Young men who are obese in their early 20s are significantly more likely to develop serious ill health by the time they reach middle age, or not even make it that far, suggests research published in the online journal BMJ Op ...
Overweight and Obesity Apr 29, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
In a small study of 39 primary care doctors and 208 of their patients, Johns Hopkins researchers have found that physicians built much less of an emotional rapport with their overweight and obese patients than with their ...
Overweight and Obesity Apr 22, 2013 | 5 / 5 (2) | 1
(HealthDay)—Although you might think being a member of the "clean plate club" is something that stops when a child is young, new research suggests that up to two-thirds of parents still encourage teenagers ...
Pediatrics Apr 22, 2013 | not rated yet | 1
Overweight and obese women are more likely to require specialist medical care during their pregnancy due to the increased risk of adverse neonatal and maternal outcomes, finds a new study published today (27 March) in BJOG: An ...
Obstetrics & gynaecology Mar 26, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Obese drivers are significantly more likely to die in a road traffic collision than people of normal weight, indicates US research published online in Emergency Medicine Journal.
Health Jan 21, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(HealthDay)—Women who are overweight or obese should gain less weight during pregnancy than moms-to-be of normal weight, according to new recommendations by the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists.
Obstetrics & gynaecology Dec 21, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
In a new study from Brigham and Women's Hospital, in collaboration with the National Cancer Institute, researchers have quantified how many years of life are gained by being physically active at different ...
Health Nov 06, 2012 | 4.4 / 5 (12) | 0 |
Medical researchers at the University of Alberta studied the records of nearly 1000 patients who were admitted to hospital with pneumonia and noted those who were obese were more apt to survive compared to those who were ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Nov 05, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 1
Obese kids have less sensitive taste-buds than kids of normal weight, indicates research published online in the Archives of Disease in Childhood.
Overweight and Obesity Sep 19, 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 |
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
Participants in a study who were normal weight at the time of a diagnosis of diabetes experienced higher rates of total and noncardiovascular death compared with those who were overweight or obese at diabetes diagnosis, according ...
Diabetes Aug 07, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Women who are obese continue to have higher levels of oestrogen than women of normal weight even after treatment with hormone-suppressing drugs, raising the possibility that they might benefit from changes to their treatment.
Cancer Jul 16, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
An evaluation of national data by UC Davis researchers has found that extra weight is not necessarily linked with a higher risk of death.
Health Jul 06, 2012 | not rated yet | 2 |
(HealthDay) -- Levels of certain gut bacteria and low protein intake may raise children's risk of being obese, new research suggests.
Health May 10, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |