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Could tracking your weight every week be as effective as a mammogram or colonoscopy in early detection of cancer? Research under way at UH Seidman Cancer Center may soon provide answers.
Two recent studies show there appears to be benefits to weight-loss surgery that underscore the long-term value of dropping excess pounds.
So many of us want to change our habits to get healthier. Will we achieve our goals? Some people will, some won't. Here's how you can tell which group you'll fall into.
Diets like the keto diet or intermittent fasting aim to put your body in a state of ketosis – when your body’s preferred fuel source changes from carbohydrates to fat. Ketosis, the thinking goes, melts away the body fat. Find out if they work.
Want to lose weight and thinking about the ketogenic diet? There may be better ways to lose weight and keep it off. Learn why the keto diet might not be the best choice for weight loss.
Chest pain, shortness of breath, uncontrolled bleeding and sudden severe pain are symptoms that send most people to the nearest ER. But some serious illnesses have symptoms that are more likely to be ignored.
Until recently, about 80 percent of patients undergoing bariatric surgery have been women. But that is changing. How each gender views their bodies and obesity.
Whether you view calorie-counting as a math problem, a way to gain or lose weight or a waste of time, the number of calories you consume every day matters. Here's how to make it work for you.