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  • Make no bones about it: Female athlete triad can lead to problems with bone health July 1, 2015
    Participation in sports by women and girls has increased from 310,000 individuals in 1971 to 3.37 million in 2010. At the same time, sports-related injuries among female athletes have skyrocketed. According to a new study, women with symptoms known as the 'female athlete triad' are at greater risk of bone stress injuries and fractures.
  • Epidemic of obesity, overweight linked to increased food energy supply July 1, 2015
    This study investigates the associations between changes in national food energy supply and average population body weight in 24 high-, 27 middle- and 18 low-income countries. The authors found that the association between change in energy supply and change in weight was statistically significant overall, with findings suggesting that increases in food energ […]


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