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Health - Agronomy / Food Science - 12.11.2009
People entering their 60s may have more disabilities today than in prior generations
In a development that could have significant ramifications for the nation's health care system, Baby Boomers may well be entering their 60s suffering far more disabilities than their counterparts did in previous generations, according to a new UCLA study. The findings, researchers say, may be due in part to changing American demographics.

Chemistry - Agronomy / Food Science - 04.11.2009
A Natural Solution to Controlling Appetite - A New Approach by Birmingham Engineers to Tackle Obesity
Scientists at the University of Birmingham's School of Chemical Engineering have developed an aqueous solution that gels into a solid structure in the stomach, curbing appetite.

Health - Agronomy / Food Science - 14.10.2009
Local farmers in Africa to benefit from school meal programmes
Local farmers in Africa to benefit from school meal programmes
Local farmers in Africa to benefit from school meal programmes New Imperial-led project aims to support farmers to provide healthy food for children - %0A " Imperial College London News Release For I

Health - Agronomy / Food Science - 16.09.2009
Helping the obese fight loss of muscle function
Helping the obese fight loss of muscle function
PA 243/09 Experts at The University of Nottingham are working on ground-breaking research to determine, for the first time, precisely what damage obesity can inflict on the muscles in our body.

Health - Agronomy / Food Science - 01.09.2009
Waist-hip ratio better than BMI for gauging obesity in elderly
Body mass index (BMI) readings may not be the best gauge of obesity in older adults, according to new research from UCLA endocrinologists and geriatricians. Instead, they say, the ratio of waist size to hip size may bea better indicator when it comes to those over 70.

Agronomy / Food Science - Health - 06.08.2009
Seeking Six People to Tackle the Region’s Weightiest Issue
Health experts at the University of Birmingham are launching a pioneering initiative in a bid to combat the burgeoning obesity crisis in the West Midlands.

Health - Agronomy / Food Science - 03.06.2009
2009 Childhood Obesity Conference addresses new challenges, approaches to improving children's health
BERKELEY — Focusing on proven strategies to improve children's health and prevent obesity is even more important during times of economic turmoil, according to organizers of the upcoming 2009 Childhood Obesity Conference.

Life Sciences - Agronomy / Food Science - 01.06.2009
Harvard Scientist Says We are What We Eat - and What We Cook
Yes, says Richard Wrangham of Harvard University, who argues in a new book that the invention of cooking - even more than agriculture, the eating of meat, or the advent of tools - is what led to the rise of humanity.

Health - Agronomy / Food Science - 12.03.2009
Leona Shapiro, leading nutritionist and child obesity expert, dies at 89
Leona Shapiro, leading nutritionist and child obesity expert, dies at 89
Shapiro began her decades-long career at UC Berkeley in 1958 as a lecturer in public health nutrition at the School of Public Health.

Agronomy / Food Science - Mathematics - 04.03.2009
Linking fast food proximity to obesity
California's nearly 3 million 9th graders are at least 5.2 percent more likely to be obese if there is a fast food restaurant within a tenth of a mile of their school, according to a new study

Agronomy / Food Science - Health - 18.01.2009
Childhood obesity risk increased by newly-discovered genetic mutations, says study
Childhood obesity risk increased by newly-discovered genetic mutations, says study Three new genetic variations that increase the risk of obesity discovered - %0A " Imperial College London News Relea
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