Are You at Risk for Breast Cancer?
Over the past few years, there has been increasing evidence that obesity may be a risk factor for heart disease and diabetes. Now another disease may be added to that list.
Why Weight Loss Surgery Could Be a Money Saver
Weight-loss surgery may shrink more than just waistlines.
Just for Kids: Summer Fun, Summer Health
The end of the school year is here. That means now may be a good time to start thinking about how to keep your kids healthy and safe this summer.
A New Prostate Cancer Risk Factor
Obesity is behind a number of well-known heart health problems. In black men, it may also have a profound effect on cancer risk.
Tips for Living a Healthier Life
The amount of discussion these days about the best ways to be healthy can often feel more overwhelming than helpful, but some experts say it may be wise to focus on a few key areas.
Diet Sodas Not Doing Waistlines Any Favors
Obesity in older people is often blamed on poor diet or reduced metabolism. However, diet sodas, a typical replacement for high-sugar drinks, may also be a culprit.
Approval Recommended for Double Chin Rx
KYTHERA Biopharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: KYTH) announced today that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) Dermatologic and Ophthalmic Drugs Advisory Committee has voted unanimously to support the approval of ATX-101 (deoxycholic acid) injection for improvement in the appearance of moderate to severe convexity or fullness associated with submental fat in adults, which is often referred to as a double chin.
Obesity Treatment Device May Trim the Fat
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Wednesday approved a first-of-its-kind device to treat obesity.
Changing Your Diet for Better Health
High blood pressure, high blood sugar levels, and extra weight all have one thing in common - they can raise a person's risk for heart disease, diabetes and stroke. As it turns out, there is something else they have in common - they can be improved with diet.
Obesity Linked to Higher BPA Levels
More and more attention has been focused on the chemical bisphenol A (BPA) in recent years. BPA is found in many products, but it's not clear how it might affect the human body.