A new study provides further evidence of the link between maternal obesity and gestational diabetes with increased risk of autism in the offspring.
Researchers report short sleep patterns of less than 7 hours are associated with more time spent in secondary eating and drinking, thus increasing a potential risk for obesity.
According to a new study, the area of the brain associated with impulsivity and the development of OCD is activated in obese children when they smell food.
Prenatal caffeine consumption does not reduce IQ or increase behavioral problems in the offspring, researchers report.
According to a new study, women with apple shaped bodies may be at higher risk of binge eating episodes.
A new study reports playground teasing about weight has lasting impact on girls' eating habits and body perception.
According to a new study, neurons in the dorsal hippocampus are activated by consuming sweet foods, helping form a memory of the meal.
A new study provides additional evidence of a genetic link between body weight and risk for developing neurodegenerative diseases.
According to a new study, women with the APOEe4 allele, a genetic variant closely tied to Alzheimer's disease, face sharper weight loss after the age of 70 than those without the gene, whether they go on to develop dementia or not.