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Reliable Weight-Loss Programs May Be Hard to Find: StudyFebruary 12, 2016

Most sampled from one geographic area didn't meet 5 key standards, researchers say

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

Weight Loss Starting at Midlife Tied to Later Dementia Risk in StudyFebruary 01, 2016

Researchers find connection, but can't say losing pounds plays a causal role

'Til Weight Loss Do Us Part?January 29, 2016

Spouses should be consulted before obesity surgery, researchers suggest

Exercise Has Its Limits for Losing Weight, Study FindsJanuary 28, 2016

Intense workout no more effective at burning calories than walking a couple of miles a day

Eating Certain Fruits, Veggies May Help a Bit With Weight ControlJanuary 28, 2016

Study found those who ate apples, pears, berries, peppers had better weight management in long run

Majority of Americans Wants Medicare to Cover Obesity TreatmentsJanuary 22, 2016

Survey finds about three-quarters support expanding care to cover weight-loss drugs

Supermarkets Nearby May Help Kids Lose Some Weight: StudyJanuary 21, 2016

Coaching on healthy food choices is a plus, too, experts say

Could Reducing Your Stress Levels Help You Lose Weight?January 14, 2016

Lab study sheds light on how chronic stress may make it harder to burn off body fat

Obesity Surgery Patients May Often Have Mental Health DisordersJanuary 12, 2016

But mood conditions don't seem to hinder post-op weight loss, study says

Early Weight Loss With Parkinson's May Be a Red FlagJanuary 11, 2016

Researchers suspect this could indicate worse form of disease

Gradual Decline in Soda's Sugar Content Might Help Curb ObesityJanuary 07, 2016

Researchers predict significant decrease in type 2 diabetes as well

Side Effects Seen With One Method of Weight-Loss Surgery: StudyJanuary 06, 2016

Stomach pain, fatigue were most common symptoms after Roux-en-Y procedure

Financial Incentives Don't Spur Employee Weight Loss, Study FindsJanuary 06, 2016

Workplace wellness programs must get more creative, researchers say

Report: DASH Diet Best Overall Eating PlanJanuary 05, 2016

The MIND, Mediterranean and Fertility diets also get high marks for health

When and Where of Weight-Loss Surgery May Affect Vitamin D LevelsDecember 28, 2015

'Sunshine vitamin' deficiency tied to poorer outcomes for patients in northern regions in winter

Losing Pancreas Fat May Treat Type 2 DiabetesDecember 24, 2015

Small study reports good results after weight-loss surgery

Weight-Loss Surgery Lowered Risk of Heart Attack, Type 2 Diabetes in StudyDecember 22, 2015

British researchers say procedure provides many long-term health benefits

Possible New Weight-Loss Tool: Blocking Stomach ArteryDecember 01, 2015

Experimental procedure tested in 4 morbidly obese patients so far

Weight Loss May Spare Knee Cartilage, Study FindsNovember 30, 2015

Losing more than 10 percent of body weight was linked to slower degeneration of cushioning in joints

Weight Loss May Help Control Common Irregular HeartbeatNovember 09, 2015

Losing weight, keeping it off improves atrial fibrillation, studies suggest

Your DNA May Explain High-Calorie Food CravingsNovember 05, 2015

Genetic discovery could lead to new treatments for obesity, researchers say

Weight-Loss Surgery May Trim Health Care CostsNovember 04, 2015

Study found people, especially diabetes patients, spent far less on doctors, drugs after procedure

Weight-Loss Surgery Often Brings Less Painful Joints: StudyNovember 04, 2015

Patients tend to get around better as the pounds drop away, but not everyone will benefit, researchers say

Better Sex Life May Be a Weight-Loss Surgery BonusNovember 04, 2015

Effects were long-lasting, and both men and women benefited, researchers say

Low-Fat Diets No Better Than Other Plans: StudyOctober 30, 2015

Perseverance, not the plan, predicts success, researchers said

Dietary Supplements Land Thousands in the ER Each YearOctober 14, 2015

Weight-loss products, energy boosters are common culprits, study finds

Suicide Risk May Rise for Some After Weight-Loss SurgeryOctober 07, 2015

Expert says that the life changes that follow can make it hard for these patients to cope

With Liposuction, Weight Should Guide Fat Removal Limits: StudySeptember 25, 2015

People with higher body mass can have more removed safely, researchers claim

Forget Three Square Meals -- Americans Eat All Day LongSeptember 24, 2015

Tracking real-world eating patterns, researchers find that people consume food anytime they're awake

Excess Weight Linked to Brain Cancer Risk in StudySeptember 16, 2015

And physical activity associated with lower odds of meningioma, though these tumors are considered rare

Cutting Calories May Help You Fend Off Age-Linked Disease: StudySeptember 01, 2015

Smaller portions could lower risk of heart disease, diabetes, even in low-risk people

Weight Loss Fights Liver Condition, No Matter How It's DoneAugust 21, 2015

Through surgery or lifestyle changes, shedding pounds improves nonalcoholic steatohepatitis, study finds

Doctor's Support Boosts Weight Loss, Study ShowsAugust 21, 2015

Researcher suggests including physicians in commercial programs

Eating on the Run May Mean Eating More LaterAugust 21, 2015

Study found women gobbled more food down after snacking while walking

Weight Loss While You Relax? Mouse Study Hints It Could HappenAugust 19, 2015

Researcher envisions 'game-changer' in obesity treatment

Low-Fat May Beat Low-Carb Diet for Trimming Body Fat: StudyAugust 14, 2015

But best weight-loss plan is one you can stick with long-term, researcher says

Calorie Burn Boost May Be Weight-Loss Surgery's SecretAugust 11, 2015

Researchers find that gastric bypass procedure increases energy needed to digest food

Weight Loss Surgery May Boost Teens' Mental HealthAugust 05, 2015

But, study finds not all of the adolescents who had the procedure felt better

Weight-Loss Surgery's Benefits May Fade With Time, Study SuggestsAugust 05, 2015

Little is known about the long-term effects of bariatric procedures, experts say

Common Weight-Loss Surgery May Lower Tolerance for AlcoholAugust 05, 2015

Study found blood alcohol levels were doubled in women who had gastric bypass

'Yo-Yo' Dieting Won't Raise Cancer Risk, Study FindsAugust 04, 2015

People trying to lose weight should be encouraged to do so, researcher says

Dementia Meds May Lead to Harmful Weight Loss: StudyAugust 03, 2015

Patients can lose 10 pounds or more, researchers find

How Well Does the Newly Approved Weight-Loss 'Balloon' Work?July 29, 2015

Expert notes it will probably only be effective for short-term weight loss

Could That Before-Dinner Drink Make You Eat More?July 17, 2015

In some people, alcohol causes the brain to focus on food aromas, study finds

Most Obese People Will Never Reach Normal Weight: StudyJuly 16, 2015

Though odds of losing 5 percent of body weight were better, three-quarters gained it back in five years

More Exercise = More Fat Loss for Older Women, Study FindsJuly 16, 2015

Doubling the amount of time spent in heart-pumping workouts each week paid off after a year

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

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

Losing Weight May Ease Asthma in Obese PeopleJune 26, 2015

Researchers also saw improvement in quality of life

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

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