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Weight And See: Americans Unaware Of Weight Gain, Loss
2012-08-02 06:43:03

Researchers from the Institute for Health Metrics (IHME) at the University of Washington recently discovered that a large percentage of people in the U.S. aren’t aware if they are gaining or losing weight.

Can This Drug Control Appetite And Help With Weight Loss?
2012-07-27 11:43:28

New studies have been conducted on treatments that could lead to long-term weight loss. Researchers believe that the drug could help in losing weight and keeping weight off for longer periods of time.

Night Shift Workers At Increased Risk Of Heart Attack, Stroke
2012-07-27 08:04:40

People who regularly do shift work are slightly more at risk of having a heart attack or stroke than their day-only working counterparts, according to research published in the British Medical Journal.

2012-07-25 09:41:35

Childhood obesity has nearly tripled in the past three decades, and by 2009, 17 percent of those 2-19 years of age were classified as obese.

2012-07-23 20:58:02

Parents are increasingly conscious of the dangers of childhood obesity.

2012-07-19 23:02:57

For those who have jobs involving a lot of sitting, simple movements such as standing up and moving around during breaks may not only help with weight loss, it just might help them live longer,

2012-07-19 01:11:40

Scientists at The University of Nottingham believe they’ve found a way of fighting obesity — with a pioneering technique which uses thermal imaging.


Word of the Day
saggar
  • A ceramic container used inside a fuel-fired kiln to protect pots from the flame.
The word 'saggar' may come from 'safeguard'.
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