Weight Gain

Supercenters may be supersizing Americans

Health professionals have spent years trying to pinpoint the sources of America's rising obesity levels, but research by University of Virginia Professor Christopher Ruhm suggests it might be time to look beyond the usual ...

Aug 03, 2016
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Government's childhood obesity plan flawed

The Government's childhood obesity plan is based on outdated evidence, shows the Government values corporate profit over public good and is unlikely to solve the New Zealand obesity crisis, according to a new critique.

Aug 19, 2016
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Inside an Olympian's testosterone ordeal (Update)

The young athlete, now competing at the Rio Games, always considered herself to be a girl just like the others, a girl who loved to run. Then the governing body of track and field told her she was different, so different ...

Aug 15, 2016
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Diabetes drug may also offer vascular protection

Obesity and Type 2 diabetes are associated with vascular stiffening and the development of cardiovascular disease. Obese and diabetic premenopausal women are most at risk - even more than men of the same age who have similar ...

Aug 18, 2016
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Weight gain is an increase in body weight. This can be either an increase in muscle mass, fat deposits, or excess fluids such as water.

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