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Topic- Obesity

 

More minutes of exercise better for losing body fat-5482

More minutes of exercise better for losing body fat

After experiencing menopause, women tend to gain body fat. Breast cancer is the second most common form of cancer among women (United States National Cancer Institute), and older age and obesity are two risk factors. A study was conducted to determine if exercise would reduce body fat, which might reduce one of the risks of breast cancer.

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Obesity may counteract benefit of not smoking-5314

Obesity may counteract benefit of not smoking

Are boomers more healthy than earlier generations? Perceptions of self-rated health reported by 8,750 Canadians were analyzed for people born between 1935-1944; 1945-1954; 1955-1964; and 1965-1974.

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Around the world, obesity prevalence keeps rising-4762

Around the world, obesity prevalence keeps rising

A new analysis from the Global Burden of Disease Study 2013 showed that globally, there has been a rapid increase in rates of obesity and overweight in both adults

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Obesity in middle age is harbinger of early mortality-4568

Obesity in middle age is harbinger of early mortality

In the United States, data on 16,868 people participating in the Third National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (1988–1994) was compared to the National Death Index mortality file through 2006.

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For women, obesity leads to disability-4563

For women, obesity leads to disability

Since overweight and obesity are recognized as public health issues, a research team was curious to discover if there was a link between body weight and later disability.

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Walk or cycle to work for a healthy weight-4177

Walk or cycle to work for a healthy weight

Physical activity and health information was collected from 3,902 participants in India. In rural areas, 68.3% of people bicycled and 11.9% walked to work.

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