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Genetic Flaws Leads to Diabetes

...s. The other factors are the external factors like obesity and lack of exercise. The three variations they found are near genes that appear to be related to regulation of insulin, which controls blood sugar, and to growth of the cells in the pancreas that produce insulin. In diabetes, the body becomes resi...

National Academy of Sciences' Institute of Medicine Report Calls for More Dairy Foods at School

...oyed at school, at home and on-the-go." With child obesity rates on the rise, the new guidelines aim to improve children and adolescent's diets and health. "This report is a step in the right direction for helping children and adolescents develop lifelong healthy eating habits," said Keith Ayoob, EdD, RD,...

U of M Study Shows No Link Between Self-weighing and Depression in Women

... Past research has suggested that weight gain and obesity are linked to depressive symptoms, especially among women. Daily weight monitoring can provide valuable feedback that can lead to greater weight loss and less weight gain, but little is known about its effects on the psychological state. 'The purpo...

Breast Fed Children also Likely to Gain Weight on Adulthood

...ed as a solution for either the childhood or adult obesity epidemic.” This new study involved 14,500 women who were breastfed in childhood and 21,000 who were not. And it was found that many of the breasts fed women were at the risk of being obese just as the bottle-fed women. Laurence Grummer-Strawn, P...

Humans Aren't the Only Ones With Obesity Problems

...see no harm in giving their horses rich foods, but obesity in horses is just as unhealthy as obesity in humans and can lead to fatal diseases. "There is a striking parallelism between humans and hor...

Weight Issues In Children-Experts Take Stock

Childhood obesity has never occupied so high a priority in the minds... to all. According to Canadian official figures, obesity in children has tripled in the last 20 years.A 25-year-long Canadian Community Health Survey, which ...

Hot Flashes: Studies Explore the Various Possibilities Involved

...hes. Three new studies explore the role of genes, obesity and alcohol consumption in contributing to – or le...ers used the same data to analyze the link between obesity and hot flashes. They had shown in an earlier study that obesity is associated with more frequent an...

Food Ads Prompts Children to Eat More

...hildren should face severe rationing. Over 2,000 obesity experts are attending the four-day congress in Budapest, and doctors there have warned that Europe may be on the verge of a major health and social crisis due to rising obesity. Source-IANS/B...

Obesity Could Be Linked to Mother's Early Puberty

.... And this faster growth pattern is also linked to obesity in adulthood. The findings follow a study of 6,000...start their periods early are at increased risk of obesity in later life, and are likely to be overweight even before puberty. Knowing that rapid infancy we...

Mother’s Age Of Puberty Onset May Affect Childre

...th rate during childhood, final height and risk of obesity in later life. Researchers from the Medical Rese...t first menstruation, mother's adult body size and obesity risk, and children's growth and obesity risk in 6,009 children from the UK Avon Longitudinal Study o...

MEND - Child Obesity Programme Records Success

...tial to underpin effective national strategies for obesity treatment and prevention." The programme envisages assisting 26000 children across 300 areas. /...

Cancer Time Bomb Threatening Economic Infrastructure

...eases. Anti tobacco campaigns, methods to decrease obesity among the population, campaigns to increase exercise and eat more healthy food like fruits and vegetables. “These seem simple things, but they would eradicate a vast proportion of the potential cancer burden,” according to Horton. Franco Cavalli, p...

Obesity - A Major Crisis

... and ten-year-olds are five times more likely. The obesity has increased constantly among the children but it... Rather than treating the diseases afflicted after obesity it is better to the people aware of the consequences of obesity and have community programmes enabli...

Baby Foods That Prevent Obesity and Diabetes in Adulthood to Hit the Market Soon

...baby foods that provides permanent protection from obesity and diabetes into adulthood could be on shop shelv...ased products may also find their way into the pet obesity market. Edinburgh researcher Jonathan Seckl says. 'We need to know whether leptin is acting pre- ...

New Bill Introduced in US to Promote Public Health

...ch retirement in greater numbers than ever before, obesity plagues young and old alike, emerging and re-emerging infections become harder to treat, and Americans face imminent threats to their health and well-being. A baby boomer is someone who was born during a period of increased birth rates, or baby bo...

School Playgrounds and Athletic Facilities Helps To Fight Childhood Obesity

... organization. “These neighborhoods, where risk of obesity is high and public parks and playgrounds are often...licy intervention where gains in the fight against obesity could potentially be made.” More research is needed, Scott said, noting that the study did not mea...

One-fifth of Obese Women Undergo Caesarean Due to Uterus Failure

...s in their uterus failed//. Researchers found that obesity impairs the ability of the uterus to contract suff...cles in their uterus failed. The research suggests obesity impairs the ability of the uterus to contract sufficiently in order to dilate the cervix and deliver...

Junk Food Ad Overkill Shows Urgent Ban Needed

...hers. 'In a nation with an escalating childhood obesity problem, it is unacceptable to allow these ads to ...deral Government can begin to tackle the childhood obesity crisis,' Dr Haikerwal said today. 'This latest research highlights the urgent need to ban these a...

Geisinger Launches Extensive Study on Obesity and Related Liver Problem

...lant may be needed. Linked to America's increasing obesity problem, doctors have predicted a steep increase in the coming years. The disease is asymptomatic in its early stages and many people don't know they have it initially. Geisinger Health System is leveraging several key system resources in an effort...

Childhood Obesity may Increase Ear Problems

...chers said. "The finding suggests that childhood obesity could have an effect on the development of otitis media with effusion," write the researchers in the study that appeared in the journal 'Archives Of Otolaryngology - Head And Neck Surgery'. Source-IANS/V...

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