It’s an interesting question, and now, researchers at Drexel University’s School of Public Health may have the answer: yes.
Researchers are very interested in isolating a gene or genes that suppress hunger. They’ve found one, but it hasn’t proved to be the solution they’d hoped for.
Although it can occur in almost any joint, osteoarthritis is a condition that often occurs most commonly in the knee.
We are a nation on the run, but unfortunately not a nation that runs or even walks much. We are on the run in our cars to a large extent and we don’t often exercise or eat right.
Transportation workers have the highest obesity rate, at more than 36 percent, followed by manufacturing and production workers at 30 percent.
A new study says that after a health insurance company told obese people to start exercising or pay more, most got active.
Since we have a growing problem of obesity in this country, intertrigo is on the rise.
Researchers from the Center for Obesity Research and Education in Philadelphia studied a group of young children and watched the way they ate on different sized plates.
Researchers followed adolescents from ages 14 to 18. More sleep was associated with a reduction in average BMI.
Fast food restaurants are not entirely to blame for our nations growing weight problem. Many offer healthy options. But studies show that most of us turn them down because of other reasons.
The IRS issued a ruling that states that if your physician determines that you are obese and then prescribes a weight loss program, the fees for the weight loss program are deductible medical expenses for tax purposes.
The risk of kidney stones is 10-15 percent in the United State – and some people are at greater risk than others.
If the Baltimore Ravens didn’t choose a cheerleader because of her weight, which they deny, would it be illegal?
“Maybe they have back pain, knee pain, they might have chronic headaches, ” says Dr. Amy Janke, assistant professor of psychology at the University of the Sciences in Philadelphia.
Research out of Yale University finds that although overweight and obese adolescents are most often bullied by friends and peers, a significant numbers of them are also bullied by adults.
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