Fitness & Exercise

Obesity in Youth Tied to Higher Odds for Liver Cancer in...

Fatty deposits in the organ, along with diabetes, can raise the risk, researchers and specialists sayOverweight and obese young men are at increased risk...

Another Obesity Downside: Higher Esophageal Cancer Risk

Research shows association with increased odds for stomach tumors as wellOverweight 20-somethings dramatically increase their risk of esophageal and stomach cancer if they...

Obese Moms May Fail to Spot Obesity in Their Own Kids

Finding may reflect shifting attitudes about how much weight is too much, researcher suggestsMany overweight and obese mothers may underestimate the weight of their...

Hold That Pose: Yoga May Ease Tough Depression

Study finds weekly sessions, plus deep breathing, helped ease cases when medications failedThe calming poses and meditation of yoga may be just what the...

Do ‘Early Birds’ Get the Healthier Worm?

Late-to-bed types appear to have poorer eating habits, study saysEarly birds may have a leg up over night owls when it comes to health...

Another Study Ties Obesity to Certain Cancers

Digestive organs may be hardest hit by too much weight, study suggestsCarrying extra weight increases the risk of a number of cancers, a new...

Colon Cancer on the Rise Among Gen Xers, Millennials

And an old adversary -- the obesity epidemic -- may be the cause, U.S. researchers sayAmericans in their early 50s and younger -- Gen...

Common Virus May Be Linked to Heart Disease, Diabetes in Some...

CMV associated with increased chances of metabolic syndrome in those of normal weightA common virus may make some women more susceptible to both heart...

A Stressed Life May Mean a Wider Waistline

Study finds chronic anxiety might raise risk of obesityDays filled with stress and anxiety may be upping your risk of becoming overweight or obese,...

Repeat Head Hits May Not Put NFL Players at Risk of...

Study aimed to see if former pro football players faced the same fate as many professional boxers Repeated hits to the head may not...
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