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2012-04-26 23:56:41

UT Southwestern Medical Center researchers have demonstrated for the first time that the heart can regulate energy balance throughout the body, a finding that may point to more effective treatments for obesity, diabetes, and heart disease.

2012-04-25 00:02:26

Kids can be really mean – especially to other kids – and school-yard bullying can have serious immediate and long-term effects.

2012-04-24 09:53:54

The international obesity epidemic is widespread, nondiscriminatory, and deadly.

Researchers Find Additional Evidence That Families That Eat Together May Be The Healthiest
2012-04-24 05:08:40

"Come and get it!" A phrase historically proclaiming that the communal meal is ready, is heard all too infrequently among contemporary American households, especially as children get older.

2012-04-20 12:37:21

The Indian Heart Watch (IHW) study has revealed the truth behind the prevalence, awareness, treatment and control of key risk factors that are driving the country's growing cardiovascular disease (CVD) epidemic, in a first-of-a-kind presentation of data at the World Congress of Cardiology today.

2012-04-19 19:46:28

Childhood obesity is a widespread global epidemic and in parallel with non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) is now the leading cause of liver disease among children.

Lack  Of  Sleep Is Linked To Obesity, New Evidence Shows
2012-04-17 08:59:06

Under 6 hours of sleep can impact appetite regulation and increase BMI

2012-04-13 05:28:11

Losing weight is always an uphill battle. For obese patients, it might be harder than we think.


Word of the Day
obdormition
  • Sleep; the state or condition of being asleep.
  • The state or condition of numbness of a part due to pressure on a nerve: as, the obdormition of a limb.
The word 'obdormition' comes from a Latin word meaning "to fall asleep".
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