The proportion of Americans who are severely obese—those people 100 pounds or more overweight—continues to increase rapidly and much faster than those with moderate obesity, but the rate of growth has slowed, according ...
Overweight and Obesity Oct 01, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Some risk factors for obesity are specific to infants, such as being breastfed less often. But other factors are present throughout children's lives.
Overweight and Obesity Sep 27, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
At the center of a recently released study is an abbreviation that has been around since the 1800s, but many people have no idea what it means, or whether or not it matters.
Health Sep 26, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Being obese as a child or adolescent may have a larger effect on future health than previously thought, suggests a study published in the British Medical Journal today.
Overweight and Obesity Sep 25, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Researchers at the Sahlgrenska Academy, University of Gothenburg, Sweden, have identified a molecule in the immune system that could affect hunger and satiety. The researchers hope that new treatments for obesity will benefit ...
Immunology Sep 24, 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
Children who grow up without siblings have a more than 50 percent higher risk of being overweight or obese than children with siblings. This is the finding of a study of 12,700 children in eight European countries, including ...
Overweight and Obesity Sep 17, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress)—Women with type II diabetes are nearly 30 per cent more likely to get breast cancer, according to results of a comprehensive review published in the British Journal of Cancer today (Frida ...
Cancer Sep 14, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Cancer of the oesophagus is becoming more common in Europe and North America. Around 7,800 people in the UK are diagnosed each year. The exact causes of this cancer aren't fully understood. It appears to be more common in ...
Addiction Sep 13, 2012 | not rated yet | 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 |
A new study by University of North Carolina School of Medicine pediatrics researchers finds a surprising difference in the eating habits of overweight children between ages 9 and 17 years compared to those younger than 9.
Pediatrics Sep 10, 2012 | 2 / 5 (1) | 1 |
(HealthDay)—Receiving genetic risk counseling does not significantly alter self-reported motivation or prevention program adherence for overweight individuals at risk for type 2 diabetes, according to a ...
Diabetes Sep 07, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(Medical Xpress)—Scientists investigate whether food addiction should be classed as a mental disorder.
Psychology & Psychiatry Sep 07, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
One of the world's most body-conscious countries, Brazil is now threatened by growing obesity rates, with half of the population already overweight.
Overweight and Obesity Sep 07, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress)—As students of all ages load up their backpacks for the school year, they may be on their way to creating bad posture habits and increasing their risk for pain.
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