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  • Cystic Fibrosis Survival Better in Canada Than in U.S.
    (14-Mar-2017)
    Canadians with the lung disease live about 10 years longer on average, study finds

  • Health Tip: Fruit and Veggies May Help Shed Pounds
    (08-Mar-2017)
    They'll help you cut back on calories

  • Have Americans Given Up on Losing Weight?
    (07-Mar-2017)
    Study finds more are overweight, obese than 2 decades ago, but fewer are trying to shed pounds

  • Dining Out Can Doom a Diet
    (07-Mar-2017)
    Nutrition experts advise planning ahead to stay on track

  • Exercise Beats Weight Loss at Helping Seniors' Hearts
    (01-Mar-2017)
    Both are healthy goals, but getting active may reap even more benefit, study finds

  • What Works Best to Help Overweight Folks Eat Healthier?
    (27-Feb-2017)
    Researchers still don't know the answer, but say pamphlets couldn't hurt

  • Live Healthy, Live Longer
    (24-Feb-2017)
    Regular checkups, exercise, no smoking, better diet and balance between work and play can add years, health expert says

  • Health Tip: Reducing Your Heart Disease Risk
    (20-Feb-2017)
    Tips to benefit your ticker

  • Tired of the Ups and Downs of Yo-Yo Dieting?
    (20-Feb-2017)
    'Coaching' sessions seemed to help keep the weight from coming back, study found

  • Tired of the Ups and Downs of Yo-Yo Dieting?
    (20-Feb-2017)
    'Coaching' sessions seemed to help keep the weight from coming back, study found

  • Post-Menopausal? Give Exercise a Try
    (16-Feb-2017)
    Study participants were fitter, felt better -- and were less bothered by hot flashes

  • Mediterranean Diet Plus Olive Oil a Boost to Heart Health?
    (13-Feb-2017)
    It enhances protective effects of 'good' HDL cholesterol, study suggests

  • FDA Issues Warning About Balloon Obesity Treatments
    (13-Feb-2017)
    Some devices are over-inflating, and some have been linked to pancreas inflammation, agency says

  • Divorce May Shrink an Older Woman's Waistline…
    (09-Feb-2017)
    … while marriage may widen it, study suggests

  • Whole-Grain Foods May Help You Stay Slim
    (08-Feb-2017)
    Study found switching to more fibrous fare lowered calorie absorption, boosted metabolism rate

  • Weight Loss Tied to Lower Risk of Uterine Cancer
    (06-Feb-2017)
    Benefit was greatest in women who were obese and achieved a normal weight, study suggests

  • Substitutions for a 'Slimmer Bowl' Football Party
    (03-Feb-2017)
    Game-day tip: Swap out calorie-laden staples with healthier fare

  • U.S. High School Kids Abandoning Sweetened Sodas
    (02-Feb-2017)
    CDC study finds daily intake of these and other sugary drinks fell to just 20 percent by 2015

  • The Shame of 'Fat Shaming'
    (31-Jan-2017)
    Those affected by weight bias more likely to have heart disease risk factors, study suggests

  • Health Tip: Finding Help for an Overweight Child
    (26-Jan-2017)
    Identifying the best program

  • Could Obesity Undermine Memory Training in Older Adults?
    (23-Jan-2017)
    Study adds to growing evidence of a link between weight and certain brain functions

  • Health Tip: Protecting Your Health
    (09-Jan-2017)
    Ways to remain healthy

  • Weight Loss May Ease Psoriasis Symptoms, Study Finds
    (05-Jan-2017)
    Quality-of-life boost seen in obese patients who lost significant amounts

  • Plant-Based Diets Score Big for Healthy Weight Loss
    (04-Jan-2017)
    U.S. News & World Report ranks DASH diet No. 1 for 7th year in a row

  • Make a Healthy Lifestyle Your New Year's Resolution
    (31-Dec-2016)
    The American Medical Association offers seven goals to get you started

  • Staying Trim, Strong May Cut Risk of Urinary Incontinence
    (30-Dec-2016)
    But for women in study, these factors only helped with one type of incontinence

  • Making New Year's Resolutions That Last
    (30-Dec-2016)
    Think small, manageable goals -- not sweeping lifestyle changes, psychologists advise

  • Gastro Issues May Be Downside to Weight-Loss Surgery
    (29-Dec-2016)
    Stomach problems, food intolerance plagued many patients even 2 years after procedure, study found

  • Don't Get Stuffed on Thanksgiving
    (23-Nov-2016)
    Dietician offers tips for avoiding weight gain during the holidays

  • Weight-Loss Surgery Tied to Lower Heart Risks
    (14-Nov-2016)
    Patients were less likely to develop irregular heartbeat, diabetes, heart failure, study finds

  • Follow-Up Appointments Boost Weight-Loss Surgery Success
    (05-Nov-2016)
    Those who saw doctor three times after procedure had better blood sugar, blood pressure and cholesterol levels

  • Balloon-in-a-Pill Helped Obese Patients Lose Weight
    (04-Nov-2016)
    Curbing appetite by making patients feel full could jumpstart a weight-loss program, researcher says

  • Skip Dinner and Maybe Boost Your Metabolism
    (03-Nov-2016)
    But, study didn't show overall changes in fat burning or calories used

  • Many Teens Light Up to Lose Weight, Study Suggests
    (24-Oct-2016)
    Researchers offer new ways to discourage smoking among adolescents

  • High-Protein Diets May Not Help Fend Off Diabetes: Study
    (11-Oct-2016)
    These regimens didn't reverse drops in 'insulin sensitivity,' a forerunner of the disease

  • Older Surgery Patients Should Be Screened for Frailty: Study
    (06-Oct-2016)
    Warning signs such as exhaustion increase the risk for bad outcomes, researchers find

  • 3 Lifestyle Changes To Help Prevent Breast Cancer
    (04-Oct-2016)
    Healthy weight, regular exercise and less alcohol could cut incidence by one-third, cancer expert says

  • 'Mindfulness'-Based Approach Could Help You Stay Slim
    (30-Sep-2016)
    Treatment focuses on personal goals and 'cues' to overeating, researcher says

  • 'Mindfulness'-Based Approach Could Help You Stay Slim
    (30-Sep-2016)
    Treatment focuses on personal goals and 'cues' to overeating, researcher says

  • Around the World, Holidays Bring Added Pounds
    (21-Sep-2016)
    Findings from Germany, Japan and the United States suggest festive seasons spur overeating

  • 'Obesity Gene' Doesn't Affect Ability to Lose Weight: Report
    (21-Sep-2016)
    Lifestyle, environment likely play bigger roles when dropping pounds, researchers say

  • Diet or Exercise: What's Best for the Middle-Aged Heart
    (15-Sep-2016)
    Study finds each effective, as long as healthy weight loss is the result

  • Diet or Exercise: What's Best for the Middle-Aged Heart
    (15-Sep-2016)
    Study finds each effective, as long as healthy weight loss is the result

  • Health Tip: Spotting the Signs of an Effective Weight-Loss Program
    (31-Aug-2016)
    Make sure it offers these key features

  • Health Tip: Spotting the Signs of an Effective Weight-Loss Program
    (31-Aug-2016)
    Make sure it offers these key features

  • Weight-Loss Surgery Sheds Pounds Long Term
    (31-Aug-2016)
    10-year follow-up study finds many who had gastric bypass kept weight off

  • Want Better Heart Health? There's an App for That
    (31-Aug-2016)
    Smartphones can help keep you on track with lifestyle changes

  • Friendships Matter if You Want to Lose Weight
    (26-Aug-2016)
    Study found overweight people more likely to shed pounds if they spend time with thin friends

  • Friendships Matter if You Want to Lose Weight
    (26-Aug-2016)
    Study found overweight people more likely to shed pounds if they spend time with thin friends

  • Excess Weight Tied to Higher Risk for Many Cancers, Experts Say
    (24-Aug-2016)
    International committee finds thinner folks less likely to develop variety of malignancies

  • U.S. Kids Don't Make the Grade on Heart Health
    (11-Aug-2016)
    Most don't eat right or get enough exercise, and the American Heart Association warns of problems ahead

  • Weight-Loss Surgery Doesn't Boost Bone Health: Study
    (29-Jul-2016)
    Increased risk for fractures remained after procedure

  • Weight Loss Might Reduce Cancer Risk: Study
    (14-Jul-2016)
    Corresponding drop seen in proteins that promote tumor growth

  • Health Tip: Logging What You Eat
    (12-Jul-2016)
    It can help you lose weight

  • Study Cites the Fats That Could Shorten Your Life
    (05-Jul-2016)
    High levels of animal-based saturated fats were tied to earlier death, unsaturated fats seem healthier

  • FDA Approves New Weight-Loss Device
    (14-Jun-2016)
    Surgically implanted port allows obese patients to drain some contents from stomach after meal

  • 3 Popular Diet Plans May Help Ease Type 2 Diabetes, Too
    (10-Jun-2016)
    They seemed to help, but researchers say more information needed

  • Weight-Loss Surgery May Boost Survival
    (03-Jun-2016)
    Overall death risk dropped 57 percent, study says

  • Balloon-in-a-Pill May Be New Weight-Loss Tool
    (24-May-2016)
    Those using the device were nearly 7 percent lighter after six months

  • Weight-Loss Surgery Helps Treat Type 2 Diabetes
    (24-May-2016)
    45 professional groups say the procedure improves blood sugar control

  • Health Tip: Going Low-Calorie?
    (19-May-2016)
    Restricting too much could backfire

  • Weight Loss Surgery May Boost Good Cholesterol in Obese Boys
    (05-May-2016)
    Small study showed surgery also improved protective effects of HDL on the heart

  • Health Tip: Trim Daily Calories
    (04-May-2016)
    Food substitutions that will make you feel full

  • Even Non-Obese Report Better Mood, Sex Drive After Dieting
    (02-May-2016)
    Calorie cutters said their sleep and relationships improved, too

  • Does Exercise Help or Hinder Your Diet?
    (13-Apr-2016)
    Research shows a workout dulls the appetite, at least temporarily

  • Does Exercise Help or Hinder Your Diet?
    (13-Apr-2016)
    Research shows a workout dulls the appetite, at least temporarily

  • How Important Is Surgeon's Skill for Weight-Loss Surgery Outcomes?
    (13-Apr-2016)
    Study saw no differences at one year after procedure, but one expert believes longer follow-up needed

  • The Health Risks Posed by Mindless Munching
    (06-Apr-2016)
    Being more aware of your food might help improve cholesterol and blood sugar levels, study suggests

  • Weight-Loss Surgery Gets People Moving, Study Shows
    (05-Apr-2016)
    More than half of patients showed improvement in pain symptoms, ability to walk

  • 'Paleo' Diet May Help Older Women's Hearts, Waistlines
    (04-Apr-2016)
    Trendy eating plan may cut cholesterol, disease risks in postmenopausal women, Swedish research suggests

  • Weight-Loss Surgery May Help Control Type 2 Diabetes in Long Run
    (04-Apr-2016)
    After 5 years, more patients in surgery group had lower blood sugar than in medication-only group

  • Non-Surgical Procedure May Be New Weight-Loss Tool
    (04-Apr-2016)
    In preliminary study, 'bariatric artery embolization' shows some promise

  • 'Love Hormone' Nasal Spray Might Help Dieters' Self-Control
    (04-Apr-2016)
    Spritz of oxytocin could lead to eating less, researchers theorize

  • Obese People Trying to Shed Pounds Often Go Up and Down
    (01-Apr-2016)
    But those who lose more weight are better at keeping it off over time, researchers say

  • Obese People Trying to Shed Pounds Often Go Up and Down
    (01-Apr-2016)
    But those who lose more weight are better at keeping it off over time, researchers say

  • Beans, Chickpeas May Help With Weight Loss: Study
    (30-Mar-2016)
    'Pulses' like these may help dieters feel fuller and reduce food cravings, new analysis shows

  • The Sounds You Make Eating May Be a Diet Aid
    (23-Mar-2016)
    Experiments found that when people could hear themselves chew and chomp, they ate less

  • Drinking More Water May Help Your Diet
    (07-Mar-2016)
    Sugar, salt and overall calorie intake likely to decline, researchers say

  • Consistent Self-Weighing Might Give Your Diet a Boost
    (04-Mar-2016)
    Study suggests routinely checking weight enhanced dieters' confidence to resist food temptations

  • Consistent Self-Weighing Might Give Your Diet a Boost
    (04-Mar-2016)
    Study suggests routinely checking weight enhanced dieters' confidence to resist food temptations

  • Protein-Heavy Meals Make You Feel Fuller, Sooner: Study
    (03-Mar-2016)
    Whether that will lead to weight loss over time is still unclear, however

  • Small Weight Loss Yields Large Rewards, Study Finds
    (22-Feb-2016)
    5 percent reduction benefited health of obese adults

  • Health Tip: Protect Your Heart
    (17-Feb-2016)
    Here's what you can do

  • New Type of Weight-Loss Surgery May Be Less Risky, Cheaper
    (15-Feb-2016)
    But, at least one expert isn't sure about long-term success of procedure

  • How to Keep Your New Year's Exercise Mojo All Year Long
    (15-Feb-2016)
    Set realistic goals, be consistent and understand you're in it for the long haul, expert says

  • New Type of Weight-Loss Surgery May Be Less Risky, Cheaper
    (15-Feb-2016)
    But, at least one expert isn't sure about long-term success of procedure

  • Reliable Weight-Loss Programs May Be Hard to Find: Study
    (12-Feb-2016)
    Most sampled from one geographic area didn't meet 5 key standards, researchers say

  • Reliable Weight-Loss Programs May Be Hard to Find: Study
    (12-Feb-2016)
    Most sampled from one geographic area didn't meet 5 key standards, researchers say

  • Weight-Loss Surgery May Lengthen Older People's Lives: Study
    (10-Feb-2016)
    But those under 35, and especially women, may not reap as much benefit

  • Weight Loss Starting at Midlife Tied to Later Dementia Risk in Study
    (01-Feb-2016)
    Researchers find connection, but can't say losing pounds plays a causal role

  • 'Til Weight Loss Do Us Part?
    (29-Jan-2016)
    Spouses should be consulted before obesity surgery, researchers suggest

  • Eating Certain Fruits, Veggies May Help a Bit With Weight Control
    (28-Jan-2016)
    Study found those who ate apples, pears, berries, peppers had better weight management in long run

  • Exercise Has Its Limits for Losing Weight, Study Finds
    (28-Jan-2016)
    Intense workout no more effective at burning calories than walking a couple of miles a day

  • Majority of Americans Wants Medicare to Cover Obesity Treatments
    (22-Jan-2016)
    Survey finds about three-quarters support expanding care to cover weight-loss drugs

  • Supermarkets Nearby May Help Kids Lose Some Weight: Study
    (21-Jan-2016)
    Coaching on healthy food choices is a plus, too, experts say

  • Could Reducing Your Stress Levels Help You Lose Weight?
    (14-Jan-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 Disorders
    (12-Jan-2016)
    But mood conditions don't seem to hinder post-op weight loss, study says

  • Early Weight Loss With Parkinson's May Be a Red Flag
    (11-Jan-2016)
    Researchers suspect this could indicate worse form of disease

  • Gradual Decline in Soda's Sugar Content Might Help Curb Obesity
    (07-Jan-2016)
    Researchers predict significant decrease in type 2 diabetes as well

  • Side Effects Seen With One Method of Weight-Loss Surgery: Study
    (06-Jan-2016)
    Stomach pain, fatigue were most common symptoms after Roux-en-Y procedure

  • Financial Incentives Don't Spur Employee Weight Loss, Study Finds
    (06-Jan-2016)
    Workplace wellness programs must get more creative, researchers say

  • People May Eat More of a Food That's Labeled 'Healthy'
    (05-Jan-2016)
    Many subconsciously seem to consider it less filling, potentially leading to weight gain, researchers say

  • Report: DASH Diet Best Overall Eating Plan
    (05-Jan-2016)
    The MIND, Mediterranean and Fertility diets also get high marks for health

  • 5 Tips to Help Make New Year's Resolutions Stick
    (01-Jan-2016)
    Turn them into habits that aren't easily broken, psychologist advises

  • When and Where of Weight-Loss Surgery May Affect Vitamin D Levels
    (28-Dec-2015)
    'Sunshine vitamin' deficiency tied to poorer outcomes for patients in northern regions in winter

  • Losing Pancreas Fat May Treat Type 2 Diabetes
    (24-Dec-2015)
    Small study reports good results after weight-loss surgery

  • Weight-Loss Surgery Lowered Risk of Heart Attack, Type 2 Diabetes in Study
    (22-Dec-2015)
    British researchers say procedure provides many long-term health benefits

  • How Much Weight Must You Lose Before Others Notice?
    (07-Dec-2015)
    Study finds women must drop about 14 pounds, men 18, before they're found more attractive

  • Possible New Weight-Loss Tool: Blocking Stomach Artery
    (01-Dec-2015)
    Experimental procedure tested in 4 morbidly obese patients so far

  • Weight Loss May Spare Knee Cartilage, Study Finds
    (30-Nov-2015)
    Losing more than 10 percent of body weight was linked to slower degeneration of cushioning in joints

  • Weight Loss May Spare Knee Cartilage, Study Finds
    (30-Nov-2015)
    Losing more than 10 percent of body weight was linked to slower degeneration of cushioning in joints

  • Frequent Self-Weighing by Young Women Linked to Depression
    (09-Nov-2015)
    Study also finds more trips to the scale lead to greater body dissatisfaction, lower self-esteem

  • Weight Loss May Help Control Common Irregular Heartbeat
    (09-Nov-2015)
    Losing weight, keeping it off improves atrial fibrillation, studies suggest

  • Your DNA May Explain High-Calorie Food Cravings
    (05-Nov-2015)
    Genetic discovery could lead to new treatments for obesity, researchers say

  • Better Sex Life May Be a Weight-Loss Surgery Bonus
    (04-Nov-2015)
    Effects were long-lasting, and both men and women benefited, researchers say

  • Weight-Loss Surgery May Trim Health Care Costs
    (04-Nov-2015)
    Study found people, especially diabetes patients, spent far less on doctors, drugs after procedure

  • Weight-Loss Surgery Often Brings Less Painful Joints: Study
    (04-Nov-2015)
    Patients tend to get around better as the pounds drop away, but not everyone will benefit, researchers say

  • Fast-Food Menus With Calorie Counts Not Changing New Yorkers' Habits
    (02-Nov-2015)
    Affordable Care Act requires nationwide menu labeling in 2016

  • Better Diets May Be Extending Americans' Lives
    (02-Nov-2015)
    Study suggests people are eating better, living longer, though there's still room for lots of improvement

  • Low-Fat Diets No Better Than Other Plans: Study
    (30-Oct-2015)
    Perseverance, not the plan, predicts success, researchers said

  • Low-Fat Diets No Better Than Other Plans: Study
    (30-Oct-2015)
    Perseverance, not the plan, predicts success, researchers said

  • Healthy Eaters Don't Trust Overweight Bloggers, Study Finds
    (16-Oct-2015)
    People seem to assume heavier people will recommend richer, less nutritious foods

  • Dietary Supplements Land Thousands in the ER Each Year
    (14-Oct-2015)
    Weight-loss products, energy boosters are common culprits, study finds

  • Mixed Martial Arts Fighters May Go to Dangerous Lengths to Shed Pounds
    (13-Oct-2015)
    British study shows saunas, sweat suits, pills all used to trigger drastic weight loss before fights

  • Suicide Risk May Rise for Some After Weight-Loss Surgery
    (07-Oct-2015)
    Expert says that the life changes that follow can make it hard for these patients to cope

  • Health Tip: Talking to Your Doctor About Weight
    (06-Oct-2015)
    Prepare what you'd like to discuss

  • Dieters: Don't Replace Saturated Fats With Processed Carbs
    (29-Sep-2015)
    Study found those who turned to whole grains and healthy fats saw a drop in heart risks

  • With Liposuction, Weight Should Guide Fat Removal Limits: Study
    (25-Sep-2015)
    People with higher body mass can have more removed safely, researchers claim

  • Forget Three Square Meals -- Americans Eat All Day Long
    (24-Sep-2015)
    Tracking real-world eating patterns, researchers find that people consume food anytime they're awake

  • Fruits, Veggies May Be Key to Keeping Unwanted Weight Off
    (22-Sep-2015)
    Only caveat: avoid starchy vegetables such as potatoes, corn, study finds

  • Fruits, Veggies May Be Key to Keeping Unwanted Weight Off
    (22-Sep-2015)
    Only caveat: avoid starchy vegetables such as potatoes, corn, study finds

  • Excess Weight Linked to Brain Cancer Risk in Study
    (16-Sep-2015)
    And physical activity associated with lower odds of meningioma, though these tumors are considered rare

  • Mediterranean Diet With Olive Oil Might Cut Breast Cancer Risk: Study
    (14-Sep-2015)
    Odds were reduced 68 percent in large Spanish review, but longer-term follow-up studies are needed

  • Diet Sodas May Not Help You Lose Weight, Study Contends
    (11-Sep-2015)
    People who drank low-calorie soft drinks tended to eat more foods high in sugar, salt and fat

  • Health Tip: Weigh Yourself Regularly
    (04-Sep-2015)
    Using the same scale

  • Cutting Calories May Help You Fend Off Age-Linked Disease: Study
    (01-Sep-2015)
    Smaller portions could lower risk of heart disease, diabetes, even in low-risk people

  • Cutting Calories May Help You Fend Off Age-Linked Disease: Study
    (01-Sep-2015)
    Smaller portions could lower risk of heart disease, diabetes, even in low-risk people

  • Many Parents Put 'Food Pressure' on Their Kids, Study Finds
    (25-Aug-2015)
    Overweight moms, dads often limit food intake, while those of normal weight push children to eat more

  • Weight Loss Fights Liver Condition, No Matter How It's Done
    (21-Aug-2015)
    Through surgery or lifestyle changes, shedding pounds improves nonalcoholic steatohepatitis, study finds

  • Eating on the Run May Mean Eating More Later
    (21-Aug-2015)
    Study found women gobbled more food down after snacking while walking

  • Weight Loss Fights Liver Condition, No Matter How It's Done
    (21-Aug-2015)
    Through surgery or lifestyle changes, shedding pounds improves nonalcoholic steatohepatitis, study finds

  • Doctor's Support Boosts Weight Loss, Study Shows
    (21-Aug-2015)
    Researcher suggests including physicians in commercial programs

  • Eating on the Run May Mean Eating More Later
    (21-Aug-2015)
    Study found women gobbled more food down after snacking while walking

  • Weight Loss While You Relax? Mouse Study Hints It Could Happen
    (19-Aug-2015)
    Researcher envisions 'game-changer' in obesity treatment

  • Health Tip: Strive to Lose Weight
    (14-Aug-2015)
    Adopt these success strategies

  • Low-Fat May Beat Low-Carb Diet for Trimming Body Fat: Study
    (14-Aug-2015)
    But best weight-loss plan is one you can stick with long-term, researcher says

  • Low-Fat May Beat Low-Carb Diet for Trimming Body Fat: Study
    (14-Aug-2015)
    But best weight-loss plan is one you can stick with long-term, researcher says

  • Could Your Smartphone Help Boost Your Heart Health?
    (13-Aug-2015)
    Special apps, trackers may boost weight loss, exercise, quitting smoking, early studies suggest

  • Calorie Burn Boost May Be Weight-Loss Surgery's Secret
    (11-Aug-2015)
    Researchers find that gastric bypass procedure increases energy needed to digest food

  • Calorie Burn Boost May Be Weight-Loss Surgery's Secret
    (11-Aug-2015)
    Researchers find that gastric bypass procedure increases energy needed to digest food

  • Health Tip: Set a Date to Lose the Weight
    (07-Aug-2015)
    Target weight loss to a special event

  • Weight-Loss Surgery's Benefits May Fade With Time, Study Suggests
    (05-Aug-2015)
    Little is known about the long-term effects of bariatric procedures, experts say

  • Weight Loss Surgery May Boost Teens' Mental Health
    (05-Aug-2015)
    But, study finds not all of the adolescents who had the procedure felt better

  • Common Weight-Loss Surgery May Lower Tolerance for Alcohol
    (05-Aug-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
    (05-Aug-2015)
    Little is known about the long-term effects of bariatric procedures, experts say

  • 'Yo-Yo' Dieting Won't Raise Cancer Risk, Study Finds
    (04-Aug-2015)
    People trying to lose weight should be encouraged to do so, researcher says

  • 'Yo-Yo' Dieting Won't Raise Cancer Risk, Study Finds
    (04-Aug-2015)
    People trying to lose weight should be encouraged to do so, researcher says

  • Dementia Meds May Lead to Harmful Weight Loss: Study
    (03-Aug-2015)
    Patients can lose 10 pounds or more, researchers find

  • How Well Does the Newly Approved Weight-Loss 'Balloon' Work?
    (29-Jul-2015)
    Expert notes it will probably only be effective for short-term weight loss

  • Does Facebook Lead Young Women to Dangerous Diets?
    (27-Jul-2015)
    Risk is highest for those who use social media site to compare themselves to friends, study finds

  • Could That Before-Dinner Drink Make You Eat More?
    (17-Jul-2015)
    In some people, alcohol causes the brain to focus on food aromas, study finds

  • More Exercise = More Fat Loss for Older Women, Study Finds
    (16-Jul-2015)
    Doubling the amount of time spent in heart-pumping workouts each week paid off after a year

  • Most Obese People Will Never Reach Normal Weight: Study
    (16-Jul-2015)
    Though odds of losing 5 percent of body weight were better, three-quarters gained it back in five years

  • Weight-Loss Surgery May Beat Diet, Exercise as Type 2 Diabetes Treatment
    (01-Jul-2015)
    After procedure, many patients no longer need medications, researchers find

  • Weight-Loss Surgery May Beat Diet, Exercise as Type 2 Diabetes Treatment
    (01-Jul-2015)
    After procedure, many patients no longer need medications, researchers find

  • Losing Weight May Ease Asthma in Obese People
    (26-Jun-2015)
    Researchers also saw improvement in quality of life

  • Weight-Loss Surgery May Help Ease Incontinence: Study
    (26-Jun-2015)
    If pounds stayed off, bladder control improvement was seen after 3 years, researchers report

  • Could a Microbe in Your Gut Help You Lose Weight?
    (23-Jun-2015)
    One bacteria is linked to lower levels of blood sugar, insulin and fat, researchers say

  • Daily Weigh-Ins Keep Dieters on Track
    (19-Jun-2015)
    Approach works especially well for men, study says

  • Weight-Loss Surgery Can Bring Couples Closer, Small Study Finds
    (17-Jun-2015)
    If both partners view procedure as a joint effort, they feel greater intimacy afterward

  • Dieters May Lose Fewer Pounds When They Choose Their Weight-Loss Plan
    (15-Jun-2015)
    Study found those assigned a food plan dropped a bit more weight

  • Dieters May Lose Fewer Pounds When They Choose Their Weight-Loss Plan
    (15-Jun-2015)
    Study found those assigned a food plan dropped a bit more weight

  • Certain Diabetes Drugs May Aid Weight Loss by Curbing Cravings
    (09-Jun-2015)
    Medications called GLP-1 receptors appear to change brain's response to food, researchers say

  • Lifts, Tucks Often Follow Weight-Loss Surgery, Study Finds
    (01-Jun-2015)
    Increases reported for both types of procedures

  • Vegan Diet Might Ease Diabetic Nerve Pain
    (28-May-2015)
    Study found those who followed it lost average of 15 pounds, had improved blood flow to feet

  • 'Thrifty' Metabolism Might Sabotage Weight Loss Efforts
    (11-May-2015)
    Study results appear to confirm common belief

  • 'Thrifty' Metabolism Might Sabotage Weight Loss Efforts
    (11-May-2015)
    Study results appear to confirm common belief

  • High-Protein Diet May Be Dangerous for Those at Risk of Heart Disease
    (08-May-2015)
    Weight gain, early death noted in study of older adults

  • Biking, Walking to Work Can Help Shed Pounds
    (08-May-2015)
    U.K. study found a switch away from cars helped folks with 30-minute commutes drop 15 lbs in 2 years

  • High-Protein Diet May Be Dangerous for Those at Risk of Heart Disease
    (08-May-2015)
    Weight gain, early death noted in study of older adults

  • Health Tip: Are Bad Habits Triggering Weight Gain?
    (07-May-2015)
    Don't eat too quickly

  • 3 Steps May Boost Healthier Eating
    (06-May-2015)
    Make nutritious foods convenient, attractive and normal, research suggests

  • Why Do More Women Than Men Have Weight-Loss Surgery?
    (06-May-2015)
    Women may possess greater overall awareness of the risks posed by obesity, study finds

  • 3 Steps May Boost Healthier Eating
    (06-May-2015)
    Make nutritious foods convenient, attractive and normal, research suggests

  • Scientists Pinpoint Brain's 'Hunger Circuit' in Mice
    (28-Apr-2015)
    Manipulating this wiring system might help with weight loss, researcher says

  • Foods That Help Keep the Pounds Off as You Age
    (24-Apr-2015)
    Study found it's not just about calories; some foods not as bad for waistline as thought

  • Health Tip: Manage Weight-Loss Goals
    (22-Apr-2015)
    Adjust targets as needed

  • Migraine Drug May Up Risk of Eating Disorders in Some Teens
    (09-Apr-2015)
    Case reports don't prove the medicine caused problems, however

  • Weight Watchers, Jenny Craig Beat Other Commercial Diet Plans, Study Finds
    (06-Apr-2015)
    However, other programs haven't done long-term, randomized trials

  • Weight Watchers, Jenny Craig Beat Other Commercial Diet Plans, Study Finds
    (06-Apr-2015)
    However, other programs haven't done long-term, randomized trials

  • Doctor's Advice May Help Prompt Weight Loss
    (03-Apr-2015)
    Study finds such counsel seems to helps people maintain, even lose weight

  • Health Tip: Monitoring Your Weight
    (27-Mar-2015)
    Weigh yourself often

  • Weight-Loss Surgery Might Reduce Serious Asthma Flare-Ups
    (27-Mar-2015)
    Emergency visits, hospitalizations for airway disease dropped by half after procedure, study finds

  • Health Tip: Evaluating a Weight-Loss Program
    (19-Mar-2015)
    Ask these questions to be sure it's safe

  • Diet Sodas Linked to Widening Waistlines in Seniors: Study
    (17-Mar-2015)
    But it's not clear whether the noncaloric drinks are a direct cause, experts say

  • Tackling Obesity May Ease a Dangerous Irregular Heartbeat
    (16-Mar-2015)
    Keeping the weight off over time was key to curbing atrial fibrillation, study found

  • Health Tip: Confused About Comfort Foods?
    (12-Mar-2015)
    You may not have to give up your faves to lose weight

  • Could the 'Love Hormone' Be a Weight-Loss Aid for Men?
    (06-Mar-2015)
    In small study, oxytocin tied to reduced food intake

  • Gut Germs May Influence Success of Weight Loss Surgery
    (05-Mar-2015)
    Study found having certain microbes may lead to fewer pounds shed

  • Any Exercise Is Good, But Higher-Intensity May Be Better
    (02-Mar-2015)
    Brisk walking drops blood sugar more than a slower walk, study finds

  • Weight-Loss Surgery May Lower Some Pregnancy Complications, Raise Others
    (25-Feb-2015)
    Study finds gestational diabetes less likely, but smaller infants more common

  • Health Tip: Maintaining Healthy Habits
    (24-Feb-2015)
    Suggestions to keep weight off

  • Eating More Fiber Helped People Lose Weight, Researchers Report
    (16-Feb-2015)
    Trial comparing simple dietary change to more complicated regimen found similar health benefits

  • Eating More Fiber Helped People Lose Weight, Researchers Report
    (16-Feb-2015)
    Trial comparing simple dietary change to more complicated regimen found similar health benefits

  • Residential Treatment Program Helps Obese Kids Lose Weight, Study Finds
    (09-Feb-2015)
    Treatment also boosted blood vessel health, but therapy is costly and long-term results are unknown

  • Residential Treatment Program Helps Obese Kids Lose Weight, Study Finds
    (09-Feb-2015)
    Treatment also boosted blood vessel health, but therapy is costly and long-term results are unknown

  • Less Commonly Used Obesity Surgery Tied to More Weight Loss
    (05-Feb-2015)
    But study finds so-called 'duodenal switch' procedure also linked to more complications

  • Health Tip: Handling Your Child's Fears About Weight
    (29-Jan-2015)
    Suggestions for how to respond

  • Weight Gain or Loss Linked to Fracture Risk in Older Women
    (28-Jan-2015)
    Study found just a 5 percent change in weight may affect postmenopausal bone health

  • Weight Gain or Loss Linked to Fracture Risk in Older Women
    (28-Jan-2015)
    Study found just a 5 percent change in weight may affect postmenopausal bone health

  • Want to Get Healthy? Get Your Partner Involved
    (19-Jan-2015)
    New research finds lifestyle changes are more successful when couples do it together

  • For Pastors, It's Easy to Pack on the Pounds
    (14-Jan-2015)
    Stress, long hours and low pay are a challenge to clergy members, study finds

  • Health Tip: Trimming Calories From Your Dinner Plate
    (13-Jan-2015)
    Steam veggies instead of drowning them in butter

  • Cooler Temps May Boost Calorie-Burning 'Brown Fat,' Mouse Study Suggests
    (08-Jan-2015)
    Human trials are needed, but study offers clues to potential method of weight control

  • Despite Resolutions, Food Bills Go Up After New Year's
    (07-Jan-2015)
    Consumers seem to stick with calorie-rich favorites from the holiday season, research shows

  • Drug for Bladder Problems May Help Control Weight, Too
    (06-Jan-2015)
    But small study showed increase in heart rate in young, lean volunteers

  • Overweight Teens Who Lose Weight for Health More Likely to Succeed: Study
    (05-Jan-2015)
    Parents can help by modeling healthy behavior and providing healthier meals

  • Overweight Teens Who Lose Weight for Health More Likely to Succeed: Study
    (05-Jan-2015)
    Parents can help by modeling healthy behavior and providing healthier meals

  • Health Tip: Don't Turn to Fad Diets to Drop Pounds
    (01-Jan-2015)
    Avoid plans that promise too much

  • Defective Hormone Linked to Chronic Obesity in Baby
    (31-Dec-2014)
    Researchers say the condition might explain weight problem for limited number of people

  • Many Consumers Misled About Bogus Weight-Loss Supplements, Survey Says
    (30-Dec-2014)
    Consumer Reports poll finds shoppers often mistakenly believe that FDA oversees these products

  • Keeping That Weight Loss Resolution
    (28-Dec-2014)
    Start with selecting a diet you can stick with, expert says

  • Keeping That Weight Loss Resolution
    (28-Dec-2014)
    Start with selecting a diet you can stick with, expert says

  • FDA Approves New Weight-Loss Drug
    (24-Dec-2014)
    Saxenda cleared for use by adults who are obese or overweight and have at least one weight-related condition

  • Saxenda Approved for Weight Loss
    (24-Dec-2014)
    Injected medication is for people who are statistically obese

  • FDA Approves New Weight-Loss Drug
    (24-Dec-2014)
    Saxenda cleared for use by adults who are obese or overweight and have at least one weight-related condition

  • Exercise, Diet May Be Key to Beating a Common Irregular Heartbeat
    (12-Dec-2014)
    Atrial fibrillation often hits older people, but study shows getting healthier can curb it

  • Exercise After Weight-Loss Surgery Yields Added Health Gains
    (04-Dec-2014)
    Physical activity reduced risk factors for diabetes, study says

  • Vitamins May Help Prevent Eye Problems After Weight-Loss Surgery, Study Finds
    (04-Dec-2014)
    Vision-related complications can range from dry eye to night blindness

  • Calorie-Tracking Apps May Not Help You Lose Weight
    (17-Nov-2014)
    Study found MyFitnessPal made no difference six months after doctors recommended it for patients

  • Health Tip: Commit to Losing Weight
    (13-Nov-2014)
    It's an important decision

  • Big-Name Diets All Work for a While, Review Found
    (11-Nov-2014)
    No eating plan stood out in terms of lasting weight loss, researchers noted

  • Many Docs Fail to Counsel Young Adults With High Blood Pressure
    (10-Nov-2014)
    Too few physicians urge lifestyle changes, study finds

  • Doctor-Implanted Balloons in Stomach May Spur Weight Loss
    (07-Nov-2014)
    Obesity procedure could offer alternative to invasive surgery, experts say

  • Weight-Loss Surgery Has Low Complication Rates, Study Finds
    (06-Nov-2014)
    New research suggests gastric bypass as safe as appendix or gallbladder removal

  • Dulled Sense of Taste May Boost Weight-Loss Surgery Results
    (05-Nov-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
    (03-Nov-2014)
    Obese people who had gastric bypass, banding were 80 percent less likely to develop blood sugar disease

  • Study Compares 2 Common Weight-Loss Surgeries
    (30-Oct-2014)
    Gastric banding, bypass each have their pluses and minuses, researchers say

  • Health Tip: When Your Child Needs to Lose Weight
    (24-Oct-2014)
    Get doctor's approval before starting a diet

  • Weight-Loss Surgery May Raise Risk of Severe Headaches, Scientists Report
    (22-Oct-2014)
    But experts find the study too small, problem too rare to be of concern

  • Dieters May Be Thwarted by Absence of Healthy Foods
    (18-Oct-2014)
    Study finds easy access to nutritious fare important for successful weight loss

  • Dieters May Be Thwarted by Absence of Healthy Foods
    (18-Oct-2014)
    Study finds easy access to nutritious fare important for successful weight loss

  • Frequent Dining Out Might Widen Your Waistline, Study Finds
    (17-Oct-2014)
    People who ate out a lot also had worse cholesterol levels than those who dined at home

  • Is 'Slow and Steady' Weight Loss Really the Best Approach?
    (16-Oct-2014)
    Study suggests some overweight people might get better results from more aggressive dieting

  • Is 'Slow and Steady' Weight Loss Really the Best Approach?
    (16-Oct-2014)
    Study suggests some overweight people might get better results from more aggressive dieting

  • Healthy Lifestyle Choices May Cut Women's Stroke Risk
    (08-Oct-2014)
    Following 5 healthy habits halved chances of most common kind of brain attack, study suggests

  • Steep Drops in Weight May Raise Risks After Body-Contour Surgeries
    (05-Oct-2014)
    Losing over 100 pounds prior to body-shaping procedure linked to higher complication rate in study

  • Steep Drops in Weight May Raise Risks After Body-Contour Surgeries
    (05-Oct-2014)
    Losing over 100 pounds prior to body-shaping procedure linked to higher complication rate in study

  • Health Tip: Are You at a Healthy Weight?
    (03-Oct-2014)
    Use body-mass index to help decide

  • Weight-Loss Surgery May Not Always Help With Depression
    (03-Oct-2014)
    About 4 percent of obese patients report negative mood changes months after procedure, study finds

  • Health Tip: Losing Weight After Baby
    (18-Sep-2014)
    Give your body time to recover first

  • Social Networking Sites Can Help Obese Lose Weight: Study
    (17-Sep-2014)
    Internet can offer constant, cost-effective support for dieters, London researchers say

  • Novel Weight-Loss Drug Is Approved
    (11-Sep-2014)
    For obese people or overweight people with weight-related health condition

  • 'Fat Shaming' Doesn't Motivate Obese People to Lose Weight: Study
    (11-Sep-2014)
    This type of discrimination may actually lead to weight gain, researchers say

  • Cutting Calories May Ease Sleep Apnea in Obese, Study Finds
    (10-Sep-2014)
    Brazilian researchers say calorie restrictions also can lower blood pressure in that group of people

  • Breast-Feeding May Help Obese Moms Lose Pregnancy Pounds
    (04-Sep-2014)
    Positive effect wasn't seen in normal weight or overweight women, study found

  • Health Tip: Looking for the Right Weight-Loss Plan?
    (03-Sep-2014)
    It should including provisions for keeping the weight off

  • Low-Carb Beats Low-Fat for Weight Loss, Heart Health: Study
    (02-Sep-2014)
    Still, experts agree there's no one-size-fits-all diet

