Among pregnant women who did not develop gestational diabetes, overweight women were 65 percent more likely, and obese women 163 percent more likely, to have overly large babies than their healthy weight counterparts. In ...
Overweight and Obesity Aug 14, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Maternal obesity increases risk of newborn death in sub-Saharan Africa where obesity is rising at alarming rate
"Sub-Saharan Africa already has the highest rates of neonatal death in the world. Whilst overall levels of obesity are currently fairly low by global standards, obesity is actually a rapidly emerging problem, with 5% of women ...
Overweight and Obesity Aug 08, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay) -- Obese women who receive a contraceptive implant have lower drug levels in the six months following implant insertion compared with normal-weight women, according to a study published in the ...
Obstetrics & gynaecology Aug 01, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay) -- In low- and middle-income developing countries, socioeconomic status (SES) plays an important role in the development of obesity, particularly in women, according to research published online ...
Overweight and Obesity Jul 18, 2012 | 4 / 5 (1) | 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 |
(HealthDay) -- How many children a woman bears and whether or not she breast-feeds them may affect her weight decades later, according to new research.
Overweight and Obesity Jul 10, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- Middle-aged women who spend long hours working are more at risk of gaining weight, according to a new study.
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Research to be presented at the Annual Meeting of the Society for the Study of Ingestive Behavior (SSIB), the foremost society for research into all aspects of eating and drinking behavior, sought to investigate personality ...
Health Jul 10, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
A growing number of studies imply that children born to obese mothers face health problems stemming from the womb.
Pediatrics Jul 09, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Study finds socioeconomic status linked to weight gain and risk of obesity in African-American women
Socioeconomic status across one's lifetime is related to weight gain and risk of obesity in African American women, according to a new study led by researchers from the Slone Epidemiology Center at Boston University. These ...
Health Jun 13, 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
(Medical Xpress) -- Understanding cultural influences on African-American women may be important in helping them achieve long-term weight loss, according to researchers from Rice University and Baylor College of Medicine ...
Overweight and Obesity Jun 06, 2012 | not rated yet | 1
Overweight women may never escape the painful stigma of obesity even after they have shed the pounds, new research suggests.
Overweight and Obesity May 29, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 1
Excess weight in pregnant women, both before pregnancy and gained during pregnancy, is the main predictor of whether mothers will have larger than average babies, which can result in increased risk of cesarean section or ...
Pediatrics May 22, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Why does one person become anorexic and another obese? A study recently published by a University of Colorado School of Medicine researcher shows that reward circuits in the brain are sensitized in anorexic women and desensitized ...
Neuroscience May 14, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |