Oncology & Cancer

Cancer in those under 50 is rising, globally. Why?

We know what we need to do to reduce our risk of getting cancer, right? Wear SPF, stop smoking, avoid processed foods, keep fit, lose weight and get enough sleep. But what if much of what causes cancer has already happened ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Mental health tied to weight gain in obese people during pandemic

Weight gain in adults with obesity during the COVID-19 pandemic is associated with higher baseline body mass index deteriorations in mental health, maladaptive eating behaviors, and less physical activity and sleep, according ...

Health

Can you be overweight and healthy?

One of the most contentious questions asked in the health community today is whether you can be overweight and healthy.

Alzheimer's disease & dementia

The 3 midlife factors that raise your odds for Alzheimer's

Certain lifestyle factors can sway the risk of dementia, and a new study points to the top threats to Americans these days: obesity, physical inactivity and lack of a high school diploma.

Overweight & Obesity

WHO warns of obesity 'epidemic' in Europe

The WHO said Tuesday that "epidemic" overweight and obesity rates are linked to over 1.2 million deaths annually across Europe, calling for swift policy changes to reverse the dangerous trend.

Overweight & Obesity

Africa urged to act fast to combat obesity surge

Urgent measures such as taxes and restrictions on sugary foods and drinks are needed to stem the rising trend of obesity in Africa, the World Health Organization (WHO) has warned.

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