High body mass index (BMI), increased waist circumference and type 2 diabetes mellitus may increase the risk of liver cancer, a new study has found.
Body fat is the amount of fat that one has apart from one's bones, water content, muscles and various organs. Your fitness level depends on two components - body fat and body muscle.
As body mass index (BMI) increases, so does the growth and spread of the blood cancer multiple myeloma, a study warns.
Abnormalities in interval between pregnancies, mother's body mass index (BMI) prior to pregnancy and the amount of weight gain in pregnancy can lead to preterm birth, a new study has found.
The increased risk of developing type 2 diabetes, and eventually dying from the disease, begins early in life and at weights in the -normal- range, a new study suggests.
An increase in the fat mass and body mass index (BMI) is directly linked to increased risk of blood vessel diseases.
A new study has now said that proximity of stores selling a variety of different fast foods to your commuting route also affects your BMI.
Is it possible to be both obese and healthy? It's true that obesity has long been associated with cardiovascular disease, Type 2 diabetes and several forms of cancer, but a lingering question is the degree ...
Nearly a third of adults and a quarter of children today are overweight, according to a report by the Global Burden of Disease Study published in The Lancet medical journal. No country has turned the ...
A study suggests that African American women in the US have a different picture of what unhealthy weight looks like than medical experts, prompting suggestions that pictures should be more widely used with health messages ...