People who have obesity or severe obesity can lose a considerable amount of weight if they receive a structured one-year weight loss program combined with physical activity, according to two reports published in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA).
Dietary fiber gets a lot of praise for helping people feel full and for lowering the risk of certain types of disease. Yet many types of dietary fiber exist -- and they don't all work the same, according to a small new study.
People with hypothyroidism who are undertreated are at increased risk for longer hospital stays and higher rates of readmission, a new study warns.
Risk of obesity is 45% higher among adolescents whose diet is based on ultra-processed food products
Based on data for 3,587 adolescents aged 12-19 who took part in the 2011-16 National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES) in the United States, researchers at the University of São Paulo (USP) in Brazil have calculated the impact of consuming ultra-processed foods on the risk of obesity.
New findings show how the progression of atherosclerosis is affected by a combination of hypertension and changes to the stiffness of the artery.
An interdisciplinary weight loss and lifestyle intervention is associated with clinically meaningful and sustainable improvements in obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) severity and health-related quality of life, according to a study published online April 22 in JAMA Network Open.
Amid the many problems posed by the pandemic, one positive outcome is that COVID-19 is providing valuable insights that could help researchers unlock the secrets of another intractable disease: diabetes.
Allergies in general—whether it be to food, pets or pollen—occur when the body's immune system "sees a substance as harmful and overreacts to it," according to the asthma and allergy foundation of america.