If you weigh 160 kilos, playing soccer is not easy. The "Man v Fat" program has inspired some 1500 men in Britain to take up soccer to lose weight. Together they've lost a total of 10 tonnes so far.
US scientists have found out that the impaired mice lose a significant portion of their body weight - and not because they eat less. The study's head researcher calls it one of his lab's "most interesting discoveries."
Cancer doesn't have to be an inevitable destiny. Scientists know exactly what triggers the disease. And everyone can do something against the biggest threats.
Malawi faces a hunger crisis triggered by drought and poor harvests. Yet the country also has a small but growing problem with obesity. One hospital sees more that 50 hypertension or diabetes patients a day.
Many people believe that synthetic sweeteners will help them lose weight. But it turns out that one common substitute for sugar actually blocks the function of an enzyme that is essential for preventing obesity.
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