News tagged with prevalence of obesity

Teenage stroke -- a frightening trend

Stroke has generally been considered a disease of the elderly, but the incidence of stroke in children and teens has increased in recent years. The American Heart Association Heart Disease and Stroke Statistics 2011 Data ...

Aug 25, 2011
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In pregnancy, diabetes-obesity combo a major red flag

Type 2 diabetes and obesity in pregnancy is a daunting duo, according to new research published this month in The Journal of Maternal-Fetal and Neonatal Medicine. The study shows that both conditions independently contri ...

Jul 25, 2011
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