Researchers are trying to understand the connection between the condition and coronary heart disease in women.
Study: A typical 50-year-old with hypertension could gain three extra years of life by aggressively treating the condition.
Pediatrics group calls for more research into artificial sweeteners and their effect on children's health.
While issues like high blood pressure, high cholesterol and diabetes are more likely to affect people with obesity, those with normal weight aren't free of risk.
Study: Body fat around the arteries secretes a protein that becomes toxic to blood vessels.
Study: Indulging in the occasional siesta might reduce your risk of heart disease and stroke.
About 40% of men say they've been discriminated against or stereotyped because of their size.
A fat-storing protein that helped our ancestors avoid starvation may today play an outsized role in excess fat storage—in times of plenty.
Bariatric surgery gave a Michigan couple the edge they needed to shed pounds. But the real progress came when they confronted their lifelong emotional burdens.
Researchers suspect women who have apple-shaped bodies are at increased risk of heart trouble.
Diabetes and other diseases can put expectant moms at higher risk of complications such as pre-term labor and potentially fatal preeclampsia.
The sizable jump in cases among age 50 and younger is a worldwide trend arising partly from poor diet.