Cancer

Breaking the link between obesity, gastrointestinal cancers

Studies have demonstrated a connection between obesity and a person's risk of developing colon and other gastrointestinal cancers. Now, scientists are investigating approaches that can break this relationship.

Overweight & Obesity

Study: Obesity alone does not increase risk of death

Researchers at York University's Faculty of Health have found that patients who have metabolic healthy obesity, but no other metabolic risk factors, do not have an increased rate of mortality.

Overweight & Obesity

Obesity plagues rural America

(HealthDay)—Country folk are being hit harder by the U.S. obesity epidemic than city dwellers, two new government studies show.

Overweight & Obesity

U.S. obesity rates rising again

(HealthDay)—After briefly leveling off, the U.S. obesity rate may be climbing again, according to a preliminary study.

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