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Scientists have finally figured out how the key gene tied to obesity makes people fat, a major discovery that could open the door to an entirely new approach to the problem beyond diet and exercise.
A group of researchers from the University of British Columbia have discovered a gene that could be a cause of obesity.
Steadily rising rates of obesity, diabetes and high blood pressure over the last decade have dramatically increased the risk of heart attacks and strokes among some groups of ethnic Canadians, researchers say.
Federal health regulators say they have approved an inflatable medical balloon that helps patients lose weight by filling up space in the stomach.
A 560-pound man biking across the United States to lose weight hit a snag in Rhode Island.
Some are calling liraglutide,a new drug approved for weight loss, a 'gamechanger' in the fight against obesity, but a new study finds the drug also carries significant side effects.
Nearly all Irish adults are likely to be overweight in 15 years' time, said a study Wednesday that warned of a European "obesity crisis of enormous proportions."
An electronic pill that enables you to enjoy your meal without giving you the urge to overeat is in the works at an Israeli start-up and making headlines in the medical community.
There are six major types of obesity, according to a study conducted in the U.S. and the U.K.
A much-hailed law that restricted the opening of new stand-alone fast-food restaurants in one of the poorest sections of Los Angeles did not curb obesity or improve diets, a new study found.
A new study has found that people who regularly cook using the recipes they see on cooking shows weigh significantly more than those who don’t.