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Slowed Growth Could Signal Crohn's Disease in Kids March 18, 2015

Failure to gain weight, or weight loss, can point to a gastrointestinal issue, expert says

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

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

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

Menu Calorie Counts May Mean Less Fattening Meals for Kids January 26, 2015

Study suggests certain calorie information might also prompt parents to encourage more exercise

Want to Get Healthy? Get Your Partner Involved January 19, 2015

New research finds lifestyle changes are more successful when couples do it together

FDA Approves New Device to Treat Obesity January 14, 2015

It sends electrical signals to nerves near the stomach to make a person feel full

For Pastors, It's Easy to Pack on the Pounds January 14, 2015

Stress, long hours and low pay are a challenge to clergy members, study finds

Cluster of Heart Risk Factors Tied to Uterine Cancer Risk January 13, 2015

Excess weight likely a big factor, but other conditions also appear to matter

Study Reinforces Link Between Low Birth Weight, Diabetes Risk January 08, 2015

Possible reasons include insulin resistance, problems with blood vessel lining and high blood pressure

Drug for Bladder Problems May Help Control Weight, Too January 06, 2015

But small study showed increase in heart rate in young, lean volunteers

Study Debunks Notion of 'Healthy Obesity' January 05, 2015

Very heavy people slip into poor health over time, researchers find

Your Birth Year Could Influence Your Odds for Obesity, Study Suggests December 30, 2014

'Fat gene' may be more active in people born after 1942, researchers say

Could a Supplement Prevent Weight Gain? December 11, 2014

Chemical compound curbed appetite in study, but more research is needed before marketing

Longer Breast-Feeding May Protect Infants at Risk for Obesity December 05, 2014

Those who drank mother's milk for less than 2 months were more likely to gain extra weight

Obesity-Related Ills May Shave Up to 8 Years Off Your Life: Study December 05, 2014

Excess weight also shortens the time you live free of chronic diseases that lower quality of life, researchers say

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

Weight Could Influence Rheumatoid Arthritis Relief November 26, 2014

Study finds overweight people are less likely to have remission

Obese Employees Miss More Work, Study Finds November 24, 2014

Additional missed days cost U.S. economy more than $8 billion a year, researchers report

Working Night Shift Slows Metabolism, Study Suggests November 18, 2014

Finding means fewer calories burned, and may explain why shift workers tend to gain weight, researcher says

Weight Gain Doesn't Have to Be Part of Thanksgiving November 14, 2014

Registered dietician offers tips for slimming down your holiday

Kids Obese at Young Age Often Stay That Way, Study Shows November 10, 2014

Weight at 11 a good indicator of weight at 16, researchers found

Genes May Determine Body Weight by Shaping Gut Bacteria November 06, 2014

Study finds certain family of microbes more common in intestines of lean people

Weight-Loss Surgery Has Low Complication Rates, Study Finds November 06, 2014

New research suggests gastric bypass as safe as appendix or gallbladder removal

Dulled Sense of Taste May Boost Weight-Loss Surgery Results November 05, 2014

Study showed those who found food less flavorful after procedure lost 20 percent more weight

Weight-Loss Surgery Lowers Type 2 Diabetes Risk, Study Shows November 03, 2014

Obese people who had gastric bypass, banding were 80 percent less likely to develop blood sugar disease

Teens Who Dine With Their Families May Be Slimmer Adults October 24, 2014

Study found eating meals together once or twice a week was tied to lower risk of becoming overweight

Tall, Heavy 1-Year-Olds May Be at Risk for Obesity Later, Study Finds October 21, 2014

But experts say genes aren't destiny

Dieters May Be Thwarted by Absence of Healthy Foods October 18, 2014

Study finds easy access to nutritious fare important for successful weight loss

Frequent Dining Out Might Widen Your Waistline, Study Finds October 17, 2014

People who ate out a lot also had worse cholesterol levels than those who dined at home

Gut Microbes Tied to Jet Lag, Shift-Work Weight Gain October 16, 2014

Body's helpful bacteria may have internal clocks, too, researchers suggest

Healthy Lifestyle May Boost Breast Cancer Survival October 16, 2014

Proper diet, exercise, weight control among factors that may help, experts say

Is 'Slow and Steady' Weight Loss Really the Best Approach? October 16, 2014

Study suggests some overweight people might get better results from more aggressive dieting

Calm, Positive Family Meals May Help Keep Kids Slim October 13, 2014

Having both parents present, eating in kitchen also linked to healthier weights, researchers report

Healthy Lifestyle Choices May Cut Women's Stroke Risk October 08, 2014

Following 5 healthy habits halved chances of most common kind of brain attack, study suggests

Chain Restaurants Cutting Calories October 08, 2014

Many offering new selections that have roughly 12 percent fewer calories, researchers report

The Heavier Your Fellow Diners, the More You May Eat October 06, 2014

When companion was overweight, people ate more food, less healthy food, researchers found

Steep Drops in Weight May Raise Risks After Body-Contour Surgeries October 05, 2014

Losing over 100 pounds prior to body-shaping procedure linked to higher complication rate in study

Weight-Loss Surgery May Not Always Help With Depression October 03, 2014

About 4 percent of obese patients report negative mood changes months after procedure, study finds

The Obese Are Frequent Targets for Cyberbullies October 03, 2014

'Fat' jokes, other negative messages common on social media sites, and women are often singled out, study finds

Antibiotic Use Before Age 2 Might Raise Obesity Risk, Study Says September 29, 2014

Researchers suspect broad-spectrum versions change makeup of microbes in gut

Obese in Adolescence, Colon Cancer in Later Life? September 29, 2014

Study doesn't prove cause-and-effect, but suggests the need for healthy habits in childhood

Stress Might Be Even More Unhealthy for the Obese September 26, 2014

Repeated exposure tied to escalation of inflammatory protein levels, but only in overweight people, study finds

Increasing Skirt Sizes May Hike Your Breast Cancer Risk: Study September 25, 2014

British researchers suggest that going up a size every 10 years raised chances of disease by 33 percent

Study: Healthy Lifestyle Behaviors May Prevent 80 Percent of Heart Attacks September 22, 2014

Men who follow 5 guidelines dramatically cut their risk, researchers say

'Fat Shaming' Doesn't Motivate Obese People to Lose Weight: Study September 11, 2014

This type of discrimination may actually lead to weight gain, researchers say

Cutting Calories May Ease Sleep Apnea in Obese, Study Finds September 10, 2014

Brazilian researchers say calorie restrictions also can lower blood pressure in that group of people

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