smoke

Obesity, Smoking Do Not Impact Long-Term Healing of Wrist Fractures

Findings based on one-year postoperative follow-up for range of motion, bone alignment, and function
Nearly half of adults are projected to have obesity by 2030

Obesity Projected to Affect Almost One in Two by 2030

Nearly 25 percent of adults projected to have severe obesity by 2030; in 25 states obesity will top 25 percent
In women

Midlife Obesity in Women May Increase Risk for Dementia Later

No clear association with later dementia seen for low BMI, low caloric intake, inactivity at baseline
There is no association between elective or nonelective cesarean section with obesity in young adulthood

Cesarean Section Not Linked to Obesity in Offspring

No evidence found for young adulthood obesity of offspring born via nonelective, elective C-section
The brains of obese teens show damage

RSNA: Brain Changes Observed on MRI in Obese Teens

Pattern of damage seen in regions responsible for control of appetite, emotions, cognitive functions