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2012-05-08 09:52:07

As populations move even further away from urban centers, more people spend longer hours behind the wheel on their way to and from work.

2012-05-08 09:16:42

An Australian school-based obesity prevention program for adolescent girls was not associated with statistically significant differences in body mass index (BMI) and other body composition measures, however the small changes may be related to clinically important health outcomes.

2012-05-02 11:38:24

A true obesity epidemic is gradually advancing throughout the developed world.

2012-05-02 10:09:33

In addition to the many risk factors associated with poor health, reducing body mass index (BMI) will have a considerable and independent impact if you want to reduce the risk of developing ischemic heart disease (IHD).

2012-05-02 09:51:20

A Mendelian randomization analysis conducted by Børge Nordestgaard of Copenhagen University Hospital, Denmark and colleagues, using data from observational studies, supports a causal relationship between body mass index (BMI) and risk for ischemic heart disease (IHD).

Oversleeping Not A Major Cause Of Weight Gain
2012-05-02 04:56:23

If you have been feeling like your pants are fitting a little snugger than normal, one study suggests that it may not be due to the fact that you've been hitting the snooze button too much.

The Economic Effects Of Obesity
2012-05-01 05:01:41

A recent study by the University of Manchester and Monash University, Melbourne found that obese women are more likely to be discriminated against when looking for jobs and more likely to be offered lower starting salaries then their non-overweight colleagues.

2012-04-30 15:55:56

Several medical organizations have recently recommended that doctors switch from using the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) growth curves to the World Health Organization (WHO) growth curves to better determine overweight and obesity in children in Canada aged 5 years.


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