Maternal obesity doubles risk for neural tube defects
An article published in 'JAMA, The Journal of the American Medical Association' indicates that the chances of children being born with neural tube defects are doubled when the mother is overweight. The maternal obesity findings were revealed during research of 538 pregnancies resulting in children with neural tube defects and 539 pregnancies resulting in children without any defects.
Publication Name: American Medical News
Ten promises to Terry: towards a social marketing manifesto
The health problems associated with obesity are discussed. The role of major food companies, in controlling marketing of fast foods in United Kingdom, is examined.
Publication Name: Health Education
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