More children with overweight move to a healthier weight over two years than do children with obesity, according to a study published online Sept. 20 in PLOS ONE.
Pancreatitis is a distressing ailment that occurs when the pancreas, a crucial organ that helps to digest food and control blood sugar levels, becomes swollen and irritated. This article will explore what pancreatitis is, both acute and chronic.
Researchers say people who had a previous cardiovascular event should take a baby aspirin every day after discussing it with their doctor. They say the small risk from taking baby aspirin is outweighed by the benefits it provides in such cases.
Among adults with overweight or obesity, the annual probability of weight loss of 5 percent or more was achieved by only one in 10, according to a study published online Aug. 7 in JAMA Network Open.
Atrial fibrillation (AFib) is an abnormal heart rhythm that can harm cardiovascular health. Study findings presented at the ESC Congress 2023 found that higher levels of physical fitness were associated with decreased risk for atrial fibrillation, stroke, and major adverse cardiovascular events (MACE).
From influencing how our body stores fat to how our brain regulates appetite, hundreds of genes, along with environmental factors, collectively determine our weight and body size.
As extreme heat continues to blanket numerous parts of the United States, Americans with dementia may be particularly challenged.
Researchers say how you eat can help reduce the effects from the genetic risks of obesity. They say portion control and calorie counting are two strategies that can help combat issues such as emotional eating.