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Promise From a New Weight-Loss Drug July 01, 2015

Two-thirds who took Saxenda lost 5 percent of body weight, study shows

Weight-Loss Surgery May Beat Diet, Exercise as Type 2 Diabetes Treatment July 01, 2015

After procedure, many patients no longer need medications, researchers find

Obese Teens Less Likely to Use Birth Control July 01, 2015

Heavy adolescent girls at greater risk for unintended pregnancy, study shows

Surging Food Supply Linked to Global Obesity Epidemic July 01, 2015

Boost in available calories comes largely from ultra-processed, inexpensive foods, expert says

Losing Weight May Ease Asthma in Obese People June 26, 2015

Researchers also saw improvement in quality of life

Weight-Loss Surgery May Help Ease Incontinence: Study June 26, 2015

If pounds stayed off, bladder control improvement was seen after 3 years, researchers report

Smoking Around Toddlers May Raise Their Obesity Risk June 24, 2015

Study can't prove cause-and-effect, but changes to kids' hormones might be the link

Order in Which Food Is Eaten May Affect Type 2 Diabetics' Blood Sugar June 23, 2015

Eating protein, vegetables and fat before carbohydrates might help, study says

Could a Microbe in Your Gut Help You Lose Weight? June 23, 2015

One bacteria is linked to lower levels of blood sugar, insulin and fat, researchers say

More Than Two-Thirds of U.S. Adults Now Overweight or Obese: Study June 22, 2015

Only 25 percent of men and 33 percent of women at a healthy weight, researchers say

Daily Weigh-Ins Keep Dieters on Track June 19, 2015

Approach works especially well for men, study says

Weight-Loss Surgery Can Bring Couples Closer, Small Study Finds June 17, 2015

If both partners view procedure as a joint effort, they feel greater intimacy afterward

Obese Postmenopausal Women May Face Higher Risk for Breast Cancer June 11, 2015

Researchers report the increased risk was as high as 58 percent

Like Mother, Like Child: Study Hints at Why Obesity May Run in Families June 09, 2015

Cells might be programmed in the womb to accumulate extra fat, researchers suggest

Exercise May Blunt a Woman's Risk of Lung and Breast Cancer: Studies June 02, 2015

Experts say findings make sense, but note they are preliminary

Health Tip: Factors That May Lead to Weight Gain June 02, 2015

They include access to unhealthy foods

Excess Weight Linked to Worse Prostate Cancer Prognosis May 29, 2015

Radiation less effective for overweight, obese men, researchers say

Marriage Before College Graduation Tied to More Weight Gain May 28, 2015

Study finds obesity much more likely in 20s, 30s

Average New Yorker Sits 7 Hours Each Day: Study May 28, 2015

Rates may even be higher, and experts warn that too little daily activity can cause serious harm

Could a Noisy Neighborhood Make You Fat? May 27, 2015

Constant exposure to traffic, trains and planes may add inches to your waist, researchers report

More Evidence That High-Fiber Diet May Curb Type 2 Diabetes Risk May 27, 2015

Effect might be largely due to weight loss linked to eating more grains and vegetables, experts say

Weight Training's Benefits May Depend on Genetics May 22, 2015

Study shows muscle-building exercise not as effective in women with high risk for obesity

Heart Risk Factors May Harm Black Women More Than Whites May 20, 2015

Fewer unhealthy signs are needed before black women's risk starts to rise, study finds

Bullied as a Kid, Obese as a Grown-up? May 20, 2015

Study finds link between childhood victimization and adult health problems

Expectant Mothers' Lifestyle May Influence Child's Later Weight May 12, 2015

Smoking, gaining too much weight in pregnancy linked to obesity in children

Many Parents Blind to Their Child's Weight May 11, 2015

Even as U.S. youngsters get heavier, moms and dads think they look about right, surveys find

They Overcame Childhood Cancer, But Now Obesity? May 11, 2015

Certain treatments linked to later weight gain, study finds

Blood Thinner Warfarin May Pose Greater Bleeding Risk for Obese: Study May 08, 2015

But exact reason why isn't known, experts say

Vitamin D Supplements Might Help Some Lose Weight May 08, 2015

Italian study suggests that daily pill may boost dieting efforts in those already low in the nutrient

Higher Altitude May Lead to Lower Weight, Study Contends May 08, 2015

Living at least 1,500 feet above sea level tied to reduced risk of being to heavy

Why Do More Women Than Men Have Weight-Loss Surgery? May 06, 2015

Women may possess greater overall awareness of the risks posed by obesity, study finds

Many Aging Boomers Face Chronic Illness, But Death Rate Is Falling: CDC May 06, 2015

Report finds nearly half need a heart drug, almost a fifth are diabetic

Obesity Tied to Risk of Complications After Plastic Surgery May 04, 2015

Study findings suggest these patients might need more thorough care before and after procedure

Moms' Pre-Pregnancy Obesity Tied to ADHD, Other Issues in Kids May 01, 2015

Nature of connection between the conditions isn't clear, however, experts say

Want to Stay Slim? Keep Food Out of Sight April 30, 2015

Low self-esteem is also linked to obesity, study finds

Coming Soon: A Test to Gauge Your Obesity Risk? April 30, 2015

Certain digestive byproducts could point to trouble, best treatments -- someday, researchers say

Scientists Pinpoint Brain's 'Hunger Circuit' in Mice April 28, 2015

Manipulating this wiring system might help with weight loss, researcher says

Foods That Help Keep the Pounds Off as You Age April 24, 2015

Study found it's not just about calories; some foods not as bad for waistline as thought

Remote Amazon Tribe Members Have Greater Germ Diversity in Their Bodies April 17, 2015

Finding suggests that 'Western' lifestyle may be driving diseases like asthma, diabetes, obesity

1 in 3 Teen Boys Sexually Assaulted Tries Suicide, Study Finds April 17, 2015

Psychologist calls for greater support for all victims -- female and male

Obesity Linked to Greater Risk of Prostate Cancer in Blacks, Study Says April 16, 2015

Researcher urges physicians to take note of findings

Could Obesity Help Protect Against Dementia? April 10, 2015

Large study suggests that possibility, but experts call for further research into surprising finding

Family Stress Linked to Teen Obesity in Study April 08, 2015

Efforts to keep childhood weight in check need to take home environment into account, researcher says

Health Tip: Should I Worry About My Child's Weight? April 07, 2015

Here's how it can affect health

Weight Watchers, Jenny Craig Beat Other Commercial Diet Plans, Study Finds April 06, 2015

However, other programs haven't done long-term, randomized trials

Doctor's Advice May Help Prompt Weight Loss April 03, 2015

Study finds such counsel seems to helps people maintain, even lose weight

Excess Weight Early in Life Linked to Colon Cancer Risk in Women April 02, 2015

Study supports evidence that body size in childhood may influence cancer risk decades later

U.S. Kids Getting Fewer Daily Calories From Fast Food March 30, 2015

But one-third still eating it every day, study finds

Processed Foods the Biggest Chunk of Calories in U.S. Groceries: Study March 30, 2015

These items tend to have more fat, sugar and salt than unprocessed foods, researchers say

Weight-Loss Surgery Might Reduce Serious Asthma Flare-Ups March 27, 2015

Emergency visits, hospitalizations for airway disease dropped by half after procedure, study finds

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