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Babies who are easiest to soothe between 2 and 6 months of age are at twice the risk of early childhood obesity, suggests a study in JAMA Pediatrics.
As of 2016, 40 percent of adults (that’s nearing half the world population) and almost 20 percent of kids worldwide are overweight or clinically obese.
Could reducing childhood obesity also help reduce rates of childhood asthma? These researchers say it could.
People who are overweight, especially woman, have a greater chance of struggling with depression, according to this study.
Pancreatic cancer risk may be up to four times higher in adults who were overweight or obese during adolescence, according to a study published in Cancer.
Obesity could increase your risk of asthma because of changes in your respiratory muscles and other related conditions, according to this study.
Young women who are obese should be vigilant about colon cancer, according to this study that found a link between obesity and early-onset colorectal cancer.
Obesity is a risk factor for asthma and they often coexist. A recent study suggests obesity raises asthma risk by changing how your airway muscles function.
Mothers can reduce their child's risk of obesity by changing their lifestyle. Consider adopting these five habits before you get pregnant.
Read these surprising findings from an international study that found young, obese woman have the lowest risk of breast cancer.