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.

dateSep 08, 2010 in Health
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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 ...

dateMay 06, 2010 in Health
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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 ...

dateJul 13, 2009 in Health
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Obese women play cancer roulette

Obese women may be putting themselves at greater risk of breast cancer by not undergoing regular screening. According to new research by Dr. Nisa Maruthur and her team from The John Hopkins University School of Medicine in ...

dateMar 16, 2009 in Cancer
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