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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

The Dreaded 'Dad Bod' Is Real July 21, 2015

First-time fathers tend to add on extra pounds, researchers say

Could That Before-Dinner Drink Make You Eat More? July 17, 2015

In some people, alcohol causes the brain to focus on food aromas, study finds

Most Obese People Will Never Reach Normal Weight: Study July 16, 2015

Though odds of losing 5 percent of body weight were better, three-quarters gained it back in five years

More Exercise = More Fat Loss for Older Women, Study Finds July 16, 2015

Doubling the amount of time spent in heart-pumping workouts each week paid off after a year

Breast Cancer Survivors Tend to Gain Weight: Study July 15, 2015

And that could increase risk of cancer recurrence, as well as heart disease and diabetes, researchers say

Many Overweight or Obese Teens Don't See the Problem July 09, 2015

Around 40 percent thought their weight was about right, British study finds

Good at Imagining Aromas? You May Be Prone to Weight Gain July 07, 2015

Ability to conjure up odors in the mind might lead to food cravings, research suggests

Keeping Fit May Halve Seniors' Heart Failure Risk July 06, 2015

Study suggests health choices still make a difference in old age

Weight-Loss Surgery May Beat Diet, Exercise as Type 2 Diabetes Treatment July 01, 2015

After procedure, many patients no longer need medications, researchers find

Losing Weight May Ease Asthma in Obese People June 26, 2015

Researchers also saw improvement in quality of life

More Than Two-Thirds of U.S. Adults Now Overweight or Obese: Study June 22, 2015

Only 25 percent of men and 33 percent of women at a healthy weight, researchers say

Weight-Loss Surgery Can Bring Couples Closer, Small Study Finds June 17, 2015

If both partners view procedure as a joint effort, they feel greater intimacy afterward

Like Mother, Like Child: Study Hints at Why Obesity May Run in Families June 09, 2015

Cells might be programmed in the womb to accumulate extra fat, researchers suggest

Certain Diabetes Drugs May Aid Weight Loss by Curbing Cravings June 09, 2015

Medications called GLP-1 receptors appear to change brain's response to food, researchers say

Poor Sleep? Eating Less at Night May Make Next Day Easier June 08, 2015

Study found insomniacs who didn't eat after 10 p.m. were more alert

'Fracking' Linked to Low Birth Weight Babies June 03, 2015

Pregnant women who live near multiple natural gas wells tend to have smaller infants, research suggests

Health Tip: Factors That May Lead to Weight Gain June 02, 2015

They include access to unhealthy foods

Lifts, Tucks Often Follow Weight-Loss Surgery, Study Finds June 01, 2015

Increases reported for both types of procedures

Marriage Before College Graduation Tied to More Weight Gain May 28, 2015

Study finds obesity much more likely in 20s, 30s

Health Tip: Keep Your Child at a Healthy Weight May 25, 2015

Promote healthier eating and activity

Weight Training's Benefits May Depend on Genetics May 22, 2015

Study shows muscle-building exercise not as effective in women with high risk for obesity

Heart Risk Factors May Harm Black Women More Than Whites May 20, 2015

Fewer unhealthy signs are needed before black women's risk starts to rise, study finds

One-Third of Americans Have Dangerous Mix of Heart Risk Factors May 19, 2015

Metabolic syndrome, which includes high blood pressure and obesity, increases with age, researchers say

Biking, Walking to Work Can Help Shed Pounds May 08, 2015

U.K. study found a switch away from cars helped folks with 30-minute commutes drop 15 lbs in 2 years

Moving to a Poorer Neighborhood Might Be Bad for Your Waistline May 08, 2015

Study finds where you live could make a difference in how much you weigh

Higher Altitude May Lead to Lower Weight, Study Contends May 08, 2015

Living at least 1,500 feet above sea level tied to reduced risk of being to heavy

3 Steps May Boost Healthier Eating May 06, 2015

Make nutritious foods convenient, attractive and normal, research suggests

Want to Stay Slim? Keep Food Out of Sight April 30, 2015

Low self-esteem is also linked to obesity, study finds

Coming Soon: A Test to Gauge Your Obesity Risk? April 30, 2015

Certain digestive byproducts could point to trouble, best treatments -- someday, researchers say

Start Healthy Eating Habits Early to Head Off Obesity in Kids April 28, 2015

Provide a variety of nutritious options, model good eating behavior, experts suggest

Scientists Pinpoint Brain's 'Hunger Circuit' in Mice April 28, 2015

Manipulating this wiring system might help with weight loss, researcher says

Foods That Help Keep the Pounds Off as You Age April 24, 2015

Study found it's not just about calories; some foods not as bad for waistline as thought

Health Tip: Manage Weight-Loss Goals April 22, 2015

Adjust targets as needed

Health Tip: Measure Your Child's Height and Weight Correctly April 16, 2015

First, remove shoes and heavy clothing

Weight-Control Myths Keep Many U.S. Women Smoking April 13, 2015

Anti-tobacco efforts should focus on these concerns, researchers say

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