(Medical Xpress)—New research from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem shows that a carefully scheduled high-fat diet can lead to a reduction in body weight and a unique metabolism in which ingested fats ...
Overweight and Obesity Sep 12, 2012 | 3.6 / 5 (5) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—Middle-aged women who are self-motivated to eat healthily have a lower body mass index (BMI) than those who do so in order to keep others happy, new University of Otago research suggests.
Overweight and Obesity Sep 10, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
As a college student, you may be happy simply not to have gained the "Freshman 15." But a University of Illinois study shows that as little as 1.5 pounds per year is enough to raise blood pressure in that age group, and the ...
Health Sep 06, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress)—Adolescents with a body mass index (BMI) rating of obese experience knee pain more often and to a greater severity than adolescents with a healthy weight, a new study shows.
Overweight and Obesity Sep 05, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress)—As students of all ages load up their backpacks for the school year, they may be on their way to creating bad posture habits and increasing their risk for pain.
Health Aug 31, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
People who are of normal weight but have fat concentrated in their bellies have a higher death risk than those who are obese, according to Mayo Clinic research presented today at the European Society of Cardiology Congress ...
Cardiology Aug 27, 2012 | 4.6 / 5 (5) | 2 |
There seems to be an endless number of fad diets and "golden rules" for weight loss. One of the most popular of these rules is that cutting carbohydrates (carbs) is the best way to lose weight.
Health Aug 27, 2012 | 5 / 5 (3) | 1
(HealthDay)—For patients with severe and rigid scoliosis and low body weight, a two-stage vertebral column resection (VCR) procedure with posterior pedicle screw instrumentation can achieve good correction ...
Addiction Aug 24, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Researchers at NYU School of Medicine have made a novel discovery that could have widespread clinical implications, potentially affecting everything from nutrient metabolism to obesity in children.
Medications Aug 22, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Unhealthy behaviors like being overweight, smoking and heavy drinking explain almost half of the social inequalities in type 2 diabetes, finds a study published in the British Medical Journal today.
Diabetes Aug 21, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
The correct therapeutic dose is important for this commonly used painkiller, say the authors, because it is potentially fatal to give too high a dose; and too low a dose may result in more serious illness.
Obstetrics & gynaecology Aug 20, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
As Indonesia shifts from a month of fasting during Ramadan to a week-long eating binge for the Eid al-Fitr Muslim holiday, doctors are braced for an annual spike in complaints of rapid weight gain.
Health Aug 17, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
As adults, we know that self-control and delaying gratification are important for making healthful eating choices, portion control, and maintaining a healthy weight. However, exhibiting these skills at a young age actually ...
Pediatrics Aug 16, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
Computer and web-based weight management programmes may provide a cost effective way of addressing the growing problem of obesity, according to a team of seven researchers who undertook a Cochrane systematic review. The researchers, ...
Overweight and Obesity Aug 14, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
They're everywhere -- in magazines, on the Internet, on televisionpeople with super-thin bodies who are presented as having the ideal body form. But despite the increasing pressure to be thin, more and more of us are ...
Overweight and Obesity Aug 08, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 1