Latest Underweight Stories

2009-05-29 06:40:00

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

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.

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
  • A morbid dread of being buried alive. Also spelled 'taphiphobia'.
The word 'taphephobia' comes from Greek roots meaning 'burial' and 'fear'.