Last Updated: Saturday, March 15, 2014, 14:40
One out of two parents of overweight children feel that their kid`s weight is normal, according to a new European study.
Last Updated: Friday, March 14, 2014, 13:35
A new study has revealed that people exposed to takeaway food outlets around them are more to be obese, as they are more likely to consume more of these foods.
Last Updated: Friday, March 14, 2014, 12:21
A new study has found that one out of two parents ignore their child`s weight problems and feel that his or her weight is normal, even if it`s not.
Last Updated: Thursday, March 13, 2014, 15:34
Researchers have discovered that the obesity-associated elements within the gene FTO interact with IRX3, a distant gene on the genome that appears to be the functional obesity gene.
Last Updated: Thursday, March 13, 2014, 14:03
Researchers have found that a gene known to be associated with breast cancer susceptibility, BRCA 1, plays a critical role in fat storage, insulin response and mitochondrial function in skeletal muscle cells.
Last Updated: Thursday, March 13, 2014, 13:23
Can not squeeze yourself into trousers owing to a bulging belly? It is detrimental to your health even if you have a healthy body mass index (BMI), a study found.
Last Updated: Wednesday, March 12, 2014, 13:56
A new study has shown that obesity in adolescent girls is linked to lower academic attainment levels throughout their teenage years.
Last Updated: Sunday, March 09, 2014, 18:27
Obese adolescents who do not get adequate sleep may be at a higher risk of heart disease, diabetes and stroke, a new study has warned.