Cutting 250 calories daily and exercising may improve heart health in obese older adults

Cutting just 250 calories a day with moderate exercise reaped bigger rewards than exercise alone for older, obese adults. Among older adults with obesity, combining aerobic exercise with a moderate reduction in daily calories resulted in greater improvements in aortic stiffness (a measure of vascular health, which impacts cardiovascular disease), compared to exercise only or to exercise plus a more […]

Testosterone therapy may reduce non-alcoholic fatty liver disease in obese

According to a new study, testosterone therapy may reduce non-alcoholic fatty liver disease in obese men with functional hypogonadism and type-2 diabetes. Testosterone therapy may help obese men with functional hypogonadism and type-2 diabetes reduce the prevalence of non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD), according to a study being presented at the 23rd European Congress of Endocrinology (e-ECE 2021), (http://www.ece2021.org). The […]

CHMP recommends expanded approval for Saxenda in obesity – Novo Nordisk

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Semaglutide reduces excess body fat in people with obesity

In adults with obesity or overweight, weekly treatment with the glucagon-like peptide 1 (GLP1) receptor agonist semaglutide leads to reduced excess body fat and increased lean body mass, according to an industry-sponsored study presented virtually at ENDO 2021, the Endocrine Society’s annual meeting. “Our findings suggest that semaglutide, through body weight loss and improvement of body composition, has the potential […]