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Too Many Pregnant Women Gain Too Much Weight: Doctors' Group November 23, 2015

Obesity can lead to complications for both mom and baby, experts say

Teasing Girls About Weight May Cause Lasting Harm November 20, 2015

Study finds link between being made fun of and problematic eating behaviors

Chemical Exposure During Pregnancy Linked to Excess Weight in Kids November 11, 2015

More research needs to be done to show cause-and-effect, expert says

Belly Fat Is Bad, Even at a Normal Weight November 10, 2015

When pounds collect around the middle, risk of premature death rises, study finds

Frequent Self-Weighing by Young Women Linked to Depression November 09, 2015

Study also finds more trips to the scale lead to greater body dissatisfaction, lower self-esteem

Weight Loss May Help Control Common Irregular Heartbeat November 09, 2015

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

Pregnant and Got the Blues? Get More Exercise to Protect Your Health November 06, 2015

Those who are depressed sit around too much, increasing risks to themselves and their babies, research shows

Could Brain Stimulation Be a Way to Weight Loss? November 06, 2015

Small study suggests promise, but one expert finds the idea 'alarming'

Many U.S. Women Gain Too Much Weight While Pregnant: Study November 05, 2015

More than half in 17 states gained excessive weight, which can harm both mother and baby, U.S. researchers report

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

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

Junk Food Not to Blame for America's Obesity Epidemic: Study November 05, 2015

People just eat too much, researchers suggest

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

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

Weight Gain a Challenge for Children With Autism: Study November 03, 2015

Preschoolers, teens on the spectrum are more likely than peers to be overweight, obese

Severe Obesity Costs Medicaid $8 Billion Annually, Study Finds November 02, 2015

And health care expenses for heaviest adults is nearly $2,000 more a year per patient

Weight, Exercise May Affect Children's Thinking Skills November 02, 2015

Kids who participate in dance or sports better able to pay attention and solve problems, research suggests

Secret to Staying Slim May Be as Close as Your Fruit Bowl October 27, 2015

Women who keep produce on their kitchen counters weigh about 13 pounds less than those who don't, study finds

Health Food Stores Urge Supplements to Underage Teens: Study October 23, 2015

Two-thirds of clerks recommend muscle-building aid not OK'd for use before age 18

Study Refutes Notion That Obese Fare Better Against Chronic Ills October 23, 2015

Prior research suggesting that excess weight may offer protection called flawed

Kids More Likely to Be Overweight If Mom Gains Too Much in Pregnancy or After October 20, 2015

Child's weight influenced by environments in 'womb and living room,' expert says

For a Better Calorie Burn, Adjust Your Speed While Walking October 13, 2015

Stopping and starting, varying your velocity all adds to energy expended, study finds

Summer Babies May Be Healthier Adults October 12, 2015

Researchers link warm-weather birthdays to taller adult height, later puberty

Weight, Growth Early in Life May Affect Adult Brain October 09, 2015

Poor nutrition during childhood tied to poorer sight, hearing, and even thinking later on, study finds

Sun Exposure in Teen Years May Delay Onset of MS: Study October 07, 2015

But researchers only found a connection, not cause-and-effect link

Excess Weight Helps Women With Heart Failure, Hurts Men: Study October 07, 2015

This isn't an excuse for females to gain extra pounds, researcher says

Climate Change May Lead to Low Newborn Weights in Poorer Nations October 02, 2015

Study suggests heat and lack of rain can potentially impact birth size

For Teens, Late Bedtime May Lead to Weight Gain October 02, 2015

But study doesn't prove night owls are doomed to extra pounds

Severely Obese Kids at Higher Risk for Heart Disease, Diabetes September 30, 2015

Study finds heavier boys face even greater odds of future trouble

Video Games May Make Women Pile Up More Than Points September 29, 2015

Study suggests they tend to gain weight while gaming, but men don't

Exposure to BPA in Pregnancy Tied to Low Birth Weight in Girls: Study September 25, 2015

But research doesn't prove the chemical caused the lighter weight

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

Girls Who Are Impulsive, Poor Planners May Be Prone to Weight Gain September 22, 2015

They're also more likely to binge eat, study suggests

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

Gut Bugs May Affect Body Fat, 'Good' Cholesterol Levels September 10, 2015

But finding does not prove certain intestinal bacteria determine size of one's waistline

Oldest Sister at Greater Risk of Obesity, Study Contends August 27, 2015

Researcher suggests firstborns may have decreased blood supply, nutrients in womb

American Kids Growing Fatter Than Their Canadian Cousins August 25, 2015

Rates for school children differ significantly, CDC study finds

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

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

Scientists Probe Obesity's Ties to Breast Cancer Risk August 19, 2015

Findings suggest heavy women might need more focused screening

Clubs, Adult Support Can Help Kids Stay Slim August 14, 2015

Being active and having positive role models is key, new study finds

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

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

Weight at First Pregnancy Linked to Complications Next Time July 28, 2015

Risk remains even for women who get to a healthy size, researchers say

Low Birth Weight Tied to Higher Type 2 Diabetes Risk Decades Later July 22, 2015

Risk was even greater if the person also had an unhealthy adult lifestyle, study found