News tagged with waistlines
(HealthDay)—The widening American waistline may be feeding an epidemic of sleep apnea, potentially robbing millions of people of a good night's rest, a new study suggests.
Sleep apnea May 10, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
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
Thanksgiving ushers in the long season of holiday treats. While many look forward to gobs of stuffing and plates piled high with cookies, others view the smorgasbords with dread. For them, holiday eating ...
Health Nov 19, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)— Overweight or obese people who lose weight through a low-carb or low-fat diet can also significantly reduce inflammation throughout their body, which could help lower risks for heart disease, ...
Health Nov 05, 2012 | 3 / 5 (2) | 3
Mexico, second in obesity in the world after the United States, wants its children to cut down on the soft drinks and fatty foods that have made them the chubbiest kids in Latin America.
Overweight and Obesity Oct 20, 2012 | 3.5 / 5 (4) | 0
(Medical Xpress)—With over two thirds of Americans now overweight or obese, public health campaigns have emerged across the country to promote behavior that can help reduce America's waistline. But do the ...
Overweight and Obesity Sep 12, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
In Turkey, the land of kebabs and sweet lokum, expanding waistlines are the target of a new anti-obesity campaign by the government to help one million Turks slim down over the next year.
Overweight and Obesity Jul 20, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Pregnant mice exposed to high levels of air pollution gave birth to offspring with a significantly higher rate of obesity and insulin resistance in adulthood than those that were not exposed to air pollution. This effect ...
Overweight and Obesity Jul 19, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Cat Pause proudly describes herself as "fat", can live with euphemisms like "curvy", "chunky" or "chubby", but baulks at what she believes are value-laden labels such as "overweight" or "obese".
Overweight and Obesity Jul 13, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 1
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
It is probably safe to say that smokers refuse to give up their vice because they believe their waistlines will only get bigger. And while most researchers have long speculated that a metabolic link exists ...
Other May 09, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Humans are built to hunger for fat, packing it on during times of feast and burning it during periods of famine. But when deluged by foods rich in fat and sugar, the modern waistline often far exceeds the ...
Medical research Apr 25, 2012 | 4 / 5 (4) | 0 |
Developing nations experiencing economic and social growth might also see growing waistlines among their poorest citizens, according to a new study from Rice University and the University of Colorado.
Health Mar 14, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(AP) -- Call it the alter-ego of super-sizing. Researchers infiltrated a fast-food Chinese restaurant and found up to a third of diners jumped at the offer of a half-size of the usual heaping pile of rice ...
Health Feb 13, 2012 | 3 / 5 (2) | 0
A larger waistline may be linked to an increased risk of decreased mental functioning in people infected with the AIDS virus HIV, according to research published in the February 14, 2012, print issue of Neurology, the me ...
Neuroscience Feb 13, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0