|NYC Experiment Helps Severely Obese Kids|
Children are considered overweight if they are in the 85th to 95th percentile of the body mass index, or BMI, for all children their age. Anything over the 95th percentile is obese, and class 2 severe obesity is at 120 percent. Morbid obesity, or class ...
NBCNews.com - Thu, 10 Jul 2014 10:00
|Gastric bandwagon: the key questions on obesity|
Channel 4 News - Fri, 11 Jul 2014 07:15
|'Mega obese' can't get help|
Stubbs had carried out about 1500 operations on obese patients in a career spanning 18 years. The heaviest person he had treated weighed 360kg. Fewer than 2 per cent of his patients were more than 200kg. "The answer for severe or morbid obesity is ...
Stuff.co.nz - Fri, 11 Jul 2014 09:52
|Beating the bulge: Brazil's burgeoning obesity problem|
It is, in Cotta's eyes, a last resort for patients who have become "morbidly obese" and is not for those who are simply overweight. The key to helping them is a change in diet and consumption habits, which have changed extensively in recent years. Uauy ...
12NewsNow.Com - Wed, 09 Jul 2014 06:30
|World Laparoscopy Hospital Announces Affordable Low Cost Laparoscopic ...|
Various studies all over the world have proved that minimal access surgical treatment is probably the most dramatic and sturdy treatment choice for morbid obesity. With the current robotic surgical procedures, a loss of 68-78% excess body weight is lost.
PRunderground - Tue, 22 Jul 2014 06:41
|Bariatric Surgery at SCB Medical Soon|
CUTTACK: The SCB Medical College and Hospital is set to start Bariatric Surgery soon to deal with the problems of morbid obesity, which is marking an alarming increase in the population. As a first step, surgeons have successfully conducted a ...
The New Indian Express - Wed, 16 Jul 2014 20:11
|EU court ruling tells bosses to treat obese as disabled|
It could mean that employers could find themselves under a legal obligation to make adjustments such as providing car park spaces close to the workplace entrance for obese employees, providing special desks, or possibly even ensuring that healthy meal ...
Delhi Daily News - Fri, 18 Jul 2014 01:47
|John Waters's America|
It's true that Divine's morbid obesity probably led to the heart attack that felled him shortly after the filming of Hairspray and that David Lochary died of a drug overdose in 1977. But Waters's camera didn't capture Massey doing anything dangerous ...
The Millions - Tue, 22 Jul 2014 08:56
|Employment Edit - what's new in employment law|
The Advocate General has delivered his opinion in the Karsten Kaltoft case that, whilst there is no general principle of EU law prohibiting discrimination on grounds of obesity in its own right, morbid obesity may come within the meaning of 'disability ...
Lexology (registration) - Fri, 18 Jul 2014 11:45