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Using a desk fitted with a device to stimulate leg movement may elevate metabolic rate more than sitting or standing desks, according to new research.
Weight loss is known to reduce osteoarthritis symptoms and signs. But which weight loss regimen is best? New research investigates.
A look at morbid obesity, a health problem where being overweight impacts daily life and results in serious health issues. Learn more.
Learn about knee hyperextension, an injury caused when the knee joint bends too far backward. We look at symptoms, treatment options, and recovery tips.
A look at egg yolk, the yellow part of the egg. Included is detail on the benefits of eating the yolks, as well as how they compare to the whites.
Researchers have developed a smartphone app that may tackle obesity by replacing unhealthful eating patterns with more healthful behaviors.
A skin patch consisting of drug-loaded microneedles could prevent and treat weight gain by converting white fat into brown fat, say researchers.
A new systematic review has analyzed recent studies looking at the link between sugary drinks and excess weight gain. The authors issue a call for action.
Want to lose those excess pounds? This study may offer some encouragement, after finding that the effects of being overweight may have been underestimated.
Learn about a number of exercises to stretch and strengthen the hip flexors, muscles that grow tight through prolonged periods of sitting.
Does living next to or near a gym or tennis field lower the odds of obesity? A new study explores this, and the impact of living near a fast food outlet.
In a groundbreaking study, scientists uncover evidence of our body's internal weighing scales. Their findings may lead to innovative ways to fight obesity.
A new study using data from eight European countries finds an intriguing two-way relationship between a child's well-being and their diet.
A study of mice suggests that a diet low in branched-chain amino acids might be an effective way to treat obesity and insulin resistance in humans.
Liver cleanses promise to rid the body of toxins and impurities, but are controversial because there is little science to support their use. Learn more.
Milk thistle is used as natural remedy to treat several health conditions, including liver conditions and diabetes. Does it work? We look at the evidence.
Exercise and sore muscles go hand-in-hand, but a particularly challenging workout or new routine can take this pain to another level. Find out why.
A protein tied to the development of anxiety has now also been linked to the onset of type 2 diabetes. Fortunately, scientists may know how to block it.
Learn all about the four types of fat-soluble vitamins: A, D, E, and K. We look at dietary sources of each and their role within the body.
The average sitting time in the U.S. is 12 hours per day. You might think that this leads to weight gain, but new research claims this is not the case.