[NEW YORK] In recent years, many nutrition experts have linked the obesity epidemic to the spread of ultra-processed foods that are engineered to have a long shelf life and irresistible...

[PARIS] Obesity worldwide is increasing more quickly in rural areas than in cities, a study reported Wednesday, challenging a long-held assumption that the global epidemic of excess weight is...

[TOKYO] Eating rice may help prevent obesity, research suggests.

HEALTH

DIABETES mellitus and obesity are closely linked to the increase of the prevalence of cardiovascular disease.

[WASHINGTON] Almost half of Americans have heart disease, a significant increase over prior years largely because of a newly expanded definition of high blood pressure, the American Heart...

TO defeat the intertwined pandemics of obesity, hunger and climate change, governments must curb the political influence of major corporations, said a major report on Monday calling for a "...

[PARIS] To defeat the intertwined pandemics of obesity, hunger and climate change, governments must curb the political influence of major corporations, said a major report on Monday calling for a...

[WASHINGTON] Americans have grown fatter in the past two decades, adding girth to their bellies and in some cases, even growing shorter, according to federal health data released Thursday.