Temporal trends in misclassification patterns of measured and self-report based body mass index categories -- findings from three population surveys in Ireland
- Obesity: a Review of Current Perspectives. // Current Medical Literature: GH & Growth Factors;2003, Vol. 18 Issue 3, p53
Focuses on obesity perspectives. Definition; Prevalence; Sex prevalence; Co-morbidities; Pathophysiology; Genetic factors; Treatment; Surgical considerations.
- CHILDHOOD OBESITY ON THE RISE. Reece, Beth // Soldiers;Nov2003, Vol. 58 Issue 11, p39
Reports on the incidence of obesity in the United States. Prevalence of obesity; Major causes of obesity; Health hazards associated with obesity.
- The White Paper offers no choices. Neal, Julian // Medeconomics;Jan2005, Vol. 26 Issue 1, p21
This article presents information regarding a white paper issued by British government on health. In the White Paper, obesity is viewed as needing definitive guidance on prevention, identification, management and treatment and a comprehensive care pathway for its prevention and treatment is to...
- Confronting the Epidemic: The Need for Global Solutions. Rigby, Neville J.; Kumanyika, Shiriki; James, W. Philip T. // Journal of Public Health Policy;2004, Vol. 25 Issue 3/4, p418
The epidemic of obesity is global and legal actions to stem the epidemic must become global. We address the prevalence of overweight and obesity: the scope and size of the epidemic, and how food marketing has aggravated the problem. The metabolic syndrome, a new feature of the epidemic now...
- Editorial [Hot Topic:Dietary Determinants of the Metabolic Syndrome (Guest Editor: Luc Tappy Co-Editors: Jacques Delarue and Kim-Anne Le)]. Tappy, Luc; Delarue, Jacques; L�, Kim-Anne // Current Nutrition & Food Science;2007, Vol. 3 Issue 2, p109
Over the past decades, there has been a tremendous rise in the prevalence of obesity, not only in the westernized countries, but all over the world. Although it is well recognized that genetic factors are involved in obesity, this rapid rise is essentially to be attributed to environmental...
- OBESITY -- Issues and Implications. Arnhold, Robert W.; Auxter, David A. // Palaestra;Winter2004, Vol. 20 Issue 1, p5
Focuses on issues and implications concerning obesity. Annual cost of obesity in the U.S.; Example of a Federal public policy initiative against obesity; Percentage of adults who are considered obese.
- Pathways to obesity in a developing population: The Guangzhou Biobank Cohort Study. S Kavikondala; CM Schooling; CQ Jiang; WS Zhang; KK Cheng; TH Lam; GM Leung // International Journal of Epidemiology;Feb2009, Vol. 38 Issue 1, p72
Background â€˜Environmental mismatchâ€™ may contribute to obesity in rapidly developing societies, because poor early life conditions could increase the risk of obesity in a subsequently more socio-economically developed environment. In a recently developing population (from southern...
- ADIPOQ Gene Variants Associated with Susceptibility to Obesity and Low Serum Adiponectin Levels in Healthy Koreans. Ji Wan Park; Jungyong Park; Sun Ha Jee // Epidemiology & Health;2011, Vol. 33, p1
OBJECTIVES: This study aimed to measure the association between the adiponectin, C1Q and collagen domain-containing (ADIPOQ) gene variants and obesity in Koreans. METHODS: Three single nucleotide polymorphisms located in the ADIPOQ gene were genotyped in a population-based cross-sectional study...
- AUSTRALIA IN GRIP OF DIABETES EPIDEMIC: STUDY. // New Vegetarian & Natural Health;Winter2006, p38
The article cites a study titled "Australian Diabetes, Obesity and Lifestyle Study," conducted by researchers in Australia which found that diabetes is caused by lifestyle factors including obesity and poor diet. The findings revealed that 270 out of 280 cases are developing every day throughout...