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A new study led by the Mayo Clinic has found big bellies carry larger consequences than difficulty squeezing into pants. Even with a healthy body mass index, carrying large amounts of weight around the middle is detrimental to health.
According to a study published in the International Journal of Obesity, teenage girls struggling with obesity could also be struggling with their academics.
The opening or expansion of a casino in a community is associated with increased family income, decreased poverty rates and a decreased risk of childhood overweight or obesity.
Two recent genetic studies expand the list of genes involved with body fat and body mass index, and their connection to major Western health problems: heart disease, high blood pressure and diabetes.
Study authors urge parents to keep kids active and strengthen bones early ROSEMONT, Ill., Feb.
Childhood obesity can begin in kindergarten, according to a new study by researchers from Emory University's Rollins School of Public Health.
Local martial arts school combats adult obesity with information, motivation and exercise. Houston, TX (PRWEB) January 22, 2014 Travis Tooke, owner of
Being overweight or obese does not lead to improved survival among patients with type 2 diabetes.
Beloranib trial demonstrates improvements in body composition and cardiovascular risk factors in the largest placebo-controlled, double-blind, randomized multiple dose trial performed for obesity to
A new study found that presenting people who consider themselves overweight with the conventional stigmas about overweight people caused them to feel less self-control when it came to eating afterward.
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