Obesity

C-CHANGE Updates recommendations for cardiovascular disease

C-CHANGE Updates recommendations for cardiovascular disease

The Canadian Cardiovascular Harmonized National Guideline Endeavor (C-CHANGE) has updated its guidelines for the prevention and management of cardiovascular disease in primary care. Of the 83 recommendations in the latest recommendation, more than half (48) are new or have been revised. The paper recommends that clinicians design pedometers and smartphone apps as a means of …

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Study: Sex hormones, intestinal inflammation, and the gut microbiome: Major influencers of the sexual dimorphisms in obesity. Image Credit: SHISANUPONG1986/Shutterstock

Sexual dimorphisms in the epidemiology and pathophysiology of obesity

In a recent study published in Frontiers of Immunologyresearchers reviewed sexual dimorphisms in obesity. Study: Sex hormones, intestinal inflammation and the gut microbiome: Major influences on sexual dimorphisms in obesity. Image credit: SHISANUPONG1986/Shutterstock Background Obesity, the accumulation of excess body fat, is associated with a higher risk of health problems such as diabetes, cardiovascular disease …

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