Last Updated: Tuesday, August 13, 2013, 14:12
A new study has claimed that focusing on a single factor like the degree of BMI change among obese children is restrictive and can overlook other important health outcomes.
Last Updated: Tuesday, August 13, 2013, 13:40
Breastfeeding has been linked to decreased risk of overweight and obesity among school children, a new study has found.
Last Updated: Wednesday, August 07, 2013, 11:23
A new study has found that people who walk to work are around 40 percent less likely to have diabetes as those who drive.
Last Updated: Thursday, July 25, 2013, 19:38
With diabetes and obesity on the increase in the country, weight reduction procedures or bariatric surgeries are in huge demand in the country, said an expert.
Last Updated: Monday, July 15, 2013, 13:42
Children of obese fathers are at a greater risk of being overweight, a new study by Australian researchers has claimed.
Last Updated: Monday, July 15, 2013, 09:31
Obesity has reached epidemic proportions worldwide, with around 2.8 million people dying each year as a result of being overweight or obese, according to international health experts.
Last Updated: Thursday, May 23, 2013, 13:23
Research shows that high-fructose corn syrup can cause behavioural reactions in rats similar to those produced by drugs of abuse such as cocaine.
Last Updated: Sunday, May 05, 2013, 15:37
Preschool children are less likely to be obese if they live in a neighborhood that is safe and within walking distance of parks and retail services, according to a new study.