Posts Tagged obesity

Prenatal and early childhood fructose tied to asthma in kids

UNTV News   •   December 20, 2017

(Reuters Health) – – Grade school kids may be more likely to develop asthma if they consumed lots of drinks sweetened with sugar and high fructose corn syrup or if...

Obese children to outnumber severely underweight by 2022 – WHO

admin   •   October 11, 2017

One in five children is now obese or overweight. Thin or weak children have long been the enduring image associated with poor nutrition in developing countries, while obesity is considered...

Obese couples may take longer to conceive

UNTV News   •   March 1, 2017

(Reuters Health) – – Couples who are obese may take longer to achieve pregnancy than partners who aren’t as overweight, a recent U.S. study suggests. Previous studies in women have...

Study finds UK sugar tax could save thousands from obesity, diabetes

admin   •   December 16, 2016

  A planned levy on sugary drinks due to be introduced in Britain in April 2018 could significantly reduce the number of people who become obese and develop diabetes and...

Obesity and diabetes by middle age tied to heart failure later on

admin   •   December 5, 2016

(Reuters Health) – People who reach middle age without developing high blood pressure, diabetes or obesity may have a lower risk of heart failure later in life, a recent study...

Many obese young adults unaware of kidney disease risk

admin   •   June 3, 2016

(Reuters Health) – Obese young adults at risk for developing kidney disease are largely unaware of the looming problem, a U.S. study suggests. Researchers examined more than a decade of...

Diabetes link to sitting largely due to obesity and lack of exercise

admin   •   March 31, 2016

(Reuters Health) – Too much time spent sitting is associated with an increased risk of developing diabetes, but the effect is primarily seen among those who are also obese or...

Global progress against obesity “unacceptably slow”

admin   •   February 20, 2015

(Reuters) – Global progress toward tackling obesity has been “unacceptably slow”, health experts said on Wednesday, with only one in four countries implementing a policy on healthy eating before 2010....

More parents think their overweight child is ‘about right

admin   •   August 27, 2014

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – Between 1988 and 2010, the number of parents who could correctly identify their children as overweight or obese went down, according to a new study....

Dagdag na 10% tax sa soft drinks, carbonated at sweetened drinks, pinag-aaralan na ng Kongreso

admin   •   August 19, 2014

MANILA, Philippines — Pinag-aaralan na sa mababang kapulungan ng Kongreso ang pagpapataw ng dagdag na 10-porsiyentong buwis sa mga inuming may matataas na sugar contents tulad ng soft drinks, carbonated...

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