By Ashik Siddique | Jun 06, 2013 11:55 PM EDT
Bad news for people with self-enhancing profile pictures in social media and online dating sites — a new visual image algorithm can detect body mass index (BMI) and weight based only on face photos.
By Anthony Rivas | May 14, 2013 09:14 PM EDT
A new study found that women with a higher body mass index (BMI) were less likely to develop endometriosis than those who had a low to normal BMI.
By Jonathan Weiss | Apr 30, 2013 04:24 PM EDT
Men who are obese in their young adult years are at significant risk for life threatening diseases that may cut their life short.
By Amber Moore | Jan 21, 2013 09:12 AM EST
A mathematician from the University of Oxford has said that the Body Mass Index, a standard tool to measure obesity rate, is flawed because it doesn't account for the fact that some people are taller and so might be carrying extra natural weight, according to Mail Online.
By Christine Hsu | Nov 09, 2012 03:45 PM EST
A British health group says men who can't see their appendage are obese and at risk of losing up to nine years of their life.
By Amber Moore | Sep 21, 2012 12:14 PM EDT
A new study suggests that people can remain healthy in the later years of life by being physically active and having a healthy BMI.
By Makini Brice | Sep 05, 2012 12:36 PM EDT
Researchers have confirmed that not all obesity is created equal.
By Amber Moore | Aug 27, 2012 08:10 AM EDT
Even a little extra weight increases the risk of relapse and death in the most common type of breast cancer. Optimal treatment also doesn't help in lowering risk of breast cancer in women having high body mass index.