Your Fat Is Why You're Not As Bright As You Could Be

Posted in Medicine on 20th Mar, 2014
by Alex Muller

Obesity doesn't make you less intelligent, but it might cloud your cognitive abilities.

Sugar tax 'may be necessary', England's chief medical officer says

Posted in Medicine on 4th Mar, 2014
by Alex Muller

Earlier this year doctors called for a soft drinks tax to reduce sugar intake.

Obesity Rate for Young Children Plummets 43% in a Decade

Posted in Medicine on 27th Feb, 2014
by Alex Muller

Federal health authorities on Tuesday reported a 43 percent drop in the obesity rate among 2- to 5-year-old children over the past decade.

Weight loss surgery: Up to two million could benefit

Posted in Medicine on 18th Jan, 2014
by Alex Muller

Bariatric surgery, such as fitting gastric bands, can cut the fatal risks from obesity-related problems such as heart disease and Type 2 diabetes.

Obesity crisis: Future projections 'underestimated'

Posted in Medicine on 13th Jan, 2014
by Alex Muller

Estimates that half the UK population will be obese by 2050 "underestimate" the problem, a report has claimed.