More than one billion now afflicted by obesity: Lancet

More than one billion people around the world are now suffering from obesity with the number having more than quadrupled since 1990, according to a study released by The Lancet medical journal.

Obstetrics & gynaecology

Oncologist discusses health disparities in gynecologic cancers

Each year, thousands of women are diagnosed with gynecologic cancers in the U.S. While cervical, ovarian and uterine cancer affects all races, Black women are often diagnosed at later stages and are more likely to die from ...

Overweight & Obesity

Treatment of obesity must be multifaceted, publication says

According to "Insights & Implications in Gerontology: The Chronic Disease of Obesity"—a new publication from the Gerontological Society of America (GSA)—overweight and obesity are now recognized as chronic health conditions ...

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