News tagged with overweight and obesity
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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
Asian-American children have been at low risk for being overweight or obese compared to other racial and ethnic groups in the U.S., but that may be changing. Yet as rates of overweight and obesity rise, the ...
Overweight and Obesity Nov 29, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Could the emergency room be a good place to spot undiagnosed eating disorders among teens, and help steer them to treatment? A new study from the University of Michigan suggests that could be the case.
Health Nov 19, 2012 | 3 / 5 (2) | 0 |
It's no secret that obesity is a major problem in America.
Overweight and Obesity Oct 31, 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
Study shows group-based weight loss treatment effective whether led by health professionals or by peer counselors
A new National Institutes of Health (NIH)-funded study conducted at Baruch College and published in Obesity found that overweight and obese adults who participated in three different weight loss treatments, all in ...
Overweight and Obesity Oct 09, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Cutting screen time and not rewarding children's good behaviour with sweets are among the steps parents could take to reduce overweight and obesity in children before they start school, according to research by the University ...
Overweight and Obesity Oct 02, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Obese adults with excess visceral fat (fat located inside the abdominal cavity, around the body's internal organs) and biomarkers of insulin resistance had an associated increased risk for the development ...
Diabetes Sep 18, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(Medical Xpress)—A high fat diet may damage the part of the brain that controls appetite and energy expenditure which in turn dictates our weight.
Medical research Sep 11, 2012 | 1 / 5 (2) | 1 |
(Medical Xpress)—Scientists investigate whether food addiction should be classed as a mental disorder.
Psychology & Psychiatry Sep 07, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Eating disorders are increasingly overlooked in Australia because society is too focused on obesity prevention, a leading Flinders University psychologist says.
Health Aug 21, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay) -- Teens who play on three or more sports teams are much less likely to be overweight or obese than their peers who don't play a sport, new research finds.
Pediatrics Jul 16, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
(HealthDay) -- There were both good and bad trends in the overall health of Americans in 2011, a new government report shows.
Health Jun 19, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
The world population is over seven billion and all of these people need feeding. However, the energy requirement of a species depends not only on numbers but on its average mass. New research published in BioMed Central's ...
Health Jun 17, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Most children and youth who consume soft drinks and other sweetened beverages, such as fruit punch and lemonade, are not at any higher risk for obesity than their peers who drink healthy beverages, says a new study published ...
Health Jun 14, 2012 | not rated yet | 0