News tagged with obesity epidemic
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Researchers at the Harvard Stem Cell Institute (HSCI) have discovered a hormone that holds promise for a dramatically more effective treatment of type 2 diabetes, a metabolic illness afflicting an estimated ...
Medical research Apr 25, 2013 | 4.9 / 5 (12) | 0 |
Researchers at NYU School of Medicine have revealed a significant association between obesity and children and adolescents with higher concentrations of urinary bisphenol A (BPA), a synthetic chemical recently banned by the ...
Overweight and Obesity Sep 18, 2012 | 4.3 / 5 (6) | 5 |
An increasing number of U.S. children are experiencing gastrointestinal issues that require interventions to resolve, according to research presented at Digestive Disease Week (DDW).
Health May 18, 2013 | not rated yet | 0 |
With obesity reaching epidemic levels in some parts of the world, scientists have only begun to understand why it is such a persistent condition. A study in the Journal of Biological Chemistry adds substantially to the st ...
Medical research May 16, 2013 | 3 / 5 (2) | 2 |
A study published in the most recent version of the journal Obesity found that the body's internal clock, the circadian system, increases hunger and cravings for sweet, starchy and salty foods in the evenings. While the ur ...
Overweight and Obesity Apr 30, 2013 | 3.5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
Consumption of foods high in carbohydrates immediately after birth programs individuals for lifelong increased weight gain and obesity, a University at Buffalo animal study has found, even if caloric intake ...
Overweight and Obesity Mar 19, 2013 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
(HealthDay)—Breast-feeding has many benefits, but preventing overweight and obesity later in a child's life probably isn't among them, according to a new study.
Health Mar 12, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Sleeping just five hours a night over a workweek and having unlimited access to food caused participants in a new study led by the University of Colorado Boulder to gain nearly two pounds of weight.
Health Mar 11, 2013 | 3.7 / 5 (3) | 0 |
New research from the University of British Columbia is shedding light on why enticing pictures of food affect us less when we're full.
Neuroscience Jan 28, 2013 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
More than one-third of Americans are obese, and these individuals often experience accompanying health issues, such as Type 2 diabetes and cardiovascular problems. In response to the so-called "obesity epidemic," many medical ...
Health Jan 23, 2013 | not rated yet | 0 |
Reducing sugar intake has a small but significant effect on body weight in adults, finds a paper published on BMJ website today.
Health Jan 15, 2013 | not rated yet | 0 |
Fructose, a sugar much maligned in recent years, recently took another hit when a preliminary study by Yale University found that it might stimulate appetite more than other sugar types. The results came ...
Health Jan 14, 2013 | 5 / 5 (4) | 1 |
While the number of overweight and obese Americans has increased, the amount of weight counseling offered by primary care physicians has decreased—especially for patients with high blood pressure and diabetes—according ...
Overweight and Obesity Jan 08, 2013 | not rated yet | 0 |
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 |
(Medical Xpress)—Those considering how to maintain a healthy weight during holiday festivities, or looking ahead to New Year's resolutions, may want to think twice before reaching for traditional staples like cookies or ...
Health Dec 18, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |