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Since 1990, obesity among adults has more than doubled and obesity among children and adolescents has quadrupled.
Scientists identified a protein that triggers changes in mitochondria that promote weight gain in mice fed a high-fat diet.
Inadequate physical activity was associated with liver steatosis regardless of body mass index.
For both adolescents and adults, body mass index and waist circumference were linked to greater risk of MASLD.
Losing weight and reversing obesity might seem straightforward: Eat fewer calories than you burn. But that’s not as easy as it sounds.
People who took more steps and had less sedentary time per day had smaller waistlines.
Nearly half of all states have an adult obesity prevalence of 35% or higher, new CDC data show.
Ozempic and related medications are changing how ordinary people as well as medical experts think about obesity.
Disruption of fat metabolism and altered gut microbiome may help explain weight changes associated with antiretroviral therapy.
BMI may not be the best way to assess health risks linked to excess weight.
If you’re living with HIV, you might be 50% more likely to experience heart disease compared with your HIV-negative peers.
A large study found that heart disease and mental health conditions are driving use of multiple medications as people age.
The long-acting injectable regimen suppressed HIV in more than 90% of study participants, including those with obesity.
What are the consequences of overweight and obesity?
Weight loss, exercise and a healthy diet are keys to managing type 2 diabetes.
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