News related to obesity


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  • Cancer used to be one of the scariest words a patient could hear from a doctor.

  • According to troubling new findings from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, nearly 4 in 10 U.

  • A drug that targets the appetite control system in the brain could bring about significant weight loss in people with clinical obesity, according to new research.

  • To place all of the blame on the individual is to completely ignore the very real power of our surroundings Obesity is the biggest public health challenge of our generation.

  • Obesity can promote the spread of breast cancer by inhibiting a metabolic enzyme, acetyl-coenzyme A-carboxylase 1 (ACC1), a central component of fatty acid synthesis.

  • When you’re going though Shraddha Rao’s Instagram pictures, it is difficult to believe that this personal trainer once couldn’t even climb 3 stairs without panting.

  • America is in the midst of an obesity crisis.

  • A recent World Health Organisation report revealed that the number of obese children and adolescents – aged five to 19 years – worldwide has risen tenfold in the past four decades.

  • New Zealand recently retained its third place in the OECD's global obesity rankings, with almost a third of Kiwi adults being reported as obese.

  • Fungi may affect gut health in unexpected ways, new research suggests.