Boys, who are overweight at age of 7 years, are at greater risk of developing colon (bowel) cancer in adulthood.
Researchers found that the brains of obese kids are hypersensitive to sugar.
Around 5.24 million people were identified at 16 years or more and followed for an average of 7.5 years.
Weight loss at any age in adulthood is worthwhile because it could yield long-term health benefits, says a new research.
Beverage industry, which has long promoted diet drinks as an alternative to full-calorie beverages, defended such alternatives to help manage weight.
Chocolate is rich in flavonoids especially catechins which have healthy properties.
About 32 percent of people with episodic migraines were obese.
Studies find that people gain different amounts of weight while overeating by the same amount?
The study found that the second generation could face similar metabolic disorders,including obesity.
Researchers found the risk of preterm delivery increases with maternal overweight and obesity.
Two-year-olds who regularly drank skimmed milk were 57 per cent more likely to be overweight.
Since the 1960s,more women have taken desk jobs and cut back on physical activity like household chores.
Most overweight but healthy middle-aged and older adults who took omega-3 supplements.
Those with waistlines of 38 inches or more will no longer be considered for field duties,say officials.
Kids of obese parents have higher chances of being overweight.