April 22, 2014: Size of Fetus May Affect Stillbirth Risk
Study linked abnormally low or high weight to greater odds of fetal death

April 17, 2014: Tonsillectomy May Spur Weight Gain in Kids, But Won't Cause Obesity: Study
Post-op rise in weight occurs mostly in younger, thinner children, research shows

April 17, 2014: Low Birth Weight, Lack of Breast-Feeding Tied to Inflammation Risk in Adulthood
Study of more than 10,000 people suggests these infants may someday have more health problems

April 15, 2014: Obesity Linked to Increased Odds of Losing Baby, Study Finds
Weight counseling should start before pregnancy, expert says

April 11, 2014: Teens' Indoor Tanning May Be Linked to Unhealthy Dieting
Poor body image behind both behaviors, expert says

April 10, 2014: Does Facebook Make Women Feel Bad About Their Bodies?
Study found more time on the social networking site was tied to greater likelihood of negative self-image

April 02, 2014: The Morning Light May Help You Stay Slim
Study found people tended to be leaner if they got sun exposure earlier, rather than later, in day

April 02, 2014: College Football Players Have Stiffer Arteries, Study Finds
But it's unclear what that means for later heart health, researchers say

March 28, 2014: Weight-Loss Surgery Cuts Risk for Heart Attack, Death: Study
People who are obese and at risk for heart disease should consider surgery, researchers say

March 27, 2014: 'Grazing' Appears No Better for Weight Loss Than Standard Meals
Daily calories, not how often you eat, are what matter, study finds

March 25, 2014: Moms Who Keep 'Baby Weight' May Risk Heart Trouble
Study finds weight gain increases odds for heart disease, diabetes

March 20, 2014: Higher Dose of IVF Drug May Be Needed for Obese Women
Study suggests different regimen might improve chances of pregnancy

March 17, 2014: TV, Computer Time Tied to Heavier, Less Happy Kids: Study
Parents can help reduce screen time, experts say

March 14, 2014: Wider Waistline May Mean Shorter Lifespan: Study
Evidence review suggests extra inches raise risk of dying younger, regardless of body weight

March 13, 2014: Pain Can Plague Women After Knee Replacement Surgery
Study also found that type of anesthesia and patient's weight play a role in levels of discomfort

March 11, 2014: Obese Girls Prone to Poorer Grades, Study Suggests
Researchers found weight at age 11 linked to academic success

March 06, 2014: Lack of Sleep Compounds Health Problems for Obese Teens: Study
Researchers report it was independently associated with higher risk of heart disease, diabetes

February 28, 2014: 'Eating for Two' During Pregnancy Could Pack on Too Many Pounds
Small study found those who closely watched weight gain did better

February 28, 2014: Early Signs That High-Calorie Diet May Help With Lou Gehrig's Disease
Regimen that boosted carbohydrate intake seemed to work best, researchers say, but more study needed

February 25, 2014: U.S. Obesity Rate Shows Signs of Leveling Off
CDC study finds very young children seem to be slimming down, but more older women are obese

February 20, 2014: 'Fat Hormone' Tied to Higher Colon Cancer Risk in Obese Men
More precancerous polyps seen in small study as body fat increased

February 19, 2014: A Judgmental Doctor May Make It Hard to Lose Weight
Finding suggests physicians need to be less negative when counseling overweight patients

February 12, 2014: Obesity's Link to Type 2 Diabetes Not So Clear-Cut: Study
Most participants developed condition after being overweight for years, not after large recent gain

February 10, 2014: Sex Is Important to Many Midlife Women
Study finds some challenges with sexual function that can be remedied

February 08, 2014: Don't Pressure Preschoolers to Overeat, Experts Say
Filling their own plate may help young kids learn to understand their body's hunger cues

February 05, 2014: Shivering, Like Exercise, May Help Boost Weight Loss
When you shiver, your body converts white fat to healthier brown fat, study finds

February 04, 2014: 'Gastric Banding' Patients Often Have Dietary Issues, Study Finds
Weight-loss surgery may lead to nutritional deficiencies; supplements and counseling urged

January 27, 2014: Kids Bullied During Gym Class May Stop Exercising
Study found drop in activity among students of all weights after being teased about physical ability

January 24, 2014: Type 2 Diabetes Is Often a Family Affair
Study suggests if one spouse has the illness, the odds are raised that the other will develop diabetes, too

January 17, 2014: Americans Eating Better, Cutting Calories: USDA
Report also shows consumers using nutrition labels more, dining out less

January 08, 2014: Whites More Likely to Undergo Weight-Loss Surgery: Study
Researcher says blacks don't seem to feel obesity affects their quality of life as much as whites do

December 19, 2013: As Body Weight Rises, So Do Health Costs, Study Finds
Increased expenses seen even at healthy weights

December 17, 2013: Ear Acupuncture May Hold Promise for Weight Loss
But small study doesn't prove it works, expert says

December 06, 2013: Good Body Image Goes Hand in Hand With Happier Relationship
Survey finds that women who diet are less satisfied with themselves

December 04, 2013: Could Good Manners Help Spur Holiday Weight Gain?
People may choose less healthy foods to avoid offending someone heavier, study finds

November 27, 2013: Exercise May Not Stave Off Holiday Weight Gain
Study suggests nothing can replace moderation in the face of high-calorie food and drinks

November 27, 2013: Parents Who Set, Stick to Rules May Help Kids Stay Slim
Australian study found it was more important than what Mom or Dad weighed

November 25, 2013: Might Stomach Artery Treatment Be Future Weight-Loss Tool?
Early study found unexpected side effect after procedure to stop bleeding

November 18, 2013: Weight Loss Can Combat Irregular Heart Beat, Study Says
Atrial fibrillation is a potentially fatal condition affecting more and more people

November 13, 2013: Study Ties Weight-Loss Surgery to Higher Risk of Preemie Birth
Lower birth weights also seen in babies whose mothers had undergone procedure

November 12, 2013: Obesity Is Driving Surge in Knee Replacements, Study Finds
Compared with seniors, artificial knee patients under 65 more likely to be severely overweight, data shows

November 04, 2013: Fewer Pounds May Lead to Better Sex, Researchers Say
Women who had weight-loss surgery reported improved sexual satisfaction, study finds

November 04, 2013: Weight-Loss Surgery Safe for Very Obese Teens, Study Says
But investigators add that more research needed to assess long-term results

October 24, 2013: Early Periods May Signal Greater Diabetes Risk, Study Suggests
Obesity alone doesn't explain the findings, researchers say

October 24, 2013: Gene Mutation Tied to Higher Obesity Risk in Kids
A type of DNA appears to be linked to bigger appetites, slower metabolism, study found

October 23, 2013: Weight-Loss Surgery Seems to Beat Diet and Exercise
Study finds surgery more effective at least two years out

October 22, 2013: Just 12 Percent of Women Over 50 Are 'Satisfied' With Their Bodies
Study finds that those who feel comfortable with their weight exercise often but rarely diet to stay thin

October 17, 2013: Study: Vitamin D Supplements May Not Raise Risk for Kidney Stones
However, researchers found age, weight and gender are factors

October 15, 2013: Lower Smog Levels Tied to Lower Birth Weights
Pregnant women's exposure to air pollution from traffic, industry still too high, European study finds

October 14, 2013: Overweight Teen Years Tied to Later Cancer Risk
Study found too much weight may be connected to esophageal disease