Diabetics who exercise can trim waist size and body fat, and control blood glucose, even if they don't see cardiorespiratory benefits, new research by UT Southwestern Medical Center cardiologists shows.
Researchers at the University of Leeds have found a possible association between the rise in obesity and the increase in cases of male breast cancer.
The gut microbe Akkermansia muciniphila may hold the key to better metabolic health and healthier body fat distribution in people who are overweight or obese, reveals a small study published online in the journal Gut.
Weekend screen time is linked to poorer teen bone health—but only in boys, reveals research published in the online journal BMJ Open.
New approaches, based on body mass index (BMI) or other simple measures, are needed to improve assessment of obesity in adolescents with physical disabilities, reports a paper in the American Journal of Physical Medicine & ...
A new study suggests that the timing of exposure to moderate levels of light may influence body mass index (BMI) and body fat.