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Weight cycling is associated with a higher risk of death, according to a new study published in the Endocrine Society's Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism.⠀ .⠀ Weight cycling, or the constant losing and gaining of weight (usually from diet), leads to adverse health outcomes. By some...

To estimate the number of steps per minute (pace) that correlates with brisk or moderate walking, a team of researchers reviewed findings from 38 recent, high-quality studies. All of the studies tracked people's walking pace, as well as other measures of effort, such as increases...

The research, published in the International Journal of Epidemiology, shows that the psychological impact of being overweight causes depression, rather than associated illnesses such as diabetes.⠀ ⠀ Researchers looked at UK Biobank data from more than 48,000 people with depression, comparing them with a control group of...

Researchers found people with irregular sleep patterns weighed more, had higher blood sugar, higher blood pressure, and a higher projected risk of having a heart attack or stroke within 10 years than those who slept and woke at the same times every day.⠀ ⠀ A new study...