Obesity

Our articles on obesity cover a range of topics including general information on the causes of obesity, obesity in the news, research into cures for obesity and advice on how to tackle it. Obesity is a social problem and a disease. It is not simply the result of being greedy. New thinking on government intervention and education is needed to reverse the obesity time-bomb.

Red wine loosely linked to weight loss in mice

wine glasses clinking at a party

Some people believe that red wine has some special properties which can, when drunk in small quantities, improve your health. Now Swiss scientists at the Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne in Switzerland have managed to extract a compound from red wine which…

Obesity Cure Is Being Developed

Research scientists at University College London have announced that they believe that within five years there could be a cure for obesity. Scientists are currently developing a new range of drugs to control hormone levels, which will help to reduce…