Monday, 17 September 2018

Visiting spots in Yokohama: Yokohama Kwan Teibyo

The Kwan Tai Temple enshrines Kwan Tai, a general of Shu Kingdom who served under the warload Liu Bei in the period of the three kingdoms(AC220-280) in China,  He is known as a man of war, bravery and righteousness and worshiped throughout China, especially in Southern part of China. Many Chinese from Canton came to Yokohama as office clerks for Western trading companies, tailors, barbers, and chefs and formed the largest community in Japan.

They built the temple in 1871. It has been the center of the community since then.  It is located at the corner of Chusan Ro and Kan Tei Byo street. The temple was destroyed by fires three times in the past. The current temple is the 4th one. The temple is known as  Kan Tei Byo in Japanese and loved by local people,too. It is also one of Yokohama's tourist places now.

Because of his characters and skills in logistics- he is believed to have invented an Abacus and a Chinese book keeping-   the temple is worshiped by merchants. Besides prosperity in businesses, it is believed to have benefits such as health, safety, well-being of family, etc, and the temple is visited throughout the year.

Some years ago, a famous Feng-shui practitioner introduced the temple as a cosmic place, where you can be given mystical power by visiting in his books. I do not believe in superstitions. But I feel as though I got energized after visit. Maybe that is the center of the town where is full of vivid color, lively sounds and delicious food.

Visit this amazing place in Yokohama; plan your trip to Japan.
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Friday, 14 September 2018

May 20-21, 2019, Yokohama, Japan
Theme: Exploring the Foster Innovations in Obesity and Weight loss

Binge Eating Disorder (BED) is usually regarded by using compulsive overeating or ingesting abnormal amounts of food whilst feeling not able to prevent and at lack of manage. Binge consuming episodes are typically labeled as taking place on common at the least twice consistent with week for a duration of six months. BED is one of the newest eating issues formally diagnosed within the DSM-5. Though binge ingesting disease can arise in ladies and men of normal weight, it often results in the development of undesirable weight advantage or weight problems, that can in a roundabout way reinforce further compulsive ingesting. 
The poor emotions that typically accompany binge eating frequently lead him or her to hold to apply food to cope; for this reason growing a vicious cycle. Managed ingesting ailment remedies are extraordinarily important.
  • Causes of Binge Eating Disorder
  • Signs & Symptoms of Binge Eating Disorder
  • Binge Eating Disorder Treatment

Friday, 7 September 2018

Rapid weight gain during infancy possible risk factor for later obesity in kids with autism

Childhood obesity is a serious public health concern that can have a profound impact on children's health and well-being. Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) are more likely to have obesity compared to their peers with typical development, data show. Until recently, little has been known about why children with ASD are at increased risk for developing obesity.
A new study from the University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing (Penn Nursing), which examined early life risk factors for obesity among children with ASD, developmental delays or disorders, and children from the general population, is among the first to show that children with ASD had the highest frequency of rapid weight gain during the first six months of life, which may put them at increased risk for childhood obesity. The study has been published online in the journal Autism.

"Healthy growth patterns during infancy, in particular, may carry special importance for children at increased risk for an ASD diagnosis, including high-risk populations such as former premature infants, younger siblings of children with ASD, children with genetic disorders that predispose to ASD and others," said Tanja Kral, PhD, Associate Professor of Nursing in the Department of Biobehavioral Health Sciences and lead author of the study.

The study also showed that mothers across all groups with pre-pregnancy overweight or obesity were almost 2.5 times more likely to have a child with overweight or obesity at ages 2-5 than other mothers. The risk for childhood obesity across all groups was also 1.5 times greater for mothers who exceeded the recommendations for weight gain during pregnancy.
"Helping mothers achieve a healthy pre-pregnancy weight and adequate gestational weight gain and fostering healthy growth during infancy represent important targets for all children," explained Kral.
The findings of this research may shed light into possible mechanisms underlying the increased obesity risk in children with ASD and offer targets for early intervention.

SUMMARY: A recent study found that children with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) had the highest frequency of rapid weight gain during the first six months of life, which may put them at increased risk for childhood obesity.

Thursday, 6 September 2018

Theme: Exploring the Foster Innovations in Obesity and Weight loss

Session 3: Bariatric Surgery

Bariatric surgery is a surgical procedure of the digestive system to promote weight-loss in people with severe obesity. Bariatric surgeries aim at reducing the food intake and increase satiety.  Weight-loss surgery is recommended to severely obese patients (Body Mass Index [BMI] above 40), when other weight-reduction strategies, such as diet management, exercise etc, have failed. It is also suggested in severely obese patients who have medical conditions like arthritic joint diseases that restrict the physical activity. 
The size of the stomach is reduced with a gastric band or a portion of the stomach is removed (sleeve gastrectomy or biliopancreatic diversion with duodenal switch) or by re-routing the small intestine to a small stomach pouch (gastric bypass surgery). Some of its benefits include reduced risk of cancer, longer life, and improvement in fertility and complications during pregnancy.

* Types of Bariatric Surgery
            Lap Band Surgery
            Gastric Bypass
            Gastric Sleeve Surgery
            Intragastric balloon
            Duodenal switch with biliopancreatic diversion
* Bariatric Surgery Benefits
* Bariatric Surgery Side Effects
* Potential Candidates of Bariatric Surgery
* Clinical Trials

Tuesday, 4 September 2018

20th World Congress on Obesity and Metabolic Diseases
May 20-21, 2019 Yokohama, Japan

Abstract Submission:

Friday, 31 August 2018

Theme: Exploring the Foster Innovations in Obesity and Weight loss

Metabolic disease, any of the diseases or issues that disrupt ordinary metabolism, the procedure of changing food to energy on a cellular level. Metabolic diseases occur when the body's usual metabolic processes are disrupted. These diseases can be congenital or acquired, for example, diabetes and phenylketonuria. Metabolic Disorders affect the ability of the body to carry out crucial biochemical reactions that contain the processing or delivery of proteins, carbohydrates, or lipids. The onset of signs usually takes place whilst the body’s metabolism comes under strain—for instance, after prolonged fasting or for the duration of a febrile contamination. For some metabolic issues, it is possible to reap prenatal diagnostic screening. Metabolic sicknesses are pretty uncommon in my view, but they may be quite not unusual when taken into consideration as a collection.
  • Cystinosis
  • Hypertension
  • Cancer
  • PCOS
  • Heart Diseases
  • Dementia
  • Insulin resistence
  • Lipid problems
  • Type 2 diabetes
  • Maple syrup urine disease
  • Fabry disease
  • Hunter syndrome
  • Lesch-Nyhan syndrome
  • Niemann-Pick disease (type A)
  • Von Gierke disease
  • Pompe disease

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Wednesday, 29 August 2018

May 20-21, 2019 in Yokohama, Japan
Theme: "Exploring the Foster Innovations in Obesity and Weight loss"

With members from around the world focused on learning about Obesity and its effects, we offer an extraordinary platform for networking opportunities, discussions to enhance the progress of science, nutrition, health and technology. Obesity Summit 2019 provides opportunity for direct communication between the young researchers and highly affiliated personalities in medical field whether they are working in the similar field or other research areas. To facilitate opportunities for networking, collaboration and exchange of ideas with internationally renowned leaders in Obesity Summit 2019
To identify research and practice-based innovations in optimizing Obesity Summit 2019
To debate gaps and priorities for sustainable development in Obesity and Weight Management Conference 2019
To discuss and debate the challenges and opportunities in the new era of Obesity Event 2019