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GCL publishes Draper Mobile Technology Could Aid War on Obesity by Press Release L. Facebook Posted Fri 13 Dec 2013 7:22am Cambridge, MA, December 13, 2013 - Draper Laboratory is leveraging its mobile technology currently used in military special operations in collaboration with Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC) in Boston to aid doctors in the war against obesity, a modern pandemic growing at an alarming rate. Drapers smartphone technology, called Telewar o ... Read on »
Sqord Introduces Technology Solution To Fight Child Obesity by Len S. Patient Expert Posted Mon 17 Dec 2012 8:00am As mentioned in the past, sometimes I get press releases emailed to me about great things happening in the health and fitness industry, so I wanted to share this with my readers. Please feel free to send any press releases along using the contact form above. Sqord is addressing the critical problem of child obesity and sedentary lifestyl ... Read on »
Technology and childhood obesity: what's the connection? by Angela M. Fals, MD, FAAP Medical Doctor Posted Mon 31 Aug 2009 10:58pm As we continue this week with our list of  Top 10 culprits contributing to childhood obesity, we come to the ever-popular technological advances of today... Concerning obesity, we just may have shot ourselves in the foot on this one.  In general, kids today prefer sitting hours on end in front of the TV or computer or games instead of heading o ... Read on »
EHR Vendors To Embed Obesity Prevention Tools in Their ProductsReporting Technology’s Impact on Healthcare by Francine H. Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Fri 08 Mar 2013 12:00am Three electronic health record vendors have pledged to embed obesity prevention tools in their products, a coalition of health care groups announced yesterday. The three vendors are Cerner, GE Healthcare and Physicians Computer Company. Politico‘s “Pulse,” Avalere Health release. from iHealthBeat ... Read on »
Missing link in anti-obesity technology by Tony - Hospital Impact Healthy Living Professional Posted Tue 11 Sep 2012 12:29pm by Gienna Shaw, FierceHealthIT It seems like every week at FierceHealthIT and FierceMobileHealthcare we're writing stories about new technologies to help patients eat less and move more. Just a few recent examples: Partners HealthCare in Boston gave school children wireless "sneaker chip" pedometers to help them track how m ... Read on »
Enlisting Technology To Fight Obesity by Len S. Patient Expert Posted Sat 03 Nov 2012 4:40pm From The Huffington Post….. Introduction Obesity has recently reached pandemic proportions. As Reuters reported earlier this year, “The percentage of Americans who are obese (with a BMI of 30 or higher) has tripled since 1960, to 34 percent, while the incidence of extreme or “morbid” obesity (BMI above 40) has risen sixfold, to 6 perce ... Read on »
In The News: Obesity vs. Technology by Andy B. Healthy Living Professional Posted Sun 24 Aug 2008 10:53pm Another interesting tidbit emerging from Tufts -- chemical and biological engineering assistant professor Kyongbum Lee has spent a large portion of the past five years researching how to " manipulate metabolic reactions in fat cells to make them dump excess nutrients that might otherwise be stored as fat. " Consulting with medical r ... Read on »
Modern Technology Adds to Worldwide Obesity Woes by Medline Plus Posted Thu 23 Aug 2012 2:00pm As countries gain information and communication advances, populations pack on pounds, research shows Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: International Health , Obesity Read on »
Family Dinners Can Build Teen Confidence and Reduce Obesity... by Donna Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Mon 21 Nov 2011 9:05am Family Dinners Can Build Teen Confidence and Reduce Obesity JOANNE RICHARD, QMI Agency Toronto Sun, 11/19/11, Source Meals heal. Dinnertime doesn’t simply fuel bodies – it nourishes hearts and emotional health. Studies show that sitting down to family dinner several nights a week not only boosts grades, confidence and motivation, but teens ... Read on »
Past Smoking Rates Are a Major Reason For Shorter Lifespans in U.S. Compared to Other High-Income Countries; Obesity Also Appear by Karen Bastille Health Maven Posted Tue 25 Jan 2011 6:32pm US Office of News and Publications News Release The nation’s history of heavy smoking is a major reason why lifespans in the U.S. fall short of those in many other high-income nations, and evidence suggests that current obesity levels also play a substantial part, says a new report from the National Research Council. ... Read on »