Faced with fake news and collapse of editorial integrity at Independent Media, the last thing media needs are scandals, writes Adriaan Basson.
Obesity promotes conditions that can lead to heart problems – such as type 2 diabetes, high blood pressure and sleep apnoea.
If obesity in teen boys continue to escalate, they could find themselves suffering from heart attacks before they're old enough to take early retirement.
A large new study has linked link obesity and MS in children – and suggests it might affect their treatment response.
The study also found that long yoga sessions and some other exercises helped ward off weight gain among people with genetic risk factors for obesity.
Excess weight puts children at risk of a myriad of health problems, but guidelines have been set out for parents wanting to help their children through lifestyle changes.
From weight gain to increased risk of heart disease, a sugar-heavy diet has some not-so-sweet consequences.
A study found that over several decades, people who packed on the most weight had a much lower risk of ALS compared to those who maintained their figure or got thinner.
A new study found that children who were obese had nearly triple the risk of developing high blood pressure between ages of four and six compared to kids with a healthy weight.
People are defending Nike and slamming the journalist as they push back on her claims that it is impossible for plus-size women to be healthy.
A study claims that men who had a BMI of 35 and over in their teen years were eight times more likely to develop heart disease than those who were lean in their teens.
Research reveals that teen girls, who want to be night owls, but need to be early birds, are at higher risk of gaining weight around their waist.
Researchers have seen a reversal in heart disease in young adults, especially women, but obesity, diabetes and high blood pressure are on the rise.
If you indulge often, the cycle and the side effects of binge-watching TV shows can lead to harmful brain and body changes, an expert says.
A new study found that a large waist size significantly increased the risk of an early death for women over 49, even when their BMI was normal.
We know obesity is harmful in many ways, but did you know it could cause premature decline in the brain's functionality?
Researchers have discovered that people who use their smartphone for lengthy periods throughout the day are more likely to pick up weight because of their sedentary behaviour.
A new study claims that kids who spend a lot of time playing video games aren't any heavier than those who don't.
A large percentage of paediatric asthma case could be avoided if childhood obesity was taken out of the equation.
Findings show that kids who were teased gained an average of almost a half a pound per year compared to kids who weren't teased.
A new report indicates that people with obesity are blatantly dehumanised and discriminated against, with claims that they are less evolved and less human.
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