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Varied Diets May Not Curb Childhood Obesity, Study SuggestsFebruary 11, 2016

Kids given more food diversity might be heavier, researchers find

Weight-Loss Surgery May Lengthen Older People's Lives: StudyFebruary 10, 2016

But those under 35, and especially women, may not reap as much benefit

Vacation Weight Gain Can Lead to 'Creeping Obesity,' Study FindsFebruary 07, 2016

Watch alcohol intake and weigh yourself before and after vacation, researcher suggests

NFL Linemen Keep Growing, Putting Their Health at Risk, Experts SayFebruary 05, 2016

Some players are topping out at 400 pounds -- and more

ADHD Tied to Obesity Risk for Girls, Study ContendsFebruary 04, 2016

Impulsiveness, eating disorders may help explain possible link, researcher says

Weight Loss Starting at Midlife Tied to Later Dementia Risk in StudyFebruary 01, 2016

Researchers find connection, but can't say losing pounds plays a causal role

'Til Weight Loss Do Us Part?January 29, 2016

Spouses should be consulted before obesity surgery, researchers suggest

Study Confirms Eating Disorders' Deadly TollJanuary 29, 2016

Those with anorexia 5 times more at risk of early death; bulimia also increases the risk, researchers say

Eating Certain Fruits, Veggies May Help a Bit With Weight ControlJanuary 28, 2016

Study found those who ate apples, pears, berries, peppers had better weight management in long run

Supermarkets Nearby May Help Kids Lose Some Weight: StudyJanuary 21, 2016

Coaching on healthy food choices is a plus, too, experts say

Most U.S. Restaurant Meals Exceed Recommended Calories: StudyJanuary 20, 2016

American, Chinese and Italian meals average around 1,500 calories, researchers say

Could Reducing Your Stress Levels Help You Lose Weight?January 14, 2016

Lab study sheds light on how chronic stress may make it harder to burn off body fat

Obesity Surgery Patients May Often Have Mental Health DisordersJanuary 12, 2016

But mood conditions don't seem to hinder post-op weight loss, study says

Heavy Waiters, Waitresses May Prompt Bigger Orders: StudyJanuary 12, 2016

Server's size found to influence dessert and alcohol choices

Sugary Drinks Tied to Increase in Deep Belly FatJanuary 11, 2016

And that type of fat associated with risk of type 2 diabetes, heart disease, researchers report

Early Weight Loss With Parkinson's May Be a Red FlagJanuary 11, 2016

Researchers suspect this could indicate worse form of disease

New U.S. Dietary Guidelines: Limit Sugar and Salt, Boost Fruit and Veggie IntakeJanuary 07, 2016

Recommendations, revised every 5 years, designed to promote healthier lifestyles

Financial Incentives Don't Spur Employee Weight Loss, Study FindsJanuary 06, 2016

Workplace wellness programs must get more creative, researchers say

Report: DASH Diet Best Overall Eating PlanJanuary 05, 2016

The MIND, Mediterranean and Fertility diets also get high marks for health

When and Where of Weight-Loss Surgery May Affect Vitamin D LevelsDecember 28, 2015

'Sunshine vitamin' deficiency tied to poorer outcomes for patients in northern regions in winter

Losing Pancreas Fat May Treat Type 2 DiabetesDecember 24, 2015

Small study reports good results after weight-loss surgery

Weight-Loss Surgery Lowered Risk of Heart Attack, Type 2 Diabetes in StudyDecember 22, 2015

British researchers say procedure provides many long-term health benefits

Being 'Fat But Fit' Won't Cut Your Risk of Premature DeathDecember 21, 2015

Study suggests benefits of physical fitness don't overcome risk from obesity

Infant Weight Gain Linked to Possible Type 1 Diabetes RiskDecember 07, 2015

But study author says it's too soon to recommend changes in feeding practices

Weight Loss May Spare Knee Cartilage, Study FindsNovember 30, 2015

Losing more than 10 percent of body weight was linked to slower degeneration of cushioning in joints

