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obesity

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A breath test for... obesity?

A standard breath test that looks for bacterial growth in the gut could spot those with a greater risk of a certain type of obesity.

By Mar. 26, 2013

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New calculator predicts newborn's obesity risk

Simply enter in the parents' BMIs, the mother's professional skill level, whether the mother smoked while pregnant, and the baby's birth weight.

By Nov. 29, 2012

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Thermal imaging may help fight obesity

Imaging tech that measures heat levels is being used to measure brown fat, which plays a prominent role in how quickly the body can burn calories as energy.

By Jul. 19, 2012

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Study links in-utero exposure to magnetic fields to child obesity

Wireless devices and household appliances may impact fetal development, changing endocrine and metabolic systems, according to a large study by Kaiser Permanente.

By Jul. 30, 2012

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Virtual bike vs. childhood obesity

Richard Simmons likes it--what more do you need to know?

By Feb. 13, 2007

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'Gut sleeve' might one day help sidestep weight-loss surgeries

A study on rats finds that a removable silicone intestinal barrier tube works similarly to far more invasive bariatric surgeries. But will it work in humans?

By Oct. 24, 2013

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At annual meeting, Facebook stockholders to propose changes

The company's second-annual stockholder gathering will feature an agenda of gripes and changes as suggested by shareholders.

By Mar. 31, 2014

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'Re-Mission' is a video game with a vital purpose

HopeLab is a nonprofit that creates innovative products with a health-improvement target goal, like video game 'Re-Mission', which has been shown to improve the attitude and healthy behaviors of teens with cancer.

By Jan. 9, 2008

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Cap'n Crunch is staring at your kid for a reason

Cornell researchers studying "cereal box psychology" say the tempting gazes of all those sugar-hawking characters are carefully angled right at your tykes.

By Apr. 2, 2014