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Familiarity with television fast-food ads linked to obesity

Familiarity with television fast-food ads linked to obesity | Psychology and Brain News | Scoop.it
New research to be presented Sunday, April 29, at the Pediatric Academic Societies (PAS) annual meeting in Boston shows that greater familiarity with fast-food restaurant advertising on television is associated with obesity in young people.
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How antipsychotic medications cause metabolic side effects such as obesity and diabetes

How antipsychotic medications cause metabolic side effects such as obesity and diabetes | Psychology and Brain News | Scoop.it

In 2008, roughly 14.3 million Americans were taking antipsychotics. Almost all of these medications are known to cause the metabolic side effects of obesity and diabetes, leaving patients with a difficult choice between improving their mental health and damaging their physical health.

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Obesity Linked to Poorer Mental Skills in Seniors

Obesity Linked to Poorer Mental Skills in Seniors | Psychology and Brain News | Scoop.it

Obesity is associated with reduced memory and thinking skills in adults aged 60 to 70, especially those with greater amounts of abdominal fat, according to a new study.

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