  • Nerve Blocking Procedure Fails to Impress in Weight Loss Study
    (02-Sep-2014)
    Modest reduction not significantly better than diet drugs or other surgeries

  • No Clear Winner Among Popular Diets, Analysis Finds
    (02-Sep-2014)
    Researchers saw little difference when it came to weight loss after one year

  • Low-Carb Beats Low-Fat for Weight Loss, Heart Health: Study
    (02-Sep-2014)
    Still, experts agree there's no one-size-fits-all diet

  • Nerve Blocking Procedure Fails to Impress in Weight Loss Study
    (02-Sep-2014)
    Modest reduction not significantly better than diet drugs or other surgeries

  • No Clear Winner Among Popular Diets, Analysis Finds
    (02-Sep-2014)
    Researchers saw little difference when it came to weight loss after one year

  • Health Tip: Losing Weight May Help Against Osteoarthritis
    (15-Aug-2014)
    Too much weight can strain joints

  • Nearly 1 in 5 Americans Drinks at Least 1 Soda a Day: CDC
    (14-Aug-2014)
    Of 18 states surveyed, Mississippi had highest rate with 32 percent of adults downing a daily soda

  • Pride Over Weight Loss May Help Drive Anorexia
    (06-Aug-2014)
    Researchers see need to redirect positive emotions

  • Make Kids' Weight Loss a Family Affair, Study Suggests
    (30-Jul-2014)
    If parent and preschooler are both overweight, tackling it together works best, researchers say

  • Make Kids' Weight Loss a Family Affair, Study Suggests
    (30-Jul-2014)
    If parent and preschooler are both overweight, tackling it together works best, researchers say

  • Dieting at Young Age Often Backfires, Study Says
    (29-Jul-2014)
    Researchers find later risk for obesity, alcohol abuse and eating disorders

  • Parents of Obese Kids Often View Them as Healthy
    (24-Jul-2014)
    They're more likely to change their children's diet than encourage exercise, study finds

  • Many Obese U.S. Kids Think They're Thinner Than They Are
    (23-Jul-2014)
    They won't take steps to reach a healthy weight if they don't see the problem, experts note

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

  • Losing Weight May Ease Hot Flashes, Study Finds
    (10-Jul-2014)
    Doctors say extra fat, and the extra estrogen it produces, make menopause tougher for heavy women

  • Health Tip: Debunking Myths About Weight Loss
    (08-Jul-2014)
    Fad diets aren't safe or effective

  • Change Bad Habits Early, Save Your Heart Later
    (03-Jul-2014)
    Young adults who adopt healthier lifestyle can cut their heart disease risk, researchers say

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

  • Healthy Weight Loss May Bring Better Sleep, Brighter Mood
    (24-Jun-2014)
    But only the emotional boost seemed to last over the long-term, researchers say

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

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

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

  • For Obese Diabetics, Weight-Loss Surgery May Work Best
    (04-Jun-2014)
    Those who had gastric bypass dropped the most weight, some saw their type 2 diabetes disappear, studies found

  • Fast Weight Loss May Mean Muscle Loss
    (29-May-2014)
    Study volunteers eating 500 calories a day lost more muscle than those eating more than twice as much

  • Fast Weight Loss May Mean Muscle Loss
    (29-May-2014)
    Study volunteers eating 500 calories a day lost more muscle than those eating more than twice as much

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

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

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

  • Overweight Teens Feel Stigmatized, Bullied: Study
    (01-May-2014)
    British survey finds some young people link excess weight to laziness and lack of self-control

  • Statin Users Eating More Bad Food Than a Decade Ago, Study Shows
    (25-Apr-2014)
    Doctors need to re-emphasize importance of healthy diet to patients, researcher says

  • Severe Obesity in Teens Tied to Possible Kidney Problems
    (25-Apr-2014)
    Study looked at young patients planning to undergo weight-loss surgery

  • For Many Men, Impotence Is Treatable Without Drugs
    (23-Apr-2014)
    And there's a bonus: heart-healthy changes will boost overall well-being, too, experts say

  • How to Make 'Low-Cal' Menu Options More Palatable
    (18-Apr-2014)
    Study authors recommend not grouping these dishes together

  • Appetite, Taste Changes Reported After Weight-Loss Surgery
    (18-Apr-2014)
    Sense of smell also altered for some patients in British study

  • School Bans on Chocolate Milk May Backfire
    (17-Apr-2014)
    Kids ended up drinking less fat-free white milk, too, Oregon study finds

  • Crunchy or Smooth? Food's Texture May Sway Perception of Calories
    (16-Apr-2014)
    When study participants were thinking about calories, they ate more of the crunchier items, less of the soft

  • Does Facebook Make Women Feel Bad About Their Bodies?
    (10-Apr-2014)
    Study found more time on the social networking site was tied to greater likelihood of negative self-image

  • Men With Eating Disorders Often Ignore Symptoms
    (09-Apr-2014)
    British study finds that too many males associate anorexia, bulimia as only a woman's issue

  • Exercise, Diet May Help 'Pre-Diabetics' Dodge Heart Disease Death
    (03-Apr-2014)
    Study followed Chinese people with high blood sugar for more than two decades

  • Exercise, Diet May Help 'Pre-Diabetics' Dodge Heart Disease Death
    (03-Apr-2014)
    Study followed Chinese people with high blood sugar for more than two decades

  • Health Tip: Avoid Weight Gain During Menopause
    (02-Apr-2014)
    Eat right and get plenty of exercise

  • Monkeys on Very-Low-Cal Diet Lived Longer, Healthier Lives
    (01-Apr-2014)
    Jury is still out on whether such regimens could do the same for humans, experts say

  • More Evidence Weight-Loss Surgery Helps People With Diabetes
    (31-Mar-2014)
    One-third of gastric-bypass patients kept type 2 diabetes under control without meds during three-year study

  • 'Grazing' Appears No Better for Weight Loss Than Standard Meals
    (27-Mar-2014)
    Daily calories, not how often you eat, are what matter, study finds

  • Water Myths Revisited, From Weight Loss to Hydration
    (18-Mar-2014)
    Increasing intake won't help you shed pounds, expert says

  • Weight-Loss Surgery Might Help Mild Knee Pain
    (18-Mar-2014)
    Small, early study of obese patients found improvement similar to knee replacement

  • Health Tip: Limit Food Portions
    (14-Mar-2014)
    And help make it easier to lose weight

  • Wider Waistline May Mean Shorter Lifespan: Study
    (14-Mar-2014)
    Evidence review suggests extra inches raise risk of dying younger, regardless of body weight

  • Early Signs That High-Calorie Diet May Help With Lou Gehrig's Disease
    (28-Feb-2014)
    Regimen that boosted carbohydrate intake seemed to work best, researchers say, but more study needed

  • Early Signs That High-Calorie Diet May Help With Lou Gehrig's Disease
    (28-Feb-2014)
    Regimen that boosted carbohydrate intake seemed to work best, researchers say, but more study needed

  • A Little Weight Loss May Ease Sleep Apnea
    (20-Feb-2014)
    Finnish study of obese people found the breathing condition improved over four-year period

  • A Judgmental Doctor May Make It Hard to Lose Weight
    (19-Feb-2014)
    Finding suggests physicians need to be less negative when counseling overweight patients

  • Shivering, Like Exercise, May Help Boost Weight Loss
    (05-Feb-2014)
    When you shiver, your body converts white fat to healthier brown fat, study finds

  • 'Gastric Banding' Patients Often Have Dietary Issues, Study Finds
    (04-Feb-2014)
    Weight-loss surgery may lead to nutritional deficiencies; supplements and counseling urged

  • Let Your Nose Guide You to Less Fatty Foods
    (24-Jan-2014)
    Study finds people could spot high- and low-fat milk through smell alone

  • Could Turning Down the Thermostat Help You Lose Weight?
    (22-Jan-2014)
    Early research suggests slightly cooler temperatures mean more calories burned per day

  • Do Diet Drinks Make You Eat More?
    (16-Jan-2014)
    Study finds link between greater calorie consumption and low-calorie beverages in overweight adults

  • Food Companies Cut 6.4 Trillion Calories From Supermarket Shelves: Report
    (09-Jan-2014)
    Honoring a pledge, 16 major companies went beyond their goals

  • Whites More Likely to Undergo Weight-Loss Surgery: Study
    (08-Jan-2014)
    Researcher says blacks don't seem to feel obesity affects their quality of life as much as whites do

  • Slow Eating Might Help Curb Calories
    (03-Jan-2014)
    Study found some people consume more when meals are rushed

  • Tips to Jump-Start Your New Year's Resolutions
    (29-Dec-2013)
    Expert advice on putting weight-loss, healthy-eating and exercise plans in motion

  • Tips to Jump-Start Your New Year's Resolutions
    (29-Dec-2013)
    Expert advice on putting weight-loss, healthy-eating and exercise plans in motion

  • Health Tip: Eat Smart
    (23-Dec-2013)
    Don't overdo it at a restaurant

  • Study: Black Women Lose Less Weight Than White Women on Same Diet
    (19-Dec-2013)
    Researcher says they have slower metabolisms, burn fewer calories after same amount of dieting and exercising

  • Review Finds Weight-Loss Surgery Safe and Effective
    (18-Dec-2013)
    Benefits outweigh risks for many severely obese patients, expert says

  • Ear Acupuncture May Hold Promise for Weight Loss
    (17-Dec-2013)
    But small study doesn't prove it works, expert says

  • Diabetes Drug Metformin Tied to Slight Weight Loss in Obese Kids
    (16-Dec-2013)
    But, experts say drug isn't meant for that use, while diet and exercise have proven effective

  • Good Body Image Goes Hand in Hand With Happier Relationship
    (06-Dec-2013)
    Survey finds that women who diet are less satisfied with themselves

  • Health Tip: Avoid Holiday Weight Gain
    (28-Nov-2013)
    Regular exercise is a key preventative

  • Might Stomach Artery Treatment Be Future Weight-Loss Tool?
    (25-Nov-2013)
    Early study found unexpected side effect after procedure to stop bleeding

  • Texting Your Way to Weight Loss
    (21-Nov-2013)
    Women in small study used it to track their eating and exercise habits

  • Health Tip: When Your Child Is Overweight
    (19-Nov-2013)
    Openly support efforts to lose extra pounds

  • Weight Loss Can Combat Irregular Heart Beat, Study Says
    (18-Nov-2013)
    Atrial fibrillation is a potentially fatal condition affecting more and more people

  • Health Tip: Cutting Down on Fat
    (15-Nov-2013)
    Be sure to read food labels

  • Could Weight-Loss Surgery Help Slow Aging for Some?
    (15-Nov-2013)
    Small, early study found longer 'telomeres' in genes of patients with cholesterol and inflammation problems

  • Study Ties Weight-Loss Surgery to Higher Risk of Preemie Birth
    (13-Nov-2013)
    Lower birth weights also seen in babies whose mothers had undergone procedure

  • Kidney Patients May Face Serious Side Effects From Weight-Loss Surgery
    (07-Nov-2013)
    Acute kidney damage was most common problem in U.K. study

  • Metformin Won't Help Heart Patients Without Diabetes: Study
    (07-Nov-2013)
    But it might have a future as a weight-loss drug, results suggest

  • Weight-Loss Surgery Safe for Very Obese Teens, Study Says
    (04-Nov-2013)
    But investigators add that more research needed to assess long-term results

  • Fewer Pounds May Lead to Better Sex, Researchers Say
    (04-Nov-2013)
    Women who had weight-loss surgery reported improved sexual satisfaction, study finds

  • Romance Can Sour When Only One Partner Slims Down
    (01-Nov-2013)
    Study of couples probes the 'dark side' of weight loss

  • Romance Can Sour When Only One Partner Slims Down
    (01-Nov-2013)
    Study of couples probes the 'dark side' of weight loss

  • Weight-Loss Surgery Seems to Beat Diet and Exercise
    (23-Oct-2013)
    Study finds surgery more effective at least two years out

  • Weight-Loss Surgery Seems to Beat Diet and Exercise
    (23-Oct-2013)
    Study finds surgery more effective at least two years out

  • Removable 'Gut Sleeve' Might Become a Future Weight-Loss Tool
    (23-Oct-2013)
    Study of experimental procedure showed promise in rats

  • Just 12 Percent of Women Over 50 Are 'Satisfied' With Their Bodies
    (22-Oct-2013)
    Study finds that those who feel comfortable with their weight exercise often but rarely diet to stay thin

  • President Taft's Obesity Struggle Was a Harbinger of Things to Come
    (14-Oct-2013)
    All that's different today are the numbers: one-third of Americans now obese

  • Less-Skilled Weight-Loss Surgeons Often Have Higher Complication Rates: Study
    (09-Oct-2013)
    Research compared 20 surgeons and effects among thousands of patients

  • Weight-Loss Surgery May Add to Painkiller Dependence, Study Says
    (01-Oct-2013)
    Doctors should warn patients their need for pain relief may continue, researchers say

  • 10 Percent Weight Loss May Relieve Arthritic Knee Pain
    (24-Sep-2013)
    Biggest improvement seen with diet-exercise combo in 18-month study of older, overweight adults

  • 10 Percent Weight Loss May Relieve Arthritic Knee Pain
    (24-Sep-2013)
    Biggest improvement seen with diet-exercise combo in 18-month study of older, overweight adults

  • Weight-Loss Surgery Can Improve Long-Term Diabetes Control, Study Says
    (19-Sep-2013)
    Some patients were benefiting up to nine years later

  • 4 Factors Predict Diabetes Remission After Surgery: Study
    (13-Sep-2013)
    Scoring system could help determine if weight-loss procedure will help control disease in obese patients

  • Health Tip: Is a Medical Condition Affecting Your Weight?
    (10-Sep-2013)
    Hormonal disorder may make weight loss more challenging

  • For Obese Kids, Weight Loss Can Sometimes Lead to Eating Disorders
    (09-Sep-2013)
    Problems like anorexia may go undiagnosed or be disregarded, case studies show

  • Obesity Gene Tests May Not Hamper Weight-Loss Efforts
    (06-Sep-2013)
    Knowing you have 'obesity gene' could reduce self-blame, study suggests

  • Short Bouts of Brisk Exercise May Help Cut Obesity Risk
    (04-Sep-2013)
    Intensity of activity more important than duration for controlling weight, study finds

  • New Drug Shows Promise for Type 2 Diabetes
    (03-Sep-2013)
    It appears to improve blood fat levels and may aid weight loss, researchers report

  • Your Gut Bacteria May Predict Your Obesity Risk
    (28-Aug-2013)
    Studies also found that high-fiber, low-fat diet can change bacteria makeup for the better

  • Urging Your Partner to Diet May Backfire
    (08-Aug-2013)
    Response could be unhealthy, such as fasting, taking diet pills or binge eating, study finds

  • Breathalyzer Device Tells You When Your Workout Is Burning Fat
    (25-Jul-2013)
    Paired with smartphone, prototype device helps gauge weight-loss success, developers say

  • As Years Spent Obese Rise, So Do Heart Risks
    (16-Jul-2013)
    Study strengthens link between excess pounds and cardiovascular troubles

  • More U.S. Kids May Be at Risk for High Blood Pressure
    (15-Jul-2013)
    Study looked at rise in body fat, waist size and salt intake over 13-year period

  • Could Artificial Sweeteners Cause Weight Gain?
    (10-Jul-2013)
    Researcher says evidence suggests they may, but industry rep disagrees

  • Can Hi-Tech Avatars Promote Real-Life Weight Loss?
    (01-Jul-2013)
    Virtual sessions on portion control and exercise helped women in small pilot study

  • Diet-Exercise Combo Doesn't Cut Heart Risks in Type 2 Diabetes Patients
    (25-Jun-2013)
    But study of overweight patients found lifestyle changes may prevent complications such as kidney failure, eye damage

  • Women Fret More Over Weight Gain in College
    (20-Jun-2013)
    Guys seem okay with the extra pounds, study finds

  • Health Tip: Cook With Lean Dairy Products
    (18-Jun-2013)
    Cut the fat without losing calcium

  • Deep Brain Stimulation Studied as Last-Ditch Obesity Treatment
    (13-Jun-2013)
    No major side effects seen in 3 patients over nearly 3 years

  • Even Mild Weight Loss May Lower Diabetes Risk in Obese Teens
    (07-Jun-2013)
    Study worked with adolescents and their families to boost activity, healthy eating

  • Heavy Patients Trust Diet Advice From Overweight Docs Most: Study
    (07-Jun-2013)
    Researcher suggests 'shared identity' might be the reason why

  • Heavy Patients Trust Diet Advice From Overweight Docs Most: Study
    (07-Jun-2013)
    Researcher suggests 'shared identity' might be the reason why

  • Pedometers Can Keep You Moving
    (06-Jun-2013)
    Research shows they're a low-cost motivator for sitting less, particularly for those with desk jobs

  • Weight Loss Might Ease Psoriasis, Study Hints
    (29-May-2013)
    Obese people on low-calorie diet reported relief of skin symptoms, better quality of life

  • Women's Weight-Loss Surgery May Benefit Later Offspring
    (28-May-2013)
    Study links procedure to genetic activity in children

  • Losing Weight May Ease Chronic Heartburn
    (20-May-2013)
    Study found shedding pounds reduced GERD symptoms among overweight, obese patients

  • Losing Weight May Ease Chronic Heartburn
    (20-May-2013)
    Study found shedding pounds reduced GERD symptoms among overweight, obese patients

  • A Little Formula Might Help Breast-Feeding for Some Babies
    (13-May-2013)
    Early study looked at newborns who were losing weight

  • Hungry Shoppers Pile High-Calorie Foods in Their Carts
    (06-May-2013)
    Your body shifts to survival mode at the grocery store, expert says

  • Gene Test May Help Predict Success of Weight-Loss Surgery
    (02-May-2013)
    Change to DNA might explain why some shed more pounds than others after gastric bypass, study says

  • How Weight-Loss Surgery Improves Diabetes Control
    (30-Apr-2013)
    Key hormones, amino acids altered during digestion, study finds

  • Tackling Diet, Exercise Together Produces Best Results: Study
    (22-Apr-2013)
    If you have to choose one at a time, hit the gym first, researchers add

  • Gorging at the Buffet Table? Tactics May Help You Eat Less
    (19-Apr-2013)
    Study reveals how people stay in control when faced with endless portions, many choices

  • Weight-Loss Surgery May Affect Fat-Related Genes
    (11-Apr-2013)
    Swedish researchers found better body-fat control in people who had procedure

  • Health Tip: Keep Food Cravings at Bay at the Office
    (10-Apr-2013)
    Suggestions to keep you on track with healthy eating

  • Want to Lose Weight? Then Run, Don't Walk: Study
    (05-Apr-2013)
    Both helped shed pounds, but vigorous exercise produced better long-term results

  • Competitive Cash-for-Weight-Loss Plans Work Best: Study
    (02-Apr-2013)
    But individual incentives also do well when companies pay to help employees keep pounds off

  • Cutting Out Mealtime Distractions May Help Manage Weight
    (28-Mar-2013)
    Slowing down, focusing on food could keep you from overeating later, study contends

  • Gut Bacteria May Be Key to Gastric Bypass' Effects: Study
    (27-Mar-2013)
    Transferring altered microbes into mouse bellies led to weight loss even without surgery

  • Breath Test Might Predict Obesity Risk
    (26-Mar-2013)
    It works by measuring bacteria balance in the gut, researchers say

  • Mental Illness May Not Impede Healthy Weight Loss, Study Says
    (21-Mar-2013)
    Overweight patients on a 'lifestyle changes' program improved exercise, nutrition, shed more pounds

  • Health Tip: Before You Start Trying to Lose Weight
    (13-Mar-2013)
    Talk to your doctor first

  • Health Tip: Before You Start Trying to Lose Weight
    (13-Mar-2013)
    Talk to your doctor first

  • Cash Incentives, Penalties May Spur People to Shed More Pounds
    (07-Mar-2013)
    Study found those who won or lost $20 depending on weight-loss success stuck with the program

  • Defibrillator Patients Who Lose Weight May Fare Worse
    (07-Mar-2013)
    With CRT-D implant, study linked even slight weight loss to higher risk of heart failure, death

