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Obese people may suffer faster cognitive decline

Last Updated: Tuesday, August 21, 2012, 13:02

People who are obese and also have high blood pressure and other risk factors called metabolic abnormalities may experience a faster decline in their cognitive skills over time than others, according to a study by researchers including one of an Indian origin.

Obese people use more meds: Study

Last Updated: Saturday, December 03, 2011, 14:24

Obese adults in the United States use a number of prescription drug types.

New five-stage scale can reliably predict obese persons’ death risk

Last Updated: Tuesday, August 16, 2011, 16:29

Obesity is the fifth leading cause of death in the world and defining it is not simple.

Obese People at Higher Risk of Infection After Colon Surgery

Last Updated: Thursday, May 19, 2011, 10:03

Obese patients are at a significantly increased risk for surgical site infections after undergoing partial or full removal of the colon, a new study finds.