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2012-04-12 13:14:20

A new University of Illinois study contains a warning for obese women who are planning pregnancies.

Image 1 - Study Finds Current BMI Scale Too Lenient When Diagnosing Obesity
2012-04-03 13:14:27

Researchers reported in the journal PLoS ONE this week that obesity in America is significantly worse than previously thought.

2012-04-03 08:43:19

The scope of the obesity epidemic in the United States has been greatly underestimated.

2012-03-23 05:43:10

A ravenous appetite may be what causes many overweight people to be obese. Researchers have found a mutation in a single gene is responsible for the inability of neurons to effectively send out appetite suppressing signals from the body to the correct area of the brain.

2012-03-19 04:53:45

Researchers at Georgetown University Medical Center have revealed how a mutation in a single gene is responsible for the inability of neurons to effectively pass along appetite suppressing signals from the body to the right place in the brain.

2012-03-15 22:00:53

If you don't get enough sleep, you may also eat too much — and thus be more likely to become obese.

2012-02-17 08:00:00

Bel Marra Health, ffering high-quality vitamins and nutritional supplements, is lending its support to a weight loss clinical study of African Mango (Irvingia gabonensis) that shows significant

2012-02-08 06:39:18

According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control, about out of 3 U.S. adults are obese and that number continues to grow. Now some experts are looking at brains instead of bellies to find out why.


Word of the Day
tourtiere
  • a meat pie that is usually eaten at Christmas in Quebec
The word 'tourtiere' comes from the French tourte, or passenger pigeon.
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