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Comparison of risk and protective factors for chronic diseases in the population with and without health insurance in the Brazilian capitals, 2011
Tue, 22 Jul 2014 19:05:48 +0100 | Revista Brasileira de Epidemiologia
CONCLUSION: This information is important to establish measures for reducing differences among people with and without health insurance. INTRODUÇÃO: O artigo compara os fatores de risco e proteção de Doenças Crônicas Não Transmissíveis (DCNT), morbidade referida e acesso a exames preventivos na população com e sem planos de saúde nas capitais brasileiras. MÉTODOS: A população de estudo é composta por adultos (≥ 18 anos) moradores de residências com telefones fixos nas 26 capitais dos estados brasileiros e no Distrito Federal. As estimativas das variáveis selecionadas são apresentadas segundo planos de saúde ("Sim" ou "Não") e sexo. Foi realizada pós-estratificação segundo idade, sexo e escolaridade nas duas populações, e foram calculadas as razões de prevalênc...

Trends in prevalence of overweight and obesity in adults in 26 Brazilian state capitals and the Federal District from 2006 to 2012
Tue, 22 Jul 2014 19:05:48 +0100 | Revista Brasileira de Epidemiologia
CONCLUSIONS: If the trends verified from 2006 to 2012 are maintained, in ten years, around two-thirds of the adults in Brazilian state capitals will be overweight, and a quarter will be obese. This perspective requests urgent response from government and intersectoral actions to combat the obesogenic environment. OBJETIVO: Descrever a evolução anual da prevalência de excesso de peso e de obesidade na população adulta das capitais dos 26 estados brasileiros e no Distrito Federal entre 2006 e 2012. MÉTODOS: A fonte de dados são entrevistas anuais (cerca de 54 mil ao ano) do sistema VIGITEL (Vigilância de Fatores de Risco e Proteção para Doenças Crônicas por Inquérito Telefônico). Informações autorreferidas de peso e altura foram usadas para calcular o Índice da Massa Corpor...

Supplemental Postoperative Oxygen Does Not Reduce Surgical Site Infection and Major Healing-Related Complications from Bariatric Surgery in Morbidly Obese Patients: A Randomized, Blinded Trial.
Tue, 22 Jul 2014 16:10:10 +0100 | Anesthesia and Analgesia
CONCLUSIONS:: Supplemental postoperative oxygen does not reduce the risk of surgical site infection rate and healing-related postoperative complications in patients having gastric bypass surgery.

'XL Love': How fat is affecting our sex lives
Tue, 22 Jul 2014 14:03:50 +0100 | - Health
When it comes to what she deems the American "obesity crisis," Sarah Varney says, it's easy enough to focus on the raw numbers: Sixty-nine percent of Americans are overweight, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and 35.1 percent of those people are obese. In 2008, medical care costs related to obesity were as high as $147 billion, and an obese person's annual medical bill was $1,429 higher than that of a normal-weight person. (Source: - Health)

XL Love: How fat is affecting our love lives
Tue, 22 Jul 2014 13:23:50 +0100 | - Health
A new book, "XL Love," focuses on how obesity is "complicating" America's love life. (Source: - Health)

Pancreatic Cancer - 2014 update from Am Fam Physician
Tue, 22 Jul 2014 12:00:00 +0100 | Clinical Cases and Images
Pancreatic cancer remains the fourth leading cause of cancer-related deaths in the United States. Risk factors include:- family history- smoking- chronic pancreatitis- obesity- diabetes mellitus- heavy alcohol use- possible dietary factorsSymptomsBecause more than two-thirds of adenocarcinomas occur in the head of the pancreas, abdominal pain, jaundice, pruritus, dark urine, and acholic stools may be presenting symptoms. DiagnosisIn symptomatic patients, the serum tumor marker cancer antigen 19-9 can be used to confirm the diagnosis and to predict prognosis and recurrence after resection. Pancreas protocol computed tomography is considered standard for the diagnosis and staging of pancreatic cancer. TreatmentSurgeryAlthough surgical resection is the only potentially curative treatment for ...

RECENT Cocaine USE is a SIGNIFICANT risk factor for sudden cardiovascular death in 15‐49 years old SUBJECTS. A forensic case‐control study
Tue, 22 Jul 2014 11:40:33 +0100 | Addiction
ConclusionsRecent use of cocaine is significantly associated with an increased risk for sudden cardiovascular death in people 15‐49 years old. (Source: Addiction)

Should the Government Pay for Weight Watchers?
Tue, 22 Jul 2014 06:43:18 +0100 | Psychology Today Food and Diet Center
The U.S. isn't the only country with an obesity epidemic. There's a proposal in Britain to treat obesity by having the Government pay for a 12 week Weight Watchers program.

Vanderbilt study shows therapeutic bacteria prevent obesity in mice
Tue, 22 Jul 2014 04:00:00 +0100 | EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health
(Vanderbilt University Medical Center) A probiotic that prevents obesity could be on the horizon.Bacteria that produce a therapeutic compound in the gut inhibit weight gain, insulin resistance and other adverse effects of a high-fat diet in mice, Vanderbilt University investigators have discovered. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)

Parent-of-origin-specific allelic associations among 106 genomic loci for age at menarche
Tue, 22 Jul 2014 03:43:01 +0100 | Nature AOP
Nature advance online publication 23 July 2014. doi:10.1038/nature13545