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Entertaining TV Affects BMI Levels In America's Youth
2013-04-08 09:21:20

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.

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.


Word of the Day
pawl
  • A pivoted catch designed to fall into a notch on a ratchet wheel so as to allow movement in only one direction (e.g. on a windlass or in a clock mechanism), or alternatively to move the wheel in one direction.
The word 'pawl' probably comes from a Latin word meaning 'stake'.
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