Latest Obesity associated morbidity Stories
Obesity appears to be associated with an increased risk of depression, and depression also appears associated with an increased risk of developing obesity.
A Loyola University Health System study has found that one out of five Type 2 diabetics is morbidly obese -- approximately 100 pounds or more overweight.
Condition increases risk of high blood pressure and heart problems in this patient population.
Contrary to what was previously assumed, overweight is not increasing the overall death rate in the German population.
A new report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention shows that the rate of obesity in America is higher than ever.
Researchers have found evidence that chronic disease in either a mother or father can create unfavourable conditions in the womb that are associated with the development of polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS) in daughters.
Young adults who are overweight or obese have an increased risk of pancreatic cancer, and being obese at an older age is associated with a lower overall survival rate for patients with pancreatic cancer, according to a study in the June 24 issue of JAMA.
In reviewing the weight history of pancreatic cancer patients across their life spans, researchers at The University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center have determined that a high body mass index in early adulthood may play a significant role in an individual developing the disease at an earlier age.
Carrying extra weight earlier in life increases the risk of developing problems with mobility in old age, even if the weight is eventually lost, according to new research out of the Sticht Center on Aging at Wake Forest University School of Medicine.
Obese women are more likely to give birth to children with birth abnormalities, according to new findings published in the Journal of the American Medical Association.