Researchers are finding that all cases of obesity are not as simple as calories in versus calories out.
Obesity Cause and Help
The children of working moms are more likely to suffer from childhood obesity, according to new study published yesterday in the journal Child Development.
A recent study published in the journal Child Development concluded that the length of time a mother was employed outside of the home increased the chances that her children would be overweight.
For 25 years, the life expectancy at age 50 in the United States has steadily increased due to medical advances, but that trend is in jeopardy.
Obesity related diseases are now linked to changes from DNA methylation that might explain why they occur.
Researchers investigating obesity in America, suggest economic insecurity and easy access to high calorie and fat foods are the culprit.
As a part of their campaign for child obesity prevention, the World Health Organization (WHO) is endorsing recommendations aimed to reduce the television marketing of unhealthy food and beverages t
We all know that weight gain occurs from the consumption of calories over what the body needs and/or lack of enough physical activity to burn the calories we do eat.
Although lifestyle factors are primarily involved in the development of obesity, whether a person is more likely to gain weight in the abdomen or in the hips and thighs is largely determined by gen
The FDA Endocrinologic and Metabolic Drugs Advisory Committee is having a busy year. Multiple weight loss drugs have been up for approval or have been reviewed due to safety concerns.
Having excess abdominal girth, also called intra-abdominal obesity or an “apple” shape, has long been associated with chronic disease states, such as diabetes and cardiovascular disease.