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Weight-Loss Surgery Helps Treat Type 2 Diabetes May 24, 2016

45 professional groups say the procedure improves blood sugar control

Balloon-in-a-Pill May Be New Weight-Loss Tool May 24, 2016

Those using the device were nearly 7 percent lighter after six months

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

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

How Important Is Surgeon's Skill for Weight-Loss Surgery Outcomes? April 13, 2016

Study saw no differences at one year after procedure, but one expert believes longer follow-up needed

Does Exercise Help or Hinder Your Diet? April 13, 2016

Research shows a workout dulls the appetite, at least temporarily

Weight-Loss Surgery Gets People Moving, Study Shows April 05, 2016

More than half of patients showed improvement in pain symptoms, ability to walk

Weight-Loss Surgery May Help Control Type 2 Diabetes in Long Run April 04, 2016

After 5 years, more patients in surgery group had lower blood sugar than in medication-only group

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

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

'Love Hormone' Nasal Spray Might Help Dieters' Self-Control April 04, 2016

Spritz of oxytocin could lead to eating less, researchers theorize

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

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

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

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

Small Weight Loss Yields Large Rewards, Study Finds February 22, 2016

5 percent reduction benefited health of obese adults

How to Keep Your New Year's Exercise Mojo All Year Long February 15, 2016

Set realistic goals, be consistent and understand you're in it for the long haul, expert says

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

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

Reliable Weight-Loss Programs May Be Hard to Find: Study February 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: Study February 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 Study February 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 Finds January 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 Control January 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 Treatments January 22, 2016

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

Supermarkets Nearby May Help Kids Lose Some Weight: Study January 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 Disorders January 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 Flag January 11, 2016

Researchers suspect this could indicate worse form of disease

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

Researchers predict significant decrease in type 2 diabetes as well

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

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

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

Workplace wellness programs must get more creative, researchers say

Report: DASH Diet Best Overall Eating Plan January 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 Levels December 28, 2015

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

Losing Pancreas Fat May Treat Type 2 Diabetes December 24, 2015

Small study reports good results after weight-loss surgery

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

British researchers say procedure provides many long-term health benefits

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

Experimental procedure tested in 4 morbidly obese patients so far

Weight Loss May Spare Knee Cartilage, Study Finds November 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 Heartbeat November 09, 2015

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

Your DNA May Explain High-Calorie Food Cravings November 05, 2015

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

Weight-Loss Surgery May Trim Health Care Costs November 04, 2015

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

Weight-Loss Surgery Often Brings Less Painful Joints: Study November 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 Bonus November 04, 2015

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

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

Perseverance, not the plan, predicts success, researchers said

Dietary Supplements Land Thousands in the ER Each Year October 14, 2015

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

Suicide Risk May Rise for Some After Weight-Loss Surgery October 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: Study September 25, 2015

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

Forget Three Square Meals -- Americans Eat All Day Long September 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 Study September 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: Study September 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 Done August 21, 2015

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

Doctor's Support Boosts Weight Loss, Study Shows August 21, 2015

Researcher suggests including physicians in commercial programs

Eating on the Run May Mean Eating More Later August 21, 2015

Study found women gobbled more food down after snacking while walking

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

Researcher envisions 'game-changer' in obesity treatment