(HealthDay)—Women who are overweight or obese should gain less weight during pregnancy than moms-to-be of normal weight, according to new recommendations by the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists.
Obstetrics & gynaecology Dec 21, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Among overweight adults, participation in an intensive lifestyle intervention (that included counseling sessions and targets to reduce caloric intake and increase physical activity) was associated with a greater likelihood ...
Diabetes Dec 18, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Hair care and maintenance issues are primary factors that deter African-American women from exercising, a major health concern for a group that has the highest rates of overweight or obesity in the country.
Health Dec 17, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—Children whose mothers went into pregnancy overweight may have slightly lower scores on certain tests of verbal and numbers skills, a new study says.
Health Dec 12, 2012 | 5 / 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
Efforts to help overweight patients avoid diabetes through lifestyle changes need not rely on intensive, one-on-one focused programs, a new clinical study from the Stanford University School of Medicine and the Palo Alto ...
Diabetes Dec 10, 2012 | 4.5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
Using a mobile app that tracks eating and activity helped people lose an average of 15 pounds and keep it off for at least a year, according to a new Northwestern Medicine study.
Health Dec 10, 2012 | 3 / 5 (2) | 2 |
Overweight women are not receiving proper advice on healthy weight gains or appropriate exercise levels during their pregnancies, according to Penn State College of Medicine researchers.
Overweight and Obesity Dec 10, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Social media may be an effective tool to help children overcome obesity, according to a new American Heart Association scientific statement.
Overweight and Obesity Dec 03, 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
(Medical Xpress)—Physical activity rather than food has the biggest impact on children's weight according to new data from the Lifestyle of our Kids (LOOK) longitudinal study.
Health Nov 22, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—Overweight and obese children have a significantly increased risk of incident asthma, with evidence of a dose-response effect of elevated body mass index (BMI), according to a meta-analysis ...
Overweight and Obesity Nov 20, 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 |
Young children who attend daycare on a regular basis are 50% more likely to be overweight compared to those who stayed at home with their parents, according to a study by researchers at the University of Montreal and the ...
Overweight and Obesity Nov 18, 2012 | not rated yet | 1
(HealthDay)—Overweight and obese women are at increased risk for rheumatoid arthritis, a new study suggests.
Arthritis & Rheumatism Nov 12, 2012 | not rated yet | 0