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Breast Feeding prevents obesity later on in life

...reast milk significantly lowered the odds of being overweight by the early teen years, but showed less effect on...ose who had been breast-fed were less likely to be overweight compared with those who were raised mostly or exclusively on formula milk. Kids fed mainly on brea...

OBESE LIL' GIRLS !! SWEAT IT OUT OR U MIGHT BE ASTHAMATIC !!!

...rnando D.Martinez and collegues , girls who become overweight or obese when they are between 6 and 11 years of a... to be increased" among girls who became obese and overweight between ages 6 and 11 years. "The marked increases in obesity observed during the last 20 years may ...

Obesity raises IVF miscarriage risk

...e a huge difference, say doctors. They are urging overweight women to change their diets, and take excercise, prior to embarking on fertilty treatments. Obese women have long been known to have problems conceiving naturally, and studies have shown that their overall success rates for IVF do not match those of...

CDC reveals relationship between prepregnant weight and heart defects in infants

...have found that the infants born to those who were overweight in their prepregnant state are likely to have hear...t than infants of average-weight women. Infants of overweight and obese women were 36% more likely to have such a defect. But the reason for the prevailing relat...

Lose Weight With New Wonder Slimming FDA approved Prescription Drug

... day up to two years reported a greater decline in overweight distress and more satisfaction with the treatment. Xenical was previously only approved for use throughout Europe and parts of Asia. Its new FDA approved status and launch in other countries is fantastic news for the one in five women and one in se...

Obesity shortens lifespan

... less than their slim counterparts.Being seriously overweight also hastens the onset of heart disease by an aver... Heart Association that the the average age of the overweight patients was 61, and that of the most obese was 57.The researchers, led by Dr. Eric Eisenstein, also...

Birth weight key factor in heart diseases

...ur heart disease risk. 'It is the journey to being overweight that matters-that has profounded implications for public health' he says. Hence, he urges health workers to return to the tradition of keeping meticulous records to the size of babies so that they can assess the risks of later heart trouble....

Antidepressant helps obesity

...nd all over the world. The drug bupropion can help overweight and obese women lose weight in the long-term. It r...en sustain weight loss. They gave 50 non-depressed overweight and obese women bupropion or placebo for eight weeks and put them on a 1,500 calorie per day diet. T...

Is Obesity a risk factor?

...eyed 1000 people with heart failure and found that overweight and obesity are not obstacles to survival - indeed...ne and two years after the start of the study, the overweight and obese patients had a higher survival rate. But at five years, there was no significant differenc...

Hormone treatment helps obese people slim down

...ne that helps control body weight, could help many overweight people slim down. Discovered in 1994, leptin is no...leptin treatment can help not only those very rare overweight people who completely lack the hormone, but also those with low levels. There may be some unknown pr...

Heart disease starts early

...rs classified those with a BMI of 25 or greater as overweight while those with a BMI of 30 or greater were considered obese. Cholesterol and triglycerides were measured with a total cholesterol blood test, including levels of HDL (good) cholesterol, LDL (bad) cholesterol and triglycerides.// Insulin resistance...

Cardiac diseases develop early

...rs classified those with a BMI of 25 or greater as overweight while those with a BMI of 30 or greater were considered obese. Cholesterol and triglycerides were measured with a total cholesterol blood test, including levels of HDL (good) cholesterol, LDL (bad) cholesterol and triglycerides. Insulin resistance w...

Back injury cured by engineers

... protect the spine. Losing weight can help because overweight causes more strain on the spine....

Overweight children Don't Necessarily Become overweight adults

The idea that children who are overweight will grow up to be overweight adults isn't especially accurate. Many studies have found that body mass index in childhood is very ...

Eat more vegetables and fruits

...he five year period - underlining the link between overweight and unhealthy eating. According to association the majority of the population is not getting the benefit of a healthy diet....

Undertaking the obesity epidemic

...nt of men and 50 per cent of women said they were overweight or even obese.// Most of these were trying to lose weight or at least not gain any more. But only a third of those trying to lose weight and one fourth of those keeping their weight stable were using a combined strategy of calorie restriction plus ...

Winter months encourage binge eating

...s not clear why this is, but if such people become overweight and decide to diet in the New Year, they're doomed to failure. Counsellors could, perhaps, help them identify these weak points and devise a healthy eating plan that works, whatever month of the year it is....

Blood test can predict pre-eclampsia

...condition that can sometime lead to diabetes. Both overweight and lean women who had the low levels of SHBG went on to develop pre-eclampsia. "It also may provide the only clue that a lean woman is at elevated risk. There might be a window of opportunity in the first trimester when preventive treatment could be...

Leptin connected to obesity blood clots

...art attack and strokes.It is well known that being overweight or obese increases the risk of cardiovascular problems.Now researchers at the University of Michigan are one step closer to understanding why. They have turned the spotlight on the role of the hormone leptin in making the blood clot more easily. Ex...

Leptin linked to Blood Clots

...eptin levels in mice. Eitzman looked at a group of overweight mice that were genetically engineered to lack the ... to stop eating. But this system can break down in overweight people, Eitzman explained. Leptin levels can get too high among obese individuals and when that happ...

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