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2012-05-08 09:11:27

Antipsychotic medications are increasingly prescribed in the US, but they can cause serious side effects including rapid weight gain, especially in children.

2012-05-08 05:24:20

People are spending longer hours behind the wheel to and from work. While sedentary behavior is known to have adverse effects on cardiovascular and metabolic health, the impact of long commutes by automobile are less understood.

Predicting Snack Choices Of Children
2012-05-08 05:00:00

A study done by researchers at the University of Cincinnati has found that children are influenced in making snack choices. These influences include attitudes, intentions, relationships, and personal behavior control.

Keeping Obesity Rates Down Could Save Millions
2012-05-08 04:49:26

Researchers of a public health study recently released information regarding a link between cost savings and obesity that could take place over the next two decades.

2012-05-03 15:14:20

The latest cardiovascular disease (CVD) prevention guidelines have been overhauled to produce a user friendly document with concise messages that awards greater weight than ever before to evidence from clinical trials and observational population studies.

2012-05-03 09:06:03

It seems improbable that a baby born underweight would be prone to obesity, but it is well documented that these children tend to put on weight in youth if they're allowed free access to calories.

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 05:39:09

More than 40% of the American food budget is spent eating out. Sit down family dinners are often limited to holidays or special occasions.


Word of the Day
ecotone
  • A transitional zone between two communities containing the characteristic species of each.
The word 'ecotone' comes 'eco-' plus a Greek root meaning 'tension'.