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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.
An expert committee has issued new guidelines for family doctors instructing them on how to help address the ballooning problem of adult obesity.
U.S. federal regulators have approved an appetite-suppressing implant designed to treat obesity by zapping nerves that connect the stomach and the brain.
Head Start programs have been shown to help poor children do better in school, but they may also help them fight obesity, a study suggests.
People who are obese may appear healthy for a while but their condition declines over time, said a study out Monday that followed more than 2,500 people for 20 years.
Obesity can be a disability, the European Court of Justice ruled Thursday - a decision that could have widespread consequences across the 28-nation bloc for the way in which employers deal with severely overweight staff.
A new study suggests obesity can shave years off lives and -- before it does -- dramatically increase the time obese people spend dealing with two major chronic conditions.
New York authorities issued new rules on Wednesday governing licensed day care centres to require they serve low-fat milk, water or 100 per cent juice to help prevent obesity.