  • Cash Incentives, Penalties May Spur People to Shed More Pounds
    (07-Mar-2013)
    Study found those who won or lost $20 depending on weight-loss success stuck with the program

  • Procedure Lowers 'Hunger Hormone' to Help Obese Lose Weight
    (07-Mar-2013)
    Early study of five patients found up to 45-pound drop, but much more research needed

  • Another Study Says Mediterranean Diet Good for the Heart
    (26-Feb-2013)
    It beat a low-fat eating plan in helping high-risk people avoid cardiovascular problems

  • Another Study Says Mediterranean Diet Good for the Heart
    (26-Feb-2013)
    It beat a low-fat eating plan in helping high-risk people avoid cardiovascular problems

  • Weight-Loss Surgery Won't Cut Obesity-Related Medical Costs: Study
    (20-Feb-2013)
    U.S. spends about $168 billion a year on expenses associated with growing weight problem

  • Exercise May Stave Off Depression in Severely Obese
    (18-Feb-2013)
    Study found as little as 8 minutes of daily activity helped patients scheduled for weight-loss surgery

  • Outdoor Fast-Food Ads Linked to Obesity, Study Suggests
    (13-Feb-2013)
    Where neighborhood advertising promotes eating, more residents are overweight, research finds

  • For Restaurants, Healthier Menus May Mean Healthier Bottom Line
    (07-Feb-2013)
    Increasing lower-calorie choices improves sales growth and traffic, study says

  • Health Tip: Keep Active by Walking
    (06-Feb-2013)
    Even if you're overweight

  • Health Tip: Eating Because You're Bored?
    (05-Feb-2013)
    Don't munch when you're not hungry

  • Smaller Snack Portions Just as Satisfying
    (31-Jan-2013)
    Study compared cravings 15 minutes after people nibbled or gorged

  • Study Shows Weight-Loss Myths Abound
    (30-Jan-2013)
    Researchers find slim evidence to support many commonly held beliefs

  • Late Lunch May Mean Less Weight Loss
    (29-Jan-2013)
    Spanish study suggests that having midday meal before 3 p.m. might help dieters

  • Very Obese Teens See Heart Gains From Weight-Loss Surgery: Study
    (25-Jan-2013)
    In this age group, procedure is about health only, not appearance, expert says

  • Obese Patients Urged to Lose Weight Before Kidney Transplant
    (21-Jan-2013)
    Extra pounds may hinder success of procedure, research review suggests

  • Cut Back on Sugar to Lose Some Weight
    (16-Jan-2013)
    Limiting intake seems to have small but significant effect on body weight, study says

  • Twitter May Help Those Trying to Lose Weight
    (14-Jan-2013)
    Adding 'tweets' to a weight-loss program encouraged success among participants, study finds

  • Fewer U.S. Patients Getting Weight Counseling From Doctors
    (10-Jan-2013)
    Study finds primary care visits now less likely to include such advice, despite rise in obesity rates

  • Health Tip: Keep a Daily Food Diary
    (09-Jan-2013)
    Write down what you eat to help you track calories

  • Lifestyle Changes Key to Weight Loss in New Year
    (30-Dec-2012)
    Small steps can help people finally achieve that elusive resolution, expert says

  • Many Primary-Care Doctors Want Help Treating Obesity
    (21-Dec-2012)
    Physicians say more training, practice-based changes might lead to improved care for obese patients

  • Intensive Lifestyle Changes Keep Type 2 Diabetes at Bay
    (18-Dec-2012)
    Weight loss, exercise brought remission to few and better health to many more

  • Aerobic Exercise Seems Best for Weight, Fat Loss
    (17-Dec-2012)
    Researchers compared it to resistance training, found it more effective

  • Saving Carbs for Dinnertime Might Help Control Weight
    (13-Dec-2012)
    Experimental diet offered benefits in small study, but experts say it's too soon to say it works

  • Yo-Yo Dieting Can Hurt the Heart, Study Finds
    (13-Dec-2012)
    Older women who lose weight and then regain it may raise their risk of cardiovascular trouble

  • Yo-Yo Dieting Can Hurt the Heart, Study Finds
    (13-Dec-2012)
    Older women who lose weight and then regain it may raise their risk of cardiovascular trouble

  • Your Smartphone Might Help You Lose Weight
    (10-Dec-2012)
    Personalized feedback and coaching along with education let patients shed pounds, study found

  • Just Lowering Fat Intake Can Shed Pounds, Study Finds
    (07-Dec-2012)
    Loss not as dramatic as with dieting, but weight stays off, researchers found

  • Thinking You Ate a Lot May Help You Feel Full
    (06-Dec-2012)
    Study could point to new directions in weight control

  • Thinking You Ate a Lot May Help You Feel Full
    (06-Dec-2012)
    Study could point to new directions in weight control

  • Health Tip: Talking to Your Doctor About Weight
    (06-Nov-2012)
    Questions to focus on

  • Losing Weight May Improve Sleep Quality
    (06-Nov-2012)
    Shedding pounds through diet alone or diet and exercise aided shuteye, researchers say

  • Losing Weight May Improve Sleep Quality
    (06-Nov-2012)
    Shedding pounds through diet alone or diet and exercise aided shuteye, researchers say

  • Losing Weight May Lower Cardiac Risks
    (05-Nov-2012)
    Study finds both low-carb and low-fat diets help overweight people reduce inflammation

  • Health Tip: Enlist a Dietician
    (02-Nov-2012)
    For a customized eating plan

  • Learning How to Keep Pounds Off Before Dieting May Work Best
    (31-Oct-2012)
    Study found strategy boosted long-term results in women trying to lose weight

  • 'The Biggest Loser' May Sour Viewers on Exercise, Study Finds
    (30-Oct-2012)
    Expert says popular show is more daunting than motivating

  • Mothers' Weight-Loss Surgery Linked to Kids' Heart Health
    (29-Oct-2012)
    Siblings born after procedure had changes in genes related to obesity, disease in study

  • Diet/Exercise Combo Best, 'Biggest Loser' Study Says
    (19-Oct-2012)
    20 minutes of exercise, 20 percent calorie cut would maintain weight loss, computer model predicts

  • Diet/Exercise Combo Best, 'Biggest Loser' Study Says
    (19-Oct-2012)
    20 minutes of exercise, 20 percent calorie cut would maintain weight loss, computer model predicts

  • Weight-Loss Surgery Tied to Drop in Heart Risk Factors
    (18-Oct-2012)
    Procedure cut blood pressure, other causes of stroke, heart attack, study says

  • Brain Scans Suggest Downside to Skipping Breakfast
    (17-Oct-2012)
    Small study found fasting prompts people to seek out high-calorie foods

  • Cholesterol Levels Dropping in U.S. Adults, Mostly From Statin Use
    (16-Oct-2012)
    CDC study suggests fewer trans fats in diet may have also played a role

  • Epilepsy Drug Shows Promise as Weight-Loss Aid, Study Says
    (16-Oct-2012)
    Zonisamide plus nutritional counseling worked for certain obese adults, but not without side effects

  • Weight-Loss Surgery May Boost Risk for Alcohol, Drug Abuse: Study
    (15-Oct-2012)
    Patients need education before procedure, psychological follow-up, experts say

  • Diet, Exercise May Boost 'Good' Cholesterol, Study Suggests
    (11-Oct-2012)
    Benefits of lifestyle changes go beyond weight loss for diabetes patients, researcher says

  • Group Programs for Weight Loss May Work Best
    (09-Oct-2012)
    Study found those who go to meetings shed more pounds, whether health pro or peer in charge

  • Group Programs for Weight Loss May Work Best
    (09-Oct-2012)
    Study found those who go to meetings shed more pounds, whether health pro or peer in charge

  • Blacks Less Likely to Stick to High Blood Pressure Diet: Study
    (19-Sep-2012)
    But the good news is that the 'DASH' eating plan does help those who follow it

  • Report: 39 States on Pace for Obesity Rates Above 50%
    (18-Sep-2012)
    Costs in diabetes, heart disease, health care dollars will skyrocket if current trends go unchecked

  • Obesity Surgery Seems to Reduce Heart Risks, Study Says
    (18-Sep-2012)
    Diabetes remission, lower blood pressure and cholesterol levels noted after 6 years

  • Comparison of Obesity Surgeries Turns Up Surprising Results
    (17-Sep-2012)
    More popular method is less successful for maintaining weight loss, study says

  • Knee, Hip Replacements Don't Help People Lose Weight: Study
    (13-Sep-2012)
    Evidence is inconclusive and may even point to weight gain, researchers say

  • It's Possible to Be Obese and Heart-Healthy: Studies
    (05-Sep-2012)
    However, some experts contend that being 'fit and fat' is the exception, not the rule

  • Less Is More With Exercise, Study Says
    (29-Aug-2012)
    60-minute workout no better for weight loss than half-hour regimen

  • 4 Eating Habits May Help Older Women Maintain Weight Loss
    (28-Aug-2012)
    In 4-year study, those who kept pounds off decreased 3 food groups and increased fruits, vegetables

  • Weight-Loss Surgery May Help Prevent Type 2 Diabetes
    (22-Aug-2012)
    Medications, lifestyle changes still first-line prevention, researchers say

  • Health, Social Life Improve After Weight-Loss Surgery: Study
    (20-Aug-2012)
    Patients sought better condition, self-esteem, activity levels

  • 'Yo-Yo' Dieting Won't Harm Long-Term Weight Loss Efforts
    (16-Aug-2012)
    Study found no differences among 'weight cyclers' and others as time went on

  • 'Yo-Yo' Dieting Won't Harm Long-Term Weight Loss Efforts
    (16-Aug-2012)
    Study found no differences among 'weight cyclers' and others as time went on

  • Health Tip: Maintain Your Ideal Weight
    (07-Aug-2012)
    Check it weekly

  • In Short Term, Weight-Loss Surgery Doesn't Raise Fracture Risk
    (07-Aug-2012)
    But study found slightly higher risk several years after procedure

  • Modest Weight Loss Can Reap Prolonged Health Benefits
    (02-Aug-2012)
    Study found reduced diabetes risk, even if weight returned

  • Modest Weight Loss Can Reap Prolonged Health Benefits
    (02-Aug-2012)
    Study found reduced diabetes risk, even if weight returned

  • Experimental Drug Suppresses Appetite in Mice: Study
    (26-Jul-2012)
    Researchers say it might someday help humans lose weight

  • FDA Approves 2nd New Weight-Loss Drug
    (18-Jul-2012)
    Qsymia joins Belviq as first diet medications approved in 13 years; experts still counsel healthy lifestyle as best option

  • Another New Weight-Loss Drug Approved
    (18-Jul-2012)
    Qsymia sanctioned for obese or overweight people with chronic condition

  • FDA Approves 2nd New Weight-Loss Drug
    (18-Jul-2012)
    Qsymia joins Belviq as first diet medications approved in 13 years; experts still counsel healthy lifestyle as best option

  • Weight-Loss Surgery May Not Cut Medical Costs: Study
    (17-Jul-2012)
    But return on investment isn't the point in evaluating medical procedures, expert says

  • Weight-Loss Keys: Food Journals, Eating In, Not Skipping Meals
    (13-Jul-2012)
    'Ladies who lunch' in restaurants lost the least weight in study

  • Weight-Loss Keys: Food Journals, Eating In, Not Skipping Meals
    (13-Jul-2012)
    'Ladies who lunch' in restaurants lost the least weight in study

  • 'Beige' Fat Joins Brown Fat as Potential Weight-Loss Target
    (12-Jul-2012)
    These cells, a combination of white and brown fat, may ramp up weight loss, scientists say

  • Heavier Friends Might Widen Your Waistline: Study
    (12-Jul-2012)
    Research with high school students suggests overweight pals influence weight gain

  • Diet, Weight Loss Ease Menopause Symptoms: Study
    (11-Jul-2012)
    Large trial shows night sweats, hot flashes were reduced or eliminated with low-fat dieting

  • 'Atkins'-Type Diets May Raise Risk of Heart Problems: Study
    (27-Jun-2012)
    Diets rich in plant-based foods a better choice in the long run for women, experts say

  • FDA Clears First Weight-Loss Pill in 13 Years
    (27-Jun-2012)
    Belviq designed to make people feel full sooner

  • FDA Approves First New Weight-Loss Drug in More Than a Decade
    (27-Jun-2012)
    Belviq targeted for adults with health problems such as high blood pressure, type 2 diabetes

  • Hormone 'Ratio' May Show Which Dieters Will Keep Weight Off
    (26-Jun-2012)
    Study found measuring the ratio of leptin and ghrelin helped predict success

  • Certain Diets May Help Body Burn More Calories: Study
    (26-Jun-2012)
    Low-carb and low-glycemic plans work best, but low-carb regimen has drawbacks

  • Hormone 'Ratio' May Show Which Dieters Will Keep Weight Off
    (26-Jun-2012)
    Study found measuring the ratio of leptin and ghrelin helped predict success

  • Certain Diets May Help Body Burn More Calories: Study
    (26-Jun-2012)
    Low-carb and low-glycemic plans work best, but low-carb regimen has drawbacks

  • Screen All Adults for Obesity: U.S. Panel
    (25-Jun-2012)
    New guidelines focus on lifestyle counseling, not medication

  • Diabetes Can Make a Comeback After Weight-Loss Surgery: Study
    (25-Jun-2012)
    For some, bariatric procedures banish the disease, but only for a while

  • 'Dessert' With Breakfast Boosts Weight Loss: Study
    (25-Jun-2012)
    But several nutritionists disagree with the finding

  • Screen All Adults for Obesity: U.S. Panel
    (25-Jun-2012)
    New guidelines focus on lifestyle counseling, not medication

  • Effects of High Blood Pressure Drug May Mimic Celiac Disease
    (22-Jun-2012)
    Some patients taking olmesartan developed chronic diarrhea and lost an average of 40 pounds: study

  • Eating Disorders Hitting Women Over 50, Study Finds
    (21-Jun-2012)
    Researcher says new treatment strategies needed to target this older population

  • Weight-Loss Surgery May Improve Diabetes-Related Kidney Damage
    (20-Jun-2012)
    Obese patients who had bariatric procedure had lower rates of kidney disease, study found

  • Race Might Play Role in Success of Weight-Loss Surgery
    (20-Jun-2012)
    Black women lost less than whites, but the gap was narrower when diabetes was present, study finds

  • Weight-Loss Surgery Cuts Heart Risk 7 Years Later: Study
    (20-Jun-2012)
    Patients maintained lower weight, improvement in cholesterol levels

  • Some May Drink More After Weight-Loss Surgery: Study
    (18-Jun-2012)
    It's not clear whether gastric procedures boost the risk

  • Junk Food More Appealing When You're Sleepy: Study
    (11-Jun-2012)
    Sleep-deprived snackers are less likely to make good choices, brain studies show

  • Treating Prediabetes Might Prevent Full-Blown Disease
    (11-Jun-2012)
    Either by lifestyle changes or meds, returning blood sugar to normal has lasting effects, study found

  • Health Tip: Don't Overeat When Dining Out
    (01-Jun-2012)
    Order smaller portions

  • Atkins-Type Diets Look Kidney-Friendly: Study
    (31-May-2012)
    Researchers find high-protein regimen safe for obese people without renal problems

  • Atkins-Type Diets Look Kidney-Friendly: Study
    (31-May-2012)
    Researchers find high-protein regimen safe for obese people without renal problems

  • Once-Obese Women Still Face Stigma, Study Finds
    (30-May-2012)
    'Fat bias' may linger even after weight loss

  • Health Tip: Keep Off the Weight You've Lost
    (28-May-2012)
    Don't neglect exercise

  • U.S. Teens Heading for Heart Trouble: Study
    (21-May-2012)
    High 'bad' cholesterol, pre-diabetes or diabetes affect almost one-quarter of teens

  • Dieting May Lower Hormone Levels Tied to Breast Cancer
    (21-May-2012)
    Study didn't prove that weight loss lowers risk, but it did cut estrogen, which may help older women

  • Dieting May Lower Hormone Levels Tied to Breast Cancer
    (21-May-2012)
    Study didn't prove that weight loss lowers risk, but it did cut estrogen, which may help older women

  • It's Not Just What You Eat, It's When You Eat, Mouse Study Finds
    (17-May-2012)
    Restricting eating hours didn't cut calorie intake, yet the animals gained less weight

  • Shape Up, Safely, for Summer
    (12-May-2012)
    Be realistic and don't overdo it, experts say

  • New Weight-Loss Drug Shows Promise in Trial
    (11-May-2012)
    Those who took Qnexa lost more weight, even if they had other health conditions

  • FDA Panel Gives Blessing to New Weight-Loss Drug
    (11-May-2012)
    If agency follows suit, lorcaserin could be first such medication approved in a decade

  • New Weight-Loss Drug Shows Promise in Trial
    (11-May-2012)
    Those who took Qnexa lost more weight, even if they had other health conditions

  • U.S. Report Outlines Strategies to Prevent Obesity
    (08-May-2012)
    Promoting daily physical activity, making healthful food readily available are key components

  • IUD Use Tied to Modest Weight Loss
    (08-May-2012)
    Researchers were surprised, but noted that finding with birth-control device could be due to chance

  • Rising Obesity Rates Might Mean More Rheumatoid Arthritis
    (04-May-2012)
    Researchers suggest weight gain precedes the painful condition

  • Healthy Weight Loss May Also Cut Your Cancer Risk
    (01-May-2012)
    New study found decrease in inflammation warning signals

  • Healthy Behaviors Extend Life After Cancer, Experts Say
    (26-Apr-2012)
    Eating well, exercising and maintaining normal weight boost survival, American Cancer Society finds

  • Diabetes Groups Issue New Guidelines on Blood Sugar
    (19-Apr-2012)
    Type 2 illness can't be treated with one-size-fits-all approach, new recommendations advise

  • Weight-Loss Surgery Beat Drugs for Cutting Diabetes in Very Obese
    (16-Apr-2012)
    In small study, type 2 disease was reversed for some patients who had bariatric procedure

  • Health Tip: Keep the Weight Off
    (12-Apr-2012)
    Avoid sauces, gravies and fattening dressings

  • Young Americans Need to Cut Calorie Intake: Study
    (10-Apr-2012)
    Without reducing consumption, more than one in five children will be obese by 2020

  • Dieters Share Success Strategies
    (10-Apr-2012)
    Eating less fat, exercising more, using prescription meds help most, survey finds

  • Young Americans Need to Cut Calorie Intake: Study
    (10-Apr-2012)
    Without reducing consumption, more than one in five children will be obese by 2020

  • Health Tip: Control Portion Sizes at Home
    (06-Apr-2012)
    Here's how to avoid overloading your plate

  • Resolutions Revisited
    (06-Apr-2012)
    Experts offer advice on what to do if you're backsliding on those New Year's vows

  • For Many Girls, Slimming Down Doesn't Help Self-Esteem
    (03-Apr-2012)
    Teens who were formerly obese often still view themselves as fat, study finds

  • Study Weighs In on Diets for Kids
    (30-Mar-2012)
    Meal plan with very low carbs was tough for children to follow, researchers say

  • Study Weighs In on Diets for Kids
    (30-Mar-2012)
    Meal plan with very low carbs was tough for children to follow, researchers say

  • Could Unroasted Coffee Beans Help You Shed Pounds?
    (28-Mar-2012)
    Tiny preliminary study saw weight loss, but expert urges caution

  • Showing Patients Images of Their Clogged Arteries a Powerful Wake-Up Call
    (26-Mar-2012)
    They were more likely to take statins, lose weight afterwards, studies find

  • Does Chocolate Help You Stay Slim?
    (26-Mar-2012)
    Study links regular consumption with slightly leaner size, but more research needed

  • Weight-Loss Surgeries May Beat Standard Treatments for Diabetes
    (26-Mar-2012)
    Studies found many patients who had procedures could reduce, stop medications afterward

  • Health Tip: Managing Weight Gain
    (23-Mar-2012)
    Suggestions to help keep your weight in check

  • Parents Should Lead By Example in Weight Loss, Study Finds
    (22-Mar-2012)
    When parents shed pounds, overweight kids on weight-loss plan slimmed down, too

