The American Association of Clinical Endocrinologist (AACE) and the American College of Endocrinology (ACE) announced the publication of its position statement that describes its framework for a new diagnosis of obesity as a chronic disease.
For each increase in skirt size every 10 years, the risk of developing breast cancer after menopause could increase by 33% according to research published online September 24 in BMJ Open.
In a new controversial essay published in The Atlantic, bioethicist Dr. Ezekiel Emanuel argues that quality of life is often diminished with longevity (living ≥80 years of age) and that he would be content dying at age 75.
NovaBiotics announced that the FDA has granted Orphan Drug designation to Lynovex (NM001) for the treatment of cystic fibrosis (CF).
The FDA is warning consumers that several products promoted and sold for weight loss have been found to contain undeclared ingredients and should not be purchased or used.
Women who have the largest number of posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) symptoms are almost three times more likely to develop an addiction to food.
Americans' average waist size continues to inch up, and women's waistlines are widening faster than men's.
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