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  1. ENDO 2017 News Conferences to Feature Obesity/Diabetes Technologies, Endocrine-Disrupting Chemicals, Thyroid and Men's H

    Newswise.com - Medecine 03.28 / 14:03 newswise.com
    News conferences will explore the latest research advances in obesity and diabetes technologies, thyroid conditions, men's health and endocrine-disrupting chemicals at ENDO 2017, the Endocrine Society's 99th Annual Meeting & Expo. The meeting will take place April 1-4 in Orlando,…
  2. Obesity can be triggered by more than 70 ‘rare’ genetic syndromes

    While scientists have been aware of about two dozen genetic conditions that can cause obesity, a [recent study] finds there are many more. The Canadian researchers have identified and cataloged 79 rare genetic syndromes where obesity is a key symptom. Despite their focus on rare genetic syndromes, the researchers say their work will be helpful to the […] The post Obesity can be triggered by more than 70 ‘rare’ genetic syndromes appeared first on Genetic Literacy Pro…
  3. Government is ‘missing opportunities’ to tackle childhood obesity, MPs warn

    The Government needs to take a stronger stance against cheap sales of unhealthy food and drinks, leading health MPs have said. In their follow up report into childhood obesity, the Health Select Committee said they were ‘extremely disappointed’ to find that many of their suggestions, which could have made a more effective strategy were not included in the Government’s plan. read…
  4. Researchers Unveiled Rare Genetic Forms of Obesity

    Stateschronicle.com - Lifestyle 03.28 / 13:00 stateschronicle.com
    STATES CHRONICLE – A new study conducted by scientists at the McMaster University has indicated that there exist numerous genetic forms of obesity. Previous studies analyzing obesity suggested that there exist from 20 to 30 genetic syndromes related to obesity. Nevertheless, after the first review on obesity forms, researchers from the University of British Columbia […] The post Researchers Unveiled Rare Genetic Forms of Obesity appeared first on States…
  5. Study: Obesity, Substance Abuse Among Biggest Health Issues in Moore County

    Thepilot.com - Southern Pines 03.28 / 12:49 thepilot.com
    Obesity, substance abuse and age-related diseases are the most pervasive health issues in Moore County, according to a recent…
  6. Want to cut obesity risk? Cook meals at home, skip TV, videos during meals

    Business-standard.com - Business 03.28 / 12:37 business-standard.com
    The study was published in the Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and…
  7. Poll: Do you support stronger government action to tackle obesity?

    Express & Star -Politics 03.28 / 12:26 expressandstar.com
    Ministers must introduce tough new measures to tackle childhood obesity, including controlling the "deep discounting" by supermarkets of unhealthy foods, MPs have…
  8. Cooking at home, skipping TV during meals may cut obesity risk

    Siasat.com - Health 03.28 / 12:20 siasat.com
    Washington:People who cook meals at home and do not watch TV or videos while eating are less likely to be obese, a new study has found. Researchers from Ohio State University in the US studied about 12,842 survey participants who said that they ate at least one family meal in the week prior to their…
  9. MPs criticise government for 'missed opportunities' in child obesity strategy

    Cypnow.co.uk - Health 03.28 / 12:12 cypnow.co.uk
    Members of the health select committee were particularly critical of last August's childhood obesity plan, which they say was marred by "vague statements" and left health campaigners "underwhelmed". …
  10. Genetic forms of obesity are rare yet numerous

    CNN - Health 03.28 / 12:08 cnn.com
    While scientists have been aware of about two dozen genetic conditions that can cause obesity, a new study published Monday in the journal Obesity Reviews finds there are many…
  11. Rising Aging Population And Increasing Incidences Of Obesity Is Added Fuel In The Growth Of Incontinence And Ostomy Care

    Thefirstdispatch.com - Technology 03.24 / 09:53 thefirstdispatch.com
    Grand View Research, Inc. – Market Research And Consulting. According to new report by Grand View Research, Increasing geriatric population is anticipated to drive the overall growth of the…
  12. Rising Aging Population And Increasing Incidences Of Obesity Is Added Fuel In The Growth Of Incontinence And Ostomy Care

    Grand View Research, Inc. – Market Research And Consulting. According to new report by Grand View Research, Increasing geriatric population is anticipated to drive the overall growth of the…
  13. Adults who skip TV during dinner and eat home-cooked meals less likely to be obese, study finds

    News-medical.net -Health 03.24 / 07:56 www.news-medical.net
    Adults who don't flip on the TV during dinner and those who eat home-cooked meals are less likely to be obese, a new study has…
  14. Learn how to fight diabetes and obesity in Pomona Saturday

    Sgvtribune.com - California 03.24 / 07:53 sgvtribune.com
    POMONA >> Healthy eating and healthy living in Pomona will be topics of a forum taking place Saturday morning at Western University of Health Sciences.The program, organized by Pomona's Health Promoters, will include topics such as diabetes prevention, obesity and the effects of drinking beverages with high sugar content, said Alejandra Martinez, program director of Pomona's Health…
  15. Learn how to fight diabetes and obesity in Pomona Saturday

    Dailybulletin.com - California 03.24 / 07:53 dailybulletin.com
    POMONA >> Healthy eating and healthy living in Pomona will be topics of a forum taking place Saturday morning at Western University of Health Sciences.The program, organized by Pomona's Health Promoters, will include topics such as diabetes prevention, obesity and the effects of drinking beverages with high sugar content, said Alejandra Martinez, program director of Pomona's Health…
  16. SLU researchers aim to tackle diabetes and obesity by capturing benefits of exercise in pill form

    News-medical.net -Health 03.24 / 06:52 www.news-medical.net
    With a series of new grants, Saint Louis University researchers will tackle the twin epidemics of diabetes and obesity by tapping into the potential of two nuclear receptors that control muscle…
  17. 1 daily serving of 100% juice is not an obesity risk, study says

    Blogs.babycenter.com - Lifestyle 03.24 / 01:07 blogs.babycenter.com
    by Claudia Boyd-Barrett posted in Parenting Letting your child have one 6-to-8 ounce serving of 100 percent fruit juice a day is unlikely to cause obesity, a new analysis has found. Giving fruit juice to young children has become a controversial topic in recent years because of doctors' concerns about juice’s high sugar content and... Read... Want to get the full story? Click on the headline above. And thanks for reading the BabyCenter B…
  18. Obesity linked to depressed immunity in children

    Natureworldreport.com - Science 03.23 / 23:49 natureworldreport.com
    Research into obesity in pregnant women suggest that children born by an obese mother have higher risk of disease The post Obesity linked to depressed immunity in children appeared first on Nature World…
  19. CANA/PHEN aids weight loss in obese without type 2 diabetes

    Medicalxpress.com - Medecine 03.23 / 22:15 medicalxpress.com
    (HealthDay)—For obese or overweight individuals without type 2 diabetes, coadministration of canagliflozin (CANA) and phentermine (PHEN) is associated with considerable weight loss and is well tolerated, according to a study published online March 13 in Diabetes C…
  20. Cooking family meals, skipping TV during those meals linked to lower odds of obesity

    Eurekalert.org - Health 03.23 / 21:19 eurekalert.org
    (Ohio State University) Adults who don't flip on the TV during dinner and those who eat home-cooked meals are less likely to be obese, a new study has found. But the frequency of family meals doesn't appear to make much of a…