TUESDAY, June 26 (HealthDay News) — Women who regularly eat a high-protein, low-carbohydrate diet may be raising their risk of heart disease and stroke by as much as 28 percent, a new study suggests.
WEDNESDAY, June 27 (HealthDay News) — The first new weight-loss drug in 13 years was approved Wednesday by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.
The Food and Drug Administration has approved Arena Pharmaceutical's anti-obesity pill Belviq, the first new prescription drug for long-term weight loss to enter the U.S. market in over a decade.
Advising Mothers On Healthy Kids’ Body Weights Is Effective
More than 43 million children of preschool age worldwide are obese, and studies have shown that obesity could significantly impact children’s health in later life. Now, researchers say that educating new mothers about healthy eating and active play can reduce the risk of their child being overweight or obese…
WEDNESDAY, June 27 (HealthDay News) — To improve school nutrition and get children to eat healthier, involve parents, teachers and school administrators, new research finds.
Weight Loss May Increase Testosterone Levels
WEDNESDAY, June 27 (HealthDay News) — Shedding pounds may help overweight men with low testosterone boost their levels of the male hormone, new research finds.
Prediabetic Men Can Boost Testosterone Levels With Weight Loss
A new study has found that weight loss can boost low testosterone levels in middle-aged men with prediabetes by more than fifty percent. Involved in this study were close to 900 middle-aged men with prediabetes who participated in the Diabetes Prevention Program. The program, which was completed in the U…
Atkins-Style Diets May Increase Risk Of Cardiovascular Problems In Women
According to a study published online in the British Medical Journal, women are more likely to develop cardiovascular disease, such as heart disease and stroke, if they regularly consume a low carbohydrate, high protein diet…