Obesity News and Research

Latest Obesity News and Research

Growing problem of obesity in women from developing countries

Growing problem of obesity in women from developing countries

One-third of the calories in the US diet comprised of junk food

One-third of the calories in the US diet comprised of junk food

Chronic diseases are the largest cause of death in the world

Chronic diseases are the largest cause of death in the world

Tobacco use and obesity more common among less educated and lowest income Americans

Tobacco use and obesity more common among less educated and lowest income Americans

Greater the time spent in cars, higher the likelihood of obesity

Greater the time spent in cars, higher the likelihood of obesity

England has witnessed the fastest growth in obesity in Europe

England has witnessed the fastest growth in obesity in Europe

Obesity a priority says UK Health Secretary

Obesity a priority says UK Health Secretary

Obesity affects women's employment success

Obesity affects women's employment success

Weight loss medication Xenical® more effective than lifestyle changes alone in managing weight

Weight loss medication Xenical® more effective than lifestyle changes alone in managing weight

UK House of Commons Health Committee publishes its long-awaited Report on obesity

UK House of Commons Health Committee publishes its long-awaited Report on obesity

Concerns over obesity will be addressed in the UK government's Public Health White Paper

Concerns over obesity will be addressed in the UK government's Public Health White Paper

Atkins announces new low-carbohydrate frozen pizzas

Atkins announces new low-carbohydrate frozen pizzas

Three year olds and upwards should have their blood pressure checked as part of routine examinations

Three year olds and upwards should have their blood pressure checked as part of routine examinations

Leading American and Russian endocrinologists hold joint meeting

Leading American and Russian endocrinologists hold joint meeting

Global food and soft drinks industries must demonstrate their commitment towards promoting the health and wellbeing of their consumers

Global food and soft drinks industries must demonstrate their commitment towards promoting the health and wellbeing of their consumers

Women who are overweight or obese are more likely to receive a false-positive result on mammography screenings

Women who are overweight or obese are more likely to receive a false-positive result on mammography screenings

Diet is responsible for up to 80,000 cases of cancer each year in the UK

Diet is responsible for up to 80,000 cases of cancer each year in the UK

Some people more at risk of obesity due to genetic makeup

Some people more at risk of obesity due to genetic makeup

Writers, scientists, ethicists and medical practitioners explore our obsession with physical perfection

Writers, scientists, ethicists and medical practitioners explore our obsession with physical perfection

WHO to tackle heart disease, diabetes, cancers, road safety as well as diseases

WHO to tackle heart disease, diabetes, cancers, road safety as well as diseases