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2012-07-10 10:54:19

Research to be presented at the Annual Meeting of the Society for the Study of Ingestive Behavior (SSIB) the foremost society for research into all aspects of eating and drinking behavior suggests that, not only the amount and type of food eaten but the time of day it is eaten, is important in contributing to obesity. Previous studies have shown that when mice consumed all of their calories during their inactive period they gained more weight than when they consumed the same amount of...

Child Diabetes And Obesity Rates Higher In China Than The US
2012-07-06 11:55:44

Connie K. Ho for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online These days, a McDonald´s Big Mac Hamburger is known internationally. While the fast food market has become more global, health issues like obesity and diabetes have had far reaching impacts in other countries around the world. In particular, researchers at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill (UNC) recently discovered that Chinese teenagers have a diabetes rate that is four times higher than teenagers in the United...

2012-07-02 22:04:42

Investigators from Boston University School of Medicine (BUSM) and Boston University's Slone Epidemiology Center report research findings that may shed light on influences on obesity during adulthood. Appearing in the journal Pediatrics, the study found an association of severity of sexual and physical abuse during childhood and adolescence with obesity during adulthood. The findings were based on the ongoing Black Women's Health Study, which has followed a large cohort of African-American...

Bees Have A Sweet Tooth Too
2012-07-01 10:00:42

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online According to scientists at Arizona State University, honey bees may hold clues to human taste perception and metabolic disorders. Gro Amdam, an associate professor, and Ying Wang, a research scientist, in the School of Life Sciences in ASU´s College of Liberal Arts and Sciences conducted genetic tests on honey bees and identified connections between sugar sensitivity, diabetic physiology and carbohydrate metabolism. Bees and...

2012-06-28 23:01:41

A new ground breaking study which included a researcher from the Mayo Clinic Arizona found that diabetes can still return after gastric bypass surgery. Grand Terrace, CA (PRWEB) June 28, 2012 In a recent study led by Dr. Yessica Ramos of the Mayo Clinic Arizona, researchers announced that even after gastric bypass surgery, diabetes can still return to a patient after a certain period of time. Typically, gastric bypass surgery has been found to reverse the disease of diabetes. But in this...

2012-06-28 10:27:04

Social interactions during adolescence can affect health many years into adulthood, according to research published June 27 in the open access journal PLoS ONE. The authors of the study, led by Per E Gustafsson of Umeå University in Sweden, used data from a long-term study monitoring social relationships and health over 27 years, from age 16 to 43, for over 800 participants. The researchers found that problematic peer relationships in adolescence, as measured through teachers'...

2012-06-27 22:32:19

The racial and ethnic composition of a community is associated with the obesity risk of individuals living within the community, according to a study led by researchers at the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) and the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. The findings, published in the June 14 edition of the American Journal of Public Health, may help explain disparities in obesity rates among racial groups and point to some of the environmental factors that may...

2012-06-27 14:17:46

Research: Effectiveness of home-based early intervention on children's BMI at age 2: Randomized controlled trial; Editorial: Prevention of obesity through home visiting up to the age of 2 years Teaching new mums about healthy eating and active play can help cut the risk of their child being overweight or obese, a study published today on bmj.com finds. Childhood obesity is a serious health challenge affecting more than 43 million preschool children worldwide (6.7%) with studies showing...


Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.