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New York's adult obesity rate nearly tripled since 1990, but tips to help are cited

David Robinson Rockland/Westchester Journal News Published 1:40 PM EDT Sep 19, 2018 One in four adult New Yorkers is now classified as obese as factors such as race, poverty and government policies fueled a dire public-health crisis that has exploded across the country since 1990. Strikingly, New York’s 25 percent obesity rate has nearly tripled since 1990 and yet it’s still ...

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Supplements May Contain More Than What's on the Label

View Images Worried you’re not getting enough nutrients? You may be among the 52 percent of American adults who use nutritional supplements—like echinacea, probiotics, fish oil, or multivitamins—to round out their diets. But these products may include more than consumers expect, according to new research examining the ingredients in many popular supplements. “We were wondering, how well do labels represent ...

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Diagnosing and Treating Infectious Diseases with Nuclear Techniques

Every year, 13 million people die from infectious diseases such as tuberculosis, malaria and HIV/AIDS around the world. The overwhelming majority of these deaths occur in developing countries and early detection is key to mitigate the spread of infection and the outbreak of epidemics. During an event held on the margins of the 62nd IAEA General Conference today, experts reviewed ...

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