Obesity News and Research

Latest Obesity News and Research

Insulin resistance increases a person's risk for development of congestive heart failure

Insulin resistance increases a person's risk for development of congestive heart failure

No single PSA level ensures safety from prostate cancer risk

No single PSA level ensures safety from prostate cancer risk

Variant of a common protein plays a primary role in Type 2 diabetes and obesity

Variant of a common protein plays a primary role in Type 2 diabetes and obesity

Decline in physical activity plays key role in weight gain among girls

Decline in physical activity plays key role in weight gain among girls

The more a man sits at his desk, the more likely he is to be overweight

The more a man sits at his desk, the more likely he is to be overweight

Scientists have identified a gene associated with both childhood and adult obesity

Scientists have identified a gene associated with both childhood and adult obesity

Growing body of evidence indicating that childhood obesity is linked to a lack of exercise

Growing body of evidence indicating that childhood obesity is linked to a lack of exercise

Video games can be useful in health care and research

Video games can be useful in health care and research

Consumer group wants health warnings on soft drinks

Consumer group wants health warnings on soft drinks

Decline in activity in the transition from childhood to adulthood could be responsible for increased weight gain in US girls

Decline in activity in the transition from childhood to adulthood could be responsible for increased weight gain in US girls

A new study shows that the number of Americans who had weight-loss surgery quadrupled between 1998 and 2002

A new study shows that the number of Americans who had weight-loss surgery quadrupled between 1998 and 2002

Sirna Therapeutics granted new UK patents

Sirna Therapeutics granted new UK patents

Obese men may not process carbohydrates as efficiently as obese women

Obese men may not process carbohydrates as efficiently as obese women

Giving oxygen may do more harm than good

Giving oxygen may do more harm than good

Obese men may not process carbohydrates as efficiently as obese women

Obese men may not process carbohydrates as efficiently as obese women

True validity of prostate cancer tests questioned

True validity of prostate cancer tests questioned

Link between weight loss and wealth gains was particularly strong among white women

Link between weight loss and wealth gains was particularly strong among white women

If you want that child to do well at school take the TV out of their bedroom

If you want that child to do well at school take the TV out of their bedroom

Obese older women may be more prone to frailty

Obese older women may be more prone to frailty

British men refuse to recognise they are fat

British men refuse to recognise they are fat