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2013-09-18 13:24:10

Pregnant women with a body mass index (BMI) that is too high or too low are more likely to have maternal complications, require additional hospital care and incur higher medical costs, according to a new study published today (18 September) in BJOG: An International Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology. The study was carried out in collaboration between researchers at the Universities of Edinburgh and Aberdeen, and the Information Services Division of NHS Scotland. It used routine...

2013-09-17 23:31:14

A study by Dr. Humeira Badsha Medical Center in Dubai, UAE has shown that 62% of arthritis patients are obese or overweight which can lead to increased pain and disability in these individuals. (PRWEB) September 17, 2013 In a recent study conducted by Ms. Mira Moufarrej at Dr. Humeira Badsha Medical center in Dubai, it was found that 113 out of 182 (62%) rheumatoid arthritis patients were overweight or obese. These patients had a BMI greater than 25, and 28% of females and 21% of males...

2013-09-16 23:21:34

Losing weight requires commitment, effort and determination. Diet Doc personally guides each patient toward safe, rapid and permanent weight loss. Oklahoma City, OK (PRWEB) September 16, 2013 Many ask the question: does being overweight mean being obese? The answer is no. Obesity means having too much body fat while being overweight simply means weighing too much. Extra weight can come from extra muscle, bone or water, as well as too much fat. Both terms, however, mean that one’s...

Childhood Obesity Rates Declines
2013-09-16 08:41:03

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A new study from the University of Massachusetts, Boston claims that attempts to ward off the childhood obesity epidemic may already be showing signs of success. According to new data, teenagers in middle and high school are making better choices about their diet and after-school activities. Researchers surveyed the students over the span of ten years and found a slight increase in the amount of fresh fruits and vegetables they're...

2013-09-14 23:02:44

Lose 9 Pounds Every 11 Days Without Diet Thanks to Revolutionary Nutritional Rebalancing Method – the Fat Loss Factor Weight Loss Program by Dr. Charles Livingston Houston, TX (PRWEB) September 14, 2013 The brainchild of Dr. Charles Livingston, a nutrition and fitness expert and qualified Chiropractic Physician, The Fat Loss Factor turns on its head the methods by which the overweight and obese can lose their excess fat. Instead of working to lose fat by dieting via calorie cutting and...

2013-09-13 13:16:44

American Heart Association Meeting Report Obese children quadruple their risk and overweight children double their risk of developing high blood pressure in adulthood, according to a study presented at the American Heart Association High Blood Pressure Research Scientific Sessions 2013. Researchers tracked the growth and blood pressure of 1,117 healthy adolescents from Indianapolis for 27 years, starting in 1986, and found: During childhood, 68 percent of the kids were a normal...

2013-09-11 23:19:50

This report “EpiCast Report: Overweight and Obesity – Epidemiology Forecast to 2022” says Obesity is an escalating public health problem with an increasing worldwide prevalence and has become a well-known threat to public health. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) September 11, 2013 Obesity to Affect 213 Million People by 2022, with the US Continuing to Lead, Brazil to Follow. The rising prevalence of sedentary lifestyles and physical inactivity, combined with high-calorie diets, will boost the...

2013-09-11 23:03:09

Transparency Market Research published new "Weight Loss Market by Services, Supplements, Diet, Equipment and Devices: Global Analysis And Forecast (2007 - 2015)" market research report to its report store. Browse the report with TOC, visit http://www.transparencymarketresearch.com/weight-management-market.html. Albany, New York (PRWEB) September 11, 2013 According to a new report published by Transparency Market Research, “Weight Management Market by Services, Supplements,...

Five Percent Of American Children Suffer From Severe Obesity
2013-09-10 15:06:34

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A newly published statement in the American Heart Association journal Circulation warns about the health consequences for ‘severely obese’ children – a newly defined risk class. "Severe obesity in young people has grave health consequences," said lead author Aaron Kelly, a researcher at the University of Minnesota Medical School in Minneapolis. "It's a much more serious childhood disease than obesity." He added that the rate...


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