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Weight Loss Surgery May Boost Good Cholesterol in Obese BoysMay 05, 2016

Small study showed surgery also improved protective effects of HDL on the heart

Stay Lean, Live LongerMay 05, 2016

Researchers found slimmest people had lowest chances of dying in two studies

Why Humans Have Bigger BrainsMay 04, 2016

Body fat, metabolism give people an evolutionary edge over other primates, study finds

Why Labradors Often Get FatMay 03, 2016

One copy of a gene variant led to an additional 4 pounds, on average, study found

Psoriasis Tied to Obesity, Type 2 DiabetesApril 27, 2016

A genetic link is one theory for the possible association, researchers say

Rates of Severe Obesity Among U.S. Kids Still Rising: StudyApril 26, 2016

Treatment for these 4.5 million children is urgently needed, researcher says

Alcohol, Processed Meats May Raise Stomach Cancer RiskApril 21, 2016

Excess weight also seems to boost chances of disease, and risk increases as three factors increase, researchers report

Toddlers' Sweet Tooth a Weight-Gain Danger, Study ConfirmsApril 18, 2016

Tots who favored sugary snacks over salty ones tended to be heavier by age 3, researchers found

Obesity in Teens Seems to Raise Risk for Illness, Death in Middle AgeApril 13, 2016

Health experts worry trend will only get worse, since teens followed in long-term study were thinner than kids today

Underweight or Obese Women Who Drink and Smoke May Have Higher Asthma RiskApril 09, 2016

Link was less pronounced in men, research finds

Mom's Obesity, Diabetes May Spur Fetus to Grow Too FastApril 08, 2016

Finding suggests doctors might want to screen at-risk women sooner

Diabetes Cases Quadruple Worldwide Since 1980: ReportApril 06, 2016

Major increases seen in China, India; obesity is likely the main culprit, researcher says

Non-Surgical Procedure May Be New Weight-Loss ToolApril 04, 2016

In preliminary study, 'bariatric artery embolization' shows some promise

Waistline May Predict Heart Disease Better Than WeightApril 04, 2016

Study finds 'apple-shaped' diabetes patients had higher odds for cardiac decline

Obese People Trying to Shed Pounds Often Go Up and DownApril 01, 2016

But those who lose more weight are better at keeping it off over time, researchers say

Infant's BMI May Predict Early Childhood Obesity, Study SaysApril 01, 2016

Pediatricians should assess body mass index beginning at 6 months, researchers advise

More of World's People Are Now Obese Than UnderweightApril 01, 2016

However, study finds many people in parts of Asia and Africa still weigh too little

Beans, Chickpeas May Help With Weight Loss: StudyMarch 30, 2016

'Pulses' like these may help dieters feel fuller and reduce food cravings, new analysis shows

Breakfast in School Classrooms Expands Participation, Not WaistlinesMarch 30, 2016

Despite critics' fears, serving breakfast at kids' desks has not increased obesity rates, study finds

Spring a Good Time to Instill Healthy Habits in KidsMarch 25, 2016

Outside activity feels less like a chore when the weather is warm, expert suggests

Heart Attacks Striking Younger, Fatter Americans: StudyMarch 24, 2016

Doctors, patients need to work together to prevent cardiac disease, experts say

Kids' Fruit Drinks, Juices Contain Day's Worth of SugarMarch 24, 2016

Study was conducted in Britain, but experts say similar results would be found in U.S.

