Don't mention the ‘F’ word

March 2004
Nature;3/18/2004, Vol. 428 Issue 6980, p239
Academic Journal
Comments on the U.S. National Institutes of Health's plans to combat obesity. Overview of the obesity problem in the country; Shortfalls of the government's anti-obesity policy.


Related Articles

  • NIH plots new course on obesity. Webster, Sandy Todd // IDEA Fitness Journal;May2011, Vol. 8 Issue 5, p61 

    The article reports the endeavor by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to restrict America's obesity epidemic, and highlights the institute’s research recommendations including discovering key processes that regulate body weight and infiuence behavior; and understanding the factors...

  • NIH initiatives driven by public health burden. Talsma, Julia; Kommehl, Ernest W. // Ophthalmology Times;6/15/2005, Vol. 30 Issue 12, p1 

    Reports that the U.S. National Institutes of Health (NIH) is working to transform medicine in the twenty-first century in order to change the way it is being practiced. Influence of public health burdens, such as chronic disease pattern, on the initiatives of NIH; Increase in the understanding...

  • National Institutes of Health Begins Funding Research That Focuses on Creating Health ... plus more. Week, John // Integrative Medicine: A Clinician's Journal;Apr2013, Vol. 12 Issue 2, p14 

    No abstract available.

  • Briefly. Kondro, Wayne // CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;3/4/2009 Doctor's Health Matters, Vol. 180, p506 

    The article offers news briefs related to public health in the U.S. American pharmaceutical manufacturers are allowed to resume the medical journal articles distribution to physicians as part of health promotion. The National Institutes of Health won the congressional economic stimulus packages...

  • Systems Science: A Good Investment for the Public’s Health. Mabry, Patricia L.; Kaplan, Robert M. // Health Education & Behavior;Oct2013 Supplement, Vol. 40 Issue 1, p9S 

    This supplement of Health Education & Behavior showcases the current state of the field of systems science applications in health promotion and public health. Behind this work lies a steady stream of public dollars at the federal level. This perspective details nearly a decade of investment by...

  • Policy Needs Regarding the Duty to Protect in Epidemiological Research with High-Risk Populations. Buchanan, David R. // Journal of Public Health Policy;2006, Vol. 27 Issue 3, p293 

    The paper presents an analysis of policy directives needed to respond to threats of harm (e.g., violence against third parties) that may arise in the course of conducting descriptive epidemiological research with high-risk populations. It identifies two key areas where new policies must be...

  • Initiatives in Rehabilitation Research. Moore, Justin; Goldstein, Marc // Physical Therapy;Feb2006, Vol. 86 Issue 2, p301 

    The article reports on the meeting of organizations representing a coalition of rehabilitation provider and patient groups with Doctor Elias Zerhouni, director of the U.S. National Institutes of Health (NIH), on December 8, 2005. Objectives of the meeting were to discuss the status of...

  • Protein linked to Parkinson's disease may regulate fat metabolism.  // Biomedical Market Newsletter;9/12/2011, Vol. 21, p278 

    The article presents a research study, conducted by the National Institutes of Health in the U.S., regarding the effectiveness of Parkin protein in processing dietary fats in the body.

  • Improving Health in Developing Countries. Csaszar, Michael; Lal, Bhavya // Issues in Science & Technology;Fall2004, Vol. 21 Issue 1, p29 

    Focuses on efforts to improve health in developing countries in 2004. Advantages of a global health research facility proposed by Jeffrey Sachs, director of Columbia University's Earth Institute in New York City; Information on the AIDS International Training and Research Program operated by...


Read the Article


Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics