News tagged with obesity rates
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Everything you know about dieting is wrong, say US scientists who have devised a new formula for calculating calories and weight loss that they hope will revolutionize the way people tackle obesity.
Health Feb 20, 2012 | 3.8 / 5 (6) | 8
A UCLA study has found that a new parent-training program is effective in reducing the risk of low-income, preschool-age Latino children being overweight.
Health Feb 15, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Mixed progress made by US government and schools to improve food marketing influencing children's diets
New research has found that the US government and schools have made mixed progress to comprehensively address food and beverage marketing practices that put young people's health at risk. A comprehensive review published ...
Health Feb 14, 2012 | not rated yet | 1
Kids treated more than 150 days after an Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) injury have higher rates of other knee injuries, including medial meniscal tears, say researchers presenting at the American Orthopaedic Society for ...
Other Feb 11, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
We are getting fatter - no matter which way we look at it, a Deakin University analysis of two popular obesity testing methods has found.
Arthritis & Rheumatism Feb 03, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(AP) -- The nation's leanest state is taking aim at junk food in school cafeterias as it considers the nation's toughest school trans-fat ban.
Health Feb 02, 2012 | not rated yet | 1
New study finds potential link between daily consumption of diet soft drinks and risk of vascular events
Individuals who drink diet soft drinks on a daily basis may be at increased risk of suffering vascular events such as stroke, heart attack, and vascular death. This is according to a new study by Hannah Gardener and her colleagues ...
Health Jan 31, 2012 | 3.4 / 5 (5) | 0 |
Doris Chang limits her three sons' intake of sweets and doesn't feed them any processed or frozen food. At their Manhattan Beach, Calif., home, she monitors the boys' time in front of the television and keeps them busy with ...
Health Jan 05, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Doctors have known for years that the incidence of deadly liver cancer is on the rise, but what is causing that trend has remained a mystery. Two recent Mayo Clinic studies published in the January issue of Mayo Clinic Pr ...
Cancer Jan 03, 2012 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0
New research from the University of Michigan suggests obesity can be seen as one of the unintended side effects of free market policies.
Health Dec 21, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 3 |
Nonalcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH) occurs when fat builds up in the liver. This accumulation of fat damages the liver and leads to cirrhosis. NASH is rapidly increasing in the U.S. mainly related to the epidemics of obesity ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Dec 14, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
Imagine this scene: A teen who is about to enter college goes for a run or heads off for a game of soccer. But Mom and Dad complain about it, and the more physically active the teen is, the more the parents push back against ...
Health Dec 05, 2011 | 4 / 5 (2) | 0
British women and Maltese men topped European obesity rates according to data released Thursday that also undermined popular belief that all French women are thin.
Health Nov 24, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
A new study released today offers hope that California may finally be getting a handle on its 30-year battle with childhood obesity, but it also showcases a patchwork of progress that leaves the majority of the state's counties ...
Health Nov 09, 2011 | 3 / 5 (1) | 0
When obese men take a relatively small dose of resveratrol in purified form every day for a month, their metabolisms change for the better. In fact, the effects appear to be as good for us as severe calorie restriction. Resveratrol ...
Medical research Nov 01, 2011 | 3.5 / 5 (2) | 0 |