News tagged with healthy
Much has been made about who or what is to blame for the "obesity epidemic" and what can or should be done to stem the tide of rising body mass among the U.S. population.
Overweight and Obesity Dec 20, 2012 | 3.3 / 5 (3) | 0 |
Making small easy changes to our eating habits on a consistent basis - 25 days or more per month - can lead to sustainable weight loss, according to research by Professor Brian Wansink in Cornell University's Food and Brand ...
Overweight and Obesity Dec 19, 2012 | not rated yet | 1
(HealthDay)—People with psychiatric disorders have a 30 percent higher death rate from cancer, even though they are no more likely to develop the disease than others. And the underlying reason may be relatively ...
Cancer Dec 19, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Researchers at UT Southwestern Medical Center have taken another step toward better understanding the metabolic functions of obesity and its connection to type 2 diabetes.
Medical research Dec 17, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
Olympic medallists live longer than the general population, regardless of country of origin, medal won, or type of sport played, finds a study in the Christmas issue published on BMJ today.
Health Dec 13, 2012 | 4.3 / 5 (3) | 5 |
No matter where they live, how much education they have, or what their incomes are, people have very similar perceptions on the impact of diseases and injuries.
Health Dec 13, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Researchers and students at the Tulane Prevention Research Center mapped the Orleans Parish food environment this fall in their annual study of food stores and fast-food outlets. And for some of those stores, ...
Health Dec 12, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Even before obesity occurs, eating fatty and sugary foods causes chemical changes in the brain, meaning that going on a diet might feel similar to going through drug withdrawal, according to a study published today by Dr. ...
Overweight and Obesity Dec 12, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Detox diets are just another weight loss wonder, says Flinders University's Head of Human Physiology, Professor Simon Brookes.
Health Dec 11, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Experts already know that pregnant women should not eat for two. A study now insists on the importance of a healthy diet as a way of avoiding increased insulin and glucose levels in the child, both of which are indicators ...
Health Dec 05, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Children with HIV have a 2.5 fold increased risk of atherosclerosis, according to research presented at EUROECHO and other Imaging Modalities 2012. Antiretroviral treatment, lipid lowering drugs and prevention with healthy ...
HIV & AIDS Dec 05, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
If you have cardiovascular disease, a heart-healthy diet may help protect you from recurrent heart attacks and strokes, according to new research in the American Heart Association journal Circulation.
Cardiology Dec 03, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
(HealthDay)—Lung cancer surgery takes longer and is more costly if a patient is obese, a new study shows.
Cancer Nov 30, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Rates of childhood obesity have tripled in the past 30 years, and food marketing has been implicated as one factor contributing to this trend. Every year, companies spend more than $10 billion in the US marketing their food ...
Overweight and Obesity Nov 30, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
The weight gain commonly known as the "Freshman 15" is a negative aspect of the college experience for many college freshmen who are independent for the first time, most making lifestyle decisions about eating and exercise. ...
Health Nov 29, 2012 | not rated yet | 0