More than a year after the first ever sugar tax in the US was imposed, a study has revealed results that it has successfully decreased the spending on sugary beverages. The data came from point-of-sale scanners that reflected the spending habits in the city.
Canadian researchers have found a link between pet ownership and developing allergies later in life and helping prevent obesity in children.
Researchers gathered data on family meals and its link to the risk of obesity. Apparently, a simple way to prevent obesity is not to have the television running during family meals.
Symptoms can be less severe when blood sugar and weight are under control.
The Mama June Shannon weight loss project included surgeries such as gastric sleeve, breast augmentation, and skin removal. The journey is not always pretty and the reality star reveals how she threw up because of it.
The brain tumor of Alexis Shapiro who has hypothalamic obesity has shrunk by half after going through a proton radiation therapy. The teenage girl has faced an extreme weight gain because of her first brain surgery, and now she is trying to get back the life she lost.
High sugar intake is usually associated with diabetes and obesity, but the practice has other dangerous consequences. Consuming high amounts of sugar can also trigger Alzheimer's disease.
Americans are earning the consequences of their penchant for fast food for quite some time now. A study has revealed the top ten fattest cities in the United States, with Jackson, Mississippi coming out on top.
Researchers looked into the impact of whole-body vibration, and the results are encouraging.
Eating disorders range from a very prominent feature to subtle behavioral traits.
Kidney disease can be controlled and prevented if we understand the circumstances and risk factors which predispose to it. Ensure to keep kidneys healthy, Happy World Kidney Day.
Bariatric surgery is a stomach-shrinking bypass procedure carried out on those wanting to lose excessive weight. It is increasingly common in India, and is a major destination for medical tourists seeking quality services and no waiting lists at a fraction of the cost of western countries.
There is an increased risk of at least 11 types of cancers among people who are obese.
A study found the highest levels of cortisol in obese individuals under high stress. Cortisol is released when the body is stressed. It also regulates metabolism.
Loneliness is linked to serious health problems as shown by several studies.