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Yearly mammograms from age 40 save 71 percent more lives, study...

ANN ARBOR, Mich. -- A new study questions the controversial U.S. Preventative Service Task Force recommendations for breast cancer screening, with data that shows starting at a younger age and screening more frequently will result in more lives sa...

Childhood obesity linked to increased risk of adult cardiovascular and metabolic...

New Rochelle, NY, November 19, 2010 -- Mounting evidence linking childhood obesity to an increasing risk of obesity, heart disease, type 2 diabetes, and other cardiovascular and metabolic disorders in adulthood is clearly presented in a comprehensiv...

More effective weight control strategies are urgently needed

New Rochelle, NY, September 17, 2010 -- September is National Childhood Obesity Awareness Month, drawing attention to the epidemic of obesity among children and adolescents in the United States. A multidisciplinary approach to assessment and interve...

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