News tagged with overweight people
Brazil launched a campaign Tuesday to combat the ballooning waistlines of its population—a trend it said costs nearly $250 million each year in treatment of obesity-related diseases.
Overweight and Obesity Mar 19, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress)—With a little exercise and dieting, overweight people with type 2 diabetes can still train their fat cells to produce a hormone believed to spur HDL cholesterol production, report medical researchers from ...
Medical research Oct 09, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
If the human race keeps growing fatter at American rates, the Earth may face a rise in food demand equal to that of nearly a billion extra people, British researchers warned on Monday.
Health Jun 18, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 1
Overweight women may never escape the painful stigma of obesity even after they have shed the pounds, new research suggests.
Overweight and Obesity May 29, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 1
Several medical organizations have recently recommended that doctors switch from using the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) growth curves to the World Health Organization (WHO) growth curves to better determine ...
Health Apr 30, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- In spite of recent media reports suggesting that exercise may not be useful in obesity management, overweight and obese people should not be discouraged from taking it up, according to ...
Health Feb 21, 2012 | 1 / 5 (1) | 2
ETH Zurich researchers have found a new role for a well-known signalling molecule, Hif1: the molecule suppresses the burning of fat, which may possibly promote obesity in humans.
Medical research Feb 14, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 1
People carrying extra pounds may need extra protection from influenza.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Oct 25, 2011 | not rated yet | 0 |