New research has found an association between obesity and two rare forms of cancer—esophageal cancer and stomach cancer. The study from the U.S. National Cancer Institute revealed that people who were overweight in their 20s had a 60 to 80… Read More
A new study led by the University of Glasgow has found that abnormal sleeping habits may increase the risk of obesity in individuals who are genetically susceptible to being overweight.
The study was based on data gathered from the UK… Read More
A new study from the University of Sydney has found that breaking the cycle of junk food may be just as easy as falling into it. Researchers set out to examine how food cues, like billboards or commercials, impact the… Read More
A new study has found that adolescents with a high body mass index (BMI) are at a higher risk of suffering from cognitive impairment in their midlife years. To investigate this association, the researchers analyzed 507 people who were tracked… Read More
Heart attack and diabetes risk increases with the failure to safely store excess fat in the body. Overeating and lack of physical activity are well-known contributors to weight gain and the obesity epidemic. Obesity is linked to a higher risk… Read More
Cirrhosis progression may accelerate with obesity, independent of portal pressure and liver function. Obesity continues to be a growing problem worldwide, with 1.5 billion adults over the age of 20 being overweight, according to the World Health Organization (WHO). The… Read More
Additional evidence has come to light linking obesity to liver cancer. The study found that a larger waistline, high body mass index, and type 2 diabetes increase a person’s risk for liver cancer.
Coauthor Peter Campbell said, “We found… Read More
Fatty liver and abdominal obesity are independently linked to snacking on high-fat and high-sugar foods. Obesity is a growing problem, according to the World Health Organization, with over 200 million men and nearly 300 million women being obese worldwide. Lead … Read More
HDL “good” cholesterol improves blood glucose levels by enhancing skeletal muscle function and reducing obesity. Rates of atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease are higher among type 2 diabetics, and one of the strongest predictors of cardiovascular disease in these patients is low… Read More
Being overweight or obese has been tied to a number of negative health outcomes already, so it’s of little surprise that the latest findings have uncovered yet another side effect of obesity – it’s bad for your brain. The findings… Read More
Obesity poses greater health risks for men than women, according to latest findings. The study consisting of nearly four million men and women worldwide found that obesity in men is three times deadlier than in women.
While the risk of… Read More
The FDA approved a new weight loss technology, which is an implanted device to treat obesity. The device – known as AspireAssist – uses a tube to drain a portion of the stomach contents after each meal. The device is… Read More