The English town of Stoke-on-Trent decides to text those who are seriously overweight. The intention is to be motivational. But won't it just be annoying?
Students at Rice University devise a way to literally lift a patient's burden during medical procedures.
Atom-smashing at its finest produces exotic, short-lived, super-heavy version of hydrogen with six neutrons.
With TOGa, doctors can staple your stomach without cutting you open.
Simply enter in the parents' BMIs, the mother's professional skill level, whether the mother smoked while pregnant, and the baby's birth weight.
Evincii launches its second PICKKA app for health and wellness, this one guiding users through grocery shopping to better meet specific health and dietary needs.
A new study finds that a group of obese people chose to exercise regularly rather than pay 20 percent more for health insurance, even if they found the program "coercive."
A lot of people have normal readings at doctors' offices, but elevated blood pressure at work or home. Home blood pressure monitoring can help identify these people, studies show.
Imaging tech that measures heat levels is being used to measure brown fat, which plays a prominent role in how quickly the body can burn calories as energy.