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Does Less Sleep Make You Less Healthy? August 04, 2017

Adults who logged only 6 hours a night had wider waists, study found

Doctors Who 'Fat-Shame' Patients Can Cause Real Harm August 03, 2017

Many patients respond by avoiding needed care, psychologists warn

Women Who Gain Weight Between Babies at Higher Risk for Diabetes August 01, 2017

Danger is greatest for women whose weight was normal before they got pregnant, study finds

Are You Eating for the Wrong Reasons? July 28, 2017

Getting over an overeating habit

'Diet Foods' to Skip July 25, 2017

Lighten up on these substitutes

Most American Men Qualify as 'Overfat' July 24, 2017

Most women and a lot of kids also appear to have excessive fat, study of developed nations reports

Here's Why a Soda With That Burger Is Especially Fattening July 21, 2017

High-sugar drinks combined with protein triggers extra fat storage by body, study finds

As Your Weight Creeps Up, So Does Your Risk of Heart Failure July 19, 2017

But losing a few pounds might help decrease the damage, cardiologist suggests

Resisting the Seduction of a Buffet July 19, 2017

Tricks to keep from overindulging

Women Driven to Be Thinner When Husband Is Hot July 18, 2017

But study finds the dynamic doesn't work the other way around

Could Artificial Sweeteners Raise Your Odds for Obesity? July 17, 2017

Products won't lead to significant weight loss and are even tied to weight gain, research review finds

Better Sleep for Better Weight Loss June 19, 2017

How sweet dreams can lead to progress on the scale

Higher Pregnancy Weight Tied to Raised Odds for Birth Defects June 15, 2017

But researchers say absolute risk is low

Gut Bacteria Changes After Some Weight-Loss Surgeries May 26, 2017

Better diversity seen after Roux-en-Y gastric bypass, researchers say

Supercharging Exercise With Interval Training May 25, 2017

More results in less time

Thick Middle May Raise Risk of Some Cancers May 24, 2017

Where fat is carried is as strong a predictor as BMI, research suggests

Ways to Track Weight Loss Success May 23, 2017

There's more to it than the scale

3 Key Lifestyle Factors Can Lower Breast Cancer Odds May 23, 2017

Stay trim, exercise and cut back on drinking, review findings suggest

Overweight Boys Face Higher Colon Cancer Risk as Adults May 19, 2017

But study also found that losing weight as young adults lowered those odds

Heavy Kids Face Triple the Odds for Depression in Adulthood May 19, 2017

Risk was 4 times greater if they were also overweight as adults, study finds

More Fruits and Veggies Can Slash Obesity Odds May 19, 2017

Researchers encourage a mostly plant-based diet

Drink Water, Fight Fat? May 18, 2017

When you have it in place of beer or sugar-sweetened soda it helps, study finds

5 Great Diet Breakfasts May 08, 2017

Try these healthy twists on traditional favorites

Sugary Drinks More Affordable Across the Globe May 04, 2017

Cheaper access may sabotage worldwide fight against obesity

Is This Enzyme Making You Fat? May 03, 2017

When researchers inhibited the substance in mice, they gained 40 percent less weight than 'control' mice

Could Fasting Every Other Day Help You Lose More Weight? May 01, 2017

Only if you can stick with the regimen, and study finds most dieters can't

No Excuses: Exercise Can Overcome the 'Obesity Gene' April 27, 2017

Physical activity appears to lower effects of key DNA linked to weight gain, study finds

Waist Size, Not Weight, May be Key to Life Span April 24, 2017

Even those who aren't overweight are at risk of death if they've got a paunch, researchers report

Counting Your Way to Weight Loss April 24, 2017

Standard calorie caps aren't for everyone

Race May Play Role in Obese Teens' Blood Pressure April 10, 2017

Extra pounds appear more problematic for whites and Hispanics, study finds

Fitness, Not Fat, Is Key to Post-Stroke Recovery April 05, 2017

People who exercised regularly before their attack had lower odds for disability after, study found

Race Plays Role in Heart, Diabetes Risk, Even at Normal Weight April 03, 2017

For example, study found higher risk in Hispanics and people of South Asian descent who weren't overweight

Obesity in Early Pregnancy May Raise Child's Risk of Epilepsy April 03, 2017

The heavier the mom, the greater the odds of the seizure disorder, study suggests

Is Your TV Making You Fat? March 31, 2017

People who eat home-cooked meals and don't watch TV while eating less likely to be obese, study finds

Weight, Gender Appear to Play Part in Kidney Transplant Success March 30, 2017

Study found the closer the match between donor and recipient, the better the outcome

Obesity May Not Compromise Knee Surgery Success March 24, 2017

Results similar after procedure to repair meniscus in normal, overweight and obese people

Fruit Juice for Kids: A Serving a Day OK March 23, 2017

Review of studies finds 1 glass of 100-percent juice a day not linked with weight gain

Genes Plus Erratic Sleep May Raise Odds for Obesity March 10, 2017

How much shuteye you get could tip the scale if you're predisposed to gain weight, researchers say

Have Americans Given Up on Losing Weight? March 07, 2017

Study finds more are overweight, obese than 2 decades ago, but fewer are trying to shed pounds

Exercise Beats Weight Loss at Helping Seniors' Hearts March 01, 2017

Both are healthy goals, but getting active may reap even more benefit, study finds

Another Study Ties Obesity to Certain Cancers March 01, 2017

Digestive organs may be hardest hit by too much weight, study suggests

What Works Best to Help Overweight Folks Eat Healthier? February 27, 2017

Researchers still don't know the answer, but say pamphlets couldn't hurt

More Exercise, Fewer Pounds: Cut Your Heart Failure Risk February 27, 2017

Link was stronger for common but difficult-to-treat type of heart failure

Belly Fat More Dangerous in Older Women Than Being Overweight February 23, 2017

While a few extra pounds doesn't up death risk, weight around the middle does, study contends

A Stressed Life May Mean a Wider Waistline February 23, 2017

Study finds chronic anxiety might raise risk of obesity

Little Weight Gain in Pregnancy Tied to Schizophrenia Risk in Kids: Study February 22, 2017

Malnutrition may cut levels of essential nutrients that prevent some mental disorders

Lingering Baby Weight? Don't Blame the Pregnancy February 17, 2017

Researchers find weight gain speeds up a year after delivery, suggest motherhood might be the reason why

Weight-Loss Surgery May Help Obese Patients Beat Diabetes February 15, 2017

After procedure, some patients were able to stop taking insulin to control their blood sugar, researchers report

FDA Issues Warning About Balloon Obesity Treatments February 13, 2017

Some devices are over-inflating, and some have been linked to pancreas inflammation, agency says

Many Hospital Workers Are an Unhealthy Lot: Study February 07, 2017

Houston-area review found high rates of overweight and obesity, low physical activity

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