Pregnant women, including those who are obese or overweight, should be encouraged to minimize weight gain through diet, according to major new research from Queen Mary, University of London.
Educated people are likely to live longer, according to a report released by Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's National Center for Health Statistics.
A high fructose diet for as little as six weeks may make you stupid according to a research by University of California, Los Angeles
A research conducted by researchers at the eHealth International in Seattle, Washington says that smart phone applications and social networking sites help children and young people lose weight.
HBO aired a four part documentary "The Weight of the Nation," which talks about and deals with USA's growing obesity epidemic.
Researchers from the University of Lyon say lack of sleep could make you fat. A person should sleep for at least seven to eight hours a day to remain healthy and fit.
A school- based anti-obesity campaign conducted on teenage girls failed to show positive results according to a report from University of Newcastle in New South Wales, Australia
Young girls aged between 1 - 3 years are more likely to become obese by the age of 5 if they have a troubled home , a new study reports.
Women who are obese before they become pregnant are at higher risk of having children with lower cognitive function - as measured by math and reading tests taken between ages 5 to 7 years - than are mothers with a healthy prepregnancy weight, new research suggests.
Attitudes, relationships, intentions and personal behavior control are all factors that could affect a child's decision in either reaching for an apple or grabbing a bag of chips, according to a new study out of the University of Cincinnati. The research by Paul Branscum, assistant professor of health and exercise science at the University of Oklahoma, and Manoj Sharma, a University of Cincinnati professor of health promotion and education, is published in the International Quarterly of Commu...
Jogging can add more than five years to people’s life, according to a recent Danish research.
Obese women are more likely to be discriminated against when applying for jobs and receive lower starting salaries than their non-overweight colleagues, according to a new study.
Sleeping more may help you lose weight, according to a recent study.
Driving without a seatbelt puts drivers at greater risk of severe injury or death during motor vehicle crashes. However, obese drivers are much less likely to drive without buckling up, according to a new study.
Mothers with symptoms of depression are more likely to add cereal to bottles, which is an unhealthy practice because it may lead to overfeeding and excess weight gain in infants.