Overweight & Obesity

Low-income teens at higher risk of obesity: WHO

Teens from less affluent families in Europe are at greater risk of obesity, inactivity and poor diet, which are risk factors for cancer, cardiovascular disease and diabetes, the WHO said Thursday.


Study reports on the health of adolescents in Germany

Most students in German schools rate their health as good. However, almost all of them get too little physical activity and their health situation is heavily dependent on wealth, age and gender. These are some of the findings ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Race, racism, and COVID-19 in the US: Lessons to be learned

In a publication in The BMJ, Keisha Bentley-Edwards at Duke University, North Carolina, and colleagues argue that systemic racism and economic inequality are at the root of disparity in COVID-19 outcomes and suggest ways ...

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