People who have higher than normal body-mass index or suffering from obesity were more likely to develop poor cardiovascular health.
Obesity rates in the U.S. are increasing every year, according to a survey by CDC.
Weight loss surgery has been a great option for people with severe or morbid obesity who cannot lose weight through the traditional means of diet and exercise, or those who already have serious health conditions caused by obesity.
A new study presented at the American College of Cardiology conference in Chicago revealed that waist circumference is a better indicator of heart disease than the body mass index (BMI).
A new study revealed that over 640 million people globally are considered to be obese, now outnumbering people who are considered to be underweight.
Obesity, especially childhood obesity, is a nationwide epidemic concerning healthcare professionals and scientists everywhere. Now, new research reveals that overweight teens may double their risk of developing bowel cancer by the time they reach middle age.