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Bariatric surgery isn't any less effective for people who have been obese for a long time.
Researchers found that four-year-olds who'd received more than nine antibiotic prescriptions were twice as likely to be obese as their peers with no antibiotic exposure.
While we are aware of the many effects obesity has on the body, how could it possibly affect the brain?
Women who are overweight during pregnancy are advised to consume a well-balanced diet that consists of plenty of fruits, vegetables, fish oils and appropriate supplements.
In a study, with escalating levels of BMI, kids tended to have a poorer ability to make decisions.
There is evidence linking obesity to certain brain structure differences. Recent studies have found evidence of brain tissue 'shrinkage' among people with high levels of body fat.
Evidence has shown that weight-loss surgery in children is safe and effective when performed in high-quality centres, with the paediatrician and family in a shared decision-making process.
The findings of a new Chinese study suggest that maintaining normal weight throughout adulthood reduces the risk of early death.
In a study, those who were severely obese as children had the highest risk of severe obesity as adults.
Based on the findings of researchers, it seems that the way owners give their dogs treats is related to the owner's own weight.
If you make a conscious decision to achieve a healthier weight, you will need to choose a diet that is right for you.
A new study confirmed previous findings that women with worse overall sleep quality consumed higher amounts of added sugars associated with obesity and diabetes.
Let's at least call it something else already.
A new study shows that daily lifestyle – not genes – probably plays the much bigger role in a person's odds of becoming obese.
The small study supports earlier research that obesity is associated with changes in the brain, but which comes first isn't clear.
New research suggests it’s your engorged intestine that tells your brain to switch off your appetite when you've had enough to eat.
While there is a link between obesity and addiction, it is a complex situation and the causes are not as simple as you might think, a new study finds.
It doesn't have to be complicated.
Not getting enough sleep leads to kids developing cravings for sugary or starchy foods, eating to get the energy to stay awake – and gaining unwanted weight.
Obesity promotes conditions that can lead to heart problems – such as type 2 diabetes, high blood pressure and sleep apnoea.
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