Association between overweight, obesity and self-perceived job insecurity in German employees
- Update of a cohort mortality study of workers exposed to methylene chloride employed at a plant producing cellulose triacetate film base. Tomenson, John // International Archives of Occupational & Environmental Health;Dec2011, Vol. 84 Issue 8, p889
Purpose: To update the mortality experience of employees of a factory that produced cellulose triacetate film base at Brantham in the United Kingdom and generate information on the effects of exposure to methylene chloride, in particular, mortality from cardiovascular disease and cancers of the...
- Appetite Regulation: An Overview. Waljit S. Dhillo // Thyroid;May2007, Vol. 17 Issue 5, p433
Obesity is a major public health problem associated with morbidity and mortality and continues to increase worldwide. This review focuses on the regions of the brain that are important in appetite regulation and the circulating factors implicated in the control of food intake. The hypothalamus...
- Pound foolish: Public-health groups' claims misleading. Berman, Richard // Nation's Restaurant News;9/22/2003, Vol. 37 Issue 38, p166
Presents a study on obesity-related mortality rate in the U.S. Total number of overweights; Contribution of restaurants on the risk of obesity; Disease related to obesity.
- Risk of early death in extremely overweight young men. Sonne-Holm, S.; Sorensen, T.I.A.; Christensen, U. // British Medical Journal (Clinical Research Edition);9/17/1983, Vol. 287 Issue 6395, p795
Examines the association of early death with obesity among young men in Copenhagen, Denmark. Life expectancy in the obese group; Correlation between body mass index and mortality; Impact of obesity on human health.
- Open-plan offices help spread germs and raise stress levels. // Occupational Health;Feb2009, Vol. 61 Issue 2, p7
The article reports on an Australian study which found that open-plan offices are more likely to create illness among the workforce, mostly by spreading colds and other infections and increasing stress levels. Ninety percent of employees polled who worked in open-plan spaces reported adverse...
- Fifty years ago: 'Height, Weight and Obesity in an Industrial Population'. Howell, R. W. // Occupational Medicine;Aug2015, Vol. 65 Issue 6, p458
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- Cardiovascular risk in the Asiaâ€“Pacific region from a nutrition and metabolic point of view: abdominal obesity. Gill, Timothy P // Asia Pacific Journal of Clinical Nutrition;Jun2001, Vol. 10 Issue 2, p85
The level of obesity within the Pacific Islands is extremely high and so is the prevalence of weight-related morbidity and mortality. In contrast, the level of obesity, as defined by the standard WHO classification, remains relatively low in most Asian countries, yet rates of obesity-related...
- Maternal obesity during pregnancy is associated with adult offspring cardiovascular morbidity and mortality but may represent confounding by other factors. Al Mamun, Abdullah // Evidence Based Medicine;Jun2014, Vol. 19 Issue 3, p111
The article comments on the article "Maternal obesity during pregnancy and premature mortality from cardiovascular event in adult offspring: follow-up of 1 323 275 person-years" by R. M. Reynolds and colleagues that was published in a 2013 issue of "British Medical Journal". It discusses the...
- Employers' Obesity Initiatives in the Workplace: A Wakeup Call for Health Plans. Lednar, Wayne M. // American Health & Drug Benefits;Sep2011, Vol. 4 Issue 5, p278
In this article the author discusses an article published within the issue that is concerned with the ways in which employer engagement and population- based proactive analyses of employeesâ€™ experiences can identify meaningful areas for aligned and coordinated obesity intervention in the...