Study: Bariatric surgery triggers `substantial` weight loss, improves lung function, possible treatment for obese asthma
Bariatric surgery, a surgical procedure to alter the digestive system or reduce stomach size, triggers "substantial weight loss and improves lung function," according to researchers from the University of Vermont.
High weekly physical activity levels linked to lower kidney disease risk in diabetes and overweight/obesity
Clocking up high weekly levels of moderate to vigorous intensity physical activity is linked to a lower risk of developing chronic kidney disease in overweight/obese people with type 2 diabetes, finds research published online in the British Journal of Sports Medicine.
Measuring airborne grass allergen levels instead of pollen counts will be more beneficial for hay fever sufferers, as new research shows grass allergen levels are more consistently associated with hay fever symptoms than grass pollen counts.
Research shows online interventions with social support help middle-aged adults with obesity lose weight
Obesity is a problem in the United States. In fact, 42.5% of U.S. adults aged 20 and over have the disease.
There are no quick fixes or short cuts to living longer and healthier lives, but the science is clear on the key principles. Here are five things you can do to extend your lifespan and improve your health.
Still weighing whether to make a New Year's resolution? Or perhaps regretting letting your healthy habits slide during the holidays? Either way, the American Medical Association (AMA) has ten recommendations to help Americans improve their health in 2024.
A new study published in the journal Reproductive and Developmental Medicine has found a strong association between fetal macrosomia (high birth weight) and overweight and obesity in early childhood among the U.S.-born children aged 2 to 6 years.
A UC Riverside study that could motivate your New Year's resolutions demonstrates that high-fat diets affect genes linked not only to obesity, colon cancer and irritable bowels, but also to the immune system, brain function, and potentially COVID-19 risk.