Obesity increases susceptibility to H1N1 flu, a new study finds. It may help clarify why diseases like the flu and COVID-19 affect people differently.
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Evidence that fat-burning neurons can grow in response to leptin suggests a potential way to promote weight loss, say researchers.
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School closures in the US mean no gym classes. That could fuel a spike in childhood obesity. "Public health interventions are urgently needed."
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Despite concerns about the potential for making their kids overly concerned about weight, most parents say they're not against tweens using health apps.
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"...we believe it may be possible to control obesity and the complications of obesity by better regulating inflammation."
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Plant-based diets may be best for cutting your risk for heart disease, according to new research that finds eating protein-rich foods may do the opposite.
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Eating more protein than the daily recommendations indicate probably won't do anything for you—unless you're losing weight or building muscle.
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The American Heart Association guidelines for heart disease risk should include where a person carries excess weight on their body, a new study suggests.
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