Despite being considered to be in bad taste, jokes on fat people are widespread in movies or TV shows, research shows.
Police were called after witnesses reported seeing a body floating on the river’s surface.
Adults with extreme obesity have increased risk of dying at a young age from cancer and many other causes.
Women who are obese before they become pregnant face an increased risk of delivering a very premature baby.
Obesity surgery may keep diabetes in remission even after 15 years in some patients, a Swedish study suggests.
Scientists have identified a molecular pathway that controls the conversion of unhealthy white fat into energy-burning beige fat.
One in five kids were overweight with BMI of 25 or over, and one in 10 obese with a BMI of 30 and up.
A gut bacteria responsible for most stomach ulcers may also help prevent obesity, a new study claims.
A natural hormone known to regulate metabolism and weight through brain cells can be a new weapon to fight obesity.
No country has been able to curb obesity rates in the last three decades, according to a new global analysis.
The results showed that consuming watermelon had a positive impact on aortic blood pressure and other vascular parameters.
Obese children may perform poorly in academics compared to their healthy-weight peers.
Professor Sarin added that in India 30 percent adults and 25 percent children were over weight, 25 percent people had fatty liver.
Young children who sleep less and eat more are prone to obesity and related health problems later in life.
Some previous studies have suggested that the odds of other adverse long-term outcomes, such asthma and type 1 diabetes in childhood, are also higher in babies born by cesarean.