News tagged with international journal of obesity

Losing weight not always a positive

Encouraging the obese to lose weight may not always be beneficial for their wellbeing reports a paper published online in the International Journal of Obesity.

Sep 08, 2010
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Lose weight fast for lasting results, suggests new study

If you thought the best way to lose and maintain weight was the slow and steady approach, think again. A new study by Lisa Nackers and colleagues, from the University of Florida in the US, suggests that the key to long-term ...

May 06, 2010
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Childhood obesity link to parents

The relationships between children and their parent of the same gender in the earliest years of life could be the key to understanding why some young people become obese and others do not, new research conducted by the EarlyBird ...

Jul 13, 2009
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Extra support helps obese women cycle to and from work

Increased daily exercise can prevent diabetes and cardiovascular disease in obese women, but getting started and maintaining new habits is a challenge. A new study by researchers at the Swedish medical university Karolinska ...

May 05, 2009
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