Obesity News and Research

Latest Obesity News and Research

Research to halt the progress of chronic liver disease

Research to halt the progress of chronic liver disease

Abused or neglected children are more likely to develop heart disease as adults

Abused or neglected children are more likely to develop heart disease as adults

Walking helps elderly men stave off dementia and Alzheimer's disease

Walking helps elderly men stave off dementia and Alzheimer's disease

Obesity makes surgery more difficult and risky

Obesity makes surgery more difficult and risky

Salt Association hits back at “Sid the Slug” campaign

Salt Association hits back at “Sid the Slug” campaign

Overweight children up to five times more likely to suffer a heart attack or stroke before age of 65

Overweight children up to five times more likely to suffer a heart attack or stroke before age of 65

Link between elevated blood sugar levels in diabetics and increased risk of life-threatening forms of cardiovascular disease

Link between elevated blood sugar levels in diabetics and increased risk of life-threatening forms of cardiovascular disease

Project to find out how European governments could fight obesity

Project to find out how European governments could fight obesity

Research findings may help stave off full-blown diabetes

Research findings may help stave off full-blown diabetes

Consumption of milk seems to be evaporating

Consumption of milk seems to be evaporating

ChemGenex discovers five new depression genes

ChemGenex discovers five new depression genes

Current methods of delivering health care to kids are woefully unable to cope with a pediatric disease pendulum

Current methods of delivering health care to kids are woefully unable to cope with a pediatric disease pendulum

Western diseases such as stroke and heart disease are a major problem in Asia

Western diseases such as stroke and heart disease are a major problem in Asia

Yentreve available in Europe for treatment of stress urinary incontinence

Yentreve available in Europe for treatment of stress urinary incontinence

Measuring body fat has just got easier and a whole lot more sophisticated

Measuring body fat has just got easier and a whole lot more sophisticated

Chronic illnesses among children not adequately addressed

Chronic illnesses among children not adequately addressed

Number of fast food outlets in poor and black neighborhoods may play a role in the obesity epidemic

Number of fast food outlets in poor and black neighborhoods may play a role in the obesity epidemic

Spinal cord injury specialist says 60 percent of his patients are obese

Spinal cord injury specialist says 60 percent of his patients are obese

Too much TV leads to higher risk of obesity for young black girls

Too much TV leads to higher risk of obesity for young black girls

Studies of human genetic variation have found strong evidence for the action of natural selection

Studies of human genetic variation have found strong evidence for the action of natural selection