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Speaking at the IOF Regionals Asia-Pacific Osteoporosis Meeting, researchers from the National University of Singapore and the Singapore Ministry of Health, announced a study which links carotenoids to decreased hip fracture ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Dec 16, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
(HealthDay)—Children whose mothers went into pregnancy overweight may have slightly lower scores on certain tests of verbal and numbers skills, a new study says.
Health Dec 12, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
The average American child from age 8 to 18 watches about 4.5 hours of TV each day. Seventy percent have a TV in the bedroom and about one-third of youth aged 6-19 is considered obese. Previous studies have shown that TV ...
Overweight and Obesity Dec 11, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
It is often assumed that those on low incomes and with low levels of education are overly represented in the major increase in obesity of recent decades.
Overweight and Obesity Nov 12, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Two-thirds of Australia's adult population are overweight or obese, a key study found Monday, with rates continuing to climb despite a drop in smoking and drinking.
Health Oct 29, 2012 | 1 / 5 (1) | 0
Although obesity is linked to a variety of health risks, new research indicates that obese patients may have an advantage over nonobese patients in certain health situations, including septic shock and acute asthma exacerbation.
Overweight and Obesity Oct 22, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Women who experience early menopause are more likely to have a heart attack or stroke than women whose menopause occurs at a later age, according to a new study by Melissa Wellons, M.D., assistant professor of Medicine in ...
Health Sep 28, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—A study by Human Nutrition researchers at the University of Glasgow has revealed that Scots' waistlines have become bigger in the last 10 years.
Overweight and Obesity Sep 25, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 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
A study of Canadian youth suggests that vigorous physical activity was associated with reduced cardiometabolic risk factors, such as body mass index z score (BMI-z), waist circumference, systolic blood pressure and increased ...
Pediatrics Sep 10, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- A new measure of obesity developed by a City College of New York researcher and a physician predicts early death better than BMI.
Overweight and Obesity Aug 03, 2012 | 3.5 / 5 (2) | 1 |
Snack consumption and BMI are linked to both brain activity and self-control, new research has found.
Neuroscience Jul 23, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
Patients who undergo repeated anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) reconstructions, or repeat revision surgery, are unlikely to return to prior activity levels despite showing basic functional improvement according to research ...
Surgery Jul 15, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay) -- For overweight or obese adolescents, two group-based behavioral weight control interventions, combined with either aerobic activity or activity-based peer therapy, produce sustained improvements ...
Pediatrics Jul 02, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
A 25 year study in Northern Sweden, published in BioMed Central's open access journal Nutrition Journal, is the first to show that a regional and national dietary intervention to reduce fat intake, decreased cholesterol levels ...
Cardiology Jun 11, 2012 | not rated yet | 0