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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.
There were 2.1 billion people obese or overweight in 2013, accounting for one-third of the entire world’s population, according to The Lancet’s ‘Global, regional, and national prevalence
According to the Director of the Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation at the University of Washington in Seattle, 3.4 million deaths in 2013 were caused as a direct result of people being
A new study has found that children of divorced parents are almost 60 percent more likely to be obese compared to children of married parents. Interestingly, boys were more affected than girls.
The number of total knee replacement (TKR) surgeries more than tripled between 1993 and 2009, while the number of total hip replacements (THR) doubled during the same time period.
The Center for Obesity Reversal, a new top-level research center at Georgia State University, has been established to foster research projects that will help fight the nation’s obesity epidemic.
Knee replacement surgeries far outpace hip replacement surgeries over past 20 years ROSEMONT, Ill., June 4, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The number of
Ace Medical Weight Loss Center shares tips on why health insurances do not cover obesity and weight loss treatments. Rock Hill, SC (PRWEB) May 30, 2014
The child-safe Essentia-120 food sprinkle helps eliminate built-up fat in the digestive tract SAN DIEGO, May 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- San Diego-based Centum20, Inc.