Less Than 3 Percent of Americans Live a Healthy LifestyleMarch 23, 2016

Factors studied included not smoking, eating right, exercising and keeping a low percentage of body fat

Could Growing Up Poor Raise Obesity Risks Later?March 18, 2016

Kids raised in low-income neighborhoods were more likely to put on weight as adults, study found

Will a Sit-Stand Desk Make You Healthier?March 17, 2016

Study finds no evidence of that so far

Biking or Walking to Work Helps Keep You FitMarch 17, 2016

Middle-aged folks who had an 'active' commute weighed less than their driving peers

School Breakfast Programs Vital, Even if Some Kids Also Eat at HomeMarch 17, 2016

Skipping the morning meal was tied to higher weight in study of middle schoolers

Obesity Linked to Higher Asthma Risk in WomenMarch 16, 2016

Experts don't know why, or if losing weight would improve the airway disease

Obese Women on Birth Control Pills May Face Higher Risk of Rare StrokeMarch 14, 2016

But, overall risk is still low, experts say

If Younger Sibling Arrives Before 1st Grade, Kids Less Likely to Be Obese: StudyMarch 11, 2016

But children who didn't have a younger sibling by first grade much more likely to be obese

Diabetes May Raise Risk for Dangerous Staph InfectionMarch 11, 2016

Researchers believe the disease might dampen immune system, leaving people more vulnerable

Half of Americans' Calories Come From 'Ultra-Processed' FoodsMarch 10, 2016

They contain most of the added sugar in the U.S. diet, researchers add

Fitness in Youth May Be Key to Diabetes Risk Decades LaterMarch 07, 2016

Study tracked 1.5 million people from age 18 to 62 and found fitter teens had lower lifetime risk

Body Fat May Be Bigger Health Danger Than Body SizeMarch 07, 2016

Study finds fat levels a better indicator of early death than commonly used BMI measure

Consistent Self-Weighing Might Give Your Diet a BoostMarch 04, 2016

Study suggests routinely checking weight enhanced dieters' confidence to resist food temptations

Lazy Weekends May Boost Body Fat, Study ShowsMarch 03, 2016

But spending all week at a desk job did not show same link

1 in 3 Americans Drinks Sugary Soda or Juice Daily: CDCFebruary 25, 2016

These beverages linked to greater risk of obesity, type 2 diabetes, researchers say

Small Weight Loss Yields Large Rewards, Study FindsFebruary 22, 2016

5 percent reduction benefited health of obese adults

Obesity Can Send Kids' Blood Pressure Soaring: StudyFebruary 19, 2016

Losing weight can bring it back in line, expert says

Overweight, Obese Kids Fare Worse in Hospital ICUs, Study FindsFebruary 16, 2016

Researchers not sure if equipment, dosing procedures are a mismatch or if excess weight is a factor

Lots of Fish in Pregnancy Tied to Higher Obesity Risk in KidsFebruary 15, 2016

Study couldn't determine what's causing the link, but certain toxins, such as mercury, may be to blame

New Type of Weight-Loss Surgery May Be Less Risky, CheaperFebruary 15, 2016

But, at least one expert isn't sure about long-term success of procedure

Weight-Loss Surgery May Lengthen Older People's Lives: StudyFebruary 10, 2016

But those under 35, and especially women, may not reap as much benefit

Healthier Diets May Be Cutting Heart, Diabetes Risks in U.S. TeensFebruary 09, 2016

But obesity still rose and physical activity remained the same, study showed

Vacation Weight Gain Can Lead to 'Creeping Obesity,' Study FindsFebruary 07, 2016

Watch alcohol intake and weigh yourself before and after vacation, researcher suggests

NFL Linemen Keep Growing, Putting Their Health at Risk, Experts SayFebruary 05, 2016

Some players are topping out at 400 pounds -- and more

'Obese' May Not Always Equal Unhealthy: StudyFebruary 04, 2016

Authors warn against using body size as sole measure of good health, but other experts cite risks of too much weight

ADHD Tied to Obesity Risk for Girls, Study ContendsFebruary 04, 2016

Impulsiveness, eating disorders may help explain possible link, researcher says

Bear Belly Might Hold Clues to Obesity in HumansFebruary 04, 2016

Researchers find alterations in gut microbes at different times of year

Diabetes Drug May Not Help Obese Women Have Normal-Weight BabiesFebruary 03, 2016

But study says metformin did reduce weight gain, lower risk of dangerously high blood pressure in moms-to-be