Too Many Pregnant Women Gain Too Much Weight: Doctors' GroupNovember 23, 2015

Obesity can lead to complications for both mom and baby, experts say

Teasing Girls About Weight May Cause Lasting HarmNovember 20, 2015

Study finds link between being made fun of and problematic eating behaviors

Chemical Exposure During Pregnancy Linked to Excess Weight in KidsNovember 11, 2015

More research needs to be done to show cause-and-effect, expert says

Belly Fat Is Bad, Even at a Normal WeightNovember 10, 2015

When pounds collect around the middle, risk of premature death rises, study finds

Frequent Self-Weighing by Young Women Linked to DepressionNovember 09, 2015

Study also finds more trips to the scale lead to greater body dissatisfaction, lower self-esteem

Weight Loss May Help Control Common Irregular HeartbeatNovember 09, 2015

Losing weight, keeping it off improves atrial fibrillation, studies suggest

Pregnant and Got the Blues? Get More Exercise to Protect Your HealthNovember 06, 2015

Those who are depressed sit around too much, increasing risks to themselves and their babies, research shows

Could Brain Stimulation Be a Way to Weight Loss?November 06, 2015

Small study suggests promise, but one expert finds the idea 'alarming'

Many U.S. Women Gain Too Much Weight While Pregnant: StudyNovember 05, 2015

More than half in 17 states gained excessive weight, which can harm both mother and baby, U.S. researchers report

Your DNA May Explain High-Calorie Food CravingsNovember 05, 2015

Genetic discovery could lead to new treatments for obesity, researchers say

Junk Food Not to Blame for America's Obesity Epidemic: StudyNovember 05, 2015

People just eat too much, researchers suggest

Weight-Loss Surgery May Trim Health Care CostsNovember 04, 2015

Study found people, especially diabetes patients, spent far less on doctors, drugs after procedure

Better Sex Life May Be a Weight-Loss Surgery BonusNovember 04, 2015

Effects were long-lasting, and both men and women benefited, researchers say

Weight Gain a Challenge for Children With Autism: StudyNovember 03, 2015

Preschoolers, teens on the spectrum are more likely than peers to be overweight, obese

Severe Obesity Costs Medicaid $8 Billion Annually, Study FindsNovember 02, 2015

And health care expenses for heaviest adults is nearly $2,000 more a year per patient

Weight, Exercise May Affect Children's Thinking SkillsNovember 02, 2015

Kids who participate in dance or sports better able to pay attention and solve problems, research suggests

Secret to Staying Slim May Be as Close as Your Fruit BowlOctober 27, 2015

Women who keep produce on their kitchen counters weigh about 13 pounds less than those who don't, study finds

Health Food Stores Urge Supplements to Underage Teens: StudyOctober 23, 2015

Two-thirds of clerks recommend muscle-building aid not OK'd for use before age 18

Study Refutes Notion That Obese Fare Better Against Chronic IllsOctober 23, 2015

Prior research suggesting that excess weight may offer protection called flawed

Kids More Likely to Be Overweight If Mom Gains Too Much in Pregnancy or AfterOctober 20, 2015

Child's weight influenced by environments in 'womb and living room,' expert says

For a Better Calorie Burn, Adjust Your Speed While WalkingOctober 13, 2015

Stopping and starting, varying your velocity all adds to energy expended, study finds

Summer Babies May Be Healthier AdultsOctober 12, 2015

Researchers link warm-weather birthdays to taller adult height, later puberty

Weight, Growth Early in Life May Affect Adult BrainOctober 09, 2015

Poor nutrition during childhood tied to poorer sight, hearing, and even thinking later on, study finds

Sun Exposure in Teen Years May Delay Onset of MS: StudyOctober 07, 2015

But researchers only found a connection, not cause-and-effect link

Excess Weight Helps Women With Heart Failure, Hurts Men: StudyOctober 07, 2015

This isn't an excuse for females to gain extra pounds, researcher says