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obesity


Guidelines are flawed and must be revised as type 2 diabetes is reversible, says the 2020 Australian of the Year. Dietary1 and clinical guidelines2 must change along with our love …

Many medicines may cause weight gain, which can result in non-adherence. This article aims to examine choices of medication for common medical conditions that have the least negative impact on …

There is an urgent need for the entire healthcare workforce to be involved in efforts to improve diet and physical activity across populations, says FIP The International Pharmaceutical Federation has …

Are pharmacists equipped to deliver weight management services and, if so, what does a best-practice model look like? Australia’s rising obesity rates place a significant burden on the public health …

Pharmacological treatment for obesity; hormone therapy for postmenopausal women; and mepolizumab in patients with severe asthma… Debbie Rigby takes a look at the latest in research news Pharmacological Treatment for …

Andrew Lavender from Curtin University takes a look at how to start undoing a sedentary lifestyle Perhaps your GP has recommended you exercise more, or you’ve had a recent health …

You can help if your patients’ willpower on weight is flagging, write Esther Lau and Lisa Nissen Many of us are probably carrying around a few extra kilos after the …

Obesity is associated with an increased risk of breast cancer – but women with a normal BMI could still be at risk Women with excess body fat, even if they …

Is being overweight or obese really just a matter of personal responsibility – and if not, how can health stakeholders help people lose weight? Megan Haggan investigates Australian waistlines are …

It’s been a busy week in the pharmacy sector, with new information on drug trends, a number of health awareness days and another shot in the turf war There was …

Weight stigma and discrimination are more prevalent than discrimination due to sexual orientation, gender or ethnic background, new research shows The World Obesity Federation is calling for an end to …

Most people who diet will regain 50% of the lost weight in the first year after losing it. Much of the rest will regain it in the following three years. …