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2011-02-11 00:00:42

Attain Fertility hosts Weight Loss & Wellness Wednesdays to Promote Healthy Lifestyles and Fertility Purchase, NY (PRWEB) February 10, 2011 The first month of the New Year is now behind us: How are those resolutions going? One of the most common resolutions people make is to lose weight and get healthier.

2011-02-03 12:34:00

FORT WASHINGTON, Pa., Feb. 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Nutrisystem, Inc. (Nasdaq: NTRI), the number one home delivery weight loss program, today announced the expansion of its line-up of weight loss management mobile applications with the launch of its new BMI (body mass index) app for the iPhone(TM).

2011-02-01 22:15:41

In a paper published in the January issue of the journal Economics and Human Biology, a team of applied economists including William A. Masters, a professor at the Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy at Tufts University, suggests a new approach to monitoring the relationship between nutrition and child mortality in developing countries.

2010-11-10 16:25:45

An international team of scientists calls for protecting complementary food for infants in developing countries – especially those where corn is a staple food – against fumonisin, a toxin produced by fungi.

2010-09-14 07:05:00

NEW YORK, Sept. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Harris Interactive® (Nasdaq: HPOL), a leading global custom market research firm, today announced the launch of its Body Mass Index (BMI) Specialty Panel, developed to accommodate clients interested in exploring BMI-related issues.

2010-07-15 15:07:46

Waist circumference gives a better prediction of diabetes risk than does BMI.

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2010-06-29 07:13:18

Adolescent girls who think they are overweight, but are not, are at more risk for depression than girls who are overweight and know it, according to Penn State sociologists.

2010-05-27 09:51:06

A team of American psychologists and neuroscientists have found that adult brain volume, which can be reduced by Anorexia Nervosa, can be regained.

2010-04-12 07:37:35

Diagnostic cutoffs for anorexia nervosa and bulimia nervosa may be too strict, a study from the Stanford University School of Medicine and Lucile Packard Children's Hospital has found.

2009-10-14 11:20:55

Overweight women's self-esteem plummets when they view photographs of models of any size, according to a new study in Journal of Consumer Research.


Word of the Day
deuteragonist
  • A person in a secondary role, specifically the second most important character (after the protagonist).
The word 'deuteragonist' comes from a Greek word meaning 'an actor of second-class parts'.
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