Patients with active asthma or chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) are at increased risk for severe COVID-19 outcomes, according to a study published online Aug. 10 in the Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology: In Practice.
No single meal plan or menu is best for safeguarding the heart. But there are guidelines you can use to create a diet that's right for you. For some sound advice backed up by science, take a look at the current guidelines from the American Heart Association
Sleep apnea may double your risk for sudden death. The condition — in which a person's airway is repeatedly blocked during sleep, causing pauses in breathing — may also increase the risk for high blood pressure, coronary artery disease and congestive heart failure, new research shows.
People living with obesity in the UK take an average of nine years to speak to a doctor about their weight struggles—according to new research involving the University of East Anglia.
Weight-loss surgery can be a double-edged sword for obese women who want to shed pounds before becoming pregnant: New research shows it lowers the risk of some complications, but it may increase the risk of others.
A new national study finds that children in the United States with greater screen time usage at ages 9-10 are more likely to gain weight one year later.
The risk for severe COVID-19 leading to hospital admission and death is increased at a body mass index (BMI) of more than 23 kg/m2, according to a study published online April 28 in The Lancet Diabetes & Endocrinology.
People with abdominal obesity and excess fat around the body's mid-section and organs have an increased risk of heart disease even if their body mass index (BMI) measurement is within a healthy weight range, according to a new Scientific Statement from the American Heart Association published today in the Association's flagship journal, Circulation.