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Weight loss surgery can help overweight people treat type 2 diabetes

Last Updated: Tuesday, April 08, 2014, 22:10

Weightloss surgery or gastric banding can play a crucial role in the treatment of type 2 diabetes in people who are overweight. This information was a part of the research which was conducted by Monash University.

Why obese fathers tend to produce overweight daughters

Last Updated: Monday, April 07, 2014, 22:11

A new study, conducted on mice, has shown that obese fathers tend to produce daughters that are heavier because of an epigenetically altered breast tissue.

New anti-diet book claims `being fat makes you healthier`

Last Updated: Sunday, April 06, 2014, 20:22

A recent study has shown that being fat may actually make you healthier and better able to fight off diseases than normal-weight counterparts.

Obese kids likelier to have slower cognitive function

Last Updated: Thursday, April 03, 2014, 00:35

Researchers have found that obese children are slower than healthy-weight children to recognize when they have erred and correct it.

Breast milk lowers obesity risk later in life

Last Updated: Thursday, April 03, 2014, 00:34

Researchers have found that breast-feeding has a protective effect on the risk of obesity at 20 years of age.

`Carb breakdown` gene key player in obesity

Last Updated: Monday, March 31, 2014, 20:02

Scientists have discovered that people with fewer copies of a gene coding for a carb-digesting enzyme may be at higher risk of obesity.

Overweight teens don`t reap benefits of longevity gains as slim counterparts

Last Updated: Sunday, March 30, 2014, 11:45

A new study has found that people who were overweight as teenagers are not experiencing the same gains of today`s increased life expectancy rate like their slim counterparts.

Children with strict parents tend to be obese: Study

Last Updated: Thursday, March 20, 2014, 18:18

A new study has found that your parenting style can have an impact on your child`s weight, and strict parents make their kid pack on the pounds.

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