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Obese moms face more risk of early births

A new study shows overweight and obese women face greater risks of preterm births. Their babies may suffer serious health problems from being born too soon, especially earlier than 32 weeks.



Molecule makes obese people develop diabetes

A European research team has now discovered that obese people have large amounts of the molecule CXCL5, produced by certain cells in fatty tissue.



Medical study: Failure of oral contraceptives in obese women

Researchers have identified a potential biological mechanism that could explain why oral contraceptives may be less effective at preventing pregnancy in obese women.



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