Partner’s lifestyle has greater influence on obesity risk The lifestyle a person shares with their partner has a greater influence on their chances of becoming obese than their upbringing, research suggests. By middle age, choices made by couples – including those linked to diet and exercise – have a much greater impact than the lifestyle

A study evaluating the effects of bariatric surgery on obese women most at risk for cancer has found that the weight-loss surgery slashed participants’ weight by a third and eliminated precancerous uterine growths in those who had them. Other effects included improving patients’ physical quality of life, improving their insulin levels and ability to use

Dangers of Obesity and its link to Cancer For the purpose of reading this article, overweight is defined as having a body mass index (BMI) between 25 to 29.9 and obesity is defined as having a BMI of 30 or over. A staggering new report released in the United Kingdom calls on the Government of

Chase away the blues with gastric banding, a cure? In the past, the long-term effects and consequences of depression that weight loss surgery has, has been unclear. In particular, there was no evidence of how gastric banding would impact on patients’ suffering from depression and insecurity. However, all of this has been changed by a