Health

Poor sleep may undermine people's attempts to keep weight off

New research being presented at this year's European Congress on Obesity (ECO) in Maastricht, Netherlands (4-7 May), finds that not getting enough good quality sleep undermines people's attempts to keep weight off after dieting, ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Adults with asthma have a higher risk of developing obesity

A study with more than 8,700 participants from 11 European countries and Australia has concluded that adults with asthma are more likely to become obese later in life. The research, led by the Barcelona Institute of Global ...

Overweight & Obesity

Eating habits during COVID-19 pandemic

What effect have self-isolation and quarantine had on body weight and diet during the COVID-19 pandemic? Research published in the International Journal of Environment and Health looks at this troubling issue.

Health

Stress poses heart health dangers for women

Women tend to not only take on their own stress, but also that of their families. This compounds the potential health hazards that include both psychological and physical issues.

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