Police officers are at an extremely greater risk of having long term physical and mental issues.
According to researchers, a person's circle of friends may influence his or her weight.
Researchers say that they have looked at two vaccinations that could possibly help with the weight los fight.
Researchers found that overweight and obese people did not have an increased risk of death when compared to those with normal weight.
After non-melanoma skin cancer it is breast cancer that is the most common cancer among women in the United States.
A new study published in the Journal of the American Society of Nephrology has linked obesity to kidney problems after heart surgery.
New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg's recent plan to restrict cup sizes for sugar-sweetened beverages to 16 ounces (47 centiliters) has reignited debate over what health advocates call "liquid candy."
According to a Brazilian study published in the journal Chest, people with sleep apnea see their condition worsen during the winter months.
According to a new UCLA study, men and women suffering with advanced heart failure and obesity are at significantly less risk for adverse outcomes.
A team of University of Colorado School of Medicine obesity researchers concludes that "what the nation needs is a new battle plan - one that replaces the emphasis on widespread food restriction and weight loss with an emphasis on helping people achieve 'energy balance' at a healthy body weight."
Researchers from the United Kingdom and the Netherlands are saying that not getting enough sleep "jolts the immune system into action in the same type of immediate response shown during exposure to physical stress."
The experience of going to school is completely different for different children. While some find school extremely boring, for some others, school is the best place to be in, all depending on their relationship with their friends and peers. For a child who is unpopular among his/her classmates, schooldays not only become miserable, but also affects them much later in life, says a latest research.
Packing on those extra pounds could be lead to knee pain. That's according to researchers from Monash University in Melbourne, Australia.
A new weight loss pill is on the market - the first new prescription drug in the U.S. in about 13 years. On Wednesday, The Food and Drug Administration approved Arena Pharmaceutical's anti-obesity pill Belviq, ignoring push back from doctors for new weight-loss treatments.
For all the people who are unable to stop themselves from overeating, here is something bizarre, but helpful.