Obesity


Umbilical Cells Linked to Increase Risk of Obesity

Umbilical Cells Linked to Increase Risk of Obesity

Children born to obese mothers are likely to be at an increased risk of obesity as a result of their umbilical cells showing i...

4 days ago, 6:18pm CDT

New Nutritional Geometry Model to Help Fight Obesity

New Nutritional Geometry Model to Help Fight Obesity

Calling for a radical rethinking of human nutrition science, scientists have developed a new framework called "nutritional geo...

Aug 1 2016, 1:03am CDT

FDA Approves Weight Loss Stomach Pump to Treat Obesity

FDA Approves Weight Loss Stomach Pump to Treat Obesity

The FDA has endorsed a new stomach pump to counter the ravages of obesity. It is a sort of last resort for those who have tried...

Jun 16 2016, 6:49am CDT

Researchers Find How Altered Gut Microbes Cause Obesity

Researchers Find How Altered Gut Microbes Cause Obesity

It has been found that different gut bacteria are the chief cause of obesity in many individuals....

Jun 9 2016, 8:38am CDT

Skinny Hormone Injection May End Obesity in Next Decade

Skinny Hormone Injection May End Obesity in Next Decade

A skinny hormone injection may spell the death knell of the obesity epidemic in the next decade or so....

Jun 7 2016, 4:51am CDT

Patients with Severe Obesity Suffer from Infections After Heart Surgery

Patients with Severe Obesity Suffer from Infections After Heart Surgery

It has been found that patients with severe obesity tend to suffer from infections after heart surgery. The morbid obesity seem...

Jun 2 2016, 6:39am CDT

Gas-Filled Balloons May be a New Option for Tackling Obesity

Gas-Filled Balloons May be a New Option for Tackling Obesity

The swallowable, gas-filled balloons make people feel fuller and help them eat less....

May 25 2016, 10:17am CDT

Child Obesity Linked to Mother’s Weight in Pregnancy

Child Obesity Linked to Mother’s Weight in Pregnancy

It has been discovered that childhood obesity rates are in fact linked to the mother’s behavior during pregnancy. Factors such...

May 10 2016, 8:14am CDT

Why Labradors are Prone to Obesity? Study Explains

Why Are Labradors Prone to Obesity? Study Explains

Researchers have found that a variant of the gene known as POMC is strongly associated with Labradors' food obsession and...

May 4 2016, 6:08am CDT

Chronic Skin Disease Psoriasis Linked to Obesity and Diabetes

Chronic Skin Disease Psoriasis Linked to Obesity and Diabetes

New research, which involved twin pairs, reveals that inflammatory skin disease is associated with obesity and type 2 diabetes....

May 1 2016, 9:40pm CDT

Restaurants Should Offer Tap Water to Stop Childhood Obesity and Diabetes

Restaurants Should Offer Tap Water to Stop Childhood Obesity and Diabetes

The latest paradoxical evidence lends proof of the fact that children, who are overweight and have diabetes, may benefit immens...

Apr 23 2016, 7:29am CDT

Obesity, diabetes in pregnancy hastens early foetus growth

Obesity, diabetes in pregnancy hastens early foetus growth

Sydney, April 7 (IANS) An international team of scientists has found evidence of a series of massive supernovae, or explosions...

Apr 8 2016, 7:32am CDT

Full-Fat Dairy Foods May Slash Obesity and Diabetes Risk

Full-Fat Dairy Foods May Slash Obesity and Diabetes Risk

It has been found that dairy products that contain copious amounts of fat may actually slash obesity and diabetes rates by seve...

Apr 7 2016, 8:13am CDT

Baby’s BMI May Predict Early Childhood Obesity

Baby’s BMI May Predict Early Childhood Obesity

It is said that your baby’s body mass index (BMI) may lend clues about whether or not he or she will contract childhood obesity...

Apr 4 2016, 8:35am CDT

You Can Beat Obesity With Safe, Non-Surgical Weight Loss Treatment

You Can Beat Obesity With Safe, Non-Surgical Weight Loss Treatment

Those who have morbid obesity are told to conquer the disease by means of a secure, non-invasive cure....

Apr 4 2016, 7:05am CDT

A Younger Sibling Protects Your Child From Obesity

A Younger Sibling Protects You From Obesity

Researchers say that having a younger sibling before 1st grade keeps the older sibling at a healthy BMI....

