While weight-loss surgeries are not usually performed in people above the age of 65, a new study shows that these procedures can lead to successful weight loss and better diabetes control in older adults.
Things can get tricky when you’re trying to get healthy but your dearly beloved isn’t on the same path — especially if you share a home and a kitchen.
It’s fine to sometimes have a snack in front of the TV, but when it becomes a repeated pattern, or when eating and watching TV become cognitively linked, then it becomes an unhealthy pattern
Obese patients who undergo weight-reduction surgery live longer and are less likely to experience a clot-caused stroke than those who do not, according to preliminary research to be presented at the American Heart Association's Scientific Sessions 2019—November 16-18 in Philadelphia.
A new study shows that boys who are obese in pre-puberty have an over two times higher risk of having children with asthma than those who are not.
In an international study, lead by the University of Bergen, the researchers wanted to find out how adult overweight (BMI over 25) and obesity (BMI over 30) increase the risk of different types of cancer.
About 4.8 million American kids aged 10 to 17—just over 15%—were obese in 2017-2018, according to a new report.
Study co-author Associate Professor Peter Noble from UWA's School of Human Sciences said the research team had studied the structure of airways within our lungs and how these changed in people with respiratory disease.
New research, published in Obesity, has found that people with obesity are not only stigmatised, but are blatantly dehumanised. Obesity is now very common in most of developed countries. Around one third of US adults and one quarter of UK adults are now medically defined as having obesity. However, obesity is a complex medical condition driven by genetic, environmental and social factors.
Premature mortality rates related to noncommunicable disease could be cut by as much as 31% by 2030 in some countries assuming a population without obesity, according to findings presented at the European Congress on Obesity.