Latest Body mass index Stories
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.
Doctors are less likely to bond or empathize with patients who are overweight or obese, according to a new study published online in the journal Obesity.
New research highlights the undeniable health benefits of community gardeners.
The largest genetic search for "obesity genes" in people of African ancestry has led to the discovery of three new regions of the human genome that influence obesity in these populations and others.
Following on all the latest research surrounding television influences on children, findings from a new study by researchers at Harvard University indicate that children who are engrossed in what’s on TV are experiencing higher body mass index (BMI) ratings than those who do not find TV that entertaining.
Individuals who are overweight starting in early adulthood are twice as likely to have chronic kidney disease at age 60 to 64 years than those who are not overweight.
It is known that family-based treatment that combines nutrition and exercise education, along with behavior modification, is a good approach to help children lose weight.
- Having no light.
- Of or relating to the region of a body of water that is not reached by sunlight and in which photosynthesis is unable to occur.