People who participate in community gardening have a significantly lower body mass index—as well as lower odds of being overweight or obese—than do their non-gardening neighbors. Researchers at the University ...
Health Apr 18, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Being overweight starting in young adulthood may significantly increase individuals' risks of developing kidney disease by the time they become seniors, according to a study appearing in an upcoming issue of the Journal of ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Apr 04, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
On average, young newlyweds who are satisfied with their marriage gain weight in the early years after they exchange vows, putting them at increased risk for various health problems related to being overweight.
Health Apr 03, 2013 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0
Fat. Sugar. Salt. Americans have a love-hate relationship with these ingredients. We know we should consume them in moderation. After all, we've been told again and again that being overweight or obese can ...
Overweight and Obesity Mar 08, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Reducing sugar intake has a small but significant effect on body weight in adults, finds a paper published on BMJ website today.
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A disposition to be overweight is shaped even before birth. This has been proven by scientists of the Charité – Universitätsmedizin Berlin in an international study, which has appeared in the professional journal Plos On ...
Health Jan 10, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)— Though it began as a treatment for something else entirely, gastric bypass surgery—which involves shrinking the stomach as a way to lose weight—has proven to be the latest and possibly ...
Diabetes Jan 04, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 1
The global fight against obesity could be helped by providing support for child's play, a researcher from The University of Western Australia has found.
Overweight and Obesity Oct 09, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—Being overweight or obese reduces the risk of all-cause mortality in rheumatoid arthritis (RA) patients, according to a study published in the October issue of Arthritis Care & Research.
Arthritis & Rheumatism Oct 04, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Children who grow up without siblings have a more than 50 percent higher risk of being overweight or obese than children with siblings. This is the finding of a study of 12,700 children in eight European countries, including ...
Overweight and Obesity Sep 17, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress)—Women with type II diabetes are nearly 30 per cent more likely to get breast cancer, according to results of a comprehensive review published in the British Journal of Cancer today (Frida ...
Cancer Sep 14, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Cancer of the oesophagus is becoming more common in Europe and North America. Around 7,800 people in the UK are diagnosed each year. The exact causes of this cancer aren't fully understood. It appears to be more common in ...
Addiction Sep 13, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Scientists working with Professor Dr. Dr. Perikles Simon, head of the Sports Medicine division of Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz (JGU) in Germany, suggest in the light of recent analyses that German children gain weight ...
Overweight and Obesity Aug 14, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay) -- Rates of esophageal cancer have surged due to a lack of awareness about what causes the disease and how it can be prevented, experts say.
Cancer Jul 26, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Teaching new mums about healthy eating and active play can help cut the risk of their child being overweight or obese, a study published today in the British Medical Journal finds.
Overweight and Obesity Jun 26, 2012 | not rated yet | 0