- Obesity in America. // Medical Update;Jan2000, Vol. 23 Issue 7, p2
Deals with obesity in the United States.
- FAT and Happy. Malovany, Dan // Snack Food & Wholesale Bakery;Aug2006, Vol. 98 Issue 8, p6
The author discusses his views regarding the growing population of obese people and offers suggestions on how to prevent obesity.
- Eat your heart out, Sophia. Bersch, Carren // MLO: Medical Laboratory Observer;Oct2003, Vol. 35 Issue 10, p6
Focuses on obesity and metabolic syndrome. Prevalence of obesity and metabolic syndrome among adults in the U.S.; Characteristics of metabolic syndrome; Importance of diet therapy, medication compliance in overcoming the metabolic syndrome.
- Welcome and Invitation to IFSO 2011 to Hamburg and Germany. // Obesity Surgery;Aug2011, Vol. 21 Issue 8, p953
An introduction to articles published within the issue about the current status of surgery for obesity and metabolic disorders is presented.
- Moderate exercise lowered genetic predisposition to obesity. Murphy, Casey // Endocrine Today;Apr2012, Vol. 10 Issue 4, p24
The article reports on a study which revealed that people who walked briskly for at least one hour per day have lowered their genetic predisposition to obesity.
- Weighty Matters. Altamirano, Clementina H. // Hispanic;Nov2000, Vol. 13 Issue 11, p68
Focuses on obesity which has become a major national health concern. Ailments of obesity; Factors that can help fight obesity; Advice that can be considered before one starts to have any lifestyle change program. INSET: Am I Fat?.
- Trends in body mass index from 1948 to 1968: results from the Glasgow Alumni Cohort. Okasha, M; McCarron, P; Smith, G Davey; Gunnell, D // International Journal of Obesity & Related Metabolic Disorders;May2003, Vol. 27 Issue 5, p638
Most published studies suggest that the rising prevalence of overweight and obesity is a recent phenomenon. We have investigated whether secular trends in body mass index (BMI) existed in the 1950s and 1960s, using data collected from young adults attending Glasgow University. Mean BMI increased...
- METABOLIC DISORDERS. // Nurse Practitioners Prescribing Reference;Spring2013, Vol. 20 Issue 1, p147
A list of drugs used for treating metabolic disorders is presented which includes Xenical from Genentech, Arava from Sanofi Aventis and Celebrex from Pfizer.
- Obesity. Artenburn, David // American Family Physician;10/1/2002, Vol. 66 Issue 7, p1279
Provides information on obesity. Definition; Prognosis of the condition; Drug treatments available for obesity.