Obesity in Africa: A looming health catastrophe
In the past, Africa has often been portrayed as a starving and hungry continent. That seems to be changing rapidly. Obesity is now becoming a huge
Report finds Texas has the 10th highest obesity rate in the U.S.
In Texas, approximately one in three residents is obese, putting the state in 10th place (tied with Oklahoma) for highest obesity rates in the U.S.
Type 2 diabetes, obesity: Weight loss surgery may lower death risk
New research finds significant health benefits associated with weight loss surgery in people with obesity. Weight loss surgery may have a host of beneficial effects
More Indian Girls, Women Are Overweight Or Obese, Most Of Them Rich & Urban
New Delhi: Although malnourishment among women and children is widespread in India, increasing numbers of girls and women are overweight too, especially among urban, educated and
Even in Countries with the Healthiest Packaged Foods, Obesity Is Still a Problem
A new study looks at packaged foods and how healthy they are. Share on PinterestThe United Kingdom, United States, and Australia have the healthiest packaged
Obesity: Is your smartphone making you gain weight?
New Delhi: As smartphones continue to play a significant role in almost every person’s life, mounting evidence highlights the risks associated with excessive cell phone use. Now,
Should obesity be recognized as a disease?
With obesity now affecting almost a third (29%) of the population in England, and expected to rise to 35% by 2030, should we now recognise
Ancient survival mechanism may contribute to obesity epidemic
New research on mice suggests that a mechanism that likely evolved to prevent starvation could be contributing to obesity. New research reveals a ‘brake’ mechanism
Hundreds of obese kids getting specialist diabetes care
LONDON: Hundreds of children and young people are receiving specialist treatment for obesity-related Type 2 diabetes, figures show. Some 745 under-25s were treated in paediatric
This is the No. 1 most obese state in America
Obesity is costly — both on an individual and societal level. According to data from the CDC, obesity has risen “significantly” in the past decade.