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Healthy 'Brown Fat' May Cut Odds for Obesity, Diabetes July 28, 2014

Study confirmed it helps regulate blood sugar levels, increases insulin sensitivity in people with more of it

Tonsillectomy for Sleep Apnea May Trigger Weight Gain July 28, 2014

Study found overweight kids who had surgery were more likely to become obese within seven months

Stress May Leave You Heading to the Cookie Jar July 14, 2014

Worried women could be prone to weight gain, study suggests

Make Exercise Fun, Eat Less Afterwards July 12, 2014

Researchers found that people ate more if told their walk was exercise, rather than scenic stroll

60 Percent of Diners Use Calorie Labeling When Posted: CDC July 10, 2014

More women rely on menu's health info than men

Health Tip: Measuring Your Waist July 10, 2014

It can help you determine if you're at a healthy weight

Obesity Epidemic Hitting Hispanics Hard, Study Finds July 09, 2014

Severe obesity most common among young adults, setting them up for health problems later in life

Will You Be Obese? Look at Your Sisters, Brothers July 08, 2014

Study found older sibling's obesity was strongest predictor for risk

Severe Obesity Cuts Up to 14 Years Off Life: Study July 08, 2014

As weight climbs, so do related deaths from heart disease, diabetes and cancer, researchers say

Inactivity May Be Main Culprit in Obesity Epidemic: Study July 08, 2014

Sharp rise seen in number of Americans who didn't exercise, while calorie intake stayed steady

Health Tip: Debunking Myths About Weight Loss July 08, 2014

Fad diets aren't safe or effective

Obesity May Raise Risk of COPD July 07, 2014

Study found those with largest waist sizes more likely to develop lung disease

Many Obese Women Face Stigma Every Day, Study Finds July 07, 2014

Daily diaries documented snubs, insults and put-downs

Health Tip: Maintaining a Healthy Body Weight July 02, 2014

Weigh yourself often

Nursing Home Care May Be Out of Reach for Many Aging 'Boomers': Study June 30, 2014

Price tag for 1 year of institutionalized care is now about $84,000, federal report says

Grief in Pregnancy May Trigger Obesity in Adulthood June 27, 2014

Extreme stress even before conception can affect unborn child's weight, study suggests

Healthy Weight Loss May Bring Better Sleep, Brighter Mood June 24, 2014

But only the emotional boost seemed to last over the long-term, researchers say

People With Heart Disease, Diabetes May Be More Likely to Stay on Statins June 23, 2014

Study also finds former smokers, overweight better at taking cholesterol-lowering drugs as prescribed

Gut Microbes Differ in Obese or Diabetic People, Study Finds June 23, 2014

There's been research to suggest that changes in 'good' intestinal bacteria could affect health

Rising Stroke Rate for Blacks in South Carolina, Study Finds June 19, 2014

Increase in stroke risk factors such as diabetes and high blood pressure may be to blame, researchers say

U.S. Health Snapshots: Insurance Coverage Expands, but Gaps Remain June 19, 2014

Federal reports capture nation's pre-Obamacare health status and health-care coverage

FDA Panel Backs Appetite-Curbing Implant for Severely Obese June 18, 2014

Agency committee says nerve-stimulating device may offer more benefits than risks

'Walkable' Neighborhoods May Help Cut Diabetes Rates June 17, 2014

Residents of areas that encourage walking also have lower obesity rates, Canadian research shows

Can Weight-Loss Surgery Lower Cancer Risk for the Obese? June 13, 2014

Study found it might cut chances to levels of normal-weight people, but experts view finding with caution

When School's Out, Weight Can Pile On June 12, 2014

For certain kids, summer vacation adds unwanted pounds, review finds

Treating Sleep Apnea May Lower Heart Risks, Study Finds June 11, 2014

For obese patients, weight loss is recommended, too, expert says

Parents' Sleep May Affect Child's Risk of Obesity: Study June 11, 2014

All family members need adequate rest to protect against preschoolers' weight gain, experts say

Weight-Loss Surgery May Ease Type 2 Diabetes Long-Term June 10, 2014

New 15-year study says these procedures outperform regular care for obese patients

U.S. Diabetes Cases Jump to 29 Million: CDC June 10, 2014

Nearly 1 in 10 people now face higher risks for various ills linked to the blood sugar disease, report finds

Study Disputes Notion That Breakfast Is Key to Weight Control June 05, 2014

Recommendation to eat breakfast every day for weight loss wasn't confirmed in testing

Could the 'Ulcer Bug' Guard Against Obesity? June 05, 2014

International review of countries found higher H. pylori rates corresponded with lower obesity rates

Kids' Obesity Risk Rises With Parents' Divorce: Study June 05, 2014

Stress, unhealthy coping strategies may be to blame, experts say

For Obese Diabetics, Weight-Loss Surgery May Work Best June 04, 2014

Those who had gastric bypass dropped the most weight, some saw their type 2 diabetes disappear, studies found

There's No 'Obesity Paradox' for Stroke, Study Finds June 02, 2014

Earlier findings suggesting that extra weight might be protective don't stand up, researchers say

Could White Bread Be Making You Fat? May 30, 2014

Risk of obesity higher with 2 or more portions daily, researchers say

Diabetes Drug May Spur Weight Loss in Obese Nondiabetics May 30, 2014

One-third who took Victoza lost 10 percent of body weight, researchers say

Obesity, Overweight Rates Jump Worldwide, Report Finds May 29, 2014

And United States is home to highest proportion of world's obese people, researchers add

Obesity Crisis Has Scaled Even the Himalayas May 28, 2014

Rates in remote mountain villages are five times higher than two decades ago

U.S. Teens' Cardiorespiratory Fitness Has Dropped in Last Decade: Report May 28, 2014

Overweight kids have worse fitness levels than those of normal weight

Mediterranean Diet May Keep Kids Slimmer May 28, 2014

Children who followed eating plan were 15 percent less likely to be overweight, study finds

Obesity Gene May Explain Why Some Gain Weight as They Age May 27, 2014

But experts say a healthy lifestyle can combat tendency to overeat

Cheaper Food May Be Fueling U.S. Obesity Epidemic May 22, 2014

Americans spend just one-tenth of disposable income on food, an historic low, study finds

Losing Weight at Any Age May Help the Heart May 21, 2014

Dropping excess pounds -- even in middle-age or later -- linked to better heart health, study finds

In Elections, Thin May Help Bring the Win May 21, 2014

Study finds voters often shun more rotund candidates

More Evidence Ties Poor Sleep to Obesity in Kids May 19, 2014

Study highlights need for consistent bedtime, experts say

Another Downside to Obesity for Teens: Fewer Friends May 15, 2014

Study found rejection by normal-weight peers was common

Obesity May Raise Breast Cancer Death Risk for Some Women May 15, 2014

Study found younger, obese patients with estrogen receptor-positive disease were more likely to die

Adults With Autism at Risk for Many Health Problems: Study May 14, 2014

Research shows rates of mental, physical problems higher in these patients than among other adults

College Students' Unhealthy Habits Can Mark Their Future May 13, 2014

Smoking, drinking, not eating right and not exercising will add up to future health woes, researchers say

Counseling Urged for Obese People at Higher Odds for Heart Disease: Experts May 12, 2014

Talking over strategies for exercise, healthy diet can give individuals the motivation they need, panel says