Altered dopamine receptors, and not just the excess weight alone, might be the reason why obese individuals tends to move a little or mostly inactive.
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A recent study shows that men who are obese are more likely to die early than women.
A new study suggests the overwight adults and people with increased protein intake may tend to spend more time in the Rapid Eye Movement (REM) stage of sleep.
Dreadnoughtus - the long-necked herbivore recently uncovered in Patagonia - was previously thought to be the world's heaviest dinosaur, but now new findings may upend its heavyweight title.
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.
When it comes to birds, they apparently "weigh" their options when choosing nuts and searching for the heaviest ones, new research says.
Maternal obesity may harm babies' immune system at the time of their birth, according to a new study.
It's no secret that being a couch potato watching television all day may cause you to pack on a few pounds. But now new research shows that just one hour of television a day is linked to weight gain in children.
Middle-aged underweight adults may be at risk for developing dementia, according to a new study.
This may come as no surprise, but most weight-loss programs, despite what they say, don't work, researchers officially announced in a new study.
Scientists have created a gut molecule that may be able to combat obesity, according to a new study.
You would think that going on a "diet" would help trim your waistline, but when it comes to diet soda, it's actually found to be linked to greater belly fat in adults 65 years of age and older.
It may not be as simple as that, but new research shows that losing as little as 30 minutes of sleep per day can have long-term consequences for body weight and metabolism.
Usually you never ask a woman her weight, but in this case scientists had to make an exception. A famous Stegosaurus stenops named Sophie at the Natural History Museum of London was recently weighed in at nearly a staggering 3,500 pounds, based a new method that not only is revealing more about this particular dinosaur species, but could also shed light on other dinosaurs as well.