Tag: "obesity" at medical news
Pain may come with gain in childhood exercise
...se that may help stave off the current epidemic of obesity
in adults and children. Dr. Dan Cooper, professor...and related chemicals, are known to play a role in obesity
and diabetes. These messengers are also found to be elevated in asthmatics during exercise. Cooper a...
Obese women have thicker carotid artery walls, higher stroke risk
...a risk factor for stroke. The association between obesity
regardless of other risk factors, such as high bl...les, Italy. "There is an established link between obesity
and damage to the heart, but whether obesity
also has an independent effect on the carotid arteries ...
American Chemical Society plans national meeting in New Orleans March 23-27
... New treatments for diabetes, atherosclerosis and obesity
Nanotechnology and the environment Alternative countermeasures for oil spills Members of the news media interested in attending the meeting can contact email@example.com and visit the ACS Web site at chemistry.org/meetings for further informati...
Moderate physical activity is critical for reducing the risk of chronic disease in older women
... effect of exercise on overall and intra-abdominal obesity
in postmenopausal women in the Jan. 15 issue of th...e their fat in their buttocks and thighs, visceral obesity
is not necessarily correlated with body shape, McTiernan said. The only accurate way to determine th...
Are growing portion sizes leading to expanding waistlines?
...marketplace portions parallels the rising rates of obesity
in our country," says registered dietitian and ADA spokesperson Keith Ayoob. Researchers from New York University compared portion sizes to federal standards, finding that most marketplace portions exceed standard sizes by as much as eight times. Th...
Anti-bacterial spice that kills food germs on agenda for ACS meeting in New Orleans
... New treatments for diabetes, atherosclerosis and obesity
Nanotechnology and the environment Alternative countermeasures for oil spills...
Nutrition services are an essential component of school health programs
...d ADA President Julie OSullivan Maillet. Childhood obesity
is at an all-time high and schools can play a key role in reversing this trend through coordinated nutrition services. ASFSA members have long worked towards implementing district-wide nutrition policies and creating healthy school nutrition environ...
For healthy diet, learning level counts more than earning level
...s was overshadowed by the increasing prevalence of obesity
in the United States, he said. The Dietary Quality Index research model reflects proportion, variety and moderation in diet, but does not account for total energy intake, Popkin said. So while it showed a lower percentage of calories coming from fat...
Cedars-Sinai Medical tipsheet for July 2003
...ocrinologist David Geller, M.D., Ph.D., "Childhood obesity
is the primary reason we are seeing such a huge increase in type 2 diabetes in kids today. Clearly there is an inexorable increase in body girth and body mass in our children which needs to be taken seriously in order to avoid a lifetime of physical ...
Freshman eating binge is real, with national implications
...phenomenon that is contributing to the epidemic of obesity
among all Americans -- that a relatively small inc...ampus weight gain is indeed related to the rise in obesity
nationwide, "then it should be possible to study various methods and techniques that might prevent t...
American Thoracic Society Journal news tips for August 2003 (first issue)
...3 percent of family practice physicians attributed obesity
to a lack of will power, and more than one-third d...ed their obese patients as "lazy." Overweight and obesity
are very serious problems in the U.S. A recent Centers for Disease Control and Prevention report in...
JCI table of contents, 1 August 2003
...to maintain our body composition. Diseases such as obesity
are characterized by impaired energy balance and t...ps://www.the-jci.org/press/18106.pdf OutFoxing obesity
Obesity results from a massive expansion of fat cells. This expansion involves the differentiation ...
Other highlights in the August 6 issue of JNCI
...dometrial cancer; however, the interaction between obesity
and phytoestrogen intake was not statistically significant. Study Examines Origins of Fatigue in Breast Cancer Survivors Persistent fatigue in breast cancer survivors might be associated with a chronic inflammatory process involving T cells, a new...
Study links preschool snoring, asthma, and nighttime cough
...ciation with age. In addition, the prevalence of obesity
in children who snored was slightly higher than in those who did not snore. "We are constantly building the base of knowledge on chronic medical conditions in children. Understanding the interdependence of these chronic conditions and their link to...
Increased prevalence of diabetes - not all bad news
...serves more detailed examination. Make no mistake, obesity
and diabetes are indeed on the increase, a problem big and deadly enough to need no supporting rhetoric, but not all increases are sinister. Let us take some comfort from the hint that, in some populations at least, the prevalence of type 2 diabetes ...
Obese individuals may be more susceptible to altitude sickness, researchers report
...terian Hospital of Dallas, researchers report that obesity
may be associated with the development of acute mo...individuals. "Based on the results from our study, obesity
may be an important factor in the development of acute mountain sickness," said Dr. Tony G. Babb, as...
Obesity, depression team up to increase heart-endangering inflammation
...ese men, however, suggesting that a combination of obesity
and depression may be more risky for some men. "We...ipants. However, it may be that both conditions -- obesity
and depression -- share a common ground which, in consequence, makes depressed, obese subjects in pa...
Yale expert warns children may lead shorter lives than their parents because of obesity
... School Lunch Program to help in the fight against obesity
and poor diet, and work with celebrities and the major children's media companies like Nickelodeon and Disney to promote healthy foods. And, if needed, Brownell said a tax on unhealthy foods should be considered. He said the tax could be used to sub...
U.S. pedestrians, cyclists at greater danger than European counterparts
...ve all been total failures in fighting the current obesity
epidemic. Why not try integrating walking and cycling into the daily travel routines of Americans?" Pucher says. The study was supported by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation....
Top-ups of naturally occurring gut hormone could help treat obesity
... a novel approach towards treating the epidemic of obesity
in our society." Dr. Rachel Batterham, an author of the paper who carried out the research as a Wellcome Trust researcher while at Imperial College London, and who is now based at University College London, adds: "PYY3-36 is a naturally occurring ho...
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