The ratio of people with oversize waistlines increases for adult males of all sizes in the past 20 years, according to a research released by the Ministry of Health and Welfare (MHW) yesterday.
Eating spicy food, especially fresh chili, has been linked to a lower risk of death in a Chinese study, researchers said Tuesday.
Picky eating among children may not be just a passing phase but could flag potential concerns such as depression and anxiety, a study released Monday found.
U.S. federal health regulators on Tuesday approved an inflatable medical balloon that aids weight loss by filling up space in the stomach.
As he manoeuvres his taxi through the barely moving traffic of downtown Yangon, Myo Min Htaike's jaw methodically pounds a pulpy mass of nuts and tobacco, his teeth stained a dark blood-red.
The most common causes of death for children aged 1 to 14 years old are unintentional injuries -- including motor vehicle accidents, drowning and choking -- the Health Promotion Administration (HPA, 國民健康署) said on Wednesday.
Emphasis on nutritional intake not only improves mental and physical balance but could also treat depression, according a doctor at China Medical University Hospital Wednesday.
Liraglutide, an injectable diabetes drug that U.S. regulators approved last year for weight loss, helped obese people lose an average of eight kilograms, a yearlong study said Wednesday.
Taiwan researchers have found that Ganoderma lucidum, known locally as lingzhi mushrooms, can prevent obesity, as well as discovering a weight-loss gut bacterium.1 Comment
Attention wearers of skinny jeans: don't squat -- at least not for long.