…  Children with asthma are at increased risk for childhood obesity, a new study suggests.Obesity is widely regarded as a risk factor for …  risk of becoming obese.”We care about this issue because asthma affects approximately 6.5 million children — about 1 in 10 — in …

…  obesity is linked to a host of ailments, there are many women who are obese but …  Lancet Diabetes and Endocrinology journal, indicate that obesity is a risk factor for cardiovascular disease, regardless of whether …  The study found that women with “metabolically healthy obesity” were also found to be at 39% higher risk of cardiovascular …

…  researchers has identified a pathway by which obesity results in reduced insulin sensitivity. The discovery may help reduce the likelihood of obesity leading to chronic health issues. Credit: Pavel …  the molecular mechanisms through which being overweight causes these inflammatory processes were unknown. Researchers have now …

…  Cleveland Clinic genetic analysis has found that obesity itself, not just the adverse health effects associated with it, …  such as heart attacks and heart failure- is the leading cause of the death in the United States and across the world. While other …  tied to coronary artery disease, the association between obesity and cardiovascular disease has not been clearly established. For this …

…  (HealthDay News) — Americans in states with the highest obesity rates are less likely to have weight-loss surgery, researchers …  and there is great variability in its application because of barriers to access including insurance coverage, economic conditions …

…  FGFBP3 (BP3 for short) — might offer a new way to treat obesity as well as conditions associated with metabolic syndrome, such as type …  journal Scientific Reports.The researchers noted that because BP3 is a natural protein and not an artificial drug, human clinical …

…  NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Adolescents with severe obesity who struggle with weight loss may derive the most benefits from a …  Novo Nordisk), FDA approved for the treatment of adult obesity, Aaron S. Kelly, PhD, co-director of the Center for Pediatric Obesity …  meaningful amount of weight with lifestyle changes alone because the body fights back against attempts at energy …