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Hormonal contraceptives for contraception in overweight or obese women

Lopez LM, Grimes DA, Chen-Mok M, Westhoff C, Edelman A, Helmerhorst FM BODY MASS INDEX, CONTRACEPTION, OBESITY, OVERWEIGHT, WEIGHT MANAGEMENT Excess body weight has become a problem around the world. Being overweight or obese may affect how well hormonal ...

Interventions for Preventing Obesity in Children

Summerbell CD, Waters E, Edmunds L, Kelly SAM, Brown T, Campbell KJ CHILD, OBESITY, OVERWEIGHT, PREVENTION, WEIGHT MANAGEMENT The current evidence suggests that many diet and exercise interventions to prevent obesity in children are not effective in preve ...

Interventions for treating Obesity in Children

Oude Luttikhuis H, Baur L, Jansen H, Shrewsbury VA, O'Malley C, Stolk RP, Summerbell CD Management, Overweight, Obesity, Children Childhood obesity affects both the physical and psychosocial health of children and may put them at risk of ill health a ...

Interventions to change the behaviour of health professionals and the organisation of care to promote weight reduction in overweight and obese adults

Flodgren G, Deane K, Dickinson HO, Kirk S, Alberti H, Beyer FR, Brown JG, Penney TL, Summerbell CD, Eccles MP HEALTH INTERVENTION, HEALTH PROFESSIONAL, OBESITY, OVERWEIGHT, WEIGHT MANAGEMENT Although obesity used to be confined largely to high income coun ...

Interventions to encourage uptake of cancer screening for people with severe mental illness

Barley, E., et al Health professionals, Cancer screening, Mental illness, Smoking, Diet Cancer is a leading cause of death worldwide, accounting for approximately 13% of all deaths in 2007. Some studies have reported an increased incidence of cancer in pe ...

Intragastic Balloon for Obesity

Fernandes MAP, Atallah ÁN, Soares B, Saconato H, Guimarães SM, Matos D, Carneiro Monteiro LR, Richter B OBESITY, OVERWEIGHT, WEIGHT MANAGEMENT With the failure of conventional treatments like diet therapy, increased physical activity and drug therapy in p ...

Long-term effects of weight-reducing drugs in hypertensive patients

Siebenhofer, A., Horvath, K., Jeitler, K., Berghold, A., Stich, A. K., Matyas, E., Pignitter, N. and Siering, U. HYPERTENSION, OBESITY, WEIGHT, BLOOD PRESSURE All major guidelines for antihypertensive therapy recommend weight loss; anti-obesity drugs migh ...

Long-term non-pharmacological weight loss interventions for adults with prediabetes

Norris, S.L. et al DIABETES MELLITUS, DIET, PHYSICAL ACTIVITY, WEIGHT LOSS Most persons with prediabetes (impaired glucose tolerance or impaired fasting glucose) are overweight, and obesity worsens the metabolic and physiologic abnormalities associated wi ...

Long-term Pharmacotherapy for Obesity and Overweight

Padwal RS, Rucker D, Li SK, Curioni C, Lau DCW OBESITY, OVERWEIGHT, WEIGHT LOSS, WEIGHT MANAGEMENT This review assessed the long-term benefits and risks of approved anti-obesity drugs in clinical trials of 1 to 4 years duration. Sixteen orlistat (10,631 p ...

Low glycaemic index or low glycaemic load diets for overweight and obesity

Thomas, D., Elliott, E.J. and Baur, L. NUTRITION, OBESITY, OVERWEIGHT, WEIGHT MANAGEMENT There is a lack of consensus as to the best nutritional management of obesity. We assessed the effects of low glycaemic index or glycaemic load diets in overweight or ...

Long-term non-pharmacological weight loss interventions for adults with type 2 diabetes mellitus

Norris, S.L. et al DIABETES MELLITUS, LIFESTYLE, OBESITY, WEIGHT LOSS, WEIGHT MANAGEMENT Most persons with type 2 diabetes are overweight and obesity worsens the metabolic and physiologic abnormalities associated with diabetes. The objective of this revie ...

Exercise interventions on health related quality of life for cancer survivors

Mishra, S. I., Aziz, N. M., Scherer, R. W., Baquet, C. R., Berlanstein, D. R. and Geigle, P. M. CANCER, EXERCISES, PHYSICAL ACTIVITY, QUALITY OF LIFE, WELLBEING There is a steady increase in the number of cancer survivors, that is people diagnosed with ca ...

Fiscal policies for diet and the prevention of noncommunicable diseases

World Health Organization (WHO) Noncommunicable disease, Diet, Taxation, Subsidies, Healthy eating The Global Action Plan for the Prevention and Control of Noncommunicable Diseases 2013–2020 proposes that “as appropriate to national context, countries con ...

Health as the pulse of the new urban agenda- United Nations Conference on Housing and Sustainable Urban Development, Quito 2016

World Health Organization (WHO) Housing, Sustainable development Urban development This report considers how to integrate health into urban planning, investments, and policy decisions, so as to support the implementation and achievement of the goals and o ...

Step It Up! The Surgeon General’s Call to Action to Promote Walking and Walkable Communities.

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. Walkability, Cancer, Disease, Diabetes One out of every two U.S. adults is living with a chronic disease, such as heart disease, cancer, or diabetes.   These diseases contribute to disability, premature death, ...

Global Nutrition Report 2015

Independent Expert Group (IEG) empowered by the Global Nutrition Report Stakeholder Group Food, Nutrition, vitamins, Minerals, Healthy life, Weight, Obesity, Overweight, Malnutrition, Sustainable development Children whose growth is stunted, people who do ...

EUR/RC65/9 Physical activity strategy for the WHO European Region 2016–2025

World Health Organization (WHO) Physical activity, Exercise, Wellbeing, Noncommunicble disease This physical activity strategy was prepared in the light of the existing voluntary global targets set out in the WHO Global action plan for the prevention and ...

Cancer Statistics 2012

Siegel, R. et al, American Cancer Society Cancer incidence, Death rate Each year, the American Cancer Society estimates the numbers of new cancer cases and deaths expected in the United States in the current year and compiles the most recent data on cance ...

Obesity and Overweight factsheet from the WHO

World Health Organization (WHO) WHO Obesity factsheet No. 311   Key facts Worldwide obesity has more than doubled since 1980.   In 2008, 1.5 billion adults, 20 and older, were overweight. Of these over 200 million men and nearly 300 million women were obe ...

Diabetes factsheet from the WHO

World Health Organization (WHO) BLOOD PRESSURE, BODY MEASUREMENTS, DIABETES MELLITUS, DIET, LOW INCOME, PHYSICAL ACTIVITY, TOBACCO Key facts More than 220 million people worldwide have diabetes. In 2004, an estimated 3.4 million people died from consequen ...