A recent mouse study uncovers a new hormonal player in the body's metabolic response to weight loss. It appears to have a similar role to leptin.
People who tend to frequently switch between digital media devices appear to have a greater risk of obesity, according to the findings of a new study.
Most people’s body weight fluctuates over time, but rapid weight gain can sometimes indicate a medical issue. In this article, learn about which conditions can cause rapid weight gain as well as when to see a doctor.
New research finds that a 'highly selective inhibitor' of a single protein can relieve stress, diet-induced obesity, and improve mood in mice.
An intriguing new study demonstrates that an oxytocin nasal spray can change the way that people's brains respond to images of unhealthful food.
Efforts to lose weight may not work for a range of reasons. A person may be following an ineffective fad diet, or consuming sugary drinks, or exercising more but making no dietary changes, for example. Learn more here.
Is there a link between the dust in our homes and the accelerated growth of fat cells in our bodies? New research suggests that the answer may be 'yes.'
A recent study on obesity and weight gain finds that it is not just what we eat but when we eat it that is important. Evidence for this theory is mounting.
Many doctors often only offer their patients generic advice about weight loss strategies. New research, however, shows that this approach is unsuccessful.
A new review of existing studies examines the effects of sit-stand desks on work performance, posture, behavior, health, and more.