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Nerve Blocking Procedure Fails to Impress in Weight Loss Study September 02, 2014

Modest reduction not significantly better than diet drugs or other surgeries

No Clear Winner Among Popular Diets, Analysis Finds September 02, 2014

Researchers saw little difference when it came to weight loss after one year

Low-Carb Beats Low-Fat for Weight Loss, Heart Health: Study September 02, 2014

Still, experts agree there's no one-size-fits-all diet

Pride Over Weight Loss May Help Drive Anorexia August 06, 2014

Researchers see need to redirect positive emotions

Make Kids' Weight Loss a Family Affair, Study Suggests July 30, 2014

If parent and preschooler are both overweight, tackling it together works best, researchers say

FDA: Bee Pollen Weight Loss Products Pose Health Risks June 20, 2014

Some contain undeclared ingredients that can harm people with high blood pressure, other ailments, agency says

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

Fast Weight Loss May Mean Muscle Loss May 29, 2014

Study volunteers eating 500 calories a day lost more muscle than those eating more than twice as much

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

Weight-Loss Surgery May Help Prevent Heart Rhythm Disorder May 08, 2014

So-called 'bariatric' procedures appear to cut risk of atrial fibrillation, researchers report

Severe Obesity in Teens Tied to Possible Kidney Problems April 25, 2014

Study looked at young patients planning to undergo weight-loss surgery

Appetite, Taste Changes Reported After Weight-Loss Surgery April 18, 2014

Sense of smell also altered for some patients in British study

Does Facebook Make Women Feel Bad About Their Bodies? April 10, 2014

Study found more time on the social networking site was tied to greater likelihood of negative self-image

Exercise, Diet May Help 'Pre-Diabetics' Dodge Heart Disease Death April 03, 2014

Study followed Chinese people with high blood sugar for more than two decades

More Evidence Weight-Loss Surgery Helps People With Diabetes March 31, 2014

One-third of gastric-bypass patients kept type 2 diabetes under control without meds during three-year study

Water Myths Revisited, From Weight Loss to Hydration March 18, 2014

Increasing intake won't help you shed pounds, expert says

Weight-Loss Surgery Might Help Mild Knee Pain March 18, 2014

Small, early study of obese patients found improvement similar to knee replacement

Wider Waistline May Mean Shorter Lifespan: Study March 14, 2014

Evidence review suggests extra inches raise risk of dying younger, regardless of body weight

Early Signs That High-Calorie Diet May Help With Lou Gehrig's Disease February 28, 2014

Regimen that boosted carbohydrate intake seemed to work best, researchers say, but more study needed

A Little Weight Loss May Ease Sleep Apnea February 20, 2014

Finnish study of obese people found the breathing condition improved over four-year period

A Judgmental Doctor May Make It Hard to Lose Weight February 19, 2014

Finding suggests physicians need to be less negative when counseling overweight patients

Shivering, Like Exercise, May Help Boost Weight Loss February 05, 2014

When you shiver, your body converts white fat to healthier brown fat, study finds

'Gastric Banding' Patients Often Have Dietary Issues, Study Finds February 04, 2014

Weight-loss surgery may lead to nutritional deficiencies; supplements and counseling urged

Food Companies Cut 6.4 Trillion Calories From Supermarket Shelves: Report January 09, 2014

Honoring a pledge, 16 major companies went beyond their goals

Whites More Likely to Undergo Weight-Loss Surgery: Study January 08, 2014

Researcher says blacks don't seem to feel obesity affects their quality of life as much as whites do

Tips to Jump-Start Your New Year's Resolutions December 29, 2013

Expert advice on putting weight-loss, healthy-eating and exercise plans in motion

Review Finds Weight-Loss Surgery Safe and Effective December 18, 2013

Benefits outweigh risks for many severely obese patients, expert says

Ear Acupuncture May Hold Promise for Weight Loss December 17, 2013

But small study doesn't prove it works, expert says

Diabetes Drug Metformin Tied to Slight Weight Loss in Obese Kids December 16, 2013

But, experts say drug isn't meant for that use, while diet and exercise have proven effective

Might Stomach Artery Treatment Be Future Weight-Loss Tool? November 25, 2013

Early study found unexpected side effect after procedure to stop bleeding

Texting Your Way to Weight Loss November 21, 2013

Women in small study used it to track their eating and exercise habits

Could Weight-Loss Surgery Help Slow Aging for Some? November 15, 2013

Small, early study found longer 'telomeres' in genes of patients with cholesterol and inflammation problems

Study Ties Weight-Loss Surgery to Higher Risk of Preemie Birth November 13, 2013

Lower birth weights also seen in babies whose mothers had undergone procedure

Kidney Patients May Face Serious Side Effects From Weight-Loss Surgery November 07, 2013

Acute kidney damage was most common problem in U.K. study

Metformin Won't Help Heart Patients Without Diabetes: Study November 07, 2013

But it might have a future as a weight-loss drug, results suggest

Fewer Pounds May Lead to Better Sex, Researchers Say November 04, 2013

Women who had weight-loss surgery reported improved sexual satisfaction, study finds

Weight-Loss Surgery Safe for Very Obese Teens, Study Says November 04, 2013

But investigators add that more research needed to assess long-term results

Romance Can Sour When Only One Partner Slims Down November 01, 2013

Study of couples probes the 'dark side' of weight loss

Removable 'Gut Sleeve' Might Become a Future Weight-Loss Tool October 23, 2013

Study of experimental procedure showed promise in rats

Weight-Loss Surgery Seems to Beat Diet and Exercise October 23, 2013

Study finds surgery more effective at least two years out

President Taft's Obesity Struggle Was a Harbinger of Things to Come October 14, 2013

All that's different today are the numbers: one-third of Americans now obese

Less-Skilled Weight-Loss Surgeons Often Have Higher Complication Rates: Study October 09, 2013

Research compared 20 surgeons and effects among thousands of patients

Weight-Loss Surgery May Add to Painkiller Dependence, Study Says October 01, 2013

Doctors should warn patients their need for pain relief may continue, researchers say

10 Percent Weight Loss May Relieve Arthritic Knee Pain September 24, 2013

Biggest improvement seen with diet-exercise combo in 18-month study of older, overweight adults

Weight-Loss Surgery Can Improve Long-Term Diabetes Control, Study Says September 19, 2013

Some patients were benefiting up to nine years later

4 Factors Predict Diabetes Remission After Surgery: Study September 13, 2013

Scoring system could help determine if weight-loss procedure will help control disease in obese patients

Obesity Gene Tests May Not Hamper Weight-Loss Efforts September 06, 2013

Knowing you have 'obesity gene' could reduce self-blame, study suggests

Short Bouts of Brisk Exercise May Help Cut Obesity Risk September 04, 2013

Intensity of activity more important than duration for controlling weight, study finds

New Drug Shows Promise for Type 2 Diabetes September 03, 2013

It appears to improve blood fat levels and may aid weight loss, researchers report

Can Hi-Tech Avatars Promote Real-Life Weight Loss? July 01, 2013

Virtual sessions on portion control and exercise helped women in small pilot study

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