News tagged with obesity rates
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Obesity rates among small children may finally be on the decline after more than tripling in the United States the past 30 years, a study out Wednesday indicated.
Overweight and Obesity Dec 27, 2012 | 1 / 5 (1) | 0
Researchers from The University of Auckland have announced the results of a recent study showing that overweight and obesity in New Zealand costs the country between NZ$722 million and NZ$849 million a year in health care ...
Overweight and Obesity Dec 11, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
People with diabetes often develop clogged arteries that cause heart disease, and new research at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis suggests that low vitamin D levels are to blame.
Diabetes Nov 13, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 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
The Biggest Loser might be a TV ratings winner, but its extreme depiction of exercise is more likely to turn people off than get them off the couch, according to new research from the University of Alberta.
Overweight and Obesity Oct 25, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
At a time when childhood obesity rates are on the rise, Deakin University research has found that parents prefer to play chauffeur than let their children walk or ride to school or around the local neighbourhood.
Overweight and Obesity Oct 23, 2012 | not rated yet | 1 |
In a first of its kind study that shows environmental conditions can be more influential than genetics, Virginia Tech researchers have found that the cost of food — not someone's genetic makeup—is a ...
Overweight and Obesity Oct 23, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Obesity rates in young people in Britain appear to be going into reverse, a top gathering of health officials heard Monday, as the message on the risks of being overweight seems to be getting through.
Overweight and Obesity Oct 22, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress)—Losing weight does not lead to improved fertility in women, but does improve sexual function, according to Penn State College of Medicine researchers.
Overweight and Obesity Oct 17, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress)—Nearly 31 percent of the adult population of Indiana reports being obese, ranking the state eighth worst nationally in terms of percentage of population severely overweight, says a new study by Ball State ...
Overweight and Obesity Oct 16, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Three in 10 patients receiving a kidney transplant require readmission to the hospital within 30 days of discharge following surgery, according to a Johns Hopkins analysis of six years of national data.
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As obesity rates soar worldwide, the antidote may seem obvious: Eat less! Move more! But the common-sense approach hasn't been terribly effective, prompting some scientists to question the simplicity of the formula.
Overweight and Obesity Oct 08, 2012 | 4.5 / 5 (2) | 2
Overweight children are far more likely to take prescription medications than children of a normal weight—a trend that adds to already higher health-care costs for treating childhood obesity, according ...
Overweight and Obesity Oct 04, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
New strategies to reduce obesity among baby boomers in the workforce are urgently needed, according to a report released today by University of Adelaide researchers.
Overweight and Obesity Sep 27, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
At the center of a recently released study is an abbreviation that has been around since the 1800s, but many people have no idea what it means, or whether or not it matters.
Health Sep 26, 2012 | not rated yet | 0