The sizable jump in cases among age 50 and younger is a worldwide trend arising partly from poor diet.
Hypertension, diabetes, cholesterol and smoking have long been seen as risk factors for stroke. A new report says it's time we add sleep disorders to the list.
Propionate, a common additive in breads and baked goods, may trigger a metabolic response linked to obesity and diabetes.
After bariatric surgery, Jaclyn Folkema is finally able to run, swim and play with her 9-year-old daughter.
While certain genetic mutations can increase a woman's chances of a diagnosis, three specific actions can help offset the risks.
Researchers are quickly demystifying the genetic characteristics that factor into body shape and weight-related disease development.
Losing and regaining weight isn’t just demoralizing, it’s dangerous. There are better options for you.
About a third of Americans are sleep-deprived as a result of political and economic anxieties.
Explore the link between digestive health and chronic disease.
Dale Coil's unwavering commitment to physical therapy and healthier living led him to shed more than 300 pounds—and gave him his first pain-free morning in years.
Women who lost 5 percent or more of their body weight had a 12 percent lower breast cancer risk.
People should consider testing, even if they think they don't have it.