Researchers suspect women who have apple-shaped bodies are at increased risk of heart trouble.
Diabetes and other diseases can put expectant moms at higher risk of complications such as pre-term labor and potentially fatal preeclampsia.
You don’t need to be vegan to be healthy. But science tells us that eating fewer animal products can help you avoid many diseases.
The sizable jump in cases among age 50 and younger is a worldwide trend arising partly from poor diet.
Hypertension, diabetes, cholesterol and smoking have long been seen as risk factors for stroke. A new report says it's time we add sleep disorders to the list.
Propionate, a common additive in breads and baked goods, may trigger a metabolic response linked to obesity and diabetes.
After bariatric surgery, Jaclyn Folkema is finally able to run, swim and play with her 9-year-old daughter.
While certain genetic mutations can increase a woman's chances of a diagnosis, three specific actions can help offset the risks.
Researchers are quickly demystifying the genetic characteristics that factor into body shape and weight-related disease development.
Losing and regaining weight isn’t just demoralizing, it’s dangerous. There are better options for you.
About a third of Americans are sleep-deprived as a result of political and economic anxieties.
Explore the link between digestive health and chronic disease.