After a latest survey which revealed that children these days are spending 10 times more time indoors than they spend on outdoor activities, here is another study which chalks out the ill effects of TV watching, a couch bound activity.
According to a British study, being obese does not affect children's school performance.
Obese and overweight people are more likely to develop colon polyps, a possible precursor to cancer, than are slimmer individuals, according to a new review of past research.
A latest research reveals that when food is taken in smaller portions and several times a day, people tend to get full faster and also consume lesser.
It is an old wisdom that breastfeeding helps new mothers gain back their figure post delivery.
Police officers are at an extremely greater risk of having long term physical and mental issues.
According to researchers, a person's circle of friends may influence his or her weight.
Researchers say that they have looked at two vaccinations that could possibly help with the weight los fight.
Researchers found that overweight and obese people did not have an increased risk of death when compared to those with normal weight.
After non-melanoma skin cancer it is breast cancer that is the most common cancer among women in the United States.
A new study published in the Journal of the American Society of Nephrology has linked obesity to kidney problems after heart surgery.
New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg's recent plan to restrict cup sizes for sugar-sweetened beverages to 16 ounces (47 centiliters) has reignited debate over what health advocates call "liquid candy."
According to a Brazilian study published in the journal Chest, people with sleep apnea see their condition worsen during the winter months.
According to a new UCLA study, men and women suffering with advanced heart failure and obesity are at significantly less risk for adverse outcomes.
A team of University of Colorado School of Medicine obesity researchers concludes that "what the nation needs is a new battle plan - one that replaces the emphasis on widespread food restriction and weight loss with an emphasis on helping people achieve 'energy balance' at a healthy body weight."