Researchers have found a new, more accurate way to determine if adolescents are overweight, important findings considering many school districts label adolescents...
Young children who recognize food name brands, such as Lucky Charms, M&M's and Cheetos, often eat unhealthy items that lead to their high body mass index.
Overweight and obese individuals with early stage type 2 diabetes (T2D) had more severe and progressive abnormalities in brain structure and cognition compared to normal-weight study participants, research indicates.
More than two in three adults in the United States are considered overweight or obese, with substantial biomedical and clinical evidence suggesting that chronic overconsumption of a 'western diet'
People who suffer long-term stress may also be more prone to obesity, according to research that involved examining hair samples for levels of cortisol, a hormone which regulates the body's response to stress.
Couples in which both partners are obese may take from 55 to 59 percent longer to achieve pregnancy, compared to their non-obese counterparts, according to a study.
Obesity affects 35 percent of the adult population in the US. A new literature review identifies strategies to improve total knee replacement outcomes in patients with obesity.
Some of the same modifiable lifestyle factors associated with the risk for developing conventional adenomas are also associated with the risk for sessile serrated polyps, according to a study led by researchers from Vanderbilt University School of Medicine.
A surgical team has completed the first series of operations with a novel surgical system that can remove a diseased gallbladder through a single incision hidden in the belly button.