Latest Prevalence Stories

2009-07-08 13:15:53

A new report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention shows that the rate of obesity in America is higher than ever.

2009-06-04 11:00:00

ATLANTA, June 4 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The first-ever national estimate among a nationally representative sample of U.S.

2009-04-29 16:50:00

Prevalence Decreased in One-Fourth of all Measured Conditions after Bariatric Surgery CHEYENNE, Wyo., April 29 /PRNewswire/ -- Workers with morbid obesity have a significantly higher prevalence of more than 100 diseases and conditions than other employees, and those that had bariatric surgery reduced the prevalence of one-quarter of the diseases studied, according to a study of large employers in the February edition of the Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, a peer-reviewed...

2008-12-03 21:50:35

For the second year in row, Vermont has been named the healthiest state, but Louisiana replaced Mississippi as the least healthy state, researchers said. Vermont leads the nation for all health determinants measured.

2008-11-13 06:00:36

Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/ef4799/disease_and_therap) has announced the addition of the "Disease and Therapy Review: Senile Dementia" report to their offering.

2008-11-13 00:00:04

The U.S. health trend over the past 30 years of less heart disease is not as strong as perceived and has flattened, a U.S. researcher said. Lead researcher Dr.

2008-08-10 03:00:06

By Galuska, DA Gillespie, C; Kuester, SA; Mokdad, AH; Cogswell, ME; Philip, CM Obesity is associated with reduced quality of life, development of serious chronic conditions such as heart disease and diabetes, increased medical care costs, and premature death (1,2).

2008-07-15 03:00:11

By Almond, Nathaniel Kahwati, Leila; Kinsinger, Linda; Porterfield, Deborah ABSTRACT Overweight and obesity are increasingly contributing to disease burden among military populations.

2008-07-10 06:00:13

By Marengoni, Alessandra Winblad, Bengt; Karp, Anita; Fratiglioni, Laura We explored the role of age, gender, and socioeconomic status in the occurrence of chronic diseases and multimorbidity in 1099 elderly participants in the Kungsholmen Project.

2006-05-02 11:58:41

CHICAGO (Reuters) - Considerably more middle-aged Americans suffer from chronic illnesses than their British counterparts, probably because more Americans are obese, researchers said on Tuesday.

Word of the Day
  • An uxorious, effeminate, or spiritless man.
  • A timorous, cowardly fellow.
Probably a blend of meek and cock, or from meek +‎ -ock (“diminutive suffix”).