Overweight & Obesity

Editorial: Finding the solution to obesity

In the 20 years since Barbara Corkey, Ph.D., was named Editor in Chief of the journal Obesity, obesity among adults has risen significantly. Data from the National Center for Health Statistics show that one third of U.S. ...

Genetics

Genetic background associated with physically active lifestyle

In a large international study, researchers at Uppsala University have identified DNA regions that are associated with physical activity or leisure screen time. The findings, published in Nature Genetics, confirm that physical ...

Neuroscience

Which leisure activities are linked to lower risk of dementia?

Leisure activities, such as reading a book, doing yoga and spending time with family and friends may help lower the risk of dementia, according to a new meta-analysis published in the August 10, 2022, online issue of Neurology. ...

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