  • Foods' Aromas Might Help You Lose Weight
    (21-Mar-2012)
    Stronger smells led to smaller bites, research found

  • Electronic Diary Helped Obese Adults Stick to Weight-Loss Plan
    (15-Mar-2012)
    But the results didn't last after 2 years, study finds

  • Low-Carb, Low-Fat Diets May Each Help the Heart
    (14-Mar-2012)
    Loss of belly fat through either method benefits arteries, study says

  • Health Tip: Help Your Child Develop a Healthy Approach to Eating
    (02-Mar-2012)
    And help prevent extreme concerns about weight

  • Weight-Loss Surgery Seems Safe for Kidney Disease Patients
    (01-Mar-2012)
    Study found complication rates of 5 to 10 percent among obese patients

  • Dieting Can Prove Dangerous for Kidney Disease Patients
    (24-Feb-2012)
    Certain weight-loss methods can lead to organ damage, study says

  • Dieting Can Prove Dangerous for Kidney Disease Patients
    (24-Feb-2012)
    Certain weight-loss methods can lead to organ damage, study says

  • Specific Dietary Goals May Help Diabetics Eat Better
    (17-Feb-2012)
    Given target of eating 8 servings of fruits, nuts and other low glycemic index foods daily, most achieved it

  • Switching to Water, Diet Drinks Linked to Modest Weight Loss
    (14-Feb-2012)
    People who substituted for high-calorie beverages lost about 5 pounds in study

  • Switching to Water, Diet Drinks Linked to Modest Weight Loss
    (14-Feb-2012)
    People who substituted for high-calorie beverages lost about 5 pounds in study

  • Don't Fumble Your Diet on Super Bowl Sunday
    (04-Feb-2012)
    Expert offers game-day defense for food-filled parties

  • If Your Dining Partner Overeats, So May You
    (02-Feb-2012)
    In study, women mimicked eating behavior of new acquaintances, matching them bite for bite

  • Exercise a Good Pick-Me-Up After Cancer Treatment: Study
    (01-Feb-2012)
    Aerobic, resistance and strength training improved weight and well-being

  • Surgeons Offer Advice on Avoiding Varicose Veins
    (13-Jan-2012)
    Tips include maintaining a healthy weight, exercising regularly, elevating legs when resting

  • U.S. Diabetes Prevention Program Might Avert 885,000 Cases
    (12-Jan-2012)
    Study also projects $30 billion in savings over 25 years from such outreach

  • Certain Diabetes Drugs Might Aid Weight Loss
    (11-Jan-2012)
    Medicines such as Byetta may help users shed pounds, but more study is needed, experts say

  • Health Tip: Make Low-Cholesterol Salad Choices
    (10-Jan-2012)
    Watch those toppings

  • How to Keep From Overeating When Eating Out
    (10-Jan-2012)
    Try ordering a la carte and skipping foods that aren't your favorites, study says

  • Weight Loss Surgery May Help Diabetes
    (06-Jan-2012)
    Not a cure, but operation plus meds better than either treatment alone, researcher says

  • Extra Calories, Low Protein Are Culprits in Weight Gain
    (03-Jan-2012)
    Participants on higher-protein diets gained more muscle mass in small study

  • Weight Loss Surgery Linked to Fewer Heart Attacks, Deaths
    (03-Jan-2012)
    People with serious cardiovascular issues may be good candidates, experts say

  • Persistence Is Key to Losing Weight and Keeping It Off
    (01-Jan-2012)
    Mastering any new skill, including eating right and exercising, takes practice, expert says

  • Persistence Is Key to Losing Weight and Keeping It Off
    (01-Jan-2012)
    Mastering any new skill, including eating right and exercising, takes practice, expert says

  • Health Tip: Discuss Weight With Your Child
    (27-Dec-2011)
    Teach good habits and a healthy approach

  • Eating Out Doesn't Have to Mean Excess Calories
    (27-Dec-2011)
    Choose grilled over fried foods, and hold the cheese, mayo and creamy salad dressings

  • How to Survive the Holiday Eating Season
    (23-Dec-2011)
    A little thought and planning now may keep you from having to diet later

  • Parents May Hold Key to Healthy Weight in Hispanic Kids
    (23-Dec-2011)
    Lower-fat family meals can help reduce high obesity rate in this population, study suggests

  • Obesity Linked to Higher Esophageal Cancer Death Rates
    (23-Dec-2011)
    Findings could lead to new treatment strategies for overweight patients, researchers say

  • Most Weight Regained by Older Women Is Fat, Study Finds
    (22-Dec-2011)
    Muscle-fat balance changes with yo-yo dieting, experts say

  • As Gastric Banding Increases, So May Complications
    (22-Dec-2011)
    Puzzling respiratory symptoms require investigation, researchers say

  • Diet Might Help Those Immobilized by Knee Osteoarthritis
    (21-Dec-2011)
    Substantial weight loss reduces pain, raises mobility, researchers say

  • FDA Targets Homeopathic Weight Loss Products
    (06-Dec-2011)
    Agency says there's no proof the remedies work, and associated diet may cause harm

  • Health Tip: Easy on the Holiday Buffets
    (05-Dec-2011)
    Some simple suggestions to limit calories

  • Nervous System May Hold Key to Weight Loss
    (05-Dec-2011)
    People with higher 'sympathetic nerve activity' more likely to shed pounds, study finds

  • Fitness May Lower Death Risk Even Without Weight Loss
    (05-Dec-2011)
    Exercise benefit found in large study of white, middle-class men

  • Socioeconomic Status Main Predictor of Health Habits: Study
    (02-Dec-2011)
    Race, ethnicity not necessarily behind disparities in weight, exercise and diet

  • Mid-Morning Snacks May Thwart Diets
    (29-Nov-2011)
    Women who ate between breakfast and lunch lost less, study found

  • Mid-Morning Snacks May Thwart Diets
    (29-Nov-2011)
    Women who ate between breakfast and lunch lost less, study found

  • Low-Cal Diet Cuts Fat Around Heart in Obese People: Study
    (28-Nov-2011)
    That led to improved heart function, researchers said

  • Losing Weight May Help Fight Gum Disease
    (16-Nov-2011)
    Obese people who shed pounds showed improvements in gum health

  • Outlook Good for Obese Kids Who Lose Weight
    (16-Nov-2011)
    Odds of health woes in adulthood decline once pounds are shed, study finds

  • Looking to Lose Weight? Get a 'Coach'
    (15-Nov-2011)
    Studies find one-on-one contact, counseling help people shed more weight than going solo

  • Looking to Lose Weight? Get a 'Coach'
    (15-Nov-2011)
    Studies find one-on-one contact, counseling help people shed more weight than going solo

  • Experimental Drug Slims Obese Monkeys
    (09-Nov-2011)
    Killing fat cells in the blood signals potential new approach to weight loss, but more research needed, experts say

  • Fast-Food Outlets Nearby Might Not Cause Weight Gain
    (04-Nov-2011)
    Long-term study challenges belief that easy access leads to overweight

  • Weighing Weight-Loss Programs
    (04-Nov-2011)
    Commercial ones found more effective, cheaper than primary-care programs

  • Weighing Weight-Loss Programs
    (04-Nov-2011)
    Commercial ones found more effective, cheaper than primary-care programs

  • Overweight Teens Don't Seem to Grasp Weight Loss Rules
    (02-Nov-2011)
    Researchers find girls still drink sodas while exercising, and boys don't exercise at all

  • 'Hunger Hormones' May Drive Post-Dieting Weight Gain
    (26-Oct-2011)
    Appetite-suppressing hormones drop while appetite-stimulating ones rise, small study finds

  • Weight Loss Surgery Can Help Whole Families: Study
    (18-Oct-2011)
    Researchers found relatives living with those getting gastric bypass procedure also lost weight

  • Health Tip: Make Calorie-Sparing Substitutions
    (17-Oct-2011)
    Swap fattening foods for lighter fare

  • Overweight Kids at Greater Risk for High Blood Pressure
    (04-Oct-2011)
    Paves the way for hypertension in adulthood, researchers say

  • Experts Assess What Works for Weight Loss
    (03-Oct-2011)
    Popular behavior-based programs can help trim waistlines, medications may also help, study finds

  • Many Unaware of Plastic Surgery Options After Weight Loss Procedures
    (21-Sep-2011)
    Plastic surgeons want follow-up 'body contouring' procedures to be covered by insurance

  • Lifestyle Changes May Prevent Heart Failure
    (13-Sep-2011)
    Watching your weight, not smoking, exercising and eating your veggies top the list

  • Weight Watchers Produces Bigger 'Losers' Than Standard Weight-Loss Care
    (08-Sep-2011)
    Group members shed 15 pounds on average versus 7 pounds with standard diet, study finds

  • Is Breast Reduction After Weight Loss Surgery Best?
    (02-Sep-2011)
    Small study finds obese women tend to be unhappy with appearance if they get breast surgery first

  • Obesity Continues to Balloon in U.S. and U.K.: Study
    (26-Aug-2011)
    Expect to see 65 million more obese adults in U.S. by 2030, researchers say

  • Jogging Beats Weight Lifting for Losing Belly Fat: Study
    (26-Aug-2011)
    Compared with resistance training, aerobic exercise burns 67% more calories, research shows

  • Thin Children Have More Energy-Burning 'Brown Fat'
    (18-Aug-2011)
    Teens with the lowest body mass index have more of this 'good' fat, study shows

  • U.S. Women Using Dangerous Weight-Loss Pill 2 Years After Recall
    (16-Aug-2011)
    Pai You Guo supplement contains drugs banned in U.S. for increasing stroke, cancer, heart attack risk

  • Weight-Loss Surgery Gains More Practitioners
    (12-Aug-2011)
    Study also documents growth in less-invasive techniques, improved survival rates

  • Gastric Bypass May Dampen Desire for High-Fat Foods
    (05-Aug-2011)
    And that, researchers say, may help explain why the weight loss surgery works

  • Gastric Bypass May Dampen Desire for High-Fat Foods
    (05-Aug-2011)
    And that, researchers say, may help explain why the weight loss surgery works

  • Weight Loss May Boost Sex Life of Obese, Diabetic Men
    (05-Aug-2011)
    Cutting calories can also have positive effects on urinary tract function, researchers say

  • Does Your Personality Dictate Whether You'll Be Overweight?
    (20-Jul-2011)
    People who are impulsive, aggressive or risk-takers more likely to weigh more, study contends

  • The Cycling Stud Who Shed His Couch Potato Skin
    (15-Jul-2011)
    Writer, who once flirted with type 2 diabetes, completes grueling two-day, 200-mile marathon

  • Rigorous Exercise May Boost Benefits of Weight-Loss Surgery
    (15-Jul-2011)
    Bariatric patients can improve physical fitness with regular workouts, study finds

  • The Cycling Stud Who Shed His Couch Potato Skin
    (15-Jul-2011)
    Writer, who once flirted with type 2 diabetes, completes grueling two-day, 200-mile marathon

  • Losing Weight, Keeping It Off Can Be Two Different Worlds
    (08-Jul-2011)
    Researchers find distinct strategies work for each but not both

  • Health Tip: Stay Away From Fad Diets
    (04-Jul-2011)
    For instance, quick weight-loss schemes

  • Calories, Not Protein or Carbs, Are Key to Weight Loss: Study
    (27-Jun-2011)
    Diabetics gained similar benefits from low-fat diet emphasizing either proteins or carbohydrates

  • Calories, Not Protein or Carbs, Are Key to Weight Loss: Study
    (27-Jun-2011)
    Diabetics gained similar benefits from low-fat diet emphasizing either proteins or carbohydrates

  • Lifestyle Changes Might Alter Breast Cancer Rates
    (27-Jun-2011)
    Study authors recommend drinking less, exercising more and losing weight

  • Pregnancy Safe for Most Women With MS: Study
    (27-Jun-2011)
    But researchers advise losing any excess weight before conceiving

  • Extreme Dieting Often Lasts From Early Teens to Adulthood
    (24-Jun-2011)
    Girls and young women are more likely to do it, but boys aren't immune, study finds

  • Weight Loss Surgery May Cut Inflammation, Disease Risk
    (24-Jun-2011)
    Gastric bypass seems to reduce risk factors linked to diabetes, heart disease, study finds

  • Poor 'Fat-Tasters' May Tend to Be Heavier
    (23-Jun-2011)
    They seem to be more likely to eat more rich foods, researchers report

  • Health Tip: Regain Weight the Healthy Way
    (21-Jun-2011)
    Suggestions for putting back lost pounds

  • Experts Issue Guidelines on Safe Weight Loss for Athletes
    (21-Jun-2011)
    Taking drastic measures to shed pounds to perform better harms health, they add

  • New U.S. Health Initiative Highlights Disease Prevention
    (16-Jun-2011)
    Multi-agency effort will focus on encouraging exercise, healthy eating

  • Weight-Loss Surgery Helps Less Obese Patients: Study
    (16-Jun-2011)
    They experienced greater weight loss, remission of type 2 diabetes

  • Rushed Discharge After Weight-Loss Surgery May Raise Risks
    (15-Jun-2011)
    Complications, deaths far more likely in patients sent home on same day as gastric bypass, study finds

  • Weight-Loss Surgery Can Be Effective Despite Depression
    (15-Jun-2011)
    Depressed or not, patients who had the operation lost about 60% of excess weight, study finds

  • For Many, Weight-Loss Surgery Also Eases Migraines
    (15-Jun-2011)
    Some experts find study inconclusive, call for more research

  • Young Girls May Lose Sleep Over Pressure to Be Thin
    (14-Jun-2011)
    Female friends most likely source of this problem among whites, researchers suggest

  • Weight-Loss Surgery May Not Lower Death Risk: Study
    (13-Jun-2011)
    But there's still evidence it reduces obesity-related health problems, researchers say

  • Mouse Study Reveals How Smoking Helps Keep People Thin
    (09-Jun-2011)
    Findings hint at possible targets for weight-loss strategies down the line

  • Dieters More Likely to Trust Food Packaging
    (08-Jun-2011)
    Study found they believed labels suggesting product was 'healthy,' even if it was not

  • Weight-Loss Surgery May Lower Risk of Alzheimer's in Diabetics
    (06-Jun-2011)
    Though not conclusive, study found lower levels of gene activity connected to dementia after gastric bypass

  • Weight-Loss Surgery May Lower Risk of Alzheimer's in Diabetics
    (06-Jun-2011)
    Though not conclusive, study found lower levels of gene activity connected to dementia after gastric bypass

  • Weight Loss May Help Sleep Apnea Symptoms
    (06-Jun-2011)
    About half of overweight study patients saw condition improve after dropping pounds

  • Hula-Hoop Might Help Shed Unwanted Pounds
    (03-Jun-2011)
    'Hooping' is the equivalent of walking about 4 miles per hour, researchers report

  • Low-Carb, High-Fat Diets May Not Pose Risk to Arteries
    (02-Jun-2011)
    Short-term studies found no harm to vascular health

  • Weight Loss in Heavy, Obese Women Boosts Vitamin D Levels
    (27-May-2011)
    Deficiency may explain link between obesity and chronic disease, expert says

  • Could 'Extreme' Low-Cal Diets Bring Longer, Healthier Life?
    (25-May-2011)
    Long-term study will follow 'calorie restrictors' to see effects

  • Eat Less, Live Longer?
    (13-May-2011)
    People who significantly reduce their caloric intake may prolong their lives, study finds

  • Gastric Bypass May Help Prevent Heart Disease in Teens: Study
    (09-May-2011)
    Cholesterol levels improved even better in young patients than adults, study found

  • Weight-Loss Surgery Seems No Riskier for Seniors
    (09-May-2011)
    Study found few differences in adverse events, mortality, though hospital stay was longer

  • Risk for Problem Drinking May Rise After Gastric Bypass
    (09-May-2011)
    Study founds odds were nearly double compared to those who got other weight-loss procedures

  • Belly Fat + Heart Disease Can Be Deadly: Study
    (02-May-2011)
    Even normal weight people with a 'beer belly' or 'muffin top' at risk, Mayo researchers say

  • New Clues to How Gastric Bypass Surgery Combats Diabetes
    (27-Apr-2011)
    Levels of amino acids linked to insulin resistance drop right after procedure

  • For Nonsmokers, Healthy Living Cuts Death Rate in Half: Study
    (19-Apr-2011)
    Better diet, exercise and keeping slim fend off heart disease, cancer, research shows

  • Wrestlers' Quick Weight Loss May Cause Mental Confusion
    (18-Apr-2011)
    Loss of 4% or more of body mass could affect decision-making, researchers say

  • Hormone Helps You Sniff Out Food, Study Finds
    (13-Apr-2011)
    Ghrelin may also play a role in metabolism, body weight, researchers say

  • Experimental Weight-Loss Drug Seems to Work: Study
    (11-Apr-2011)
    Qnexa, a combo of phentermine and topiramate, did come with side effects, however

  • Hormone Linked to Absence of Periods in Women With Low Body Fat
    (08-Apr-2011)
    Lack of leptin contributes to condition, but a synthetic hormone may help, study suggests

  • Can the Dukan Diet Do It?
    (05-Apr-2011)
    Book touting the latest high-protein, hold-the-carbs regimen due here soon, but critics abound

  • Diet-Exercise Combo Seems to Work Best for Obese Seniors
    (30-Mar-2011)
    Doing both helps shed pounds, boosts stamina, but workout alone not enough to lose weight: study

  • Diet-Exercise Combo Seems to Work Best for Obese Seniors
    (30-Mar-2011)
    Doing both helps shed pounds, boosts stamina, but workout alone not enough to lose weight: study

  • Less Stress, Better Sleep May Help You Lose Weight
    (29-Mar-2011)
    Going without the correct balance can interfere with your best efforts, study finds

  • Teens' Weight Loss Surgery May Weaken Bones
    (28-Mar-2011)
    Benefits may still exceed risks, but experts urge caution for young patients

  • Gastric Bypass Patients Take Longer to Process Alcohol, Study Finds
    (16-Mar-2011)
    They should not drink and drive, experts say

  • Benefits of Weight-Loss Surgery May Outweigh Risks for Some, Experts Say
    (14-Mar-2011)
    American Heart Association statement points to heart health improvements in severely obese people

  • Fat Alone, Not Where It Sits, May Be Key to Heart Problems
    (11-Mar-2011)
    Study upends long-held belief that apple-shaped people face highest risk

  • Health Tip: Don't Let Lost Pounds Return
    (08-Mar-2011)
    Suggestions to maintain a healthy body weight

  • To Eat More Fruit, Picture a Fruit Salad
    (06-Mar-2011)
    Visualizing healthy eating helps people do it, research suggests

  • Doctors Can Influence Patients to Lose Weight: Studies
    (28-Feb-2011)
    People more likely to try to shed pounds on doc's advice or maintain a healthy weight, reports find

  • Gastric Bypass Best for Weight Loss, Study Finds
    (21-Feb-2011)
    Also better than lap-banding, sleeve surgery at improving, eliminating type 2 diabetes

  • Weight-Loss Surgery May 'Remodel' Heart
    (03-Feb-2011)
    Structural changes signal a less stressed, more normal heart muscle, but more research needed, experts say

  • How to Get Smart About Weight Loss
    (23-Jan-2011)
    Dietitian suggests realistic goals and tracking progress as starting points

  • How to Get Smart About Weight Loss
    (23-Jan-2011)
    Dietitian suggests realistic goals and tracking progress as starting points

  • Overweight Young Adults Often Have Overweight Friends, Sweethearts
    (14-Jan-2011)
    But those who have friends trying to lose weight also more likely to try to shed pounds, researchers say

  • Weight-Loss Surgery May Ease Incontinence in Women
    (13-Jan-2011)
    Study finds no improvement in men's urological, sexual functioning

  • Food Diary a Great Tool for Losing Weight, Expert Says
    (03-Jan-2011)
    Keep it simple, write down everything you eat and share with a nutritionist, he advises

  • Food Diary a Great Tool for Losing Weight, Expert Says
    (03-Jan-2011)
    Keep it simple, write down everything you eat and share with a nutritionist, he advises

  • Dieting Resolution Works Best When Done in Stages: Expert
    (28-Dec-2010)
    Setting a goal, visualizing it, then taking small steps boost odds of success

