The husband of a woman from the Bronx, US, who died abroad after she was allegedly barred from flying back to the US for being too fat, has settled his $6 million lawsuit against the airlines.
Janos Soltesz, 57, quietly settled her wron
An experimental drug that mimics the effects of two naturally occurring hormones appears to work significantly better than existing single-hormone medicines against diabetes and obesity, scientists said.
A team of German and US-ba
Weight loss surgery does not lower health costs over the long run for people, according to a US study that challenges the idea that the costs of such surgery pay off later on in fewer medications and less care for people who ha
Obese people who had weight-loss surgery were less likely to later suffer a heart attack or stroke, or to die from one, compared to people who did not have the surgery, according to a Swedish study.
The findings, published in the Journal
Forty per cent of respondents in a recent survey in the UAE were found to be overweight to obese, while 70 per cent are more likely to consult the Internet than a doctor for health related information.
The survey, conducted by the National
Two thirds of the population in Saudi Arabia and three-quarters in the UAE believe they are not overweight – compared to WHO data that shows almost 70 per cent of men and over 50 per cent of women are obese, said a recent study.