Thu, August 13, 2009

Time to lose weight?

Rate of severe childhood obesity up sharply in U.S.

The rate of severe obesity among U.S. children and teenagers more than tripled over the past three decades, a new study finds. Full story


Over-weight pets

Not only human can become overweight, animals, especailly those pets, also become overweight nowadays...


Which of the following methods have you ever tried to lose weight?
Health diet
Plastic surgery


Why you should lose weight?


Weight loss improves mood in depressed people, study shows

2009-07-27 16:29:09 GMT Xinhua English WASHINGTON, July 27 (Xinhua) -- Weight loss program could counteract depressed mood and reduce risk factors for heart disease in obese patients, a new study shows.

Obesity raises risk of complications in pregnancy, study shows

2009-07-17 08:10:07 GMT Xinhua English LONDON, July 16 (Xinhua) -- Expectant mothers who are obese are much more likely to suffer from minor complications such as heartburn and chest infections during pregnancy, a study from the University of Edinburgh said.

Overweight moms more likely to have asthmatic kids

2009-05-22 11:47:04 GMT China Daily TUESDAY, May 19 -- A mother's weight may have lasting effects not just on her own health but on the respiratory health of her children as well.

Just being overweight can shorten lifespan: study

2009-02-25 07:48:23 GMT China Daily PARIS – Simply being overweight, but not obese, from an early age boosts the risk of premature death by a third -- as much as smoking up to 10 cigarettes a day, researchers in Sweden reported Wednesday.

Study: Losing weight can cure obstructive sleep apnea in overweight patients

2009-02-07 00:44:32 GMT Xinhua English WASHINGTON, Feb. 6 (Xinhua) -- For sufferers of obstructive sleep apnea (OSA), losing weight is perhaps the single most effective way to reduce OSA symptoms and associated disorders, according to a new study in the American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine.

Tips for losing weight


All time best skinny foods

2009-08-11 08:46:39 GMT Forbes Knocking the halo off the most popular so-called healthy foods.

Can drilling electrodes into your brain help you lose weight?

2009-08-10 10:39:24 GMT Just how desperate are you to lose weight - desperate enough to have electrodes implanted in your brain? That's the latest approach to tackling obesity now being tested.

Secrets to successful diet

2009-05-27 15:57:21 GMT Forbes These tips will help you conquer the battle of the bulge and get in shape for summer.

Why sleeping more could help you lose weight

2009-05-25 07:37:35 GMT If you want to lose weight the surprising answer is to stay in bed longer.

Brown fat may help adults lose weight: Study

2009-04-10 09:13:27 GMT Xinhua English BEIJING, April 10 (Xinhuanet) -- A new U.S. study shows healthy adults still have significant deposits of brown fat -- previously believed to be present in babies and children -- that could lead to a new way to lose weight.

Related news


Rate of severe childhood obesity up sharply in U.S.

2009-08-13 09:15:58 GMT The rate of severe obesity among U.S. children and teenagers more than tripled over the past three decades, a new study finds.

China's "chubby" kids struggle to lose weight

2009-08-09 07:37:30 GMT Xinhua English BEIJING, Aug. 9 (Xinhua) -- At 6:30 a.m., when most children are still sound asleep, a group of chubby faces shows up on time at the Beijing Children's Hospital.

Weight-loss surgery cuts cancer rate in obese women

2009-06-25 05:55:42 GMT PARIS – Weight-loss surgery that curbs food intake by stitching up parts of the stomach or small intestine reduces the risk of cancer in obese women by more than 40 percent, according to a study released Thursday.

Overweight pets

2009-06-24 03:11:18 GMT Overweight pets.

School tries to get rid of overweight student

2009-02-17 06:02:19 GMT China Daily A high school has sparked great controversy among area residents after it tried to persuade an overweight female student to quit school or transfer to another one in Sanya, Hainan province.