July 23, 2014: Weight Loss Surgery May Help Ease Urinary Incontinence
Nearly two-thirds of women had significant improvement of their symptoms, researchers report

July 17, 2014: Exercise May Help Counter Health Risks of Sedentary Lifestyle
'Fitter' couch potatoes weighed less and had better blood pressure, study reports

July 16, 2014: Is Obesity an Advantage After Heart Procedures?
Experts urge caution in interpreting study results

July 16, 2014: Health Tip: Watching Your Weight During Pregnancy
Helps foster a healthy size for baby

July 14, 2014: Stress May Leave You Heading to the Cookie Jar
Worried women could be prone to weight gain, study suggests

July 10, 2014: Losing Weight May Ease Hot Flashes, Study Finds
Doctors say extra fat, and the extra estrogen it produces, make menopause tougher for heavy women

July 09, 2014: Obesity Epidemic Hitting Hispanics Hard, Study Finds
Severe obesity most common among young adults, setting them up for health problems later in life

July 08, 2014: Will You Be Obese? Look at Your Sisters, Brothers
Study found older sibling's obesity was strongest predictor for risk

July 08, 2014: Inactivity May Be Main Culprit in Obesity Epidemic: Study
Sharp rise seen in number of Americans who didn't exercise, while calorie intake stayed steady

July 07, 2014: Obesity May Raise Risk of COPD
Study found those with largest waist sizes more likely to develop lung disease

June 25, 2014: Fruits, Veggies Not a Magic Bullet for Weight Loss, Study Finds
If you don't reduce your calorie intake, you won't slim down, researcher warns

June 20, 2014: FDA: Bee Pollen Weight Loss Products Pose Health Risks
Some contain undeclared ingredients that can harm people with high blood pressure, other ailments, agency says

June 18, 2014: FDA Panel Backs Appetite-Curbing Implant for Severely Obese
Agency committee says nerve-stimulating device may offer more benefits than risks

June 17, 2014: 'Walkable' Neighborhoods May Help Cut Diabetes Rates
Residents of areas that encourage walking also have lower obesity rates, Canadian research shows

June 13, 2014: Can Weight-Loss Surgery Lower Cancer Risk for the Obese?
Study found it might cut chances to levels of normal-weight people, but experts view finding with caution

June 12, 2014: When School's Out, Weight Can Pile On
For certain kids, summer vacation adds unwanted pounds, review finds

June 10, 2014: Weight-Loss Surgery May Ease Type 2 Diabetes Long-Term
New 15-year study says these procedures outperform regular care for obese patients

June 05, 2014: Weight Gain From Antidepressants Is Minimal, Study Suggests
There's not much difference in the amount gained between the various drugs, researchers say

June 05, 2014: Kids' Obesity Risk Rises With Parents' Divorce: Study
Stress, unhealthy coping strategies may be to blame, experts say

May 29, 2014: Fast Weight Loss May Mean Muscle Loss
Study volunteers eating 500 calories a day lost more muscle than those eating more than twice as much

May 28, 2014: U.S. Teens' Cardiorespiratory Fitness Has Dropped in Last Decade: Report
Overweight kids have worse fitness levels than those of normal weight

May 23, 2014: Fit Kids Have Better Body-Fat Distribution, Study Finds
Active children show fewer signs of future heart disease

May 21, 2014: Losing Weight at Any Age May Help the Heart
Dropping excess pounds -- even in middle-age or later -- linked to better heart health, study finds

May 08, 2014: Weight-Loss Surgery May Help Prevent Heart Rhythm Disorder
So-called 'bariatric' procedures appear to cut risk of atrial fibrillation, researchers report

April 30, 2014: Is Healthy Obesity a Myth?
Study found even with normal blood pressure, cholesterol and blood sugar levels, the obese had more artery plaque

April 29, 2014: Calling Young Girls 'Fat' May Increase Their Teen-Obesity Risk
Stigma alone could spur overeating, study authors say

April 25, 2014: Severe Obesity in Teens Tied to Possible Kidney Problems
Study looked at young patients planning to undergo weight-loss surgery

April 24, 2014: More Muscle May Help Kidney Dialysis Patients
Small study found those with greater muscle mass could walk farther, reported better mental health

April 24, 2014: Kids' Genetic Risk for Obesity Rises With Age, Study Finds
Between ages 4 and 10, genes seem to play increasing role in how big kids will grow

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