  • Dieting Resolution Works Best When Done in Stages: Expert
    (28-Dec-2010)
    Setting a goal, visualizing it, then taking small steps boost odds of success

  • Weight Loss During Marathon Linked to Quicker Finish Time
    (21-Dec-2010)
    Runners who shed more pounds along the way completed race faster, study finds

  • Health Tip: Make Small Changes to Cut Calories
    (14-Dec-2010)
    Minimal efforts will add up

  • Regular Exercise While Young May Slow Middle-Age Spread
    (14-Dec-2010)
    150 minutes of exercise a week helped keep off pounds, maintain a smaller waist over 20 years, study says

  • Taxing Sodas Won't Spur Much Weight Loss, Study Says
    (13-Dec-2010)
    Ensuing declines would be minimal, researchers find

  • Mental Imagery a New Weight-Loss Tool?
    (09-Dec-2010)
    Imagining eating a specific food results in eating less of it, researchers say

  • Mental Imagery a New Weight-Loss Tool?
    (09-Dec-2010)
    Imagining eating a specific food results in eating less of it, researchers say

  • New Diet Pill Wins FDA Panel's Backing
    (08-Dec-2010)
    Vote on Contrave came amid agency concerns it might raise heart attack, stroke risk among users

  • Co-Opting Technology for the Sake of Weight Loss
    (07-Dec-2010)
    U.S. agencies to test new ways to help young adults shed pounds

  • Co-Opting Technology for the Sake of Weight Loss
    (07-Dec-2010)
    U.S. agencies to test new ways to help young adults shed pounds

  • Endurance Runners Lost 50% of Body Fat During 2-Month Race
    (30-Nov-2010)
    In addition, muscle volume in legs was reduced by 7%, analysis found

  • More Protein, Fewer Refined Carbs May Keep Weight Off
    (24-Nov-2010)
    Study found low-glycemic index foods such as whole-grain breads led to less weight regain

  • 1 in 4 Overweight Women Think They're Normal Size: Study
    (22-Nov-2010)
    Conversely, many normal-weight women believe they're too fat, Texas researchers report

  • Moderate Drinking Could Lower Death Risk for Kidney Transplant Patients
    (19-Nov-2010)
    One to two drinks a day is also linked to fewer cases of diabetes, but concerns about weight still matter

  • Resistance Exercise May Offer Different Cardio Benefits
    (17-Nov-2010)
    Weight training increased blood flow to limbs more than aerobic exercise did, study finds

  • Healthy Living Can Prevent Nearly 25% of Colorectal Cancers
    (27-Oct-2010)
    Study cites good diet, exercise, moderate drinking among key factors

  • Parent-Only Programs Can Help Obese Kids Lose Weight: Study
    (27-Oct-2010)
    Compared with groups including children, adult-only sessions had equal success, researchers found

  • Even a Little Weight Loss Helps Lower Blood Pressure in Obese Kids
    (15-Oct-2010)
    Hypertension in youth can lead to heart disease later on, study authors note

  • Structured Diet, Exercise Plans Seem to Shed Pounds
    (11-Oct-2010)
    Two studies found those on regimens lost more weight than those who were not, but critics call results 'best-case scenario'

  • Doctors' Weight Loss Talks Better When Empathetic
    (06-Oct-2010)
    Patients much more likely to lose weight if they feel like a partner in care, researchers find

  • Doctors' Weight Loss Talks Better When Empathetic
    (06-Oct-2010)
    Patients much more likely to lose weight if they feel like a partner in care, researchers find

  • Counseling May Not Help Heart Failure Patients Comply With Rx
    (21-Sep-2010)
    Many too overwhelmed to follow doctor's orders, experts say

  • Diet to Prevent Hypertension Also Helps Prevent Kidney Stones
    (16-Sep-2010)
    New findings related to DASH diet, which is high in produce, dairy products and whole grains

  • FDA Advisers Divided on Whether to Ban Diet Drug Meridia
    (15-Sep-2010)
    Signs of heart and stroke risks prompt some panelists to call for new warnings and restricted distribution

  • FDA Panel to Mull Ban on Diet Drug Meridia
    (13-Sep-2010)
    Withdrawal of the drug, which may raise heart risks, is an option, agency says

  • Appetite Hormone Levels May Influence Weight 'Regain'
    (10-Sep-2010)
    Dieters with a certain combination are predisposed to reacquire lost pounds, researchers say

  • Appetite Hormone Levels May Influence Weight 'Regain'
    (10-Sep-2010)
    Dieters with a certain combination are predisposed to reacquire lost pounds, researchers say

  • Appetite Hormone Levels May Influence Weight 'Regain'
    (10-Sep-2010)
    Dieters with a certain combination are predisposed to reacquire lost pounds, researchers say

  • Study Finds Bariatric Surgery Lowers Gestational Diabetes Risk
    (09-Sep-2010)
    But weight loss procedure has its own set of risks, experts note

  • Low-Carb Diets Heavy on Meat May Raise Health Risks
    (07-Sep-2010)
    But vegetable-based low-carb plans lowered death rates from cancer and heart disease, study finds

  • Low-Carb Diets Heavy on Meat May Raise Health Risks
    (07-Sep-2010)
    But vegetable-based low-carb plans lowered death rates from cancer and heart disease, study finds

  • Diet Pill Meridia Ups Heart Attack Risk: Study
    (01-Sep-2010)
    While researchers saw no rise in deaths, some experts wonder if this drug has a future

  • Short-Term Overeating Could Make Long-Term Weight Loss Tougher
    (25-Aug-2010)
    Swedish study suggests pounds put on during high-cal, low-exercise periods stick around

  • Could Drinking Water Before Meals Help You Lose Weight?
    (23-Aug-2010)
    People who drank two glasses prior to eating dropped more pounds, study found

  • Bad Habits Tied to Recurrent Headaches in Teens
    (18-Aug-2010)
    Study suggests quitting smoking, exercising, losing weight can cut their frequency

  • Weight-Loss Surgery May Cut Type 2 Diabetes Medication Use
    (16-Aug-2010)
    Study finds reduced drug and health care costs may make surgery a cost-effective alternative for some

  • Stomach Reduction Surgery Via Mouth a U.S. First
    (12-Aug-2010)
    Doctors in San Diego removed 80% of patient's stomach in this minimally invasive way

  • Athletes Need to Protect Against Heat Stroke: Expert
    (31-Jul-2010)
    Taking simple steps during summer sports can prevent potentially fatal illness, athletic trainer says

  • Experimental Diet Pill May Bring 'Modest' Weight Loss
    (30-Jul-2010)
    Contrave combines an antidepressant with an anti-addiction drug

  • Knee, Hip Replacements May Aid Weight Loss: Study
    (29-Jul-2010)
    Healthier lifestyle may be an added bonus for patients following joint surgery, researcher suggests

  • Complications From Weight-Loss Surgery 'Relatively Low'
    (27-Jul-2010)
    Michigan study finds high-volume hospitals, surgeons reporting fewest problems

  • Shedding Pounds Saved One Woman's Life
    (23-Jul-2010)

  • As Weight Goes Up, So Do Heart Risks
    (23-Jul-2010)
    Across-the-board improvements may await those who trim down

  • Shedding Pounds Saved One Woman's Life
    (23-Jul-2010)

  • No-Shame Programs May Appeal to Obese
    (15-Jul-2010)
    But tactics should emphasize lifestyle change, not weight loss, survey suggests

  • Community Programs Can Help Mothers Control Weight: Study
    (14-Jul-2010)
    Women who had ongoing support exercised more and were less likely to gain weight, researchers found

  • New Pill Found to Cut Weight With Few Side Effects: Study
    (14-Jul-2010)
    Lorcaserin one of three new anti-obesity medications up for review by the FDA

  • Weight-Loss Drugs Often No Better Than Fakes: German Study
    (12-Jul-2010)
    Changes in diet, activity levels still best way to control weight, expert suggests

  • Fewer Excess Pounds May Mean Fewer Hot Flashes
    (12-Jul-2010)
    Study found small but significant reductions with weight loss

  • Gaining Weight Later in Life Ups Diabetes Risk
    (22-Jun-2010)
    Increased waist circumference also increases type 2 chances, study finds

  • Mediterranean Diet Linked to Better Cardiac Function
    (15-Jun-2010)
    Was associated with more heart rate variability in study

  • Lifestyle Changes Are No Guarantee Against Alzheimer's
    (14-Jun-2010)
    Panel finds inconclusive evidence that diet, exercise, supplements prevent dementia

  • Quick Weight Loss May Be Best for Long-Term Success
    (14-May-2010)
    Obese women who lose 1.5 pounds a week or more fare best, researchers say

  • Quick Weight Loss May Be Best for Long-Term Success
    (14-May-2010)
    Obese women who lose 1.5 pounds a week or more fare best, researchers say

  • The Best Diet? That Depends on You
    (13-May-2010)
    From the multitude of weight-loss plans, pick one tailored to your traits

  • The Best Diet? That Depends on You
    (13-May-2010)
    From the multitude of weight-loss plans, pick one tailored to your traits

  • Study Finds Patients Breathe Easier After Weight-Loss Surgery
    (21-Apr-2010)
    And they took 50 percent fewer prescription drugs for breathing problems

  • Protein May Help Control Weight
    (15-Apr-2010)
    Mice without this oxygen regulator stayed slim on high-fat diet

  • Weight-Loss Surgery May Ease Childbirth Risks
    (14-Apr-2010)
    Blood pressure problems fall 75 percent after procedure, study finds

  • Low-Cal Diets May Make You Gain Weight
    (08-Apr-2010)
    Restricting calories increases stress hormone, making it harder to keep weight off, researchers say

  • Low-Cal Diets May Make You Gain Weight
    (08-Apr-2010)
    Restricting calories increases stress hormone, making it harder to keep weight off, researchers say

  • Calling a Food 'Healthy' May Make You Hungrier
    (02-Apr-2010)
    If you feel forced to eat salad now, you may raid the fridge later, study finds

  • Turning Your Workday Into Weight Loss
    (01-Apr-2010)
    'Healthy office' can help employees shed pounds, boost productivity, experts say

  • Many With Arthritis Find Simple Solutions for Relief
    (30-Mar-2010)
    But they would benefit more if they sought advice from doctors, pharmacists, study says

  • Cost of Junk Food May Influence Consumption
    (09-Mar-2010)
    People were less likely to buy pizza, soda when the price went up, study found

  • Diet, Exercise Can Improve Thinking
    (08-Mar-2010)
    Study finds benefits for the mind, not just the body

  • A Cheek Swab to Choose Your Diet Plan?
    (03-Mar-2010)
    DNA test may be able to tell which diet would work best for you, study suggests

  • Popular Diet Plans Can Unclog Arteries
    (01-Mar-2010)
    Low-fat, low-carb, Mediterranean regimens all help the heart, study finds

  • Low-Fat Diets Beat Low-Carb Regimen Long Term
    (01-Mar-2010)
    But obese on either plan averaged no more than 10 pounds weight loss over 3 years, study found

  • Obesity, Lack of Exercise Heighten Arthritis Risk for Women
    (25-Feb-2010)
    Rates of the condition are higher in U.S. than Canada, study finds

  • New Weight Loss Aid?
    (18-Feb-2010)
    In studies with mice, amino acid reduced fat deposits and boosted metabolism

  • Most Americans Think It's Others Who Are Unhealthy
    (16-Feb-2010)
    Survey found most people thought they were fine, while their docs disagreed

  • Repeated Weight-Loss Surgery Carries Added Risks
    (15-Feb-2010)
    As more people undergo bariatric procedures, use of revisions will grow, study finds

  • Gastric Banding Most Effective for Obese Teens
    (09-Feb-2010)
    Study found those who had it lost much more weight than peers who tried lifestyle changes

  • When Counseling Costs, Response Dwindles
    (03-Feb-2010)
    Not just patients but doctors, too, lose interest, study finds

  • Fat-Burning Chemical Points to New Weight-Loss Drug
    (02-Feb-2010)
    Results of lab tests with mice suggest promising new direction for research, scientists say

  • Diabetes Drug Helps Dieting Teens Lose Weight
    (01-Feb-2010)
    Metformin plus lifestyle changes might play a role in obesity treatment, researchers say

  • For Lower Blood Pressure, Low-Carb Diet May Be Best
    (25-Jan-2010)
    But for weight loss alone, other plans also work well, studies find

  • For Lower Blood Pressure, Low-Carb Diet May Be Best
    (25-Jan-2010)
    But for weight loss alone, other plans also work well, studies find

  • Complex Weight-Loss Plans Erode Dieters' Resolve
    (19-Jan-2010)
    Simpler regimens less apt to lead to failure, study finds

  • Complex Weight-Loss Plans Erode Dieters' Resolve
    (19-Jan-2010)
    Simpler regimens less apt to lead to failure, study finds

  • Federal Panel Urges Obesity Screening for Kids Ages 6 and Up
    (18-Jan-2010)
    Children who are obese should be referred to treatment, USPSTF panel says

  • Self-Control Just Might Be Contagious
    (18-Jan-2010)
    People you spend time with affect your behavior, for good or bad, research finds

  • For Very Obese, Gastric Bypass May Extend Life
    (18-Jan-2010)
    Decision-making depends on comparing benefits vs. risks, researchers say

  • From Risky Health Status to a Better Life
    (15-Jan-2010)
    Not just writing about losing weight but doing it takes reporter from the brink of disaster

  • From Risky Health Status to a Better Life
    (15-Jan-2010)
    Not just writing about losing weight but doing it takes reporter from the brink of disaster

  • Could a Bigger Bottom Boost Health?
    (12-Jan-2010)
    Derriere fat curbs inflammatory processes linked to heart disease, experts say

  • For Fitness, Cutting Calories May Not Be Enough
    (08-Jan-2010)
    Study found better health outcomes in those who worked out while dieting

  • Fat May Help Build Bone Mass in Girls
    (06-Jan-2010)
    Excessive weight loss in teen years may increase risk of osteoporosis, findings suggest

  • Showing Kids How Fast They Eat May Help Them Shape Up
    (06-Jan-2010)
    New device links eating speed and portion size to aid weight loss, researchers say

  • Fat May Help Build Bone Mass in Girls
    (06-Jan-2010)
    Excessive weight loss in teen years may increase risk of osteoporosis, findings suggest

  • Showing Kids How Fast They Eat May Help Them Shape Up
    (06-Jan-2010)
    New device links eating speed and portion size to aid weight loss, researchers say

  • Might Surgical Weight Loss Put Bones at Risk?
    (01-Jan-2010)
    Experts consider possible causes after study finds high fracture rate

  • Exaggerating a Threat to Weight Goals May Help Self-Control
    (30-Dec-2009)
    Overestimating calorie count helps dieters fight temptation, study finds

  • Phone Apps Dialing Up Eating Disorders
    (28-Dec-2009)
    High-tech aids might spur obsessive dieting -- but could also help fight obesity, experts say

  • Eat Up, But Eat Healthy This Holiday Season
    (25-Dec-2009)
    Enjoy the occasional treat while sticking to your diet. Here's how.

  • Eat Up, But Eat Healthy This Holiday Season
    (25-Dec-2009)
    Enjoy the occasional treat while sticking to your diet. Here's how.

  • Imagine Food Aromas That Prevent Overeating
    (21-Dec-2009)
    Scientists working on edibles that will signal fullness just by chewing

  • Teens Lose More Weight Using Healthy Strategies
    (04-Dec-2009)
    Increasing exercise, water and fruit consumption leads to success, study finds

  • Holiday Eating Without the Guilt -- or the Pounds
    (25-Nov-2009)
    Two experts offer waistline-friendly ways to enjoy festive feasting

  • Go Healthy, Not Hungry for Holiday Eating
    (22-Nov-2009)
    Planning ahead can help keep eating under control, expert says

  • Obesity Rolling Back Gains in Heart Health
    (17-Nov-2009)
    Studies show risk factors rising among children and adults, with many denying they have a problem

  • Study Links Yo-Yo Dieting to Addiction
    (12-Nov-2009)
    Rats fed sugary chow suffered withdrawal when regular meals returned

  • Fasting on Alternate Days May Make Dieting Easier
    (11-Nov-2009)
    Heart health could also benefit from this plan, researchers find

  • To Feel Better, Low-Fat Diet May Be Best
    (09-Nov-2009)
    Comparison of plans finds differences in mood despite similar weight loss

  • To Feel Better, Low-Fat Diet May Be Best
    (09-Nov-2009)
    Comparison of plans finds differences in mood despite similar weight loss

  • Living With Less TV, More Sweat Boosts Weight Loss
    (05-Nov-2009)
    Home environment plays role in effort to drop pounds, experts say

  • Living With Less TV, More Sweat Boosts Weight Loss
    (05-Nov-2009)
    Home environment plays role in effort to drop pounds, experts say

  • Diet, Exercise Thwart Diabetes: Study
    (29-Oct-2009)
    Lifestyle changes really do work to prevent type 2, experts say

  • Fitness Fades Fast After 45
    (26-Oct-2009)
    But healthy habits can stave off the inevitable declines, research finds

  • Exposure to Holocaust May Have Raised Cancer Risks
    (26-Oct-2009)
    Survivors offer clues to the impact of severe physical, psychosocial suffering, researchers say

  • Diabetes Drug May Boost Weight Loss in Obese Patients
    (23-Oct-2009)
    Combo of diet, exercise and injections helped non-diabetics shed pounds, study finds

  • Diabetes Drug May Boost Weight Loss in Obese Patients
    (23-Oct-2009)
    Combo of diet, exercise and injections helped non-diabetics shed pounds, study finds

  • Red-Grape Compound May Improve Diabetes
    (22-Oct-2009)
    But so far resveratrol works only as an injection into the brain of mice, study finds

  • Super Obesity Ups Risk of Dying After Weight-Loss Surgery
    (21-Oct-2009)
    Deaths also more common among those with chronic diseases, study finds

  • Obese Middle-Aged Women Face Unhealthy Future
    (30-Sep-2009)
    Extra weight cuts chances for long, healthy life by nearly 80%, study finds

  • When Pounds Go, Sleep Apnea May Improve
    (28-Sep-2009)
    10 percent weight loss increases remission odds, but any amount helps, experts say

  • Successful Dieters Show Unique Brain Patterns
    (23-Sep-2009)
    Scans found regions related to inhibition, self-control were more active

  • Diet, Exercise May Slow Kidney Disease Progression
    (18-Sep-2009)
    Obese patients can also benefit from weight-loss surgery, review finds

  • Exercise May Help Maintain Weight Loss
    (04-Sep-2009)
    If they continue working out, dieters can keep off pounds, study finds

  • Weight-Loss Surgery Breaks Families' 'Obesity Cycle'
    (02-Sep-2009)
    Moms operated on before pregnancy had thinner children, study found

  • Mediterranean Diet May Be Best for Type 2 Diabetes
    (31-Aug-2009)
    Reduced need for meds, helped some lose weight compared to low-fat diet

  • FDA Investigating Weight-Loss Drug Over Reports of Liver Damage
    (25-Aug-2009)
    32 cases reported since orlistat came on market in 1999

  • How Weight Loss Helps the Heart
    (11-Aug-2009)
    Study found it reversed structural abnormalities seen among the obese

  • Mediterranean Diet Plus Exercise Lowers Alzheimer's Risk
    (11-Aug-2009)
    Older adults who ate healthy and remained active were protected, study finds

  • How Weight Loss Helps the Heart
    (11-Aug-2009)
    Study found it reversed structural abnormalities seen among the obese

  • More Evidence Healthy Living Brings Long Life
    (10-Aug-2009)
    Good diet, no smoking, regular exercise lower chronic disease risk by 80%, CDC study finds

  • Periodic Dieting May Cut Breast Cancer Risk
    (04-Aug-2009)
    In lab studies, intermittent calorie restriction led to dramatic decrease in tumors

  • Study Finds Weight-Loss Surgery Safer Than Thought
    (29-Jul-2009)
    Death risk only 0.3 percent, chances of serious complications 4.3 percent

  • More Can Be Done to Slow Obesity's Toll on Health: Experts
    (28-Jul-2009)
    HHS Secretary Sebelius says real change begins with America's kids

