Researchers have identified thousands of molecules—produced by “junk” DNA—that are found only in human fat cells and play an important role in how we store and use fat.
Study: Mothers and children who are overweight fail to recognize abnormal weight, which may lead to distorted perceptions of what is acceptable and healthy.
Researchers discovered how common obesity gene contributes to weight gain
Dr. Lori Zeltser talks about her research findings, which may lead to a change in approaches to treating childhood obesity.
Obese children exposed to high levels of air pollutants are nearly three times as likely to have asthma, compared with non-obese children and lower levels of pollution exposure.
Women with PTSD gain weight more rapidly and are more likely to be overweight or obese than women without the disorder, find researchers at Columbia University’s Mailman School of Public Health and Harvard School of Public Health.