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divorce and childhood obesity
2014-06-06 07:34:17

A new study has found that children of divorced parents are almost 60 percent more likely to be obese compared to children of married parents. Interestingly, boys were more affected than girls.

2014-06-05 13:31:08

The number of total knee replacement (TKR) surgeries more than tripled between 1993 and 2009, while the number of total hip replacements (THR) doubled during the same time period.

2014-06-05 13:23:31

Major depressive disorder (MDD) with atypical features (including mood reactivity where people can feel better when positive things happen in life, increased appetite or weight gain) appears to be associated with obesity.

2014-06-04 23:11:05

The Center for Obesity Reversal, a new top-level research center at Georgia State University, has been established to foster research projects that will help fight the nation’s obesity epidemic.

2014-06-04 16:23:13

Knee replacement surgeries far outpace hip replacement surgeries over past 20 years ROSEMONT, Ill., June 4, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The number of

2014-05-30 23:08:37

Ace Medical Weight Loss Center shares tips on why health insurances do not cover obesity and weight loss treatments. Rock Hill, SC (PRWEB) May 30, 2014

2014-05-29 08:30:08

The child-safe Essentia-120 food sprinkle helps eliminate built-up fat in the digestive tract SAN DIEGO, May 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- San Diego-based Centum20, Inc.

More Than Two Billion People Globally Are Overweight Or Obese
2014-05-29 08:01:58

Obesity is quickly becoming the world’s biggest health epidemic as nearly 30 percent of the entire population are either overweight or obese. The rise in global obesity/overweight rates over the past three decades has been significant and widespread.

Sugary Drinks - Should They Require Warning Labels?
2014-05-28 10:00:03

Public health professor Simon Capewell from the University of Liverpool recently published a personal view urging the addition of warning labels to be placed on sugary drinks.

How Does Common Obesity Gene Contribute To Weight Gain?
2014-05-23 03:28:06

Researchers have discovered how a gene commonly linked to obesity—FTO—contributes to weight gain.


Word of the Day
cespitose
  • Growing in low tufty patches.
The word 'cespitose' comes from a Latin word meaning 'turf'.
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