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For children with acute lymphoblastic leukemia

Obesity Linked to Adverse Events in Children With Leukemia

Obesity ups risk for treatment-requiring hypertension, insulin-requiring hyperglycemia
Among men

Low Fitness, Obesity Linked to Later Disability Pension

Being moderately or highly fit as teen linked to lower risk for later receipt of disability pension in men
Most Americans are concerned about their weight and understand the connection between weight and cardiovascular health

Most Americans Concerned About Weight, Link to Heart Health

But many do not stick with weight-loss plans or talk with doctors about losing weight
The incidence of some obesity-related cancers is increasing in younger generations

Some Obesity-Related Cancers Increasing in Younger Adults

Incidence up for six of 12 obesity-related cancers; steeper increase in successively younger generations
Omega-3 fatty acid supplements do not appear to improve asthma control in teens and young adults who are overweight or obese

No Asthma Benefit Seen With n3PUFA in Overweight Teens

Overweight/obese teens, young adults taking supplements do not have improved asthma control
Intermittent fasting with restricted energy intake may provide better outcomes than daily continuous diet restriction for health and weight loss in obese women

Intermittent Fasts Plus Energy Restriction Best for Weight Loss

IF with 70 percent energy intake has better outcomes versus continuous diet restriction in obese women
Patients with Tourette syndrome or chronic tic disorder have an increased risk for developing at least one metabolic or cardiovascular disorder

Cardiometabolic Risk Up With Tourette, Chronic Tic Disorder

Higher risks seen for obesity, type 2 diabetes, circulatory system diseases
Obesity is associated with lower gray matter brain volumes

Obesity Linked to Lower Gray Matter Brain Volume

Combination of overall obesity and central obesity linked to lowest gray matter volume
Patients with obesity undergoing projection radiography receive a higher dose area product than normal-weight adults

Obese Patients Exposed to Higher Radiation Doses for X-Rays

Higher dose area product seen for patients with obesity undergoing projection radiography
Adults with influenza are more likely to be hospitalized if they are obese or underweight than if they are normal weight

Influenza Hospitalization More Likely in Underweight, Obese

Clinicians should consider body mass index when deciding on treatment course