A new study shows that fat shaming doesn't seem to do any good. It seems the more young girls are called 'fat' by close friends and family, the more likely they are to become obese.
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Newsy (Dec. 17, 2014) Can fat disappear into thin air? New research finds that during weight loss, over 80 percent of a person's fat molecules escape through the lungs.
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Howdini (Oct. 24, 2013) The pressure on girls to be thin and beautiful is real and fashion magazines set impossible standards of beauty. Parents need to help nurture a healthy body image in girls. Heres advice from Carol ... watch video
Howdini (Oct. 7, 2011) Worried that your child's 'baby fat' may be turning into something more serious? Here's GMA parenting contributor and author Ann Pleshette Murphy with some good advice to help parents prevent ... watch video
Newsy (Apr. 18, 2014) In a potential breakthrough for future obesity treatments, scientists have used MRI scans to pinpoint brown fat in a living adult for the first time.
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AP (Aug. 19, 2015) Scientists have finally figured out how the key gene tied to obesity makes people fat, a major discovery that could open the door to an entirely new approach to the problem beyond diet and exercise. ... watch video
Nov. 26, 2015 Researchers in Italy, Germany and the United States have identified a regulatory protein crucial for the development of cerebral cavernous malformation -- a severe and incurable disease mainly ... read more
Nov. 27, 2015 Sarcasm, white lies and teasing can be difficult to identify for those with certain disorders. For those who suffer from diseases like Alzheimer's or Parkinson's, or neurodevelopmental conditions ... read more
Nov. 27, 2015 Cognitive behavioral therapy could help many people with a dental phobia overcome their fear of visiting the dentist and enable them to receive dental treatment without the need to be sedated, ... read more
Nov. 27, 2015 Even patients over the age of 75 may recover from severe traumatic brain injury, suggests new research. This is the first study to describe the results of surgically treated ... read more
Nov. 24, 2015 Authors of new Cochrane Review remain uncertain about effect of widely used medicine on ADHD symptoms, despite large amount of research. Some evidence of increased sleeplessness and loss of appetite ... read more
Nov. 25, 2015 Patients experienced no serious adverse reactions after receiving infusions of as many as 2.6 billion cells that had been specially selected to protect the body's ability to produce insulin, report ... read more
Nov. 25, 2015 A new approach to 'vitrification,' or ice-free cryopreservation, has been discovered, which could ultimately allow a much wider use of extreme cold to preserve tissues and even organs for later ... read more
Nov. 25, 2015 Arthritis patients could one day benefit from a novel form of medicine, according to researchers. Their early study indicates that arthritic cartilage, previously thought to be impenetrable to ... read more
Dec. 16, 2013 Six in ten 13-year-old girls, compared to four in 10 boys the same age, are afraid of gaining weight or getting fat according to new research that uses data on over 7,000 participants. The study ... read more
May 2, 2013 The body's brown fat cells play a key role in the development of obesity and diabetes. Researchers have now discovered that we humans have two different kinds of brown fat cells and not one kind ... read more
Mar. 22, 2012 Obese white teenage girls who lose weight may benefit physically, but the weight change does not guarantee they are going to feel better about themselves, according to a new ... read more