Let’s face it, body fat has a bad reputation – something we fret about constantly and try to burn away with regular exercise. Well, here’s something to consider as you try to keep your New Year’s resolution of losing weight: When it comes to age-related obesity, brown fat is simply failing us.
New research, conducted by Japan’s University of Shizuoka and published by the Journal of the Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology (FASEB) in January, reveals that …Read more
Despite efforts by these organizations to improve the health of children and adults around the country, obesity continues to be a major issue. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), more than one-third, about 37.5 percent, of the U.S. adult population is obese.
Obesity isn’t just problematic for the …Read more
Hearing loss is a problem that affects roughly 48 million adults in the U.S., a 20 percent chunk of the American population. It’s estimated that one out of every three people over the age of 65 suffers from hearing loss, and up to 0.3 percent of children have hearing problems or suffer from deafness.…Read more
Obesity is an epidemic that is sweeping across the world. In its wake, it’s bringing a tidal wave of life-threatening consequences that are severely affecting the health and mortality of the global population. Increased risks of heart attack, stroke, and diabetes are just some of the threats associated with obesity. Now, a new study has linked obesity with increased risk of prostate cancer, and lower chances of survival – yet another dangerous roadway from obesity to premature death.