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Weight loss drugs may help stop COVID-19

Scientists from Oregon Health & Science University found the virus that causes COVID-19 undertakes a massive takeover of the body's fat-processing system. This creates cellular...

Belly fat: a common cause of high blood pressure, heart attacks, diabetes

Scientists from Uppsala University found that visceral fat is a major contributing risk factor for developing diabetes and cardiovascular disease. They found that there is...

Light during sleep is linked to obesity, diabetes, high blood pressure in older people

Scientists from Northwestern Medicine found that older people who were exposed to any amount of light while sleeping at night were much more likely...

Cold temperatures could reduce inflammation, fight obesity, improve insulin

Scientists from Joslin Diabetes Center found that exposure to cold temperatures reduced inflammation in obesity while improving insulin sensitivity and glucose tolerance. They also found...

Weight loss, male enhancement and other products may be dangerous

Whether you’re looking to buy weight loss, male enhancement, or certain other products, these days you’re apt to look for them online, rather than...

Want to lose weight? Train the brain, not the body

Despite massive government, medical and individual efforts to win the war on obesity, 71 percent of Americans are overweight. The average adult is 24 pounds...

What are ‘fasting’ diets and do they help you lose weight?

Trying to lose weight is hard work. You need to plan meals and snacks, and make a big effort to avoid situations that trigger more...

Do ketogenic diets help you lose weight?

Is a ketogenic diet effective for weight loss? The answer depends on whether it achieves a reduction in total kilojoule intake or not. What is a...

This weight loss surgery could lead to long-term diabetes remission

Scientists from Oregon Health & Science University found that a weight loss surgery can lead to long-term diabetes remission. They found more than half of...

Light in your bedroom may increase obesity, high blood pressure, diabetes

Scientists from Northwestern University found that keeping your bedroom dark not only helps you get a good night's sleep, but may strongly reduce the...