Monthly Archives: January 2003
Severe obesity can take up to 20 years off a young man's life, a new study suggests.
Overweight and obese individuals incur up to $1,500 more in annual medical costs than healthy-weight individuals, according to a two-year study.
Getting regular, moderate-intensity exercise may be critically important for postmenopausal women who want to reduce their risk of cancer, heart disease and other chronic diseases.
Through the study of fat storage in nematode worms, researchers have formulated a new model for understanding the mechanisms of obesity and diabetes in humans.
Researchers suggest that they have a technique that may be used to detect a group of self-destructive cells involved in autoimmune disorders, which may increase ability to predict the development of diabetes.