Obesity Resource Center

David Goldfarb, MD, Discusses First Over-the-Counter Beverage for Preventing Kidney Stones

Anyone who has ever endured the experience of having kidney stones, or knows somebody who has, is aware of one thing – they are...
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Cardio Round-up: Cardiovascular Risk Factors and COVID-19, and more

Congenital Heart Disease Does Not Increase COVID-19 Risk, Severity A study analyzing COVID-19 risk and outcomes in patients with congenital heart disease (CHD) found that...
Bariatric Surgery Lowers Five-Year Cancer Risk in Women, But Not Men

Weight Loss Surgery Cuts Risk of Pancreatic Cancer for Obese Patients with Type 2...

Findings from a study presented at UEG Week 2020 Virtual suggests that bariatric, or weight loss, surgery is associated with significantly lowered risk of...

5 Ways to Prevent Disease

COVID-19 has fundamentally changed the world as we know it – possibly forever. While there’s virtually nothing good that’s come from this pandemic –...
Socioeconomic Status Is Protective Against Obesity, But Less So for Black Knee OA Patients

Socioeconomic Status Is Protective Against Obesity, But Less So for Black Knee OA Patients

Socioeconomic status may be less protective against obesity for black patients with osteoarthritis of the knee (OA) compared to white knee OA patients, a...
Obesity in Young Adulthood Tied to Later Venous Thromboembolism

Obesity in Young Adulthood Tied to Later Venous Thromboembolism

Men who are obese or severely obese in young adulthood have an increased risk for venous thromboembolism (VTE) later in life, according to a...

Study: Troubling Trends in Women’s Breast Cancer

The findings of a new study show a concerning trend in women’s breast cancer – rates of breast cancer in premenopausal women are growing...

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