  • Unhooking the Obesity-Diabetes Connection
    (27-Jul-2009)
    Understanding the link may someday lead to a cure, studies suggest

  • Almost 10 Percent of U.S. Medical Costs Tied to Obesity
    (27-Jul-2009)
    Only return to healthy behaviors will bring expenditures down, experts say

  • Snoozing May Help Women Shed Baby Weight
    (24-Jul-2009)
    But avoiding postpartum sleep deprivation can be tough, experts admit

  • Weight-Loss Enzyme Identified
    (21-Jul-2009)
    Researchers may have found a way to curb hunger, rev up energy

  • Weight-Loss Enzyme Identified
    (21-Jul-2009)
    Researchers may have found a way to curb hunger, rev up energy

  • Probiotics Supplement May Help After Gastric Bypass Surgery
    (17-Jul-2009)
    In study, patients lost weight faster and avoided vitamin B deficiency

  • Number of Underweight Kids in U.S. Continues to Fall
    (15-Jul-2009)
    Recent survey finds 3.3 percent of children aged 2 to 19 are below normal weight

  • Excess Weight Speeds Up Osteoarthritis
    (14-Jul-2009)
    Rapid loss of knee cartilage directly linked to being overweight in study

  • Excess Weight Speeds Up Osteoarthritis
    (14-Jul-2009)
    Rapid loss of knee cartilage directly linked to being overweight in study

  • Vegetable Amino Acid Lowers Blood Pressure
    (08-Jul-2009)
    Get plenty of it in your diet, researchers say

  • Fat-Cell Protein May Reduce Diabetes Risk
    (07-Jul-2009)
    Higher levels of adiponectin linked in studies to lower incidence of type 2 diabetes

  • Obesity Rates Continue to Climb in U.S.
    (01-Jul-2009)
    Eight of 10 states with highest number of obese adults are in the South, report says

  • Weight-Loss Surgery Safe, Effective Type 2 Diabetes Treatment
    (24-Jun-2009)
    Research shows procedure is no more dangerous than other routine surgeries

  • Vinegar Might Help Keep Off Pounds
    (22-Jun-2009)
    Researchers find fat-fighting properties in the lab and in mice

  • Obesity Greatly Raises Endometrial Cancer Risk
    (22-Jun-2009)
    Odds are 22 times higher for very overweight women, study finds

  • Common Weight-Loss Surgery May Double Risk of Kidney Stones
    (22-Jun-2009)
    Roux-en-Y gastric bypass linked to small increased chances of trouble, research shows

  • Diabetes Drug Byetta May Aid Weight Loss in Obese Patients
    (11-Jun-2009)
    Combined diet, exercise and injection had best results in study

  • Need a Walking Partner? Try a Dog
    (11-Jun-2009)
    Those who do are apt to exercise (and enjoy it) more, experts say

  • Might Weight-Loss Surgery Lead to Fractures?
    (11-Jun-2009)
    Small study finds nearly double the normal rate of broken bones

  • 'Eco-Atkins' Diet Sheds More Than Pounds
    (08-Jun-2009)
    Study found subbing plant-based proteins for animal ones also lowered cholesterol

  • Want to Stop Cancer? You Can, Experts Say
    (03-Jun-2009)
    Lifestyle changes have been shown to lower odds, even for those at higher risk

  • Abdominal Surgery May Become Easier for Patients
    (03-Jun-2009)
    Advanced technique is said to reduce post-op pain and scarring

  • Weight-Loss Surgery Simplified
    (02-Jun-2009)
    In clinical trial, patients recover faster from new procedure

  • Weight-Loss Surgery Options Compared in Super-Obese
    (02-Jun-2009)
    Duodenal switch may be more effective than gastric bypass, researchers say

  • Experts Urge Less Weight Gain for Obese Women in Pregnancy
    (28-May-2009)
    New guidelines suggest adding no more than 20 pounds

  • Americans Score Low on Healthy Lifestyle
    (27-May-2009)
    Too many rely on drugs to fix what healthy living would cure, researcher says

  • Healthier Lifestyle Can Cut COPD Symptoms
    (20-May-2009)
    Diet, exercise and smoking cessation counseling also proved cost-effective, study finds

  • Rapid Weight Loss in Seniors Signals Higher Dementia Risk
    (19-May-2009)
    Researcher notes it may be less a cause of cognitive decline than a sign of it

  • Obese People Seem to Do Better With Heart Disease
    (18-May-2009)
    Still, it's best to lose that excess weight, review says

  • Healthy Behaviors Slow Functional Decline After Cancer
    (12-May-2009)
    Diet, exercise may improve endurance in older, overweight cancer survivors, study shows

  • Supportive Weigh-In Program Keeps Pounds Off
    (11-May-2009)
    Women maintained losses with biweekly checks and counseling, study finds

  • Obesity Surgery Complications on the Decline
    (29-Apr-2009)
    As surgery outcomes improve, related costs drop

  • A Pre-Workout Meal to Help You Burn Fat
    (23-Apr-2009)
    Stay away from white bread, other 'high-glycemic' carbs, researchers say

  • Bariatric Surgery Centers Don't Deliver Better Outcomes
    (21-Apr-2009)
    Study finds these units of excellence no better, more costly, than other hospitals

  • Gum Chewing May Cut Craving for Snacks
    (20-Apr-2009)
    Study suggests that sugarless brands can help control appetite and weight

  • Gum Chewing May Cut Craving for Snacks
    (20-Apr-2009)
    Study suggests that sugarless brands can help control appetite and weight

  • Extra Pounds in Mid-Life Affect Later Mobility
    (09-Apr-2009)
    Seniors who lose weight still at risk from previous obesity

  • More U.S. Kids Taking Diabetes, Blood Pressure Drugs
    (06-Apr-2009)
    Prescriptions rose by more than 15 percent in 3 years, researchers say

  • Fewer Sugary Drinks Key to Weight Loss
    (02-Apr-2009)
    Cutting down on sodas, other sweet beverages may work better than eating less, study finds

  • Atkins Diet Tougher on Heart After Weight Loss
    (01-Apr-2009)
    Study found worse cholesterol, blood vessel health than with South Beach, Ornish regimens

  • The Dark Side of Vegetarianism
    (01-Apr-2009)
    For some teens and young adults, it may be concealing eating disorders

  • Atkins Diet Tougher on Heart After Weight Loss
    (01-Apr-2009)
    Study found worse cholesterol, blood vessel health than with South Beach, Ornish regimens

  • The Dark Side of Vegetarianism
    (01-Apr-2009)
    For some teens and young adults, it may be concealing eating disorders

  • The Dark Side of Vegetarianism
    (01-Apr-2009)
    For some teens and young adults, it may be concealing eating disorders

  • Omega-3 Fatty Acids Guard Against Advanced Prostate Cancer
    (24-Mar-2009)
    Even men genetically predisposed to disease benefit from eating fish, study finds

  • FDA Expands Weight-Loss Products Safety Alert
    (20-Mar-2009)
    Agency says some contain prescription-only drugs that can harm consumers

  • Health Tip: The Signs of Hunger
    (11-Mar-2009)
    Each time you eat, are you really hungry?

  • Church-Based Weight Plan Peels Off Pounds for Blacks
    (10-Mar-2009)
    Members dropped 5% of body weight and sustained it for 6 months, study finds

  • Want to Lose Weight? Just Eat Less, Diet Study Suggests
    (25-Feb-2009)
    Comparison of 4 diet plans finds all produce similar results

  • Want to Lose Weight? Just Eat Less, Diet Study Suggests
    (25-Feb-2009)
    Comparison of 4 diet plans finds all produce similar results

  • Health Tip: Be Wary of Fad Diets
    (28-Jan-2009)
    If they promise too much, be concerned

  • Weight Loss Helps Incontinence
    (28-Jan-2009)
    Losing 8% of body weight almost halves the number of episodes, study finds

  • Diet, Exercise Cuts Kids' Risk for Metabolic Syndrome
    (13-Jan-2009)
    Preventing obesity boosts blood vessel function even without weight loss, study says

  • It Pays to Eat Less as You Age
    (06-Jan-2009)
    Cutting calories can cut down on pounds in middle age, study says

  • Obesity Linked to Ovarian Cancer
    (05-Jan-2009)
    Excess estrogen may contribute to malignancy, study suggests

  • America Losing the Fight With Type 2 Diabetes
    (30-Dec-2008)
    Yet simple lifestyle changes can make all the difference

  • FDA Warns About Weight Loss Products
    (23-Dec-2008)
    Agency says more than 2 dozen contain dangerous ingredients not listed on label

  • Experimental Weight-Loss Pill Passes Early Test
    (13-Dec-2008)
    People lost significant weight; no side effects on heart seen, study says

  • 2 Markers Predict Survival Odds in Colon Cancer Patients
    (11-Dec-2008)
    One protein was protective, the other not, researchers found

  • Study Suggests Sugar May Be Addictive
    (10-Dec-2008)
    Finding might yield new insights into eating disorders, experts say

  • Money May Lure People to Lose Weight
    (09-Dec-2008)
    But study found some pounds return after incentives end

  • Mediterranean Diet Enriched With Nuts Cuts Heart Risks
    (08-Dec-2008)
    Study says metabolic abnormalities better regulated when following this approach

  • Portion Distortion
    (07-Dec-2008)
    In the fight against obesity, Americans need to re-learn proper serving sizes for meals

  • Holidays Don't Have to Make You Heavier
    (07-Dec-2008)
    Maintaining weight, instead of dieting, is a good way to keep pounds off, experts say

  • Antibiotics Largest Cause of Drug-Induced Liver Damage
    (01-Dec-2008)
    Prescription meds, supplements can also trigger acute organ failure, study says

  • School Soda Ban Has Limited Effect
    (27-Nov-2008)
    Eliminating sugary beverages did not affect overall consumption, study finds

  • Keeping a Healthy Holiday Balance
    (27-Nov-2008)
    Simple ways to enjoy the feast without overdoing it

  • Over-the-Phone Weight Loss Counseling Works
    (26-Nov-2008)
    For rural women, it's cheaper and less time-consuming than in-person visits, study finds

  • Fat-Sensing Hormones Might Fight Obesity
    (26-Nov-2008)
    Study with rodents shows the molecules help regulate appetite

  • Texting Food Diaries Helps Kids Stick With Diets
    (20-Nov-2008)
    Study found hi-tech method improved compliance more than paper and pencil

  • Health Tip: Maintain a Healthy Weight
    (18-Nov-2008)
    Suggestions to help prevent regaining lost pounds

  • Diet, Exercise May Modify Breast Cancer Risks
    (18-Nov-2008)
    Combined, they produce more potent anti-disease effect in postmenopausal women, study says

  • Home-Based Programs Benefit Older Cancer Survivors
    (18-Nov-2008)
    They improved ability to live and function when enrolled in tailored interventions

  • Post-Workout Snack May Hamper Weight Loss
    (14-Nov-2008)
    It's smart for athletes, not so smart for average gym-goer, studies show

  • Excess Weight Ups Risk of Death, No Matter Where It Collects
    (12-Nov-2008)
    But too much abdominal fat poses a bigger threat, study finds

  • Banned Obesity Drug Tied to Heart Risks Long After Use
    (07-Nov-2008)
    Study shows appetite suppressant fenfluramine may damage cardiac valves years later

  • Health Tip: Obesity and Your Child
    (03-Nov-2008)
    Finding the right weight-loss program is essential

  • Scientists Develop New Strategy to Fight Obesity
    (31-Oct-2008)
    Findings could produce treatments to reduce cravings, expand calorie burn

  • Workplace Health Programs Effective Interventions
    (30-Oct-2008)
    Study shows help with diet, tobacco use boosted employees' overall fitness

  • Health Tip: Lose Weight, and Keep it Off
    (28-Oct-2008)
    Stick with your diet

  • Rheumatoid Arthritis a Threat to the Heart
    (27-Oct-2008)
    Greater risk of heart attack, and more complications later, studies find

  • The Ups and Downs of 'Yo-Yo' Dieting
    (24-Oct-2008)
    Some experts say the risks of losing and regaining weight may be overstated

  • New Diet Pill Doubles Weight Loss of Current Drugs
    (23-Oct-2008)
    Tesofensine could replace gastric bypass surgery for some patients, researchers say

  • Mental Barriers Block Obese Women From Exercise
    (09-Oct-2008)
    But tailored programs could ease fears, overcome self consciousness, study suggests

  • Mental Barriers Block Obese Women From Exercise
    (09-Oct-2008)
    But tailored programs could ease fears, overcome self consciousness, study suggests

  • Fatty Acid in Olive Oil Wards Off Hunger
    (07-Oct-2008)
    Study with lab animals might one day lead to new weight control approach in people

  • Book Offers Novel Approach to Weight Loss
    (04-Oct-2008)
    Girls who read story with subtle message about health realized some benefits, study says

  • Behavioral Management Plans Help Kids Lose Weight
    (03-Oct-2008)
    Most effective programs include techniques to improve diet, exercise habits, study says

  • Body Fat, Muscle Distribution Linked to RA Disability
    (02-Oct-2008)
    More fat on arms, legs tied to more inflammation in rheumatoid arthritis, study says

  • Dieting History Tied to Weight Gain in Pregnancy
    (01-Oct-2008)
    Restricted eaters gained too much or too little, study finds

  • Dieting History Tied to Weight Gain in Pregnancy
    (01-Oct-2008)
    Restricted eaters gained too much or too little, study finds

  • Dieting History Tied to Weight Gain in Pregnancy
    (01-Oct-2008)
    Restricted eaters gained too much or too little, study finds

  • Bone Loss Stable on Restricted Calorie Diet
    (23-Sep-2008)
    Gradual weight loss over 6 months showed no apparent harm, study finds

  • Bone Loss Stable on Restricted Calorie Diet
    (23-Sep-2008)
    Gradual weight loss over 6 months showed no apparent harm, study finds

  • Salt Contributes to Resistant High Blood Pressure
    (19-Sep-2008)
    People with elevated readings should restrict their salt intake, experts say

  • New Noninvasive Device Could Control Diabetes
    (17-Sep-2008)
    Intestinal liner leads to significant drops in blood sugar levels, researcher says

  • Diabetics Less Likely to Lose Weight After Gastric Bypass
    (15-Sep-2008)
    Study finds change in med use, improper stomach pouch size are likely causes

  • Heavier People Have Heart Attacks Earlier
    (09-Sep-2008)
    12 years sooner for the most obese, new research finds

  • Obesity Rates Up in 37 States: Report
    (19-Aug-2008)
    At least 20% of adults are obese in every state except Colorado

  • Breakfast Eggs Keep Folks on Diet
    (12-Aug-2008)
    2 in the morning helped adults lose 65% more weight, study finds

  • Weight Loss After Diabetes Diagnosis Offers Big Benefits: Study
    (12-Aug-2008)
    And the improvements in blood sugar and blood pressure last, even if weight comes back

  • Fat Cell Protein Boosts Heart Attack Risk in Elderly
    (08-Aug-2008)
    Higher adiponectin levels may indicate underlying disease, study finds

  • Diet Key to Diabetes Risk
    (28-Jul-2008)
    Fruits, vegetables, exercise reduce chances of blood sugar disease, studies find

  • Weekends Tough on the Diet
    (25-Jul-2008)
    Saturday can be toughest for those trying to drop pounds, study finds

  • Twofold Action Urged for Pre-Diabetes
    (23-Jul-2008)
    Goal is to prevent progression to the full-blown disease and its huge costs

  • Diet Plans Produce Similar Results
    (16-Jul-2008)
    Study finds Mediterranean and low-carb diets work just as well as low-fat ones

  • Eating Less May Slow Aging Process
    (14-Jul-2008)
    Cutting just 300 calories a day slows metabolism, tissue failure, study says

  • Keep a Food Diary, Lose Twice as Much Weight
    (08-Jul-2008)
    Logging intake makes you think about what you eat, study finds

  • Compound in Red Wine Fights Ravages of Age
    (03-Jul-2008)
    Resveratrol mimics the benefits of restricted calorie diets, study finds

  • Population-Based Strategy Urged to Cut U.S. Obesity Rate
    (30-Jun-2008)
    Heart association seeks policy, social changes that boost healthier eating, exercise

  • Want to Know the Calorie Content of Your Favorite Drink?
    (30-Jun-2008)
    Reports tells how many carbs and calories are in 26 best-selling alcoholic beverages

  • Big, Well-Balanced Breakfast Aids Weight Loss
    (19-Jun-2008)
    It led to almost 40-pound reduction among sedentary, obese women, study found

  • Weight Loss After Gastric Bypass Is Key to Easing Diabetes
    (18-Jun-2008)
    Patients who dropped most pounds went off diabetes meds and into remission, study found

  • Flavoring Food May Promote Weight Loss
    (16-Jun-2008)
    Seasonings and sweeteners called 'tastants' help you feel full, study suggests

  • Flavoring Food May Promote Weight Loss
    (16-Jun-2008)
    Seasonings and sweeteners called 'tastants' help you feel full, study suggests

  • Weight Gain May Not Be Based Just on What You Eat
    (05-Jun-2008)
    Study suggests the brain chemical serotonin influences fat metabolism

  • Eating Habits Not Sole Cause of Thinness or Obesity
    (04-Jun-2008)
    How you eat counts, study says, but nervous system also dictates weight gain, loss

  • Don't Leave Diet Out to Lunch on Vacation
    (26-May-2008)
    Eating out is common while traveling, but it's important to make healthy choices

  • Health Tip: Taming a Sweet Tooth
    (26-May-2008)
    Healthier options for your cravings

  • Health Tip: Keeping Off the Weight
    (22-May-2008)
    Stick with your eating plan

  • Weight-Loss Aids Bought on Internet Might Harm Your Heart
    (15-May-2008)
    Pills, supplements have potentially dangerous ingredients, lack warning labels, study finds

  • Hunger Hormone Makes Food Look More Tasty
    (07-May-2008)
    Study finds those given injections of ghrelin showed activity in brain's reward centers

  • Some Weight-Loss Drugs Might Disrupt Brain Growth in Kids
    (07-May-2008)
    Cannabinoid-blocking receptors thwarted rewiring needed for neural development, mouse study shows

  • Disordered Eating Is Widespread Among U.S. Women
    (25-Apr-2008)
    75% say they behave abnormally around food, survey finds

  • 'Freshman 15' Theory Takes a Pounding
    (06-Apr-2008)
    Research shows weight gain during first year at college far less than thought

  • Obesity Drug Shows Mixed Success Against Atherosclerosis
    (01-Apr-2008)
    Hope is that Acomplia might help fight coronary disease

  • You May Be the Key to Cancer Prevention
    (29-Mar-2008)
    Up to half of cancer deaths could be avoided with lifestyle changes, experts say

  • Starved for Sleep? Watch Your Waistline
    (16-Mar-2008)
    Not enough slumber can contribute to weight gain, experts say

  • Obesity Linked to Poor Prognosis for Some Breast Cancer Patients
    (14-Mar-2008)
    Study focused on locally advanced breast cancer and inflammatory breast cancer

  • Personal Contact Helps Maintain Weight Loss
    (11-Mar-2008)
    Interactive Web sites may also help, at least for a while, study finds

  • Weight-Loss Drug Fights Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease
    (05-Mar-2008)
    Surprise finding might help doctors slow, reverse damage done by drinking, researcher says

  • Weight-Loss Drug Fights Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease
    (05-Mar-2008)
    Surprise finding might help doctors slow, reverse damage done by drinking, researcher says

  • Cutting Back on Salt Cuts Down on Sodas With Kids
    (21-Feb-2008)
    British researchers suggest reductions could lower chances of heart disease, diabetes

  • Health Tip: Pack a Healthier Lunch
    (12-Feb-2008)
    How to limit fat and calories

  • Most With High Blood Pressure Don't Follow Recommended Diet
    (11-Feb-2008)
    Those who could benefit most have the poorest eating habits

  • Sugar Substitutes May Contribute to Weight Gain
    (11-Feb-2008)
    Saccharin tricked body, slowed down metabolism in rats

  • Low-Carb Diets Better Than Low-Fat Diets at Preventing Diabetes
    (07-Feb-2008)
    Even if coupled with high animal fat and protein, risk did not increase, study claims

