Hearing loss is a problem that affects roughly 48 million adults in the U.S., a 20 percent chunk of the American population. It’s estimated that one out of every three people over the age of 65 suffers from hearing loss, and up to 0.3 percent of children have hearing problems or suffer from deafness.…Read more
Obesity is an epidemic that is sweeping across the world. In its wake, it’s bringing a tidal wave of life-threatening consequences that are severely affecting the health and mortality of the global population. Increased risks of heart attack, stroke, and diabetes are just some of the threats associated with obesity. Now, a new study has linked obesity with increased risk of prostate cancer, and lower chances of survival – yet another dangerous roadway from obesity to premature death.
Obesity has become one of the worst problems in America today, with thousands of people suffering from diabetes, heart conditions, joint problems, and other health disorders that stem from being overweight. Many make an effort to lose weight, but aren’t able to maintain this healthy lifestyle. What’s more, a recent study has shown that obesity may make it more difficult for these individuals to keep off the weight, even after they’ve lost weight.
The study – conducted by Ph.D. student, …Read more
Obesity is a problem that millions of people in the U.S. have to strive to overcome every day. More than 35 percent of adults in the U.S. are obese – that’s 1 in every 3 adult Americans! Obesity contributes to thousands of deaths every year, and the medical cost of obesity in the country is $147 billion (data from 2008).
But, could it be that obesity starts from …Read more