Two out of three severely obese kids already have at least one risk factor for heart disease, suggests research published online in Archives of Disease in Childhood.
Pediatrics Jul 23, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Cat Pause proudly describes herself as "fat", can live with euphemisms like "curvy", "chunky" or "chubby", but baulks at what she believes are value-laden labels such as "overweight" or "obese".
Overweight and Obesity Jul 13, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 1
In the complex chain of molecular events that underlie eating behaviors and body weight, the AMP-activated protein kinase (AMPK) enzyme has proven to be a critical link.
Medical research Jul 03, 2012 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Women with a higher intake of dietary saturated fats have fewer mature oocytes available for collection in IVF, according to results of a study from the Harvard School of Public Health funded by the US National Institutes ...
Other Jul 03, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
A study carried out in Spain reveals that certain healthy habits, like eating more than four times a day or not eating too fast, are associated with lower body fat levels independently of exercise habits during ...
Health Jun 20, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Abdominal liposuction triggers a compensatory increase in visceral fat, which is correlated with cardiovascular disease, but this effect can be counteracted by physical activity, according to a recent study in the Journal of ...
Other Jun 13, 2012 | not rated yet | 1
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
Children are more likely to have more body fat during childhood if their mother has low levels of Vitamin D during pregnancy, according to scientists at the Medical Research Council Lifecourse Epidemiology Unit (MRC LEU), ...
Health May 23, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(HealthDay) -- One-third of homeless people in the United States are obese, about the same rate as the general population, a new study finds.
Health May 18, 2012 | not rated yet | 3
(HealthDay) -- Children who wake up at night and are allowed to fall back asleep in their parents' bed are less likely to be overweight than kids put back into their own bed, a new study says.
Overweight and Obesity May 09, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay) -- Eating too quickly may raise your risk of diabetes, a small, preliminary study suggests.
Diabetes May 08, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay) -- Higher body fat mass is associated with a reduced risk of fracture among women, but not men, according to a study published in the May issue of the Journal of Internal Medicine.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes May 02, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay) -- Obesity is associated with reduced memory and thinking skills in adults aged 60 to 70, especially those with greater amounts of abdominal fat, according to a new study.
Health Mar 22, 2012 | 1 / 5 (1) | 0
Men's diets, in particular the amount and type of different fats they eat, could be associated with their semen quality according to the results of a study published online in Europe's leading reproductive medicine journal ...
Health Mar 13, 2012 | not rated yet | 1
Six weeks into 2012, those who made New Years resolutions to lose weight or get into better shape have either started to see some progress, or for others, fallen off track.
Health Feb 17, 2012 | not rated yet | 1