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Weight-Loss Surgery May Lower Some Pregnancy Complications, Raise Others February 25, 2015

Study finds gestational diabetes less likely, but smaller infants more common

Eating More Fiber Helped People Lose Weight, Researchers Report February 16, 2015

Trial comparing simple dietary change to more complicated regimen found similar health benefits

Residential Treatment Program Helps Obese Kids Lose Weight, Study Finds February 09, 2015

Treatment also boosted blood vessel health, but therapy is costly and long-term results are unknown

Less Commonly Used Obesity Surgery Tied to More Weight Loss February 05, 2015

But study finds so-called 'duodenal switch' procedure also linked to more complications

Weight Gain or Loss Linked to Fracture Risk in Older Women January 28, 2015

Study found just a 5 percent change in weight may affect postmenopausal bone health

Want to Get Healthy? Get Your Partner Involved January 19, 2015

New research finds lifestyle changes are more successful when couples do it together

Drug for Bladder Problems May Help Control Weight, Too January 06, 2015

But small study showed increase in heart rate in young, lean volunteers

Overweight Teens Who Lose Weight for Health More Likely to Succeed: Study January 05, 2015

Parents can help by modeling healthy behavior and providing healthier meals

Exercise After Weight-Loss Surgery Yields Added Health Gains December 04, 2014

Physical activity reduced risk factors for diabetes, study says

Vitamins May Help Prevent Eye Problems After Weight-Loss Surgery, Study Finds December 04, 2014

Vision-related complications can range from dry eye to night blindness

Doctor-Implanted Balloons in Stomach May Spur Weight Loss November 07, 2014

Obesity procedure could offer alternative to invasive surgery, experts say

Weight-Loss Surgery Has Low Complication Rates, Study Finds November 06, 2014

New research suggests gastric bypass as safe as appendix or gallbladder removal

Dulled Sense of Taste May Boost Weight-Loss Surgery Results November 05, 2014

Study showed those who found food less flavorful after procedure lost 20 percent more weight

Weight-Loss Surgery Lowers Type 2 Diabetes Risk, Study Shows November 03, 2014

Obese people who had gastric bypass, banding were 80 percent less likely to develop blood sugar disease

Weight-Loss Surgery May Raise Risk of Severe Headaches, Scientists Report October 22, 2014

But experts find the study too small, problem too rare to be of concern

Dieters May Be Thwarted by Absence of Healthy Foods October 18, 2014

Study finds easy access to nutritious fare important for successful weight loss

Is 'Slow and Steady' Weight Loss Really the Best Approach? October 16, 2014

Study suggests some overweight people might get better results from more aggressive dieting

Steep Drops in Weight May Raise Risks After Body-Contour Surgeries October 05, 2014

Losing over 100 pounds prior to body-shaping procedure linked to higher complication rate in study

Weight-Loss Surgery May Not Always Help With Depression October 03, 2014

About 4 percent of obese patients report negative mood changes months after procedure, study finds

Social Networking Sites Can Help Obese Lose Weight: Study September 17, 2014

Internet can offer constant, cost-effective support for dieters, London researchers say

'Fat Shaming' Doesn't Motivate Obese People to Lose Weight: Study September 11, 2014

This type of discrimination may actually lead to weight gain, researchers say

Cutting Calories May Ease Sleep Apnea in Obese, Study Finds September 10, 2014

Brazilian researchers say calorie restrictions also can lower blood pressure in that group of people

Breast-Feeding May Help Obese Moms Lose Pregnancy Pounds September 04, 2014

Positive effect wasn't seen in normal weight or overweight women, study found

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