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Mildly obese fare better after major heart attack
SCIENCE DAILY People who survive a major heart attack often do better in the years afterward if they're mildly obese, a study by cardiologists shows. 2 hours
Mildly stressing muscle metabolism reverses diabetes and obesity in mice
NEWS MEDICAL Mildly stressing muscle metabolism boosts levels of a beneficial hormone that prevents obesity and diabetes in mice, according to a new study by researchers at the University of... 2 hours
Adolescents with BMI at high-normal range have greater risk of death from cardiovascular diseases
NEWS MEDICAL While there is solid evidence that adolescent overweight and obesity are associated with coronary heart disease (CHD) and stroke, less... 2 hours
[Research Articles] Type 2 immunity is protective in metabolic disease but exacerbates NAFLD collaboratively with TGF-{beta}
Science Magazine Nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) is now the most common progressive liver disease in developed countries... 4 hours
States with the Fattest Pets Revealed in New Report
LIVE SCIENCE As Americans are getting fatter, so are their pets — a new report says that about a third of pet cats and dogs in the United States are overweight or... 10 hours
Community-wide intervention reduces obesity risk factors in preschoolers from low-income families
NEWS MEDICAL Preschoolers from low-income families living in cities that took part in a two-year community-wide intervention to foster healthy eating and lifestyle habits consumed fewer sugary drinks,... 15 hours
Studies show power of multi-level approaches to prevent childhood obesity in low-income communities
NEWS MEDICAL Childhood obesity rates are at historically high levels especially among racial/ethnic minorities and low-income families. 17 hours
Moderate-intensity exercise can benefit extremely obese older adults
NEWS MEDICAL Moderate-intensity exercise can help even extremely obese older adults improve their ability to perform common daily activities and remain independent, according to researchers at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center. 19 hours
Portly Pets: Report Highlights Obesity in US Dogs & Cats
LIVE SCIENCE As Americans are getting fatter, so are their pets — a new report says that about a third of pet cats and dogs in the United States are... 24 hours
Older obese adults can benefit from moderate exercise
SCIENCE DAILY Moderate-intensity exercise can help even extremely obese older adults improve their ability to perform common daily activities and remain independent, according to researchers. 1 day
Large-scale community initiative holds promise to combat childhood obesity
NEWS MEDICAL A large-scale effort to reduce childhood obesity in two low-income Massachusetts communities resulted in some modest improvements among schoolchildren over a relatively short period of time, suggesting that such a comprehensive approach... 1 day
WATCH: 'Motivated': Do you even need to exercise?
ABC NEWS ABC News' Mara Schiavocampo interviews obesity expert Dr. Louis Aronne and trainer Noah Neiman about whether exercise is key to weight loss. 2 days
Scientists find lack of experimental evidence detailing biologic roles of leptin in metabolism
NEWS MEDICAL Discovered more than two decades ago, the hormone leptin has been widely hailed as the key regulator of leanness. Yet, the pivotal... 4 days
Changes to diet, physical activity, behaviour may reduce obesity in children, adolescents
SCIENCE DAILY Making changes to diet, physical activity and behavior may reduce obesity in children and adolescents, suggests a new report. 5 days
Weight Bias May Show Up in School Kids As Young As 9
LIVE SCIENCE School-age kids may be biased against their peers who are overweight or obese and not even know it, a new study finds. 5 days
Decades after the discovery of anti-obesity hormone, scant evidence that leptin keeps lean people lean, scientists say
SCIENCE DAILY Decades after the discovery of anti-obesity hormone, scant evidence that leptin keeps lean people... 5 days
Novel seca medical Vital Signs Analyzer advances potential of non-invasive diagnostics to completely new level
NEWS MEDICAL Malnutrition, obesity, Type 2 diabetes and all their consequences are among the world's major medical challenges of the... 5 days
All kids should be screened for obesity
NEWS MEDICAL Earlier this week, an influential group of experts in preventive care affirmed that children age 6 and older should be screened for obesity and referred to intensive treatment when necessary. 6 days
Specialist antenatal clinics can help cut pregnancy complications for obese women
NEWS MEDICAL Specialist antenatal clinics for severely obese mums-to-be can help cut rates of pregnancy complications, research has found. 6 days
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