Wed, 18 Jan 2017 00:00:00 PSTResearchers reveal how a drug used to treat a form of skin cancer converted white fat into beneficial brown fat and reduced weight gain in mice.
Tue, 17 Jan 2017 00:00:00 PSTChildren whose parents considered them to be 'overweight' tended to gain more weight over the following decade compared with children whose parents thought they were a 'normal' weight, according to...
Tue, 17 Jan 2017 00:00:00 PSTPersonal and social goals may be effective in motivating older adults to exercise, according to a study this month in the American Journal of Preventive Medicine from researchers at the Perelman...
Mon, 16 Jan 2017 00:00:00 PSTMore than two in three adults in the United States are considered overweight or obese, with substantial biomedical and clinical evidence suggesting that chronic overconsumption of a "western diet"...
Mon, 16 Jan 2017 00:00:00 PSTNew research suggests that a short session of moderate physical activity can reduce inflammation by activating a response at the cellular level.
Fri, 13 Jan 2017 06:00:00 PSTThe wider economic benefits of a tax on sugary drinks need to be recognised by policymakers if retailers' pricing behaviour is to be changed, according to a study led by the University of East...
Thu, 12 Jan 2017 09:00:00 PSTA new study in rats suggests that adding blue corn to a high-sugar, high-cholesterol diet may help prevent some of the risk factors for metabolic syndrome.
Thu, 12 Jan 2017 06:00:00 PSTAs many seek to battle festive bulge in January, new research challenges previous findings that any single aspect of diet or lifestyle can be targeted to reduce the risk of obesity in adults with a...
Thu, 12 Jan 2017 06:00:00 PSTU.S. chain restaurants participating in a National Restaurant Association initiative to improve the nutritional quality of their children's menus have made no significant changes compared with...
Thu, 12 Jan 2017 00:00:00 PSTLearn how yoga might help with fibromyalgia and which additional approaches may help. What are the causes, risk factors, and symptoms of fibromyalgia?
Thu, 12 Jan 2017 00:00:00 PSTLow-calorie sweeteners (LCSs) are often used in place of added sugars such as sucrose and high-fructose corn syrup in food and beverage products.
Thu, 12 Jan 2017 00:00:00 PSTWorries about the potential negative consequences of fat loss regimens for aesthetic purposes in normal weight females have been surfacing in the media.
Mon, 09 Jan 2017 09:00:00 PSTA new study looks at different exercise patterns to see if 'weekend warriors' still get all the health benefits of daily physical activity.
Mon, 09 Jan 2017 00:00:00 PSTTwo studies show surgery leads to significant weight loss and health benefits over 5-12 years, but may lead to more surgery and vitamin deficiency in some.
Mon, 09 Jan 2017 00:00:00 PSTBeing physically inactive - sitting for long periods of time - can be so harmful to your health that experts sometimes call it "sitting disease.
Mon, 09 Jan 2017 00:00:00 PSTA new review of existing research finds 'no solid evidence' that diet drinks are any better for weight management than full-sugar drinks.
Sat, 07 Jan 2017 00:00:00 PSTAntioxidants may prevent against chronic illnesses. A new study suggests that a common antioxidant protects against nonalcoholic fatty liver disease.
Fri, 06 Jan 2017 06:00:00 PSTWhat is a Jones fracture and what are metatarsals? Learn about when to see a doctor, diagnosis, complications, and tips for a good recovery.
Thu, 05 Jan 2017 00:00:00 PSTScientists at the University of Bonn have shown in mice that excess pounds can simply be melted away by converting unwanted white fat cells into energy-consuming brown slimming cells.
Wed, 04 Jan 2017 09:00:00 PSTSugar-free and "diet" drinks are often seen as the healthier option - but researchers from Imperial College London have argued that they are no more helpful for maintaining a healthy weight than...
Tue, 03 Jan 2017 08:00:00 PSTResearchers find that the benefits of switching from a Western diet to a calorie-restricted, plant-based diet may be hampered by microbes in the gut.
Mon, 02 Jan 2017 00:00:00 PSTCured meats can cause a multitude of ills, it seems. The latest research to investigate their impact finds that they may also worsen asthma symptoms.
Sun, 01 Jan 2017 00:00:00 PSTAs the New Year approaches and we promise ourselves we will exercise more, a new study helps explain why sticking to our resolution can be so hard.
Fri, 30 Dec 2016 08:00:00 PSTGood-tasting food causes us to overeat and consequently gain weight; at least that's the commonly held belief. Will research back up this theory?
Fri, 30 Dec 2016 00:00:00 PSTEndurance runners' brains have been shown to have greater functional connectivity in several areas, compared with people who are less active.