Conventional scientific opinion has attributed weight gain to a net surplus of calories due to burning fewer calories than taking in. Opposing this view, the carbohydrate-insulin model states that diet quality matters more for weight loss than total calorie intake.
Patients in Scotland who are being assessed for weight loss surgery are older and have a higher weight than the international average, according to a new study funded by the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR).
Abnormal crosstalk between blood platelets and cells lining blood vessels is one cause of deadly organ damage in patients with severe COVID-19, a new study finds.
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.