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Trumping Obesity With Tirzepatide – Docwire News

Trumping Obesity With Tirzepatide – Docwire News

Obesity is a highly prevalent disease in the United States (US), with prevalence rates over 40% (1). Obesity-related complications most commonly include heart disease, stroke, and type-2 diabetes, leading to higher costs of medical care for obese individuals, contributing to over 170 billion dollars in healthcare costs in the US (2). To combat the rising …

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New scientific statement highlights the cardiopulmonary effects of e-cigarette use among adolescents

New scientific statement highlights the cardiopulmonary effects of e-cigarette use among adolescents

E-cigarettes have become increasingly popular among adolescents, and the latest available scientific evidence suggests the use of these products has adverse health effects that may accrue over time, leading to an increased risk of cardiovascular and pulmonary disease over the course of the life of people who use e-cigarettes, according to a new scientific statement …

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People Under 50 With Obesity May Need More CRC Prevention

People Under 50 With Obesity May Need More CRC Prevention

People younger than 50 years with metabolic syndrome or obesity may need more effective prevention measures to help reduce their risk for colorectal cancer (CRC), new data suggest. Metabolic syndrome and obesity are positively linked with colorectal cancer before age 50, with rates similar to those in people diagnosed with CRC after age 50, reports …

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