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Backed by $5.8 million in Series A funding from Signia, Data Collective, Promus and Bessemer, along with angels including Susan Wojcicki, Kurbo adapts Stanford's renowned pediatric obesity program
A new study has found that grief before and/or during pregnancy may trigger obesity in children in adulthood. Dr.
DANVILLE, Pa., July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A parent's bariatric surgery could be an opportunity to break the cycle of obesity in an overweight son - body mass index (BMI)
A new study says that stuffing yourself full of high-fat foods could cause you to lose your sense of smell, and it has researchers taking a closer look at how diet could impact a whole range of human functions that were not traditionally considered when examining the impact of obesity.
The percentage of American children diagnosed with obesity as a result of their waistline size appears to be holding steady, according to new research published online Monday in the American Academy of Pediatrics journal Pediatrics.
High body mass index (BMI) is associated with multiple cardiovascular diseases.
Patients and Healthcare Professionals from California, Illinois, Minnesota and New Jersey Honored for Devotion to Healthy Lifestyles FLORHAM PARK, N.J., July 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Nestle
Lack of leisure-time physical activity linked to increased obesity, particularly in young women, reports the American Journal of Medicine
The lifestyle altering effects of westernization could be responsible for the high prevalence of obesity, and associated health risks in sub-Saharan Africa.
New research has found that the more familiar a child was with logos and other images associated with fast food restaurants, sodas and other unhealthy snack option brands, the more likely the child was to be overweight or obese.
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