Tag Archives: Obesity

As obesity rates in America soar, new weight loss drugs are in the offing that offer hope

The average American is getting shorter and fatter, and on the verge of matching the medical definition for obesity, according to a report this week from the Centers for Disease Control. The six new drugs to treat obesity set to release in the U.S. by 2026 can’t come soon enough. These weight-loss drugs could improve… Read More »

COPD and Obesity: Is There a Dose-Response Relationship in Nonsmokers?

December 21, 2018 Share this content: Individuals who have never smoked are still at risk for COPD, particularly individuals with class I, II, and III obesity. A potential risk factor for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is obesity, but factors linking obesity to COPD in never-smokers have not received much attention, according to an analysis… Read More »

Obesity and the Flu

It has been known for some time that obese people are at increased symptoms for more severe symptoms and complications if they get the flu. Now it has been reported that obese people are also likely  to remain sick and infectious long than those who are not obese.   This is another reason for you,… Read More »