Overweight & Obesity

The body produces new satiety factor during prolonged exercise

A drug that helps us to eat less could help the more than 650 million people around the world who live with obesity. One of the emerging drug candidates that interest researchers is the hormone GDF15 that, when given to rodents, ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Work addiction can be harmful to mental health

As a culture, we've come to value growth and productivity, making paid work not only a necessity, but a central concern in peoples' lives. Yet this attitude towards work is harming us more than it's helping, with research ...

Health

Q&A: The health benefits of yoga

DEAR MAYO CLINIC: I have always been fairly flexible, so I have never felt compelled to include yoga in my fitness routine. Typically, I just walk and maybe do some weights for strength training. I was talking to a friend ...

Oncology & Cancer

Cancer risk from obesity differs for men and women

This large study included over 100,000 people and was led by researchers at the University of Bristol and the International Agency for Research on Cancer. They found that a higher BMI (body mass index; a measure of total ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Los Angeles orders more restrictions as coronavirus surges

Los Angeles County announced a new stay-home order Friday as coronavirus cases surged out of control in the nation's most populous county, banning most gatherings but stopping short of a full shutdown on retail stores and ...

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