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Diet drug may be of little benefit in obese teens Obese adolescents who are put on a low-calorie diet and exercise program do not seem to derive any additional benefit from taking the diet drug sibutramine, sold in the United States under the trade n ...
May 09 2007 9:52am
The Obesity Rate is Obese Americans are larger than ever. Trust for America’s Health, a research group that focuses on disease prevention, has documented the round-belly-growth in their latest report on each stat ...
Aug 27 2007 10:11pm
Live healhtily lifestyle. Decipline yourself, do more exercise and eating diet meal. It ... more
Apr 21 2009 7:27pm
Walk While You Work If you've always wanted to kill two birds with one stone, with work and exercise, there might be a way to do so now. According to the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, NY, a desk designed to allow people who ...
Jun 04 2007 2:16am
Hi Jon, It's still a fairly new contraption, but office furniture-maker Steelcase is al ... more
Jun 25 2007 1:47pm
Medical Tourism Tops in Thailand Thailand has become famous for its excellent medical facilities and healthcare for foreigners. One of the most popular medical tourism destinations in the world, Thailand’s surgeons and health care ...
Sep 22 2010 10:51pm
Medical Tourism in Thailand is really fascinating. The bet in Asia. You can also visit the ... more
Oct 08 2010 11:52am
Obese Women Have Higher Risk of Giving Birth to Babies with Certain Defects Women who are obese before becoming pregnant have a higher risk of giving birth to babies with congenital defects, such as missing limbs or underdeveloped spinal cords, according to researchers at t ...
Aug 08 2007 4:22pm
TV Ads Might Increase Childhood Obesity It might seem evident that sitting in front of the boob tube can turn you into a couch potato, but with all the commercials centered on junk food, the results are even more staggering. According to a ...
Jun 04 2007 2:16am
Obesity doubles in Sweden in 25 years The number of obese people in Sweden has doubled in the past 25 years, with one in 10 Swedes now considered largely overweight, a Statistics Sweden study showed. Obesity is now as common among women ...
Mar 08 2007 11:59am
Singapore To Cancel Anti-Obesity Program Singapore plans to end a 15-year-old anti-obesity program in schools after complaints from parents that overweight children, in particular, were being singled out and teased by classmates. The progra ...
Mar 21 2007 12:14pm
Obesity surgery triples among U.S. teens The number of U.S. children having obesity surgery has tripled in recent years, surging at a pace that could mean more than 1,000 such operations this year, new research suggests. While the procedure ...
Mar 05 2007 2:22pm
Or better yet, a Wii is a good compromise. Just kidding- go outside. more
Mar 06 2007 9:59am
Childhood obesity triggers girls' early puberty CHICAGO, Illinois (Reuters) -- Childhood obesity in the United States appears to be causing girls to reach puberty at an earlier age, for reasons that are not clear, a study said Monday. The report f ...
Mar 05 2007 3:51pm