Obesity

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Name: Obesity
First reported 17 hours ago - Updated 27 mins ago - 9 reports

People should monitor waistline for diabetes risk: expert

Public Health England (PHE), an executive agency of the Department of Health, released a report on Thursday containing new analysis showing adults with a large waist are five times more likely to get type 2 diabetesPHE said they encourage people to monitor ... [Published China.org.cn - 27 mins ago]
First reported 1 hour ago - Updated 39 mins ago - 2 reports

Obesity Linked to Gene Mutation That Makes Food More Tempting

Obesity may be linked to a gene mutation that makes palatable food seem more tempting. Researchers believe that the mutation present in many obese people causes the reward centers in their brains to become more excited when they see food, therefore leading ... [Published The Guardian Express - 39 mins ago]
First reported 2 hours ago - Updated 46 mins ago - 2 reports

Obesity – the new disability?

In this month’s eBulletin we are looking at the recent European legal case considering whether obesity amounts to a disability. The case has attracted huge public interest and strong opinions on the debate in the national press. No wonder as, with recent ... [Published Harbottle & Lewis - 46 mins ago]
First reported 10 hours ago - Updated 49 mins ago - 5 reports

Tackling poverty is the only way to tackle childhood obesity, says think tank director

Wales' childhood obesity crisis can only be tackled if poor families can access affordable food, the director of one of Wales’ leading think tanks has warned. It comes as with 26% classed as overweight or obese, while 29% of children living in the most ... [Published Wales Online - 49 mins ago]
First reported 2 hours ago - Updated 2 hours ago - 3 reports

Obesity Action Coalition (OAC) Joins Forces with the YMCA of Central Florida to Tackle the Obesity Epidemic

Entities: Obesity, YMCA, Epidemic
First reported Jul 30 2014 - Updated 3 hours ago - 14 reports

Study says early DDT exposure may set up females for obesity, diabetes

As they reached adulthood, female mice who were exposed in utero and just after birth to the pesticide DDT showed metabolic changes that put them at greater risk for obesity and type-2 diabetes, a new study says. ... [Published Calendar Live - 3 hours ago]
Entities: DDT, Obesity, Diabetes
First reported Jul 30 2014 - Updated 8 hours ago - 6 reports

Health24.com | Gene mutation may make food more tempting

Some obese people have a genetic mutation that seems to ramp up the reward centres in their brains when they see food, researchers report.Strategies to prevent overeatingGaining a better understanding of how this mutation triggers feelings of pleasure ... [Published Health24 - 8 hours ago]
First reported Jul 30 2014 - Updated 12 hours ago - 8 reports

DeLauro proposes 1 cent tax on each teaspoon of sugar in soft drinks

With high rates of obesity, diabetes and related illnesses prevailing across the United States, U.S. Rep. Rosa L. DeLauro on Wednesday proposed the Sugar-Sweetened Beverages Tax Act, or SWEET Act .It may not pass in a Republican-dominated House, but the ... [Published ShoreLine Times - 12 hours ago]
First reported Jul 29 2014 - Updated 19 hours ago - 9 reports

One More Reason Why You Should Never Diet

A new study confirms what you probably already know: Weight-loss diets really are the pits — especially if you start dieting when you're young. For the study, researchers from the Society for the Study of Ingestive Behavior in Seattle asked 1,340 female ... [Published Cosmopolitan - 19 hours ago]
First reported Jul 29 2014 - Updated Jul 30 2014 - 19 reports

NHS staff are too fat, says Simon Stevens

30 . 07 .14 NHS chief executive Simon Stevens says the health service has to “get its own act together” on obesity by helping staff lose weight.It could mean less junk food in canteens, weight-loss competitions, cycling facilities and more gyms in NHS ... [Published National Health Executive - Jul 30 2014]
First reported Jul 29 2014 - Updated Jul 30 2014 - 11 reports

Kurbo Health, the mobile weight-loss service for kids, bulks up with $5.8M round

Childhood obesity can lead to problems like diabetes, which costs a lot to treat and can seriously diminish the quality of life for a kid. And it can lead to obesity in adulthood — and the kaleidoscope of health problems that go with that. Palo Alto, ... [Published Atlanta Journal And Constitution - Jul 30 2014]
First reported Jul 29 2014 - Updated Jul 29 2014 - 8 reports

More Physical Activity, Less Sitting Helped Fight Obesity

(dailyRx News) Obesity is a serious condition that can easily develop in adults if they do not lead healthy lives. New research suggests adults should try for a combination of healthy behaviors in order to combat obesity later in life.A recent study found ... [Published Daily Rx - Jul 29 2014]

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Speaking of possible recruits, one retired general told the Wall Street Journal: "They aren't educationally qualified to join the military in any capacity, not just the high-tech jobs."
"The key to reducing your chances of type 2 diabetes is losing weight which can be achieved through a healthy diet and being more active" she added. Enditem
...clear and concise and it has taught me about the morbidity factors associated with extra weight," said Aristides Sepulveda, another dinner guest. "I have learned today that for a better health, we need to shut our mouth and shrink our stomachs."

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Appendix 4C Quarterly Report Quarter ended 30 J... [Published Noodls - 47 mins ago]
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Tackling poverty is the only way to tackle chil... [Published Wales Online - 49 mins ago]
Weight loss surgery: The dangers of 'quick fix'... [Published Mirror.co.uk - 49 mins ago]
Probiotics Help Diminish Fatty Liver Deposits [Published Hospi Medica - 50 mins ago]
The SWEET Act: National sugar-sweetened beverag... [Published Mother Nature Network - 53 mins ago]
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Obesity Action Coalition (OAC) Joins Forces wit... [Published PR Newswire: Policy & Public Interest - 2 hours ago]
TAMPA, Fla., July 31, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, the Obesity Action Coalition (OAC) and the YMCA of Central Florida are proud to announce an exciting new partnership aimed at educating the public about obesity, health and wellness and much ...
Boys & Girls Clubs of America Launches Great Fu... [Published PR Newswire: Policy & Public Interest - 3 hours ago]
ATLANTA, July 31, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- America's kids are in crisis. Our nation's state of poor academic performance, obesity, drug use, and youth-related violence are cause for alarm and national action. A key component of the solution ...
Childhood obesity rate no longer rising? [Published FOX Business - Video - 3 hours ago]
The Mensa panel weighs in on Justin Bieber, cell phone privacy, Pat Robertson and childhood obesity. ...
Study says early DDT exposure may set up female... [Published Greenspace - 4 hours ago]
As they reached adulthood, female mice who were exposed in utero and just after birth to the pesticide DDT showed metabolic changes that put them at greater risk for obesity and type-2 diabetes, a new study says. ...
Vets’ Alcohol Problems Linked to Stress on the ... [Published theCSRfeed - 6 hours ago]
Returning national guardsmen more likely to turn to alcohol than the general public when faced with issues at home SOURCE: Elsevier DESCRIPTION: Ann Arbor, MI, July 31, 2014 /3BL Media/ - Regardless of traumatic events experienced during deployment, ...
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Rx: 50 mg Nature, Ad Lib [Published Slate Magazine - Jul 25 2014]
Heavyweight Champs [Published Slate Magazine - Jun 18 2014]
Employers tackle obesity, boost bottom line [Published Money, Markets & More - Jun 02 2014]
Radical Eating [Published Slate Magazine - Apr 01 2014]
The Obesity Rate for Children Has Not Plummeted [Published Slate Magazine - Feb 28 2014]
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