New research suggested that a form of protein known as clusterin is linked to cardiometabolic syndrome (CMS) risk due to its actions in the liver. CMS is a collection of conditions that elevates a person’s risk of diabetes, heart disease, and stroke.
Public Health February 9, 2019
High-Intensity Interval Training or HIIT is widely known to burn a lot of calories. However, a recent research from Florida Atlantic University indicated that it has another crucial health benefit: prevention of cognitive dysfunction in obese people.
Public Health December 13, 2018
According to a new study, being slightly overweight could potentially decrease the life span of a person. An overweight individual is at a higher risk of death when compared to slimmer peers.
Healthy Living/Wellness April 5, 2017
France has banned unlimited refills of sodas and sugary drinks in restaurants and other fast food places, in accordance with the WHO's recommendations. It remains to be seen if the U.S. government implements a similar measure to counter obesity.
Public Health January 31, 2017
According to researchers, summer breaks actually lead to increases in obesity in children more than the time kids are in school. This tells parents the fight against obesity requires effort throughout the year.
Healthy Living/Wellness November 3, 2016
According to researchers, obesity rates in U.S. adults are actually improving but they remain high enough to cause concern. In 2015, Louisiana was king when it came to obese adults.
Healthy Living/Wellness September 2, 2016
A new study by researchers from the University of Georgia finds that exposure to an ingredient in common items may possibly lead to obesity because of its effect on the body's fat accumulation. Find out more.
Public Health April 22, 2016
Air pollution has long been known to cause health problems. Obesity may be added to the list as researchers have discovered that exposure to air pollution leads to metabolic changes that promote the condition.
Life February 21, 2016
According to a CDC report, a lot of children are obese and rates are steadily rising, which could also be an indicator of health in adults in the future.
Life August 28, 2015
Healthy behaviors that can keep weight gain in check are harder to practice in depressed neighborhoods, researchers say. A study found that people who moved to such neighborhoods gained weight.
Life May 11, 2015
Urine samples could reveal obesity risk, according to a new study. How could this finding affect the overall health of Americans?
Internet Culture May 3, 2015
A genetic link may be affecting obesity, but mostly for those born in World War Two or later - why?
Life December 30, 2014
A new study says that obesity develops higher risks of cancer. Reports suggest that obesity leads to about 12,000 cancer cases in the UK.
Life August 15, 2014