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Obesity Before Pregnancy Linked To Childhood Weight Problems

A child's weight may be influenced by his mother even before he is actually born, according to new research. Results of the... Read More

Steroids Not as Effective in Obese Asthma Patients

Glucocorticoids, the primary controller medication for asthma, are 40 percent less effective in overweight and obese... Read More

Location of body fat associated with cardiovascular risk even at normal body weight

CHICAGO – The distribution of body fat in older men and women is associated with metabolic syndrome, a risk factor for... Read More

An increase of cereal intake as an approach to weight reduction in children is effective only when accompanied by nutrition education: a randomized controlled trial

An increase of cereal intake as an approach to weight reduction in children is effective only when accompanied by nutrition... Read More

Obesity In Men Linked To Infertility

Men with increased body mass index (BMI) were significantly more likely to be infertile than normal-weight men, according... Read More

Addressing the Unmet Medical Need for Safe and Effective Weight Loss Therapies

Perspective Addressing the Unmet Medical Need for Safe and Effective Weight Loss Therapies Cynthia M. Arbeeny Address... Read More

Stress May Cause Excess Abdominal Fat In Otherwise Slender Women, Study Conducted At Yale Shows

Stress May Cause Excess Abdominal Fat In Otherwise Slender Women, Study Conducted At Yale Shows Non-overweight women who... Read More

Study: Length of children’s sleep duration varies; can influence their weight, behavior

WESTCHESTER, Ill. - The duration of a child's sleep can vary, depending on the time of day, week and year. Further, children... Read More

Big hips, big belly? It’s in your genes

Big hips, big belly? It's in your genes, Joslin-led study shows Obesity, body fat distribution more in your genes than... Read More

Study Shows Obesity Bad For The Mind, Too

While studies have linked obesity to serious cardiovascular diseases including strokes and heart attacks, University of... Read More

A bulging midriff roughly doubles women’s chances of gallstone surgery

Central adiposity, regional fat distribution, and the risk of cholecystectomy in women - Gut 2006; doi... Read More

It’s Not Fair! We Are Programmed To Resist Weight Loss

Research confirming the human body is designed to strongly resist attempts to lose weight will be presented at an... Read More

Hydrophobic

The fear of mixing or reacting with water under a given set of reaction parameters is often referred to as hydrophobic. In... Read More

How calorie-restricted diets fight obesity and extend life span

Scientists searching for the secrets of how calorie-restricted diets increase longevity are reporting discovery of proteins... Read More

Pregnant Women With Bulimia Have More Anxiety And Depression, Study Finds

September 18, 2008 — Women who have bulimia in pregnancy have more symptoms of anxiety and depression compared... Read More

Smoking And Obesity May Increase The Risk Of Erectile Dysfunction

A prospective study by researchers from the Harvard School of Public Health (HSPH) has found that obesity and smoking are... Read More

Discovering How Environment Contributes To Breast Cancer

Breast cancer incidence in the United States ranks near the top internationally. And just across the Golden Gate from UCSF... Read More

Prediction of binding sites of interleukin1 type1 receptors involved in osteoarthritis

Prediction of binding sites of interleukin1 type1 receptors involved in osteoarthritis Prathyusha Gopireddy, Btech... Read More

Pediatricians may fail to diagnose obesity in kids, Saint Louis University research shows

Those who diagnose obesity talk about diet and exercise ST. LOUIS - Many physicians may be missing the chance to talk to... Read More

Personalised doses of insulin

Diabetes is a widespread illness affecting 5 per cent of the population. In diabetics the metabolism produces an excess of... Read More

Waist Size Linked To Diabetes Risk In Adult Men

Waist Size Linked To Diabetes Risk In Adult Men The circumference of a man's waist is a better predictor of his risk of... Read More

Lipids vary by race, gender

DURHAM, N.C. – When it comes to lipid profiles -- a key measure of heart disease risk-- it appears that... Read More

Carbohydrate restriction improves the features of Metabolic Syndrome. Metabolic Syndrome may be defined by the response to carbohydrate restriction

Carbohydrate restriction improves the features of Metabolic Syndrome. Metabolic Syndrome may be defined by the response to... Read More

Pediatrics study shows no link between juice and children’s weight

Drinking a glass of 100 percent fruit juice has long been thought of as a healthy habit for both adults and children.... Read More

All Fats Are Not Created Equal: Some Fats May Protect The Heart

DALLAS, Sept. 14 -- Limiting the amount of saturated fat, such as butter or animal fat, in your diet is a good idea. Now the... Read More

Waist-hip Ratio Should Replace Body Mass Index As Indicator Of Mortality Risk In Older People

Waist-hip Ratio Should Replace Body Mass Index As Indicator Of Mortality Risk In Older People Older people with high... Read More

Brain Surgery Without The Surgery?

Every 45 seconds, another American has a stroke, caused either by a blocked or burst blood vessel in the brain. And every... Read More

Married Adults Are The Healthiest, New CDC Report Shows

Married Adults Are The Healthiest, New CDC Report Shows A new report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention... Read More

Regular Exercise, Keeping Weight In Check Reduces Breast-cancer Risk In Postmenopausal Women

Postmenopausal women who want to significantly decrease their breast-cancer risk would be wise to exercise regularly and... Read More

Moderate Physical Activity is Critical for Reducing the Risk of Chronic Disease in Older Women

Exercise melts intra-abdominal fat, a hidden risk for cancer, heart disease, diabetes SEATTLE — Jan. 14, 2003 —... Read More