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  1. Lifestyle changes can close regional obesity gap, study finds

    Medicalxpress.com - Medecine 10.06 / 19:36 medicalxpress.com
    Lifestyle differences are to blame for regional variation in obesity rates in Scotland, research has…
  2. Nanosensors Used to Detect Obesity-Related Diseases

    Photonics.com - Media 10.06 / 19:25 photonics.com
    According to a New England Journal of Medicine study, more than one third of the world’s population is overweight or obese. And, these weight issues can often lead to other health…
  3. Lifestyle changes can close regional obesity gap, study finds

    Eurekalert.org - Business 10.06 / 17:38 eurekalert.org
    (University of Edinburgh) Lifestyle differences are to blame for regional variation in obesity rates in Scotland, research from the University of Edinburgh has found. Genetic factors cannot completely explain why obesity is more common in some areas and not others, scientists…
  4. State now ranks 7th for youth obesity

    Fayettetribune.com - Oak Hil 10.06 / 16:25 fayettetribune.com
    West Virginia now ranks seventh in the nation for the highest youth overweight and obesity…
  5. Bariatric surgery lowers cancer risk for severely obese patients

    Eurekalert.org - Health 10.06 / 09:34 eurekalert.org
    (University of Cincinnati Academic Health Center) Bariatric surgery lowers the risk of cancer for severely obese patients. The risks drop most for postmenopausal breast cancer, endometrial cancer, pancreatic cancer and colon…
  6. Bariatric surgery lowers cancer risk for severely obese patients

    Medicalxpress.com - Medecine 10.06 / 07:53 medicalxpress.com
    Severely obese patients who undergo bariatric surgery lower their risk of developing cancer by at least a third, according to a University of Cincinnati (UC) College of Medicine researcher leading a large retrospective cohort study of patients in the western United…
  7. Lack of activity worse than obesity, study shows

    In addition to blood pressure, weight, and pulse, activity is a vital…
  8. Community Approaches To Improving Children’s Health: Addressing Childhood Obesity And ACEs In Kentucky

    Healthaffairs.org - Medecine 10.04 / 22:35 healthaffairs.org
    Investing in children’s health is a sound economic decision with a long-term impact on achieving sustainable human, social, and economic development. The Foundation for a Healthy Kentucky’s Investing in Kentucky’s Future initiative was designed as a partnership with local community health coalitions to reduce the risk that today’s children will develop chronic diseases as they grow into adults. Background The Foundation for a Healthy Kentucky is a statewide nonprofit organization working to…
  9. CDC: Obesity linked to increased risk for cancer

    Upi.com -Health 10.04 / 16:32 www.upi.com
    Being overweight or obese is associated with an increased risk of 13 types of cancer, according to the Centers for Disease Control and…
  10. Cancers linked to obesity account for 40% of all cancers in the US, report states

    News-medical.net -Health 10.04 / 13:52 www.news-medical.net
    Being obese or overweight is linked to an increased risk of developing 13 types of cancer, according to the latest Vital Signs report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the National Cancer Institute. These cancers accounted for approximately 40% of all cancers diagnosed in the US, in…
  11. Night shift workers have higher risk of obesity, analysis reveals

    News-medical.net -Health 10.04 / 10:39 www.news-medical.net
    In an analysis of 28 published studies, night shift work was associated with a 29% increased risk of becoming obese or…
  12. Gaining A New Perspective On The Cause of Obesity

    Popsci.com -Science 10.04 / 09:38 www.popsci.com
    Researchers have found a possible lynchpin stemming from the immune system There’s little doubt the United States has an obesity problem. At the moment, over one-third of Americans are considered to be obese and the numbers continue to rise. Public health officials have been trying to figure out how to combat this growing concern yet there appears to be few answers. Most people may believe obesity is simply the result of eating too much or not choosing healthy food choices. W…
  13. Obesity linked to 13 types of cancer

    Upi.com -Health 10.04 / 09:36 www.upi.com
    There's a link between obesity and 40 percent of all the cancers diagnosed in the United States, health officials reported…
  14. Report Shows That 23.5% Of Third Graders In Missoula County Are Overweight or Obese

    Newstalkkgvo.com - Montana 10.04 / 09:31 newstalkkgvo.com
    The Missoula City-County Health Department is focused on preventing childhood obesity. Continue…