Tag: "fatter" at medical news
Radically New Type Of Surgery Tested On First Patient
...eris much narrower than a drinking straw but a bit fatter
than spaghetti," saysAndrew F. Hall, D.Sc., the company's cardiovascular program manager. Sitting at the computer console, Dacey guided the small magnet to thetumor. As the magnet moved along the preplanned path, the computer advanced theguid...
New Findings On Asthma And Breastfeeding, Obesity And Asthma And Snoring And Pre-eclampsia At ALA/ATS Meeting
...g into account their height. Thehigher the BMI the fatter
the person. Dr. Camargo plans to conduct another year of followup on the children inthe study, and then will combine data from the children's and the mother'sstudies, to look for trends in environmental and genetic factors. Snoring and P...
Mothers attitudes toward childrens eating linked to childrens obesity
...d is overweight and will need to go on a diet, the fatter
the child tends to be; however, the more a mother pressures her child to "finish everything on the plate," the lower the typical total fat mass in the child. "These findings are important for obesity prevention efforts, because they illustrate speci...
Obesity growing threat to world health
... of comparatively poorer parents in Cape Town were fatter
than the children of well-off parents in the poorer rural areas. In Australia, LaVelle and Henneberg are studying a native community located in the Central desert. Formerly hunters and foragers living on wild foods, the community was settled by the...
Generation x-tra large: Americans getting fatter younger, study finds
...LADELPHIA -- (June 18, 2002) Americans are getting fatter
at younger ages, and the percentage of adults who are actually obese doubled since the 1960s, according to a new study of 9,179 U.S. adults. The study, "The Natural History of the Development of Obesity in a Cohort of Young U.S. Adults Between 1981 a...
Annals of Internal Medicine, tip sheet, June 18, 2002
...656. Generation x-tra large: Americans getting fatter
younger (Article, p. 857; Editorial, p. 923. See attached news release.) Unholy guacamole: E. coli found in Mexican-style hot sauce samples Travelers' diarrhea is the scourge of travelers to locales where hygiene is poor. This st...
Obesity study focuses on after-school hours
... pattern where kids are just progressively getting fatter
with all the health problems that tend to come after," Dr. Gutin said. "We want to know if we can st...
Purdue researchers design fishes' diets to make you healthier
... that some fish stay lean while others become much fatter
because they retain the lipids, or polyunsaturated fat, from the fatty acids. Two fish models they study have very different activity and metabolism levels, and differ in the amount of fat they retain. Eating a high fatty acid diet in a farm environm...
Gel put springiness back into old lenses
...objects. When they contract, the lens returns to a fatter
shape, bringing closer objects into focus. But as ...enses harden, preventing them reforming into their fatter
shape: the lenses of 40-year-old people have only a quarter of their capacity to change shape, or "a...
JCI Table of Contents
... (SLC6A14) that appears to cause some people to be fatter
or thinner than others. The SLC6A14 gene is a likely candidate gene for obesity, as it is related to serotonin and serotonin receptor mechanisms that have been implicated in the control of appetite and body weight. In an accompanying commentary, Hema...