News tagged with overweight and obesity
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Fat-rich food makes you fat. Behind this simple equation lie complex signalling pathways, through which the neurotransmitters in the brain control the body's energy balance. Scientists at the Cologne-based ...
Neuroscience Jun 06, 2011 | 3.7 / 5 (3) | 12 |
Weight loss—by dietary changes alone or combined with physical exercise—has a positive impact on the production of adipose tissue hormones: Adipose tissue produces less leptin but, instead, more adiponectin, which counteracts ...
Health Mar 07, 2013 | 3.5 / 5 (2) | 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 |
Australian researchers need to investigate the specific physical activity levels required by preschoolers to encourage better exercise habits later in life, academics argue.
Health Feb 20, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(HealthDay) -- The prevalence of obesity, inadequate exercise, and poor diet among prisoners may put them at risk for non-communicable diseases (NCDS), according to a review published online April 20 in The La ...
Health Apr 20, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 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
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
In an analysis of nearly 100 studies that included approximately 3 million adults, relative to normal weight, overall obesity (combining all grades) and higher levels of obesity were both associated with a significantly higher ...
Overweight and Obesity Jan 01, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
(HealthDay)—For the first time ever, the American Academy of Pediatrics has issued guidelines for the management of type 2 diabetes in children and teenagers aged 10 to 18.
Diabetes Jan 28, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 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 |
The level of education of parents has an influence on the frequency with which their children eat foods linked to obesity. The children of parents with low and medium levels of education eat fewer vegetables ...
Health Mar 27, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
The risk of death increases with higher levels of overweight and obesity among African American women, according to a new study led by researchers from the Slone Epidemiology Center at Boston University. In addition, a larger ...
Health Sep 07, 2011 | 3 / 5 (1) | 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
Duration of breastfeeding during infancy does not reduce a child's risk of being overweight, obese, study reports
In research that included nearly 14,000 healthy infants in Belarus, an intervention that succeeded in improving the duration and exclusivity of breastfeeding during infancy did not result in a lower risk of overweight or ...
Health Mar 12, 2013 | 3 / 5 (1) | 0
A new analysis of national survey data finds that less than one-quarter of parents of overweight children recall ever being told by a doctor or other health care provider that their children were overweight.
Overweight and Obesity Dec 05, 2011 | 2 / 5 (1) | 1