Americans are earning the consequences of their penchant for fast food for quite some time now. A study has revealed the top ten fattest cities in the United States, with Jackson, Mississippi coming out on top.
The lack of motivation to exercise has been linked to altered dopamine levels in the basal ganglia of the brain and sedentary lifestyle.
Pregnant women who report high levels of fish consumption tend to have children with higher body mass indexes, a new study found.
Researchers analyzed other parameters to conclude that 54 million Americans classified obese and overweight are healthy. However 20 million people with normal BMI are relatively less healthy.
A recently published study proves that exercising more does not automatically lead to less weight- exercise does help you lose weight but only to a certain point.
A new study links unhealthy eating behaviors with impulsive brain function- suggests mindfulness therapy to reverse childhood obesity.
A panel commissioned by the World Health Organization says 41 million children under the age of five who are either overweight or obese.
Crucial positive findings on Zafgen’s experimental obesity medication, beloranib, raises hopes on reversing FDA’s suspension of its drug approval bid following two deaths during the clinical trials.
Water dispensing machines installed in cafeterias across New York City’s public schools have shown to help overweight students lose weight according to a recently published report by New York University (NYU).
Parents who nag their teenage children about losing weight are not being helpful, a new study reported.
Keeping a photo diary can help with weight loss, a new study reported.
The new dietary guidelines for Americans was received with lukewarm reactions from the health experts in Detroit.
A recent study published in the International Journal of Epidemiology has nulled the idea of ‘fat but fit’
If you're fat then you can say goodbye to being fit.
It is important that when mothers discuss their daughters' weight issues, they also talk about their own weight problems, says a study.
Researchers from the University of Sheffield School of Health and Related Research (ScHARR) are today making a series of recommendations for NHS mental health trusts to change the way they collect and use patient feedback to improve the quality of care for inpatients.