Obesity News Archive - August, 2010

26th August, 2010

Exercise will make you feel full

Physical activity contributes to the prevention and treatment of obesity, not only by increasing energy expenditure but also by modulating the signals of satiety and reducing food intake. Brazilian researchers have discovered that exercise not only helps you shed kilos by burning calories but also makes you feel full by triggering neurons in the brain. Read to know [More...]

25th August, 2010

You can curb your weight by drinking water

Clinical Trial Confirms Effectiveness of a Simple Appetite Control Method. An appetite-control agent that requires no prescription, has no common side effects, and costs almost nothing. Scientists report results of a new clinical trial confirming that just two 8-ounce glasses of the stuff, taken before meals, enables people to shed pounds. [More...]

11th August, 2010

More Weight Equals Longer Hospital Stays

Sociologists found a direct relationship between obesity and duration and frequency of hospital stays. Researchers found that, on average, obese persons stayed one and a half days longer than those with normal weight. Sociologists attribute the connection to disease--46 percent of obese adults have high blood pressure. Obesity is also linked to an increased risk of heart disease, diabetes, stroke and other illnesses. The researchers also note that the longer a person has been obese, the more likely their hospital stay is lengthened.[More...]

03rd August, 2010

Aphrodite - Women's Health

Exercise can reduce the risk of breast cancer in girls and young women. Girls and young women who exercise regularly between the ages of 12 and 35 have a substantially lower risk of breast cancer before menopause compared to those who are less active, reports a new study in the Journal of the National Cancer Institute. [More...]