One in five Chinese children is overweight or obese, a new study has found, up from just 1 in 20 in 1995.
Pakistan's national airline is cracking down on what it terms the "excess weight" of some of its cabin crew.
The UK has become the first country to challenge the food industry to cut calories in everyday foods by a fifth in an attempt to halt the rising levels of obesity in adults and children.
Risks of major birth defects increased in step with the severity of a mother's obesity or overweight, a study published Wednesday in the BMJ medical journal found.
More than two billion adults and children globally are overweight or obese and suffer health problems because of their weight, a new study reports.