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Ozempic and related medications are changing how ordinary people as well as medical experts think about obesity.
New research by Dana-Farber scientists looks at elevated body mass index and chemotherapy for acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL).
A more nuanced approach is recommended to avoid inequitable screening notification of breast density among racial and ethnic groups.
BMI may not be the best way to assess health risks linked to excess weight.
The weight-to-height ratio, never meant as a diagnostic tool, is used to determine insurance coverage of weight loss therapies.
Alcohol consumption guidelines don’t take into account the greater risk associated with body weight.
Male infertility is a very real condition, yet men are largely not part of the conversation around reproduction.
As with HIV-negative individuals, non-alcoholic fatty liver disease is tied to diabetes and irregular blood lipids in those with HIV.
Two studies suggest that bariatric surgery may prevent obesity-related cancers, including breast cancer.
Teen females with asthma in poor neighborhoods are more likely to get better medical care than those diagnosed only as obese.
Interestingly, the drugs themselves, not just the act of curing the virus, were tied to a lower diabetes risk in a recent large study.
Scientists have firmly established an association between direct-acting antiviral treatment and a lower risk of liver cancer and death.
How well people with bipolar disorder react to treatment may be affected by their weight and the quality of their diet.
For many women, making even small lifestyle changes, can stave off death from heart disease.
’The Biggest Loser’ shocked its TV audience last week when it revealed that the winner dropped almost 60% of her starting body weight during t...
Based on all the teasing, bullying and parental nagging that overweight kids must endure, it may come as no surprise to hear that obese childr...
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