Obesity significantly increases prostate cancer risk in African-American men Obesity in black men substantially increases the risk of low- and high-grade prostate cancer, while obesity in white men moderately reduces the risk of low-grade cancer and only slightly increases the risk of high-grade cancer, a study to examine how race and obesity jointly affect prostate cancer risk.
New research shows how to tackle obesity One size does not fit all when it comes to tackling obesity. Researchers looking at how to tackle England's country's obesity issue and found that currently individuals are often treated the same regardless of how healthy they are, where they live or their behavioral characteristics.
Two tested approaches to treating childhood obesity appear effective A study of two protocols for the treatment of childhood obesity finds that both were successful in limiting one-year weight gain in obese children. Both interventions use information technology to provide clinicians with up-to-date obesity management guidelines and tools to help families manage behaviors related to obesity and fitness.Clinical studies show 'CHORI-bar' results in broad scale health improvements A fruit-based micronutrient and fiber-dense supplement bar was shown in clinical trials to improve metabolism in overweight/obese otherwise healthy adults in ways that are consistent with reduced risk of type 2 diabetes and cardiovascular disease. Consumption of the bar for two months also reduced chronic inflammation, and initiated a reduction in weight and waist circumference.