In a recent study researchers proposed a new scientifically correct and medically actionable disease classification system for obesity based on the concept of Adiposity-Based Chronic Disease (ABCD).
According to the researchers, for many diseases, early treatment is advantageous, but individuals with early-onset obesity have often had their disorder for a long time before bariatric surgery is considered.
A little owl nicknamed Plump broke the internet when it was revealed that she had become too fat to fly, and has since spent a few weeks at the Suffolk Owl Sanctuary in the UK, which put her under observation and placed her on a strict diet.
A study published in the journal Archives of Gynecology and Obstetrics shows a link between multiple metabolic disorders in mothers during pregnancy and children's BMI later in life.
According to the study, published in the International Journal of Obesity, a receptor found in almost all cells called AHR, known to combat exposures to environmental chemicals, plays a major role in the body's metabolism.
It is important for patients and doctors to understand the potential influence of weight on routine blood tests.
Parents, please take note. Among the lifestyle habits that influence the risk of overweight and obesity in children, watching television is the worst, suggests new research.
Researchers have found that fatty tissues accumulate in the airway walls of the lungs, particularly in people who are overweight or obese.
Overweight or obese adolescents who are either victims or perpetrators of bullying or both have significantly greater odds of having depression, behavioural problems and difficulty making friends.
Do you keep switching between digital devices like smartphone, tablet and PC? Beware.
Those who eat later in the day should start having meals on time as the habit could contribute to weight gain, according to a new study.
Lifestyle trends: Obesity has never been considered healthy as it leads to many diseases. Read on to find out what the latest health study has to say about overweight people.
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Efforts to promote and support quality diets at a young age are important.
Being overweight or obese early in life affects health across the lifespan.
Overweight or obese patients were matched with normal weight patients of the same age, gender, race, ethnicity, insurance type and location of care.