Male bodies are at risk for their own distinct health issues such as erectile dysfunction and prostate cancer, and they also experience health issues differently than female bodies. We’ve written before about the fact that men are less likely than women to address or investigate … [Read more...] about 7 Men’s health issues that their support systems should understand
Obesity is a complex issue because it not only presents itself as a physical health challenge but oftentimes as a mental health challenge as well. There are often many psychological factors behind obesity that can in fact be more difficult to address than obesity itself. … [Read more...] about Study: Emotional health should be the focus of healthy weight programs
Obesity is a disease that involves having an excessive amount of body fat. It is a serious issue that increases the risk of other medical problems such as heart disease and diabetes. Our understanding of obesity is limited, though scientists from The Spanish National Cancer … [Read more...] about Scientists discover a way to reverse obesity in mice. Will humans be next?
A new study out of the University of Michigan School of Public Health suggests higher levels of vitamin D in the first year of life can help protect children against obesity in adolescence. The study, which was published in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, used data … [Read more...] about High levels of vitamin D in first year may protect children from obesity
Future generations from the southern Mexican state of Oaxaca may steer clear of obesity-related health issues, thanks to a new law passed by state officials, banning the sale of junk food and sugary drinks to children, in an attempt to reduce high obesity and diabetes … [Read more...] about Oaxaca state in Mexico bans sale of junk food to children to curb obesity