Overweight and obesity at school entry among migrant and German children: a cross-sectional study
- Using concentration index to study changes in socio-economic inequality of overweight among US adolescents between 1971 and 2002. Qi Zhang; Youfa Wang // International Journal of Epidemiology;Sep2007, Vol. 36 Issue 4, p916
Background The prevalence of overweight among adolescents continues to increase in the United States. This study examines the changes in socio-economic status (SES) inequality of overweight among US adolescents in the past three decades. Methods Concentration Index (CI) was utilized to measure...
- Gestational obesity and risk of hypospadias in male newborns. A population based case-control study. Abbas, Tariq O.; Ali, Mansour; Ibrahim, Ashraf A. // Iranian Journal of Otorhinolaryngology;Dec2013, Vol. 3 Issue 4, p381
Aim: Hypospadias is a relatively common male genital anomaly that may be caused by anomalies in maternal hormone levels and/or blood glucose levels as well as nutritional deficiencies. Maternal obesity, which increases the risk of diabetes, may alter hormone levels, and may thereby be associated...
- School-based Obesity Prevention: A Blueprint for Taming the Epidemic. Baranowski, Tom; Cullen, Karen W.; Nicklas, Theresa; Thompson, Deborah; Baranowski, Janice // American Journal of Health Behavior;Nov/Dec2002, Vol. 26 Issue 6, p486
Objective: To review the literature on school-based obesity prevention programs to identify what can be done to minimize the increasing levels of obesity. Methods: Twenty articles reporting school-based dietary or physical activity change programs were identified that used BMI or skinfolds as...
- Fat chance. // Business News New Jersey;11/29/99, Vol. 12 Issue 44, p30
Reports on the findings of a study conducted by T.A. Miller Co. concerning obesity called `Weight Loss: The Role of OTC and RX Pharmaceuticals in the Treatment of Obesity: 1999.' Physicians' attitudes towards different therapies; Use of different prescription drugs for treating overweight patients.
- Obesity: molecular bases of a multifactorial problem. Palou, A.; Serra, F.; Bonet, M. L.; Pico, C. // European Journal of Nutrition;2000, Vol. 39 Issue 4, p127
Focuses on obesity as the basis of a multifactorial problem. Aspects to be considered in the regulation of feeding behavior; Discussion on the control of energy efficiency by adaptive thermogenesis; Insight on adipogenesis.
- Are we grooming our kids to be unhealthy, overweight? Steinback, Jyl // Fort Worth Business Press;03/24/2000, Vol. 12 Issue 48, p25
Focuses on the etiology and prevention of obesity. Increased television viewing; Less parental supervision after schooling; Involvement of children in meal planning.
- No 'magic bullet' for obesity. Nash, Karen // Cosmetic Surgery Times;Nov/Dec2002, Vol. 5 Issue 10, p1
Reports on the growing problem of obesity in the United States. Lack of immediate solution for the health problem; Chronic diseases associated with obesity.
- Battling obesity should be top priority among the overweight. GREENE, LOREN W. // Hudson Valley Business Journal;12/07/98-12/14/98, Vol. 9 Issue 16, p19
Reveals that more than one-half of all Americans are overweight and one out of four are obese, which is defined as 20 percent above ideal body weight. Health risk of obesity; Ways of battling obesity.
- The Weigh We Were. Gallo-Torres, Julia // Prepared Foods;Apr2002, Vol. 171 Issue 4, p7
Editorial. Discusses the health implications of obesity in the U.S. Characteristics of an obese person; Estimation of the cost of obesity prevention program; Measures adopted to prevent obesity.