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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.

2012-07-18 23:00:47

Prejudice against obese women may persist even after they lose weight, according to a new study by by the University of Hawaii at Manoa, The University of Manchester, and Monash University.

2012-07-18 23:00:08

To fight childhood obesity, improve fitness and sports performance, local fitness professional, Mark Stainthorpe, launches the first youth fitness and sports camp in Elkins Park, PA.

More Doctor Visits Due To Obesity Than Smoking
2012-07-17 10:17:33

Rates of obesity have been skyrocketing over the past 30 years and now a researcher from Concordia University recently stated that obesity leads to more doctor visits than smoking.

Watching TV Leads To Weight Gain and Physical Weakness
2012-07-16 09:53:23

Watching too much TV is generally considered unhealthy by many experts, and that could be no more true than in a new study published in BioMed Central‘s ‘International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity’

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2012-07-11 08:54:32

Scientists recently found that middle-aged women who work long hours have a higher chance of leading less healthy lifestyles and have a greater likelihood of gaining weight.


Word of the Day
prosopography
  • a study of the individuals in a group of people within a specific context and their relationships.
  • In rhetoric, the description of any one's personal appearance.
The word 'prosopography' comes from a Latin word meaning 'description of a person’s appearance' from Greek roots meaning 'face' or 'person' and 'writing'.