Researchers identified an enzyme that appears to be responsible for two main defects in diabetes.
A new study found that being overweight or obese is a contributor to heart disease regardless of other factors.
In a new study funded by Weight Watchers International, researchers reported that people who joined Weight Watchers were more likely to lose weight when compared to people who tried losing weight on their own.
Overweight teens are twice as likely to develop esophageal cancer compared to their normal weight counterparts, a new study suggests.
Since chemotherapy dosages are not based on the size of the patient, some experts worry that obese cancer patients are being under treated.
In a new study, researchers found that gestational diabetes could increase a pregnant woman's risk of sleep apnea by seven times.
A new study found that food and beverage advertisements found on popular children's websites still do not fit the nutritional standards set by the government.
Researchers found that people who drank two cups of water before a meal lost an average of four pounds.
Around 60 Thai policemen will start a 12-day weight-loss program this week that addresses exercise and nutrition.
Study finds that people who watch digital versions of themselves diet and exercise can lose weight.
A new study reports that children who are raised by their grandparents are more likely to be overweight or obese between the ages of nine months and three years.
Researchers report that weight loss via dieting or exercise could help ease the symptoms of chronic heartburn.
No one likes a fat-talker, a new study has confirmed.
Researchers discovered that although medical care did not differ, doctors tend to treat thinner patients nicer than heavier ones.
Kelly McGrevey called the policy discrimination.
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