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A new study led by researchers at Columbia University Medical Center shows obese adolescents are more likely to have hearing loss problems than their normal-weight peers.
By using information about height and weight instead of body mass index (BMI), researchers found they could predict obesity in children by age 5, according to a report in the journal Clinical Pediatrics.
Recently published study evaluates black adults in the United States, age 30 or older, and determines obesity continues to be a determining factor of mortality. Loma
The time between pregnancies is a golden window for obese women to lose weight.
While the condition is not recommended by physicians, “morbidly obese” women were found to have a lower risk of endometriosis than much thinner women, according to a new study in the journal Human Reproduction.
The BMI Smart App will give users an opportunity to give clients an immediate solution to their specific poor-eating habits and track their success right from their phone, computer or tablet.
A new study is challenging the original guidelines by showing weight loss surgery is effective for an expanded group of patients above and beyond those classified as morbidly obese.
Young men who are obese in their early 20s are significantly more likely to develop serious ill health by the time they reach middle age, or not even make it that far.
Researchers at Boston Children's Hospital have used information gathered about Facebook "likes" to map which areas of the nation are most likely to be affected by obesity.
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