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Sleep Apnea May Contribute to Diabetes Complications

Last summer, the Department of Veterans Affairs was tasked with a strange goal. The VA Advisory Committee on Disability Compensation asked the VA to find ways to address the epidemic that was claims being filed for those veterans suffering from …

Obesity Study Shows Need for Early Intervention
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It is no longer a disputed fact as to whether or not obesity is an epidemic, especially here in the United States. Obesity rates in children have doubled over the past 30 years, while obesity rates in adolescents have tripled. …

Kandi Burruss Shows Off Body After Fat Comments
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The Real Housewives of Atlanta stars have been known for their continuous drama. However, when Kenya Moore made her latest comment on Kandi Burruss’ weight, Kandi decided to take it upon herself to prove that she has a sexy body, …

Woman Plans to Give Overweight Kids Letters Instead of Candy for Halloween
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It looks like Halloween has its very own Grinch. A woman in Fargo, North Dakota plans to give children she considers overweight letters telling them they don’t need sweets instead of candy when they knock on her door on Halloween. …

Weight Loss Through Aerobics More Effective Than Resistance Training, Shows Study
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A new study shows that aerobic exercises are more effective at burning fat than resistance training or a combination of resistance and aerobic training. The study, published in the Journal of Applied Physiology, analyzed the body composition of overweight or …

Obesity Drug Qsymia Approved by the FDA

Obesity drug Qsymia, which is manufactured by California pharmaceutical company Vivus, has been cleared for consumption by the masses. This marks the second weight-loss drug to get the stamp of approval from the Food and Drug Administration in just under …

Weight of the World Has Been Officially Calculated
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The weight of the world may sound like an impossible equation to calculate, but researchers at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine have determined that the weight of the human species totals roughly 3.5 million tons, or, if …