News tagged with body mass index

Sleep loss limits fat loss

Cutting back on sleep reduces the benefits of dieting, according to a study published October 5, 2010, in the Annals of Internal Medicine.

dateOct 04, 2010 in Health
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Physical limitations of breast cancer survivors

Women who survive breast cancer often suffer from functional limitations that affect motion, strength and dexterity, which may adversely affect all-cause and competing-cause survival but not breast cancer survival, according ...

dateSep 22, 2010 in Cancer
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Childhood viral infection may be a cause of obesity

The emerging idea that obesity may have an infectious origin gets new support in a cross-sectional study by University of California, San Diego School of Medicine researchers who found that children exposed to a particular ...

dateSep 20, 2010 in Health
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