People who have fatty liver disease related to being overweight may get the disease under better control when they get lots of support to lose weight
Men who were overweight as teens may be more likely to develop a rare type of heart muscle damage that can cause heart failure than men who maintained a healthy weight during adolescence
Report sought on flight attendants with excess weight
WASHINGTON: Obese people have shorter lives and even those who are just overweight spend more years living with heart disease than individuals who are a healthy weight, a U.S. study suggests. Researchers examined data on more than 190,000 adults from 10 different studies conducted in the U.S. over the past seven decades that looked at weight and other factors that can influence the risk of heart disease. None of the participants had cardiovascular disease when they joined these studies, but at least 70 percent of men and…
MIAMI, UNITED STATES: Being overweight can raise the likelihood of being diagnosed with cancers of the stomach and digestive tract, as well as certain brain and reproductive tumours, international researchers said on Wednesday.
CAIRO: Egypt's state-run television has taken several anchorwomen off the air until they lose weight, the broadcaster's chief told AFP, drawing criticism from rights groups but also praise from some commentators.
PARIS: Being overweight shaves about a year off one's life expectancy, a price which soars to about 10 years for the severely obese, a large-scale study reported Thursday.
NEW YORK: Many parents don’t realize when their children are overweight and so they fail to help the youngsters shed excess pounds, an Australian study suggests.