Myostatin might be a useful target for preventing or treating obesity and associated conditions, like diabetes.
Xenical support programmes shown to double weight loss success and increase patient satisfaction.
Chinese children are likely to maintain their dietary intake patterns from childhood into adolescence, a new study has found.
apid rates of weight gain during infancy could be linked to obesity later in childhood, report researchers in the February issue of Pediatrics.
A new study has found the first evidence that short periods of psychological stress can cause the body to take longer to clear heart-damaging fats from the bloodstream.
A new study shows that depression is associated with an increased incidence of heart failure in elderly women, but not elderly men.
The increased activity of a single enzyme in fat cells may be a common cause of obesity and obesity-linked diseases, including diabetes.
Researchers identify how leptin may result in the development of drugs to help manage obesity and diabetes.
Dietary factors are recognized as contributing to the development of stomach and esophagus cancers.
The DASH diet plus reduced dietary sodium lowers blood pressure for all persons, according to the first detailed subgroup analysis of the DASH study results.
A person’s risk of dying from heart disease may be predicted by the number of infectious agents present in the blood, according to a report in today’s Circulation: Journal of the American Heart Association.
High blood pressure affects 71 percent of people with diabetes but few of them receive adequate treatment to achieve recommended levels, according to a new study.
A blood pressure medicine's success at lowering pressure shouldn't be the only measure of its effectiveness, say researchers from Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center and colleagues in an editorial in this week's Annals of Internal Medicine.
Wealthier neighborhoods have more than three times as many supermarkets as poor neighborhoods, limiting access for many people to the basic elements of a healthy diet, according to a new study.
Mayo Clinic researchers have found that women with diabetes were significantly less likely to undergo screening for breast cancer by mammography than patients in a control group.
A nuclear cardiac stress test administered shortly after a coronary angioplasty with stent implantation may give important clues to whether the procedure was successful or whether the patient will require more procedures.