A recent study found that offspring who have been exposed to lead through their mothers have an increased risk of obesity.
A new study reported that eating at fast food and full-service restaurants is tied to increased calorie intake.
Healthy palates are developed early in life, according to researchers.
A new study found that type 2 diabetes is reversible in grizzly bears.
Dieting at a young age could put women at risk of eating disorders and alcohol addiction, according to a new study.
Pesticide DDT when exposed to pregnant mice led to increased risk of obesity, diabetes, high cholesterol and related conditions in female offspring later in life, according to a new study.
A new study found that people who worked shifts have a higher risk of type 2 diabetes.
According to the researchers from Washington State University, what one's great-grandparents were exposed to can increase one's risk of developing different kinds of diseases.
Many parents are blind to their children's obesity, according to a new study.
A new report found that the percentage of children with abdominal obesity is leveling off.
Overprotective mothers are significantly more likely to raise overweight or obese children, according to a new study.
Eating probiotics could help reduce fat accumulation in the liver, according to Spanish researchers.
The EU court might consider extreme obesity a disability.
Food impairs learning in obese women, according to a new study.
A new report found that more than 70 percent of firemen are overweight or obese and many of them do not receive medical advice to lose weight.
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