Under the category “Summer Rentals That Have Gone Terribly Wrong,” there are perhaps few parallels to the experience of Charles Henry Warren, a Manhattan banker who, in 1906, took a house in Oyster Bay on Long Island’s North Shore. By the end of the season, Mr. Warren’s young daughter had developed typhoid. Read more at(…)
WASHINGTON – Heart disease and diabetes get all the attention, but what about the many other ways obesity can damage your health? Read more: http://www.foxnews.com/health/2013/01/06/few-americans-know-about-all-risks-obesity-poll-shows/#ixzz2HKzyOAVL
A group campaigning against obesity predicts that by 2030 more than half the people in 39 states will be obese – not merely overweight, but obese. Read more: http://www.foxnews.com/health/2012/09/18/3-states-obesity-rates-to-pass-50-percent-advocates-say/#ixzz2HP8NWEz3
The New ‘F as in Fat’ Report has been released by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. How does your state measure up? Read More.
LONDON (Reuters) – The fight against obesity will be a major investment trend for the next 25-50 years, a report by Bank of America/Merrill Lynch said on Tuesday, listing 50 companies in areas from healthcare and pharmaceuticals to food and sports that could benefit. Read more at Chicago Tribune.
MONDAY, June 25 (HealthDay News) — Women who exercise may cut their risk of breast cancer by as much as 30 percent, a new study suggests. Weight gain, however, may undermine the benefit of exercise, the researchers noted. Read more at Medicine Net
A molecule found in milk and possibly even beer could help fight weight gain, a new study suggests. Read more at Huffington Post.
Scientists in search of the control switch for the brain’s dinner bell have a new clue. Researchers studying mice at Columbia University Medical Center found that when they messed with a certain protein that is found in the brains of mice – and humans – the rodents’ appetite and metabolism changed. Read more at ABCNews.com
Some obese people may improve their health by donating blood, a preliminary study from Germany suggests. Read more: http://www.foxnews.com/health/2012/06/04/giving-blood-may-provide-health-benefits-for-obese/?#ixzz1x7iVVrQg
Obesity is a widespread epidemic, even among the homeless. While the popularized image of a homeless individual is one of skin and bones, a new study shows the reality is not so. One in three (32.3%) homeless individuals in the United States is obese, highlighting a hunger-obesity paradox. Read more at CNN.com