New Insights into Obesity

As obesity becomes a global health threat, scientists are discovering new details about how this complex affliction affects the body--and about the many factors that bring it on. In a partnership with theVisualMD, here is a look at the fascinating details behind this common condition

A Graphic Look at Obesity--Inside and Out

A new detailed picture of the biological consequences of the global weight problem, as visualized by the scientifically tuned illustrations of theVisualMD


Hidden Drivers of Childhood Obesity Operate Behind the Scenes

New research reveals that the obesity epidemic in children has more complex causes than just diet and exercise


How to Fix the Obesity Crisis

Although science has revealed a lot about metabolic processes that influence our weight, the key to success may lie elsewhere


How Obesity Spreads in Social Networks

Shared attitudes might not be the only force shaping women's weight gain in social circles


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