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By Lauren Sausser, Kaiser Health News
In our news wrap Thursday, a major new military clash erupted between Turkey and Syria, with at least 29 Turkish soldiers reportedly killed in an airstrike on northwestern Syria’s Idlib province. Also, in India, the death toll from this week’s…
In California, researchers are exploring the disproportionate rise of a progressive form of fatty liver disease in Latino children. The condition is the fastest-growing cause of liver transplants in young adults and appears to be linked to excess consumption of…
By Rob Waters, Kaiser Health News
Obesity could be in your future — and this $50 genetic test can predict your risk.
By Vicky Stein
Scientists say bears are the “metabolic magicians of the mammalian world.” And someday, the secrets of these bears' cycles may help inform human health, too.
By Andrew Joseph, STAT
Seven U.S. states now have adult obesity rates of 35 percent or higher, up from zero states just five years ago, according to federal data.
By Mike Stobbe, Associated Press
If more Americans are exercising, how can more also be getting fatter?…
By Nsikan Akpan
If you’re a candy lover or denier, you may want to blame one of your liver hormones, according to a new study.
By PBS NewsHour
The FDA rolled out new rules for nutrition labels on packaged foods and drinks Friday, designed to highlight the amount of “added sugar” and calories in a given product. The measures, which take effect this summer, are part of a…
By Sheila Kaplan, STAT
Disney, fearing a scandal, tried to press a journal to withdraw research paper from a controversial scientist.
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