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teen obesity
2014-09-24 03:00:50

Marta Cyperling, University of Calgary Combination of aerobic exercise and resistance training brings strongest results in test What exercise program can best fight the “epidemic” of teen obesity? According to a study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) Pediatrics, by combining aerobic exercise with resistance training. The Healthy Eating Aerobic and Resistance Training in Youth (HEARTY) study, led by researchers at the University of Calgary and...

Researchers Explore The Relationship Between Weight And Stress-induced Inflammation
2014-09-24 03:23:26

Brandeis University If you're overweight, you may be at greater risk for stress-related diseases like type 2 diabetes, cardiovascular disease and cancer, according to a new study by Brandeis University. It's long known that psychological stress can trigger biological responses similar to the effects of illness or injury, including inflammation. While normal inflammation is an important part of our body's healing response, runaway inflammation can contribute to chronic and...

2014-09-23 23:13:38

Simply G Media Network today announces the release of an interview with Vi 5 Star Ambassador and Entrepreneur GJ Reynolds and Discusses A PSA That Blames Parents For Obesity, on Simply G Radio Show with host Neil Haley, the Total Tutor. Lincoln, NE (PRWEB) September 23, 2014 Neil Haley, the Total Tutor host of the Simply G Radio Show, interviewed Vi 5 Star Ambassador, Entrepreneur and Vi Millionaire GJ Reynolds to find out what his take was on the PSA blaming parents for children's...

2014-09-23 20:22:22

Congratulates The Alliance For A Healthier Generation And The American Beverage Association On Their Commitment To The Clinton Global Initiative WASHINGTON, Sept. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- "Today the Alliance for a Healthier Generation and the American Beverage Association announced that they have made a commitment to the Clinton Global Initiative to reduce beverage calories consumed in the United States by 20% by 2025. "This announcement is another significant step forward and comes...

2014-09-23 12:31:09

TUSTIN, Calif., Sept. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Andrew Technologies LLC and ITEM Medical Technologies Group of Turkey www.item.com.tr, a major medical distributor in many countries of the middle east and Eurasia have signed a distribution agreement whereby ITEM will manage the commercialization of HydraSolve® in 25 countries, encompassing a total population of almost 600 million. In addition to spearheading the launch of HydraSolve® in these markets, ITEM is also making a significant...

2014-09-23 12:30:01

CONCORD, N.C., Sept. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- MilkSplash(TM) Milk Flavoring has joined the Healthy Weight Commitment Foundation (HWCF), a broad coalition of more than 255 retailers, food and beverage manufacturers, restaurants and other organizations committed to help reduce obesity -- especially childhood obesity. The Healthy Weight Commitment Foundation promotes ways to help people achieve a healthy weight through energy balance -- calories in and calories out. It focuses its...

2014-09-23 08:31:50

Company Again Partners with American Culinary Federation's Chef & Child Foundation to Inspire Chefs to Host National Childhood Nutrition Day Events CLEVELAND, Sept. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The obesity rate has more than doubled in children and quadrupled in adolescents in the past 30 years, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). To help reverse this disturbing trend, American Culinary Federation Education Foundation's Chef & Child Foundation is...

2014-09-23 08:29:40

Fat Reduction Technology Generates Visible Results Within Two-Weeks Of Treatment FRANKLIN PARK, N.J., Sept. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Arthur W. Perry, MD, FACS, a New Jersey based board-certified plastic surgeon, is the first physician in the Central New Jersey region to offer UltraShape(TM), a revolutionary treatment recently FDA cleared for Fat Cell Destruction. The UltraShape System, developed by medical device leader Syneron Candela, is the first and only non-invasive fat...

2014-09-22 23:06:53

GIA announces the release of a comprehensive global report on Sleep Apnea Diagnostic and Therapeutic Devices markets. Global market for Sleep Apnea Diagnostic and Therapeutic Devices is projected to reach US$8.7 billion by 2020, driven by high prevalence of obesity, hypertension and diabetes, all of which represent significant risk factors for developing obstructive sleep apnea. San Jose, California (PRWEB) September 22, 2014 Follow us on LinkedIn – Sleep is an essential part of human...

childs play
2014-09-22 03:00:59

William Raillant-Clark, University of Montreal While public health authorities focus on the physical activity benefits of active play, a new study from the University of Montreal reveals that for children, playing has no goal – it is an end in itself, an activity that is fun, done alone or with friends, and it represents "an opportunity to experience excitement or pleasure, but also to combat boredom, sadness, fear, or loneliness.” "By focusing on the physical activity aspect of...


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International Journal of Obesity
2012-05-14 15:47:25

The International Journal of Obesity (IJO) is a peer-reviewed medical journal published by the Nature Publishing Group. As of May 2012, the editors-in-chief are RL Atkinson and I MacDonald. The journal addresses the development and treatment of obesity, and the functional impairments associated with the obese state. It publishes basic science and clinical studies that address the biochemical, epidemiological, genetical, molecular, metabolic, nutritional, physiological, psychological and...

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Word of the Day
abrosia
  • Wasting away as a result of abstinence from food.
The word 'abrosia' comes from a Greek roots meaning 'not' and 'eating'.