Average waist circumference — but not B.M.I. — has increased significantly in the United States, a new study reports.
New research in mice suggests artificial sweeteners may disrupt the ability to regulate blood sugar, causing changes in metabolism that can be a precursor to diabetes.
Cancer treatment and its aftereffects can prompt a cleaning binge and emptying of shelves. But for what, exactly, are we making room?
My inability to type has become a funny, disarming moment in an otherwise usually serious encounter between surgeon and patient, helping to mitigate some of the tension that can develop.
A report from a group of retired military leaders, which has campaigned for improved childhood nutrition, shines a light on obesity in the military and its risks to readiness.
The combination of the savory, woody rosemary and the sweet fruit may inspire you to eat the breads at breakfast, lunch and dinner.
If people need motivation to get up from their office chairs or couches and become less sedentary, two useful new studies could provide the impetus.
Twelve active ingredients were involved in almost half of hospitalizations of children for prescription drug poisoning, a new study found.
The factors that improve your chances of avoiding the Type 2 variety of the disease are unmistakable: weight loss and exercise.
Is there any harm in prescribing drugs to a patient who believes she has been infected with H.I.V., even when all the evidence says she has not been exposed to the virus?