Obesity is a deadly condition that may affect the human body system.
The latest research reports on the linkage between the various birth defects found in children and their father have revealed that the lifestyle changes and anxiety experienced by the father affect his children’s behavior the most.
Obesity among late adolescents continues to swell and become a problem. And at some point, such could have dire consequences and cardiovascular-related problems are most likely one of them.
A Swedish-led study links seasonal shifting in brown bears' gut microbes as the key to coping with metabolic demands of long winter sleep.
Crucial positive findings on Zafgen’s experimental obesity medication, beloranib, raises hopes on reversing FDA’s suspension of its drug approval bid following two deaths during the clinical trials.
Overweight and obesity are the reasons for almost nearly half a million new cancer cases in adults every year, according to a new study. A quarter of these cases are "realistically avoidable," according to the authors.
Troubled marriage and a history of depression may increase the risk for obesity in adults, a new study has shown.
By now you might be aware of the fact that obesity increases the risk of heart disease and diabetes. However the problems are not limited to just these complications. Here are some more:
Despite efforts from US Preventive Services Task Force recommendations for screening and treating obesity, there exists many barriers, a new study has found.
Sugar tax on sugar sweetened beverages may help reduce obesity, suggests a new study.
Obesity is associated with longer hospital stays and higher costs in total knee replacement patients, according to a new study. The condition is independent of whether or not the patient has an obesity-related disease or condition.
Being obese at the age of 25 increases risk for serious weight problems after 35 years of age, according to a new study.
A study released in February that claimed plunge by 43 percent in obesity rate for pre-school children has been discredited by experts. The report was also cited by first lady Michelle Obama who said it was sign that her health and wellness 'Lets Move' campaign was effectively working.
Obesity rates for U.S. children between ages two and five has drastically dropped, according to recent report.
A heartier appetite results into more rapid infant growth, according to new researches. The new studies have also linked the heartier appetite with the genetic predisposition to obesity.