Putting Kids on Diets Won't Solve Anything
Getting smaller is big business in America. Last year, the country's market for weight-loss products and services reached an all-time high of $72 billion. Analysts predict it...
4 hours ago - The Atlantic
Parental, child BMI categories linked
Nearly 1 in 3 parents who were eligible for the CDC's National Diabetes Prevention Program also had at least one child who was overweight or obese, according to findings...
5 hours ago - Healio - 3 articles
Higher BMI may escalate hypoandrogenemia risk
Men with obesity may be at increased risk for developing hypoandrogenemia or low free testosterone, especially if they have more severe obesity, according to findings published...
10 hours ago - Healio
The Keto Diet Is Popular, but Is It Good for You?
Low-carb, high-fat eating can lead to weight loss, but scientists debate the long-term effects on health.
15 hours ago - NY Times
Call for crackdown on junk food price deals to tackle obesity
Health groups want restrictions on multi-buy promotions in a bid to tackle obesity.
15 hours ago - BBC
Positive top-line findings announced for congenital obesity drug
Rhythm Pharmaceuticals announced positive results from two phase 3 clinical trials evaluating setmelanotide, a melanocortin-4 receptor agonist for the treatment of rare...
23 hours ago - Healio - 2 articles
As Americans Get Heavier, Obesity-Linked Cancers May Strike Earlier
Increasing numbers of middle-aged Americans appear to be developing cancers that can be associated with obesity, new data suggest. Reuters Health Information
1 day ago - Medscape - 4 articles
Sleep during infancy and later overweight
There is emerging evidence of a relationship between short sleep duration and poor quality of sleep with overweight and obesity. This has been clearly demonstrated in adults...
1 day ago - The Journal of Pediatrics
Is it the time to screen for high blood pressure all children and adolescents in Ireland?
Similar to other kinds of chronic diseases, hypertension tends to develop many years before the onset of its clinical signs and symptoms. In this respect, children with higher...
1 day ago - Journal of Pediatric and Neonatal Individualized Medicine
Flavonoids in Plants May Help Protect Against Major Killers
Those who ate the most flavonoid-rich foods had a lower risk for cancer and cardiovascular death.
1 day ago - NY Times - 2 articles
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Having high blood pressure in your 30s damages your brain in old age
University College London researchers believe there is a 'sensitive period' in early middle-age - roughly between the ages of 36 and 53 - in which high blood pressure is...
It Takes Years for Heart to Recover from Smoking
Experts have long thought that an ex-smoker's risk of heart attack, stroke, heart failure or death from heart disease returns to normal within five years.
Task Force Updates Breast Cancer Recommendations
New recommendations from the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force may help clarify who can benefit most from a risk assessment test. Now, if a woman has a high risk, the task...
Vaping Linked to Impaired Vascular Function
Vaping was found to damage blood vessels even when the solution does not include nicotine, stated new study.
The UK and US have the HEALTHIEST packaged foods in the world, finds review
The UK ranked 2.83 out of five, followed by the US with 2.82 in an analysis of more than 400,000 products across the globe by researchers at the University of Oxford.
I'm a Trainer, and These Are the Ab Exercises Everyone Should Know For a...
No matter your fitness level, having a strong core should always be prioritized, in my opinion. To clarify, I'm not talking about getting a six-pack; there's a difference...
Scientists develop a blood test which can predict whether you will die in...
A team from the Max Planck Institute for Biology of Ageing in Germany developed a blood test after looking at more than 44,000 people who ranged from 18 to 109 years old.
Smoking E-Cigarettes Without Nicotine Can Destroy Blood Vessels
E-cigarettes, including nicotine-free ones, can be detrimental to the body's blood vessels. These may lead to irreversible damages to our lungs and the circulatory system.
Having Kids Made Me Notice All The Things My Parents Did Wrong
When my sisters and I were in elementary school, we were often left alone at home. Both of our parents worked, and since we lived in the middle of nowhere, I'd spend my days...
Quitting smoking could cut the risk of cardiovascular disease by 40% within...
A new study from Vanderbilt University has found that it could take up to 25 years for a former heavy smoker's cardiovascular disease risk to be similar to that of a never smoker.