Monthly Archives: February 2002
Maya children in the United States are taller and longer-legged than Mayan children in Guatemala, as a result of greater access to food and health care. But they are also much heavier.
apid rates of weight gain during infancy could be linked to obesity later in childhood, report researchers in the February issue of Pediatrics.
A new study has found the first evidence that short periods of psychological stress can cause the body to take longer to clear heart-damaging fats from the bloodstream.
The increased activity of a single enzyme in fat cells may be a common cause of obesity and obesity-linked diseases, including diabetes.
A new study shows that depression is associated with an increased incidence of heart failure in elderly women, but not elderly men.
A new study shows that a synthetic antioxidant can delay and prevent the onset of autoimmune diabetes in mice.
Young adults who believe they can adhere to the regimen required to control their Type I diabetes have better blood sugar control than those who do not.