The United States Preventive Services Task Force has issued new guidelines for overweight adults with an increased risk of developing heart conditions.
Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDS),can improve the breast cancer recurrence rate for postmenopausal overweight or obese patients, a new study reported.
A new study reported that eating at fast food and full-service restaurants is tied to increased calorie intake.
A new study found that where people live can greatly influence the types of weight loss methods they try.
According to a new study, children with sleep apnea who undergo a tonsillectomy tend to gain more weight than children who do not.
A new federal survey found that many overweight and obese children do not realize that they are heavy.
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.
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.
If a child is familiar with logos and other images from fast-food restaurants, sodas and not-so-healthy snack food brands, chances of him becoming overweight or obese is increased, a new study has found.
A new study found that certain lifestyle factors can predict who will and who will not stick to their recommended statin therapy.
A new study found that children growing up in poor neighborhoods had a greater risk of becoming obese.
Two new studies reported that "walkable" communities reduce risks of obesity and diabetes.
A new study reported that children of divorced parents were more likely to be overweight or obese.
Depression may increase the risk of obesity, new research suggests. Researchers found that major depression disorder with atypical features like mood reactivity can significantly increase the risk of obesity.