Mar 11 2016, 8:35am CST

Sleep Deprivation Can Lead to Obesity

Sleep Deprivation Can Lead to Obesity

Researchers have found out that sleep deprivation causes severe hunger pangs. Thus insomniacs may be more prone to the ravages...

Mar 7 2016, 7:12am CST

Scientists Activating Brown Fat Tissues to Fight Obesity and Diabetes

Scientists Activating Brown Fat Tissues to Fight Obesity and Diabetes

Researchers find the role of brown fat cells in activation of metabolism increase and also the accumulation of Bace1....

Mar 4 2016, 10:35am CST

Obesity is Linked to Poorer Memory, Study Finds

Obesity is Linked to Poorer Memory, Study Finds

Cambridge University research shows a link between overeating and poorer episodic memory....

Feb 29 2016, 2:02am CST

Fog in Beijing

Prolonged Air Pollution Results in Metabolic Dysfunction Which Leads To Obesity

A new study published in the Journal of the Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology (FASEB) and titled "Chron...

Feb 22 2016, 5:48am CST

Obese woman

Governments Consider Imposing Sugar Tax to Fight Obesity, Opponents Laugh It Off

Several governments across the world are currently considering raising the bar on sugar tax as a way of discouraging people fro...

Feb 8 2016, 12:07pm CST

ADHD is Linked to Obesity in Girls: Study

ADHD is Linked to Obesity in Girls: Study

Girls with ADHD have twice as much high risk of developing obesity during adulthood than those without the disorder...

Feb 7 2016, 7:33am CST

Water Dispensers in Schools Help Fight Childhood Obesity

Water Dispensers in Schools Help Reduce Childhood Obesity

It has been found that water dispensers in schools are a great tool in the battle against childhood obesity. Most of the studen...

Jan 22 2016, 2:41pm CST

Mindfulness Recorded to Control Obesity Among Children

Mindfulness Recorded to Control Obesity Among Children

According to recent research, the activity of the brain parts that control inhibition are stronger upon stimulation which could...

Jan 21 2016, 9:07am CST

Obesity

Scientists Establish Link between Obesity and Colorectal Cancer

Medical researchers had always known there was a link between obesity and the risks of colorectal cancer, but they had not been...

Jan 15 2016, 8:31am CST

Obesity is more Dangerous than Lack of Fitness: Study

Obesity Leads to Early Death Not Lack of Fitness: Study

Men with normal weight regardless of fitness level were at a lower risk of early death compared to obese people who had high ae...

Dec 26 2015, 5:19am CST

Sugar Tax to be Implemented to End Childhood Obesity

Sugar Tax to be Implemented to End Childhood Obesity

The British government is to ponder over a 20% tax on sugar to tackle the childhood obesity epidemic....

Nov 30 2015, 7:03am CST

Belly Fat is Deadlier Than Obesity Even at Normal Weight

Belly Fat is Deadlier Than Obesity Even at Normal Weight

Belly Fat Can Kill You Even at Normal Weight --- Researchers have found that a beer belly is worse than having a fat bottom. At...

Nov 10 2015, 10:33pm CST

Teens Can Gain Fitness Through Obesity Surgery

Teens Can Gain Fitness Through Obesity Surgery

The benefits of weight loss surgeries can last at least three years, study finds....

Nov 8 2015, 2:59am CST

Researchers say Junk Food is Not All to Blame for Obesity

Researchers say Junk Food is Not All to Blame for Obesity

Researchers present findings that junk food in not responsible for any relevant weight gain on the BMI scale....

Nov 6 2015, 6:48am CST

Children's obesity

New Research Blames Childhood Obesity on Children's Use of Antibiotics

A new study published in the International Journal of Obesity is blaming childhood obesity on childhood use of antibiotics, com...

Oct 23 2015, 7:55pm CDT

Child Obesity Rate Is Higher in U.S. than Canada

Child Obesity Rate Is Higher in U.S. than Canada

Childhood obesity is 17.5% in United States compared to 13% in Canada, new report reveals...

Aug 27 2015, 3:44am CDT

Child Obesity Rates Still Highest In Canada And United States

Child Obesity Rates Still Highest In Canada And United States

The National Center For Health Statistics has confirmed child obesity is still highest in Canada and the United States....

Aug 26 2015, 7:00am CDT

Coca-Cola Funds Researchers Who Don’t Blame Coke for Obesity

Coca-Cola Funds Researchers Who Don’t Blame Coke for Obesity

Coke execs have funded researchers who tend not to blame junk food for the obesity crisis. This is a well-thought-out scheme. I...

Aug 10 2015, 6:38am CDT