Researchers found that women who slept with lights or a television on in the room were at greater risk of weight gain and obesity during a 6-year study.
New research finds that self-weighing and seeing a graphical representation of their weight changes can prompt people to lose or maintain their weight.
Probiotics are beneficial bacteria that occur naturally in the gut. Some research suggests a link between these good bacteria and a healthy weight. Learn more about probiotics for weight loss here.
Scientists conducted a small study of the 30-day fasting practice of Ramadan and found evidence of significant metabolic benefits.
A new study in mouse models shows that a high-fat diet can alter signaling mechanisms in the brain, leading to depression-like behaviors.
To date, experts have seen urbanization trends as a key driver of the global obesity 'epidemic,' but a major new study now challenges that assumption.
Scientists identify three types of fat precursor cell and suggest that the distribution of these cells could predict obesity-related conditions.
New research from Sweden has found an intriguing link between anxiety, depression, and obesity among children and teenagers ages 6–17 years.
New research in mice finds a molecular pathway that may explain why eating comfort food during stressful times can lead to increased weight gain.
New research uses MRI imaging to examine the connections between obesity and changes in the brain's gray and white matter volume and structure.