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2014-12-05 11:31:28

New research from Canadian scientists has broken down the effect that obesity can have on the human body into the simplest of terms – it can cut your life short by as many as 8 years.

How City Neighborhoods Affect Diabetes Risk
2014-11-30 03:51:40

As the linked epidemics of obesity and diabetes continue to escalate, a staggering one in five US adults is projected to have diabetes by 2050.

2014-11-28 23:07:41

Join Award Winning Author Zaheen Nanji on her Virtual Book Tour, starting Dec 15th, sponsored by The YP Publishing. Wetaskiwin, Alberta (PRWEB) November 28,

obesity
2014-11-12 06:25:54

The same healthcare professionals responsible for helping people maintain a healthy weight often struggle to visually identify if a person is overweight or obese, according to new research published earlier this month in the British Journal of General Practice.

2014-11-11 23:12:57

New research from Kantar Health’s National Health and Wellness Survey shows that indirect and direct costs due to health increase as BMI increases. New York,

2014-11-10 12:25:11

Study investigates patterns of change in childhood obesity over time; data point to need for earlier interventions BOSTON, Nov.

2014-11-03 08:34:33

ObesityWeek 2014 Conference Features New Research on Achieving Clinically Significant Weight Loss BOSTON, Nov.

2014-11-03 08:27:44

Of those, 83% should be considered for pharmacotherapy, 23% could be candidates for bariatric surgery BOSTON, Nov.

2014-10-31 08:26:13

-- Results of Investigational Study of Coadministration of Lorcaserin and Phentermine Accepted as Late Breaking Poster -- WOODCLIFF LAKE, N.J. and SAN DIEGO, Oct.

2014-10-30 23:16:35

Supporting behavior modification to increase lifespan, brain function and general health—a positive trend being implemented in traditionally sedentary workplaces—today, SMARTdesks launches


Word of the Day
gammon
  • To play, gamble.
  • To impose upon; delude; trick; humbug; also, to joke; chaff.
  • A deceitful game or trick; trickery; humbug; nonsense.
The word 'gammon' in the sense of 'joke, trick' may come from 'backgammon'.
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