obesity

New Research Shows Being an Only Child May Increase Risk of Obesity
There certainly are some amazing benefits to being an only child, like not having to share your room, not having to share your friends and not having to share your food.
However, a new study suggests that those kids who grow up without a brother or sister might find more benefit in some good old-fash…
Is There Such a Thing as an ‘Obesity Gene’?
Having trouble losing weight? Well, it turns out that blaming your genes might actually be a legitimate excuse. Scientists discovered that a gene mutation can make people think they’re hungry even when they’re physically full.
Is Obesity Contagious?
Recent studies have shown we tend to eat more when the people around us do. But new research with mice takes that one further, revealing obesity may actually be contagious.