- POSTSCRIPTS. // Nutrition Health Review: The Consumer's Medical Journal;2004, Issue 92, p20
The article presents several news related to medicine. Obesity and weight change are both strong factors in the risk for gout in men, according to a study published in the journal "Archives of Internal Medicine." According to findings published in Mayo Clinic Proceedings, drug therapy for...
- Data on obesity-PCa link mount, but conflict. // Urology Times;Feb2004, Vol. 32 Issue 3, p1
Presents the recent studies related to obesity. Association of obesity in prostate cancer patients with higher-grade tumors, cancer recurrence and more aggressive disease; Potential of body mass index (BMI) as a reliable marker for obesity early screening and treatment; Likelihood of patients...
- Galen on Obesity: Etiology, Effects, and Treatment World J. Surg. Vol. 28, No. 6, June 2004. Papavramidou, Niki S.; Papavramidis, Spiros T.; Christopoulou-Aletra, Helen // World Journal of Surgery;Jun2004, Vol. 28 Issue 6, p631
Only a few studies have been conducted to determine the historical background of obesity, and even fewer have focused on specific writers who have made great contributions on the subject. Galen was among the first to establish scientific methods to describe and treat morbid obesity, and a...
- Effect of Weight Loss in Adults on Estimation of Risk Due to Adiposity in a Cohort Study. Kyulo, Namgyal L.; Knutsen, Synnove F.; Fraser, Gary E.; Singh, Pramil N. // Obesity (19307381);Jan2012, Vol. 20 Issue 1, p206
The effect of overweight and obesity on the risk of fatal disease tends to attenuate with age. To evaluate whether this effect is partly attributable to disease-related weight loss, we examined the prebaseline history of weight loss and diseases associated with weight loss among adults enrolled...
- OBESITY -- Issues and Implications. Arnhold, Robert W.; Auxter, David A. // Palaestra;Winter2004, Vol. 20 Issue 1, p5
Focuses on issues and implications concerning obesity. Annual cost of obesity in the U.S.; Example of a Federal public policy initiative against obesity; Percentage of adults who are considered obese.
- Pathways to obesity in a developing population: The Guangzhou Biobank Cohort Study. S Kavikondala; CM Schooling; CQ Jiang; WS Zhang; KK Cheng; TH Lam; GM Leung // International Journal of Epidemiology;Feb2009, Vol. 38 Issue 1, p72
Background â€˜Environmental mismatchâ€™ may contribute to obesity in rapidly developing societies, because poor early life conditions could increase the risk of obesity in a subsequently more socio-economically developed environment. In a recently developing population (from southern...
- A New Diet: Lawsuits and Advice From the Government. Rippel, Barbara; Smith, Frances // Consumers' Research Magazine;Aug2003, Vol. 86 Issue 8, p34
Focuses on the obesity problem in the U.S. Measures taken to combat obesity in the country; Potential targets for obesity according to trial lawyers; Reasons for obesity according to most physicians, dietitians, nutritionists and other scientists.
- Diagnosing & Treating Obesity. Plank, Suzi // American Chiropractor;Jan2005, Vol. 27 Issue 1, p28
The article reports on the diagnosis and treatment of obesity. Reports state that 60% of Americans are now either overweight or obese. Studies continue to indicate that obesity is now a statistically normal condition in the U.S., Great Britain, and even in China. The negative effects of obesity...
- Survival of the fattest. Tipps, Steve // Teaching Elementary Physical Education;Nov2004, Vol. 15 Issue 6, p30
Shares an author's experience on obesity. Physical and emotional problems associated with obesity; Strengths and limitations of being overweight; Role of dodge ball game in loosing weight; Importance of physical education.