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.
After a latest survey which revealed that children these days are spending 10 times more time indoors than they spend on outdoor activities, here is another study which chalks out the ill effects of TV watching, a couch bound activity.
According to a British study, being obese does not affect children's school performance.
Obese and overweight people are more likely to develop colon polyps, a possible precursor to cancer, than are slimmer individuals, according to a new review of past research.
A latest research reveals that when food is taken in smaller portions and several times a day, people tend to get full faster and also consume lesser.
It is an old wisdom that breastfeeding helps new mothers gain back their figure post delivery.
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.