Three Powerful ‘Drugs’ to Fight Obesity

Obesity can cause many negative effects on health. Including increased risk of diabetes, high blood pressure and heart disease. The disease which once was considered as a disease of adults, now can also be experienced by children. This is...

Does Obesity As Teenagers Really Trigger Cancer?

As known, obesity is causes many diseases. A new study even found that obesity which is experience during adolescents over years could trigger cancer later in life. The study found that men who are overweight or obese during adolescence,...

Hundreds of Children in England Suffer from Obesity

This is a quite surprising finding. In England, hundreds of children and even infants suffer from obesity. There is even a child who suffered a stroke at the age of six years old. Based on data released by the...

Obesity Damage Brain Function

Fat that accumulates could be a source of disease. Not only can it damage the liver, joints, and arteries, or lead to heart disease and stroke, but also affects the brain functions. Being overweight can alter the physical structure...

Gene which Causes Obesity is Discovered

The gene that regulates diabetes and cholesterol in the body is found. Researchers now know the KLF14 gene is associated with type 2 diabetes and cholesterol, but not yet uncovered how the genes regulate other genes. This gene is...

World’s Most Obese Kid Weighs 90 Kilograms

Suman Khatun, who is 6 years old, looks like a giant among her playmates. With 90 kilograms of body weight, Suman is five times heavier than children her age. She is believed to be the fattest kid in the...

Nauru, a Country Where 95 Percent of its People are Obese

Nauru, a small country which only has a population of about 10 thousand inhabitants is getting attention. Not only because of its uniqueness of culture or its natural beauty, but also because of the characteristics of the body of...

Enriched Formula Milk Can Cause Obesity in Babies

Babies given a lot of formula milk tend to be obese when they are five years old. That’s according to¬† a research teams from the MRC Childhood Nutrition Research Centre at University College London, England. The research shows that...