obesity

Diet and exercise does not prevent gestational diabetes in obese women
Diet and exercise does not prevent gestational diabetes in obese women August 7, 2015 (1 votes, average: 3.00 out of 5)

A diet and exercise regime for high-risk obese pregnant women, whilst effective in promoting a healthy lifestyle, does not prevent gestational diabetes, finds a study led by King’s College London. The findings, published in the Lancet Diabetes and Endocrinology, suggest ... Read More »

Bad genes lead teens to binge-eating
Bad genes lead teens to binge-eating July 29, 2015 (1 votes, average: 3.00 out of 5)

Binge-eating in teenagers may be linked to a gene variation, according to new research from the University of Queensland. The UQ Diamantina Institute’s Professor David Evans and a University College London Institute of Child Health team have analysed data from ... Read More »

Obese teens in study less likely to use contraception
Obese teens in study less likely to use contraception July 26, 2015 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

A study of nearly 1,000 teens found that sexually active obese adolescents were significantly less likely to use contraception than normal weight peers, putting them at higher risk of unintended pregnancy. Obese adolescents who did use contraception were also less ... Read More »

Early pregnancy weight control through healthy eating may prevent gestational diabetes
Early pregnancy weight control through healthy eating may prevent gestational diabetes July 21, 2015 (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

A new study published in the international journal Diabetes Care has found that obese women keeping their weight under control through healthy eating from early in pregnancy might prevent gestational diabetes. The purpose of the study was to look at ... Read More »

Gaining too much weight during pregnancy increases likelihood of child being obese
Gaining too much weight during pregnancy increases likelihood of child being obese May 31, 2015 (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

A new study conducted in collaboration between The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston and Harokopio University has found that when an expecting mother gains more weight than recommended, does not exercise or smokes during pregnancy, the probability that ... Read More »

Lifestyle advice during pregnancy pays off
Lifestyle advice during pregnancy pays off April 30, 2015 (2 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Research from the University of Adelaide shows that the additional cost of providing one-on-one lifestyle advice to overweight and obese women during pregnancy is offset by improved outcomes at birth. Researchers from the University’s Robinson Research Institute ran an economic evaluation ... Read More »

Queensland program to prevent childhood obesity
Queensland program to prevent childhood obesity April 4, 2015 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

Queensland families can sign up to a free government-funded healthy lifestyle program being run state-wide from April that can potentially transform their lives and which offers a fresh start following the Easter holidays. The PEACH (Parenting, Eating and Activity for ... Read More »

Impact of obesity on fertility can be reversed
Impact of obesity on fertility can be reversed March 8, 2015 (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

In a breakthrough discovery, researchers at the University of Adelaide have revealed how damage from obesity is passed from a mother to her children, and also how that damage can be reversed. The findings, by a team led by the ... Read More »

Seeing Themselves as Overweight May Be Self-Fulfilling Prophecy for Some Teens
Seeing Themselves as Overweight May Be Self-Fulfilling Prophecy for Some Teens February 22, 2015 (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Teens who mistakenly perceive themselves as overweight are actually at greater risk of obesity as adults, according to research findings forthcoming in Psychological Science, a journal of the Association for Psychological Science. “Our research shows that psychological factors are important ... Read More »

Overweight teens lose weight for the right reasons
Overweight teens lose weight for the right reasons January 13, 2015 (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Most heavy teens’ attempts to lose weight don’t work, but a new study shows a big secret of those who do succeed. They do it more for their own sake rather than to impress their peers or please their parents. ... Read More »







 
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