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Common Protein May Be Causing Heart And Metabolic Health Issues, Says Study

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

HIIT Exercise Can Help Reduce Risk Of Cognitive Dysfunction In Obese Patients

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

Can Being Slightly Overweight Decrease Your Life Span?

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 Bans Unlimited Soda Refills To Tackle Obesity: Should US Follow Suit?

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

Obesity Risk In US Children Rise During Summer Breaks: Study

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

Louisiana Has Highest Obesity Rate In Adults Across US

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

Chemicals Found In Nail Polish, Soap Can Make You Fat

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

Obesity Risks Rise With Exposure To Air Pollution

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

1 In Every 5 Kids In US Suffering From Obesity: CDC

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

Moving To An Economically Depressed Neighborhood Can Make You Gain Weight: Study

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

Obesity Risk May Be Determined From Metabolites Presence In Urine

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

How the Year You Were Born Affects Your Risk of Obesity: Scientists Find Genetic Link

A genetic link may be affecting obesity, but mostly for those born in World War Two or later - why?

Life December 30, 2014

New study links obesity to higher risk of developing common cancers

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

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