Researchers have revealed that childhood obesity could be disrupting the timing of puberty and ultimately lead to a diminished ability to reproduce, especially in females.
Researchers from Cornell University have concluded that men with large waists urinate more frequently than their slimmer counterparts.
Researchers from The Miriam Hospital's Weight Control and Diabetes Research Center say health coaches could play an important role in the battle of obesity.
Researchers say shift workers are slightly more at risk of having a heart attack or stroke than day workers.
Your body mass index can indicate whether you are healthy, overweight or obese.
A latest research says that being a couch potato might not be as much to be blamed for one's obesity, but the amount of food intake. According to the research, office workers burn no lesser calories than what their hunter gatherer ancestors used to burn centuries ago. This implies that it is not the amount of calories we burn every day but the amount of food we consume everyday that is to be blamed for the obesity epidemic.
A new animal research from the Ohio State University Medical Center found that exposure to dim lighting at night such as that generated by a TV screen, computer or night-light may lead to depressive symptoms.
Puppy fat, though seems cute, may be dangerous, a latest study has found. According to the study, two out of three severely obese children are at the risk of heart disease. For the study, the researchers conducted the examined the data of 500 children in Netherlands between the year 2005 and 2007. Of them, 307 were classified as severely obese. Apparently, over half of the severely obese children were boys and seemed to be more severely obese at the younger end of the age spectrum, whereas the o...
According to researchers from Tel Aviv University, obesity in has a direct link to the incidence of urothelial (bladder and urinary tract) and colorectal cancers in adulthood.
Providing yet another evidence on how young girls are taking extreme steps to chase the media defined "perfect" and thin bodies, a recent research has found that schoolgirls as young as 12 are not happy with the way they look. They wish they were thinner and are skipping meals to lose weight. According to the research conducted by Schools Health Education Unit, half of the 12 and 13 year olds and 58 per cent of 14 or 15 year olds said that they wanted to lose weight.
Women suffering eating disorders to chase the image of a 'perfect' body have been in the realm of society's sub-conscious for time immemorial.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved Qsymia to be taken in addition to a reduced-calorie diet and exercise for chronic weight management.
According to a latest study, Britain tops the list of the laziest people in the Europe.
Nine months after the American Chemistry Council made a request to have the Bisphenol-a chemical banned in baby products, federal regulators announced on Tuesday that baby bottles and sippy cups can no longer contain the chemical.
Researchers observed 54 postmenopausal women with estrogen receptor-positive breast cancer and found that obese breast cancer patients had higher levels of estrogen than women of normal weight.