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2009-05-29 06:40:00

New guidelines are now setting how much weight a women should gain during a pregnancy.

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2009-04-06 07:19:50

Forthcoming article in British Journal of Nutrition claims certain ethnic groups may not be getting accurate estimates of disease risk.

2009-02-25 17:42:32

Obese adolescents have the same risk of premature death in adulthood as people who smoke more than 10 cigarettes a day, Swedish researchers said. Study leader Dr.

2008-10-02 15:00:00

By BROUN, Britton WOMEN who diet regularly to stay trim have been found to put on excessive weight during pregnancy -- which can endanger the life of their child.

2008-08-13 12:00:42

AMR CORP. (AMR) JPMorgan upgrades several airlines including AMR Analyst Jamie Baker says he doesnt believe equities [or credit for that matter] have sufficiently responded to sharply lower fuel prices and resulting likelihood of profit resumption in 2009.

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2008-05-01 00:45:00

A new comparison of multi-national data, released this month, reveals that highly educated women have a healthier average weight than less educated women.

2007-11-28 14:47:34

One in two overweight college students envisi

2006-04-06 22:35:00

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Women who gain very little weight or a lot of weight during pregnancy have an increased risk of having a preterm delivery, regardless of their weight before pregnancy, new research shows. Dr. Patricia M.

2006-03-20 18:15:00

Being underweight - as evidence by a low body mass index (BMI) -- before pregnancy raises the risk of pre-term birth in black and Hispanic women to a greater extent than in white women, new research shows. Being underweight also increases the risk of vaginal inflammation in black women.

2006-03-02 09:25:34

By Mike Dolan WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Malnutrition, and not just a lack of food, costs poor countries up to 3 percent of annual economic output and must be tackled as a root cause of child mortality and stunted economic development, a World Bank report said on Thursday.


Word of the Day
postliminy
  • In Roman antiquity, the return of a person who had been banished, or taken prisoner by an enemy, to his old condition and former privileges.
  • In international law, that right by virtue of which persons and things taken by an enemy in war are restored to their former status when coming again under the power of the nation to which they belonged.
The word 'postliminy' comes from a Latin word meaning 'threshold'.