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Obesity and the Canine Life Span – American Veterinarian

Veterinary professionals should advocate healthy body condition for their overweight canine patients, particularly from midlife onward. Here’s why.  By Ashley O. Bohn, PhD, MS, RVT Similar to humans, obesity in dogs has known negative health implications, such as orthopedic issues, diabetes, chronic inflammation, and cancer. White adipose tissue (WAT), which expands when excess calories are available and the body stores ...

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VAT fat may cause pathogenic obesity – EurekAlert

Type-2 (adult-onset) diabetes and other diseases related to the obesity epidemic depend on how the body stores excess energy, according to evolutionary biologist Mary Jane West-Eberhard, emeritus scientist at the Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute. In the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, she describes her theory about fat inside the abdominal cavity–visceral adipose tissue or VAT–the “VAT prioritization hypothesis.” ...

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VAT fat may cause pathogenic obesity – Medical Xpress

Credit: CC0 Public Domain Type-2 (adult-onset) diabetes and other diseases related to the obesity epidemic depend on how the body stores excess energy, according to evolutionary biologist Mary Jane West-Eberhard, emeritus scientist at the Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute. In the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, she describes her theory about fat inside the abdominal cavity—visceral adipose tissue or ...

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Health Alert: Obesity Part 2 – WDTV

BRIDGEPORT, W.Va. (WDTV) — Overweight and obesity are associated with at least 13 different types of cancer. These cancers make up 40% of all cancers diagnosed. Welcome back to Health Alert! Joining us tonight is Melisa Bedilion, a nurse practitioner at UHC Oncology. Question: What is happening that obesity is a leading cancer risk factor? Answer: • A higher proportion ...

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Western junk food giants influenced China's fight against obesity – Quartz

Coca-Cola’s influence in China shaped efforts against obesity to focus more on the impact of physical activity over nutrition, research has found. Susan Greenhalgh, a social scientist and China expert at Harvard University, led the research published Jan. 9 in the BMJ and The Journal of Public Health Policy, in which she looked at how Coke and other corporations worked ...

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