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Obese or Not? It's Time to Rethink BMI, Researchers Argue
LIVE SCIENCE Should obesity be redefined? 4 hours
Obese people have lower pain threshold, new research shows
SCIENCE DAILY An extra layer of fat won’t provide a cushion against pain – in fact, obese people are more sensitive to pressure pain than those who are not overweight, and they... 8 hours
Obese people more sensitive to pressure pain, research shows
NEWS MEDICAL An extra layer of fat won't provide a cushion against pain - in fact, obese people are more sensitive to pressure pain than those who are not overweight, and they... 17 hours
Study shows existence of numerous, varied genetic syndromes linked to obesity than previously thought
NEWS MEDICAL A new study led by researchers from McMaster University has shown that, while relatively rare in the general population, there... 17 hours
Patent analysis reveals that saffron bioactives can be used to treat multiple disorders
NEWS MEDICAL Increased stress levels, sleep disorders and obesity have become hallmarks of present lifestyle. These conditions are often correlated with serious health problems... 18 hours
There Are at Least 79 Obesity 'Syndromes'
LIVE SCIENCE When it comes to obesity, there's more than meets the eye: A new review of studies from Canada suggests that obesity comes in at least 79 different forms that are linked to people's genes,... 19 hours
Rare genetic forms of obesity more numerous, diverse than previously thought
SCIENCE DAILY In their search of seven databases and analysis of 161 papers, researchers found that 79 obesity syndromes have been previously reported. Of the 79 syndromes, 19... 19 hours
Adults who skip TV during dinner and eat home-cooked meals less likely to be obese, study finds
NEWS MEDICAL Adults who don't flip on the TV during dinner and those who eat home-cooked... 4 days
SLU researchers aim to tackle diabetes and obesity by capturing benefits of exercise in pill form
NEWS MEDICAL With a series of new grants, Saint Louis University researchers will tackle the twin epidemics of... 4 days
Study compares arm measures to BMI for assessing nutritional status of leukemia survivors
NEWS MEDICAL Arm anthropometry is a simple method to determine if a person is overweight or obese, and because it can distinguish between fat... 4 days
Can You Be Obese And Healthy? | Video
LIVE SCIENCE Some obese people don't have any of the typical risk factors for heart disease or diabetes. 5 days
Insulin resistance may lead to faster cognitive decline
MNT A new Tel Aviv University study published in the Journal of Alzheimer's Disease finds that insulin resistance, caused in part by obesity and physical inactivity, is also linked to a more rapid... 5 days
Rapid weight gain during infancy could lead to obesity in adulthood
NEWS MEDICAL Rapid weight gain in an infant's first six months of life is a risk factor for child- and adulthood obesity, according to researchers. 5 days
Pre-pregnancy BMI directly linked to excess pregnancy weight gain
SCIENCE DAILY It's well known that excessive weight gain during pregnancy can have a lasting negative impact on the health of a mother and her baby. A new study finds that for... 6 days
Researchers develop way to adjust BMI values for children of different ethnicities
NEWS MEDICAL BMI is the most widely-used measure of obesity in children, but the existing 'one-size fits all' standards don't provide accurate readings for UK South... 6 days
Overeating and 'throwaway mentality' reduce global food security and damage the environment
PHYS.ORG Thirty-nine percent of adults worldwide are overweight, 13 percent even obese – with the trend increasing, says the World Health Organization (WHO). At the... 6 days
New recommendations aim to guide doctors and patients about testing, treatment options
NEWS MEDICAL Surgical options for people with medical conditions including obesity, and the risks of operating on the elderly, feature among 10 new recommendations released today... 6 days
Pre-pregnancy BMI and ethnicity may signal likelihood for obesity later in life, research shows
NEWS MEDICAL Specific messaging and resources are needed to promote healthy weight gain during pregnancy for young mothers, a new study suggests. 6 days
Insulin resistance linked to more rapid decline in cognitive performance
NEWS MEDICAL A new Tel Aviv University study published in the Journal of Alzheimer's Disease finds that insulin resistance, caused in part by obesity and physical inactivity, is also linked... 6 days
Insulin resistance may lead to faster cognitive decline
SCIENCE DAILY Insulin resistance, caused in part by obesity and physical inactivity, is also linked to a more rapid decline in cognitive performance, new research suggests. 7 days
Medical News Today: High BMI linked to severe liver disease in later life
MNT Obesity is known to cause a range of health issues, but the links between BMI and liver disease have not received much... 1 week
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