Latest Overweight Stories
Overweight people face an increased risk of heart attack and ischemic heart disease (IHD), even in the absence of other risk factors, and older obese women face an increased risk of death, chronic disease and mobility issues prior to the age of 85.
Patients with obesity undergo a disproportionately higher number of elective orthopaedic surgeries in the U.S.
The Omidi brothers, through their non-profit The Children’s Obesity Fund, are concerned by the plans of some to offer condemnation instead of candy to trick-or-treaters they consider to be overweight.
Children who get plenty of sleep are less likely to overeat and become overweight, according to a new study from Temple University. After conducting an assessment of 37 children, the researchers found children who slept for longer throughout the night consumed fewer calories in the day and weighed less.
The Children’s Obesity Fund announces its support of the University of Florida Health Jacksonville’s Children’s Health Habits Integrated for Life program, which hopes to reduce the risk
Medically Assisted Weight Loss Plans Yield Great Results Houston, TX (PRWEB) October 30, 2013 Some individuals in the Houston area have been overweight
Men who are overweight or obese when they are diagnosed with prostate cancer are more likely to die from the disease than men who are of healthy weight.
Obese women voluntarily reduce what they eat in response to additional soft drinks being added to their diets – a new 4 week study finds.
New results from a prospective study published in the Journal of Clinical Oncology show that patients with a body mass index (BMI) in the obese range live on average two to three months less after a pancreatic cancer diagnosis, compared with healthy weight patients, even after adjusting for factors that are known to predict survival for patients with this disease, such as age and disease stage.
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