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The correct therapeutic dose is important for this commonly used painkiller, say the authors, because it is potentially fatal to give too high a dose; and too low a dose may result in more serious illness.
A recent survey by the University of Michigan Health System recently found that “not enough exercise” is listed as the top health concern for children.
New research shows that people who have bariatric surgery to treat obesity report an overall improvement in quality of life issues after surgery, from their relationships to their medical conditions.
Computer and internet-based weight management plans are becoming a cost-effective approach to treating overweight or obese people, with the potential to have a major impact on general public health.
Children who spend more than three-quarters of their time engaging in sedentary behaviour, such as watching TV and sitting at computers, have up to nine times poorer motor coordination than their more active peers.
Scientists working with Professor Dr. Dr. Perikles Simon, head of the Sports Medicine Division of Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz (JGU) in Germany, suggest in the light of recent analyses that German children gain weight soon after entering elementary school.
A new study looked at the obesity trend in different states. Based on a new government survey by Trust for America’s Health (TFAH) and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, 12 states have very high obesity rates.