Fast food has been linked to obesity in numerous ways, and new research suggests that living close to fast food restaurants increases children's risk of becoming overweight.
Having too much body fat has been linked to brain changes that affect memory, emotions and appetite, according to a new study.
A new study reported that firstborn males might have a greater risk of obesity due to poor insulin sensitivity.
A new study is reporting that overweight or obese people have an increased risk of developing health complications due to air pollutants.
Obese or overweight individuals who drank diet beverages are more likely to consume more calories, a new study reported.
Want to keep lost weight off? Scientists are revealing key health behaviors that can help lead to successful long-term weight loss.
Being overweight may reduce lung function in children with a history of early childhood wheezing.
A new report found that obesity rates have been increasing rapidly particularly in developing nations.
Researchers found that weight gain during early childhood is tied to increased heart risk during preteen years.
It's no secret that weight gain can lead to depression in women. However, a new study reveals that depression can also pack on pounds Feeling depressed can increase women's' risk of obesity, a new study reveals.
Obesity may cause children to produce higher levels of stress hormones, a new study suggests.
Weight gain is a problem for a large percentage of 13-year-olds. A new study reveals that three out of five 13-year-old girls and two out of five boys of the same age are worried about gaining weight or getting fat. The findings are worrying because children who engage in unhealthy weight-control strategies are more likely to become overweight or obese, according to researchers.
Researchers found a link between parental stress and their children's BMI levels.
Researchers reported that treating hypertension could cut one's risk of stroke and cardiovascular diseases.
Researchers identified an enzyme that appears to be responsible for two main defects in diabetes.