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2013-04-05 11:55:15

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.

2013-04-01 12:59:43

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.

Link Between Obesity And Gases In Breath Could Lead To Obesity Breathalyzer
2013-03-26 10:54:26

A new study from Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles suggests that breathalyzers might serve to protect certain people from doughnuts and other fatty foods.

2013-03-21 11:33:48

Obesity alone may not diminish outcomes or increase the risk of complications in total knee replacement (TKR) patients.

Obesity Paradox: Obese Heart Patients Less Likely To Die
2013-03-18 05:42:18

Obese cardiac patients are actually less likely to die from their heart-related condition than those who maintain normal body weight, researchers from University College London claim in a new study.

2013-03-13 14:52:28

Overweight and obese children in low-income households can meet or exceed the Expert Committee Recommendations Regarding the Prevention, Assessment, and Treatment of Childhood and Adolescent Overweight and Obesity when given access to a structured weight management program.

2013-03-13 13:54:30

In research that included nearly 14,000 healthy infants in Belarus, an intervention that succeeded in improving the duration and exclusivity of breastfeeding during infancy did not result in a lower risk of overweight or obesity among the children at age 11.5 years.

2013-03-08 01:02:02

A nationwide study of women in Denmark who are of child-bearing age finds that those who are obese appear to have a much greater risk of heart attack or stroke.


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The word 'definiens' comes from the Latin word 'definire', 'to define'.
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