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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

Low-Fat May Beat Low-Carb Diet for Trimming Body Fat: Study August 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 Secret August 11, 2015

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

Weight Loss Surgery May Boost Teens' Mental Health August 05, 2015

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Dementia Meds May Lead to Harmful Weight Loss: Study August 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: Study July 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 Finds July 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 Treatment July 01, 2015

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

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

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

Dieters May Lose Fewer Pounds When They Choose Their Weight-Loss Plan June 15, 2015

Study found those assigned a food plan dropped a bit more weight

Certain Diabetes Drugs May Aid Weight Loss by Curbing Cravings June 09, 2015

Medications called GLP-1 receptors appear to change brain's response to food, researchers say

Lifts, Tucks Often Follow Weight-Loss Surgery, Study Finds June 01, 2015

Increases reported for both types of procedures

Vegan Diet Might Ease Diabetic Nerve Pain May 28, 2015

Study found those who followed it lost average of 15 pounds, had improved blood flow to feet

'Thrifty' Metabolism Might Sabotage Weight Loss Efforts May 11, 2015

Study results appear to confirm common belief

Biking, Walking to Work Can Help Shed Pounds May 08, 2015

U.K. study found a switch away from cars helped folks with 30-minute commutes drop 15 lbs in 2 years

High-Protein Diet May Be Dangerous for Those at Risk of Heart Disease May 08, 2015

Weight gain, early death noted in study of older adults

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

3 Steps May Boost Healthier Eating May 06, 2015

Make nutritious foods convenient, attractive and normal, research suggests

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

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

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

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

Could the 'Love Hormone' Be a Weight-Loss Aid for Men? March 06, 2015

In small study, oxytocin tied to reduced food intake

Gut Germs May Influence Success of Weight Loss Surgery March 05, 2015

Study found having certain microbes may lead to fewer pounds shed

Any Exercise Is Good, But Higher-Intensity May Be Better March 02, 2015

Brisk walking drops blood sugar more than a slower walk, study finds

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