Obese people without an overt manifestation of heart disease experience silent cardiac damage that fuels risk of heart failure in the future.
This is the first study of this kind directly linking maternal hyperglycemia (high blood glucose) to overweight offspring.
If you have a history of depression, picking up fights with your better half could increase the risk of obesity.
The key feature of any addiction is loss of control. In food addiction, loss of control is manifested by either more frequent or larger meals.
Even having as few as one or two family meals a week during adolescence may protect your kids from being obese when they turn into adults.
If you are overweight, you may be at greater risk of contracting stress-related diseases like type 2 diabetes, heart disease and cancer.
Triggers such as the smell of popcorn or a commercial for a snack may have a stronger pull for obese people.
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.