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(Medical Xpress)—Teenagers in general are relatively unhealthy eaters. But minority teens in particular have higher rates of obesity and eat far fewer fruits and vegetables.
Health Aug 31, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
A non-invasive imaging strategy which integrates non-invasive CT angiography (CTA) and CT myocardial perfusion imaging (CTP) has robust diagnostic accuracy for identifying patients with flow-limiting coronary artery disease ...
Cardiology Aug 28, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Eating disorders are increasingly overlooked in Australia because society is too focused on obesity prevention, a leading Flinders University psychologist says.
Health Aug 21, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
When it comes to college-age individuals taking care of their bodies, appearance is more important than health, research conducted at the University of Missouri suggests. María Len-Ríos, an associate professor of ...
Health Aug 13, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
(HealthDay) -- Sexual function does not seem to be significantly disrupted in women with a diagnosis of ductal carcinoma in situ (DCIS), according to a study published online July 19 in The Journal of Sexual Me ...
Cancer Jul 26, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
An ongoing survey of Ontario students in grades 7 to 12 conducted for the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH) shows that while the majority of students have healthy relationships and report overall good mental ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Jul 24, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- Among the greatest concerns for females in an age of celebrity culture is the issue of body image. Concerns about how we look can take over our lives and significantly impact our mood and ...
Health Jul 17, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Adolescent girls who over use internet and social media suffer lower self-esteem and negative body image
Adolescent girls, who spend long periods each day on the internet, engaging and communicating on social media, are more likely to suffer low self-esteem and negative body image, according to new research to be presented at ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Jul 03, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Eating disorders are commonly seen as an issue faced by teenagers and young women, but a new study reveals that age is no barrier to disordered eating. In women aged 50 and over, 3.5% report binge eating, nearly 8% report ...
Overweight and Obesity Jun 21, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- A new University of Michigan study finds that overweight men and women responded differently to advertisements about the benefits from exercise.
Health Jun 07, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Restricted food intake a predictor of increased suicide attempts in Body Dysmorphic Disorder patients
Rhode Island Hospital and Auburn University researchers found a link between restrictive food intake, or excessive dieting, and an increase in suicide attempts in people with Body Dysmorphic Disorder (BDD). The study focused ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Jun 05, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay) -- The food choices young girls make could help doctors predict if they are at risk for developing an eating disorder as teenagers, according to a new study that analyzed food diaries compiled ...
Health May 31, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Women with high family support and limited pressure to achieve the 'thin and beautiful' ideal have a more positive body image. That's according to a new study looking at five factors that may help young women to be more positive ...
Psychology & Psychiatry May 09, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
When University of Illinois researchers surveyed over 3,500 college applicants, more than a third couldn't report their weight accurately, and overweight and obese men were more likely to underestimate their weight than women.
Health Apr 05, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- A new Ryerson University study has found that some preschoolers may perceive overweight children to be not as nice.
Overweight and Obesity Apr 02, 2012 | not rated yet | 1