Weight-loss balloons swallowed rather than surgically inserted in the stomach were shown to be safe and effective in preliminary trials, according to findings unveiled Thursday at a medical conference.
Stress and junk food -- such a vicious cycle.
British teenagers drink almost a bathtub full of sugary drinks each year, Cancer Research UK said Tuesday as the charity urged the government to do more to improve children's diets.
Doctors are warning about vitamin D again, and it's not the "we need more" news you might expect. Instead, they say there's too much needless testing and too many people taking too many pills for a problem that few people truly have.
U.S. President Barack Obama has signed into law a bill that will require labeling of genetically modified ingredients for the first time.
If you spend all day sitting on your rear end, then you might want to schedule some time for a brisk walk -- just make sure you can spare at least an hour.
Health problems caused by a lack of daily physical exercise cost the world some US$67.5 billion in 2013 -- more than many countries' GDP, researchers said Thursday.
India is home to the world's largest number of stunted children due to a lack of toilets, dirty water and poor hygiene, according to a new study published on Tuesday.
People with bowel cancer may improve their survival chances by eating a lot of omega 3 fatty acids found in oily fish like tuna and salmon, a study suggested Wednesday.
According to the World Health Organization (WHO), obesity worldwide has more than doubled since 1980.