  • Putting on Pedometer Helps Walkers Shed Pounds
    (24-Jan-2008)
    The device helps them set, meet goals, study suggests

  • Gastric Lap-Band Surgery Can Send Diabetes Into Remission
    (22-Jan-2008)
    It helps patients shed more pounds than dieting and exercise do, study shows

  • Too Much Sugar-Free Gum Linked to Severe Weight Loss
    (11-Jan-2008)
    2 cases in Germany cite diarrhea due to the sweetener sorbitol

  • New Weight-Loss Drug Shows Promise in Early Study
    (08-Jan-2008)
    But adverse effects include gastrointestinal problems, anxiety

  • Small Lifestyle Changes Can Boost Longevity
    (08-Jan-2008)
    Not smoking, exercising, moderate drinking, eating veggies could add 14 years, study says

  • Diabetes Group Backs Low-Carb Diets
    (28-Dec-2007)
    Recommendations cite importance of restricted calorie intake for diabetics wanting to manage their weight

  • Holidays Don't Have to Leave You Heavier
    (02-Dec-2007)
    Smart choices, even chewing gum, can help keep extra pounds at bay, expert says

  • Lack of Sleep Tied to Weight Gain in New Moms
    (28-Nov-2007)
    But a cause for the connection is still being sought

  • Summer Vacation Undermines School-Based Weight Loss
    (08-Nov-2007)
    Eat-healthy programs work, but kids gain back pounds during holidays, study finds

  • 'Empty-Calorie' Diet Tied to Preclinical Heart Disease
    (06-Nov-2007)
    Regimens heavy on fats, sweets boost the risk, researchers find

  • 'Empty-Calorie' Diet Tied to Preclinical Heart Disease
    (06-Nov-2007)
    Regimens heavy on fats, sweets boost the risk, researchers find

  • Atkins Diet Can Raise Heart Risks
    (06-Nov-2007)
    Other research supports moderate drinking, fasting for cardio health

  • Obesity Leaves More Americans With Physical Limitations
    (06-Nov-2007)
    But some extra weight may not lead to cardiovascular disease and cancer, research finds

  • Calorie-Starved Rats Live Longer: Study
    (02-Nov-2007)
    But most humans couldn't maintain such a low-cal diet, scientists say

  • Diet, Lifestyle Changes Cut Some Infertility Risk
    (02-Nov-2007)
    Food, exercise choices may lower risk by almost 80% for those with ovulatory disorders, study suggests

  • Obesity Linked to Increased Cancer Risk
    (31-Oct-2007)
    Report says exercise and diet can lower chances of malignancies

  • Exercise Helps Overweight Youngsters Learn
    (26-Oct-2007)
    It boosts the mind and the body, study shows

  • Brain's 'Reward Chemical' May Help Spur Obesity
    (25-Oct-2007)
    Fewer dopamine receptors on cells could prompt overeating, study suggests

  • Weight Gain Increases Breast Cancer Risk: Study
    (22-Oct-2007)
    Higher estrogen levels believed to contribute to disease

  • Whole Grains Do a Heart Good
    (22-Oct-2007)
    Cereal cuts cardiovascular risk, as do fruits, veggies, research shows

  • Chocolate Lovers May Be Hard-Wired That Way
    (12-Oct-2007)
    Study finds their metabolism reacts differently to the sweet treat

  • Maintenance Treatment Helps Kids Keep Weight Off
    (09-Oct-2007)
    Effect does wane over time, study finds

  • Inflammatory Substance May Boost Eye Trouble
    (08-Oct-2007)
    C-reactive protein raises odds of age-related macular degeneration, experts say

  • Study Rates Heart Health of Popular Diet Plans
    (05-Oct-2007)
    Ornish beat Atkins, but any weight loss is good for the heart, researchers say

  • Low Doses of Red Wine Chemical May Fight Diabetes
    (02-Oct-2007)
    Resveratrol has already been shown to offer heart benefits

  • Weight Loss Can Control Hypertension
    (28-Sep-2007)
    A 6-month diet restored normal blood pressure, study finds

  • Junk Food, TV Driving Kids to Obesity
    (25-Sep-2007)
    Studies find it's tougher than ever for youngsters to stay healthy

  • Scientists Serve Up Better Fish Batter
    (24-Sep-2007)
    They say they've lowered the fat, kept the crispiness

  • Take Care of Your Heart Before and After Problems
    (24-Sep-2007)
    Healthy blood pressure and weight can help avoid heart failure; rehab can aid recovery

  • Diet Change Can Curb Fatty Liver Disease
    (21-Sep-2007)
    Switching to low-glycemic carbs prevents the lethal illness, study finds

  • Support System Leads to Better Diet, Nutrition
    (20-Sep-2007)
    Women who got phone counseling ate more veggies and fiber, less fat, study found

  • Family Dinners Shape Healthier Eating Habits
    (12-Sep-2007)
    Routine helps teens make better food choices as adults, study finds

  • Weight Gain May Spell Trouble for Heart Failure Patients
    (11-Sep-2007)
    It typically precedes their hospitalization, study finds

  • Experts Sort Out Good Fats From Bad
    (10-Sep-2007)
    New guide helps consumers make healthier food choices

  • Saturated Fat: Even a Little Splurge May Be Too Much
    (09-Sep-2007)
    Fatty meal has immediate, negative effect on heart health, research shows

  • Obesity Doesn't Always Equal Diabetes
    (24-Aug-2007)
    Mouse study suggests that where the fat is stored is key

  • Health Tip: Dangerous Dieting
    (23-Aug-2007)
    Fad or quick weight-loss diets can lead to health problems

  • Parental Stress Can Keep Kids Obese
    (23-Aug-2007)
    Helping children slim down may mean helping parents, study finds

  • Weight-Loss Surgeries Extend Lives
    (22-Aug-2007)
    Studies support expanded use of gastric bypass, banding, experts say

  • Virus Could Help Drive Obesity
    (21-Aug-2007)
    Ad-36 bug pushes stem cells to become fat cells, study finds

  • Early Weight Loss in Women Linked to Dementia
    (20-Aug-2007)
    Study finds a connection, but researchers aren't sure why

  • Health Tip: Talking to Your Doctor About How to Lose Weight
    (17-Aug-2007)
    Suggestions to get you started

  • Guiding Kids to Better Diets Boosts Health
    (14-Aug-2007)
    Learning about saturated fat improved children's cholesterol, study found

  • Low-Carb Diets Combat Metabolic Syndrome
    (20-Jul-2007)
    Researchers find out how the diets seem to reduce appetite, weight

  • Healthiest Diet Made Little Difference to Breast Cancer Survivors
    (17-Jul-2007)
    Regimen exceeding national guidelines didn't protect more from recurrence, study finds

  • Black, White Women Differ on Dieting
    (05-Jul-2007)
    Body image worries a stronger motivator for whites, study finds

  • Counseling Boosts Weight-Loss Program Success
    (03-Jul-2007)
    Frequent meetings, cutting calories helps, study finds

  • It's Never Too Late to Get Healthy
    (28-Jun-2007)
    Even starting in middle age reduces risk of heart disease and death, study shows

  • Portion-Control Dishware Helps Obese Diabetics Lose Weight
    (26-Jun-2007)
    Marked up plates and bowls led to 5% weight loss and cut need for medication

  • Gila Monster Spit Could Be a Weight-Loss Hit
    (25-Jun-2007)
    Chemical in lizard's saliva helps diabetics drop pounds, study finds

  • Immune System Protein Tied to Weight Loss
    (19-Jun-2007)
    Mice without interleukin-18 quickly got fat, study found

  • FDA Shouldn't Approve Diet Drug, Panel Says
    (14-Jun-2007)
    Concern about suicidal thoughts cited by agency advisers

  • Docs Should Tackle Patients' Problem Behaviors All at Once: Study
    (13-Jun-2007)
    Issues like smoking, bad diets were better overcome that way, researchers say

  • Heart Disease a Risk Factor for Alzheimer's
    (11-Jun-2007)
    Patients treated for vascular trouble had better cognition, study found

  • Water-Rich, Low-Fat Foods Encourage Weight Loss
    (08-Jun-2007)
    Fruits, veggies, grains curb appetite, help shed pounds, study finds

  • Study Suggests Keys to Weight Control
    (06-Jun-2007)
    Successful 'losers' stay active, minimize 'screen time' at computers and TV

  • Health Tip: Sensible Ways to Shed Pounds
    (05-Jun-2007)
    Missing meals is a bad idea, AARP says

  • Keeping Weight Off in Youth Pays Off in Old Age
    (22-May-2007)
    Elderly fared better if they'd been trim at 25, 50 years of age, study found

  • New Yorkers Get a Sneak Peek at alli®
    (22-May-2007)
    Weight-loss drug works only if diet and exercise part of the program, maker says

  • A Little Soup Can Help You Lose Weight: Study
    (21-May-2007)
    Other research examines potential treatments for constipation, digestive disorders

  • Calcium Some Help in Preventing Postmenopausal Weight Gain
    (16-May-2007)
    But the effect is small and no substitute for diet and exercise, study finds

  • Insulin Levels May Dictate Success With a Diet
    (15-May-2007)
    People who secrete more of the hormone benefit from a lower-carb, higher-fat plan, study finds

  • Stenting Abdominal Arteries Relieves 'Intestinal Angina'
    (11-May-2007)
    Left untreated, the condition can lead to nausea, weight loss

  • Cut Your Diet's 'Energy Density' and Lose Weight
    (09-May-2007)
    Eating more foods such as soups, fruits and vegetables is key, study finds

  • Dieting Usually Healthy for Older Adults: Study
    (04-May-2007)
    Physical function is unaffected by typical weight loss, researchers say

  • Why Calorie Restriction Might Prolong Life
    (02-May-2007)
    Study revolves around gene that controls response to dietary restrictions

  • New Drug Counteracts Overeating
    (30-Apr-2007)
    It revs up metabolism much like exercise, researchers say

  • U.S. Centers to Launch Major Study of Anorexia
    (31-Mar-2007)
    Developing effective treatments keyed to family support is researchers' goal

  • Americans Not Eating Enough Fruits and Veggies
    (15-Mar-2007)
    National goals for a healthy diet are still not being met, CDC report shows

  • Grocery Lists Don't Guarantee Healthy Choices
    (14-Mar-2007)
    Fat, sugary food selections can sneak in unless you check yourself, study finds

  • Health Tip: Avoid Fad Diets
    (13-Mar-2007)
    They can be unhealthy, and sometimes downright dangerous

  • Resistance to Hormone Leptin Called Key to Obesity
    (07-Mar-2007)
    Study with mice could pave way to new drug therapies, researchers say

  • Atkins Pounds Other Popular Diets in U.S. Test
    (06-Mar-2007)
    But yearlong study can't predict high-fat plan's long-term safety, experts warn

  • Black Soya Beans May Help Prevent Weight Gain
    (26-Feb-2007)
    Rat study suggests they also lower cholesterol, help prevent diabetes

  • Why Weight-Loss Efforts Fail
    (23-Feb-2007)
    Researchers zero in how to succeed the next time

  • FDA OKs 1st Over-the-Counter Weight-Loss Drug
    (08-Feb-2007)
    Alli only works when used with a diet and exercise program

  • Orlistat Approved for Over-the-Counter Sale
    (07-Feb-2007)
    A lower-dose version of adult weight-loss aid

  • Dieting, Exercise Have Same Effect on Body-Fat Distribution
    (30-Jan-2007)
    Study contradicts notion that workouts target specific fat deposits

  • Ex-NFL Linemen Prone to Heart Disease
    (29-Jan-2007)
    Excess weight and inactivity are the key reasons, study says

  • Lap Band Surgery Helps Obese Teens: Study
    (26-Jan-2007)
    The weight-loss procedure is currently only approved for adults in the U.S.

  • U.S. Kids' Health Habits Put Them at Risk
    (26-Jan-2007)
    Only about 2% meet current guidelines for exercise and diet, study finds

  • Taking the Hype Out of Hypnotherapy
    (23-Jan-2007)
    It can ease pain, anxiety and addiction, but beware of false claims

  • Genes May Spur Some Childhood Obesity
    (17-Jan-2007)
    Mutations change activity of 'fat hormone' leptin, researchers say

  • Health Tip: Don't Miss Breakfast
    (13-Jan-2007)
    It can actually help you lose weight

  • Low-Income Minorities at Risk for Peripheral Artery Disease
    (12-Jan-2007)
    Study urges importance of education, screenings to help curb amputations in worst cases

  • Girls Most Likely to Gain Weight as Pre-Teens
    (08-Jan-2007)
    Report urges interventions before the age of 9 or 10

  • Boost Your Health With Spices
    (06-Jan-2007)
    Substituting herbs for salts and fats contributes to a better diet, expert says

  • Study Raises Questions About Weight-Loss Drugs
    (05-Jan-2007)
    It says long-term reviews are needed to assess their benefits and risks

  • Media Might Fuel Eating Disorders
    (02-Jan-2007)
    Study found teens who read weight-loss articles more likely to practice unhealthy behaviors

  • Most Americans Want Public Policies to Prevent Obesity
    (28-Dec-2006)
    But incentives like employer tax breaks may not be enough, experts say

  • Draw Up a Holiday Dining Plan
    (24-Dec-2006)
    Make a resolution to control what you eat -- and the new year won't seem so, well, weighty

  • Weight Loss May Cut Prostate Cancer Risk
    (22-Dec-2006)
    Obesity, on the other hand, boosts odds of more aggressive disease, study finds

  • Make the Holiday Buffet Your Friend This Season
    (17-Dec-2006)
    Smaller portions are key to healthy indulgence, expert says

  • Kids With High IQs Grow Up to Be Vegetarians
    (15-Dec-2006)
    The smarter they are, the more likely they'll shun meat as adults, British researchers contend

  • Restricting Calories Boosts the Immune System
    (08-Dec-2006)
    And that may be a key to a longer life, study with monkeys suggests

  • New Diabetes Drug Improves Blood Sugar, Weight Loss
    (05-Dec-2006)
    Acomplia also looks promising for other risk factors, study finds

  • Underweight Women More Likely to Miscarry
    (04-Dec-2006)
    Better diet before pregnancy can cut risk in half, study finds

  • Diabetes Drug Halts Weight Gain in Kids Taking Antipsychotics
    (01-Dec-2006)
    Metformin may allow children to stay healthy mentally and physically, study finds

  • Workouts Help Ward Off Cancer's Return
    (30-Nov-2006)
    Just 1 to 3 hours of exercise per week may be protective, experts say

  • Frequent Weight Change Raises Men's Gallstone Risk
    (28-Nov-2006)
    The most dramatic 'weight cycling' boosted odds by 76 percent, study found

  • Heavier Young Women at Lower Breast Cancer Risk
    (28-Nov-2006)
    But overweight is linked to other health woes, experts warn

  • Tips to Lighten That Thanksgiving Meal
    (23-Nov-2006)
    How to serve the traditional feast without a portion of guilt

  • Staying Trim on Turkey Day
    (22-Nov-2006)
    Expert offers hosts, guests help on avoiding holiday weight-gain

  • Health Tip: Keep a Food Diary
    (20-Nov-2006)
    Tracking what you eat may help you shed pounds

  • Bad Diet? Urine Test May Tell
    (17-Nov-2006)
    It's a quick, cheap way for doctors to assess eating habits, study finds

  • Low-Carb Diet Can Be Heart-Healthy
    (13-Nov-2006)
    But get dietary fats from plant sources, not meat, experts say

  • Regular Exercise Helps Obese Teens' Hearts
    (03-Nov-2006)
    But a push from parents is crucial to keeping kids healthy, experts say

  • Health Tip: Children Can Become Obese, Too
    (03-Nov-2006)
    Suggestions to avoid a life-long problem

  • Lowering Body Temperature Extends Life Spans of Mice
    (02-Nov-2006)
    Results were attained without dietary restriction, but some question study's conclusions

  • Americans Fall Prey to Weight-Loss Supplement 'Hype'
    (27-Oct-2006)
    Many mistakenly believe these products are tested and safe, survey finds

  • Weight-Loss Drug Helps Diabetic Patients
    (27-Oct-2006)
    Yet-to-be-approved rimonabant kept blood sugar in check, study found

  • Healthy Diets Beat Exercise for Weight Loss
    (18-Oct-2006)
    Workouts probably won't work on their own, researchers say

  • College Women Favor Nutrition Over Exercise
    (17-Oct-2006)
    When shedding pounds, 79.1% of men said they'd never tried a diet, study finds

  • College Women Favor Nutrition Over Exercise
    (17-Oct-2006)
    When shedding pounds, 79.1% of men said they'd never tried a diet, study finds

  • Low-Cal Drinks Help Teens Trim Down
    (15-Oct-2006)
    Study found some lost a pound a month

  • Vigilance Is the Price of Weight Control
    (11-Oct-2006)
    Successful dieters keep pounds off with a scale and ready-to-use action plans, study finds

  • Gain Weight, Lose Brain Power?
    (10-Oct-2006)
    Study links added pounds to slightly poorer cognition

  • Health Tip: Potbellies Can Trigger Back Pain
    (06-Oct-2006)
    Puts a strain on the muscles

  • Weight-Loss Drug Falls Flat
    (03-Oct-2006)
    Diet and exercise still the best prescription for dropping pounds

  • Expanding Portions, Expanding Waistlines
    (02-Oct-2006)
    Excessive servings are at the root of much weight gain, experts say

  • New Weight-Loss Drug Shows Promise
    (29-Sep-2006)
    Contrave users lost 7 percent of weight in 6 months, study found

  • Many Americans Fed Up With Fad Diets
    (27-Sep-2006)
    Survey suggests specialized regimens are falling out of favor

  • Restricted Diet May Help Prevent Alzheimer's
    (24-Sep-2006)
    Low-calorie intake influenced a variety of age-related diseases in monkey study

  • Weight Concerns Spur Women to Smoke Again After Pregnancy
    (22-Sep-2006)
    Finding helps explain high postpartum relapse rate, experts say

  • Low-Cal Athletic Diets Risk Stress Fractures
    (22-Sep-2006)
    'Disordered eating' in female competitors releases fewer protective hormones

  • Anti-Fat Protein Keeps Overeating Mice Slim
    (18-Sep-2006)
    But experts question its potential for humans

  • Brown Seaweed May Be a Fat Fighter
    (11-Sep-2006)
    Compound targets abdominal fat in animal studies

  • Health Tip: Eat Properly
    (08-Sep-2006)
    Eat fruits and veggies, avoid too much sugar and fat

  • Higher Protein Diet Helps Keep Hunger Away
    (05-Sep-2006)
    Animal studies illuminate mechanism that boosts hormone controlling weight

  • Experts Offer Tips to Healthy Exercise
    (02-Sep-2006)
    Just 30 minutes a day helps you stay strong, they say

  • High-Cal, Low-Fiber Diets Driving Kids to Obesity
    (22-Aug-2006)
    One expert blames this regimen for epidemic of overweight

  • Sleep Apnea in Children Linked to Lower IQ Scores, Learning Impairment
    (22-Aug-2006)
    Whether damage is permanent or reversible needs further investigation, study says

  • Battle of the Sexes: Body Health Is What They See
    (11-Aug-2006)
    Companion studies show how men and women differ in diet, exercise behaviors to alter looks

  • Poor Heart Health Raises Bariatric Surgery Risk
    (08-Aug-2006)
    In very obese patients, it led to longer procedures and more post-op complications

  • 'Sweet Tooth' Types Drawn to Fruit
    (26-Jul-2006)
    Study finding may help keep diets healthy, experts say

  • Bigger Tableware Helps Widen Waistlines
    (25-Jul-2006)
    In study, people ate more when using larger spoons, bowls

  • Body's Brain Link to Hunger Identified
    (20-Jul-2006)
    Finding could pave way for new, safer diet drugs, researchers say

  • Gene Variant Ups Type 2 Diabetes Risk
    (19-Jul-2006)
    But lifestyle changes, such as exercise, counteract effects of this gene, study suggests

  • Diet, Supplements Do Little for Cancer Patients
    (18-Jul-2006)
    Review of research finds little benefit for vitamins and such, but better studies are needed, experts say

  • Gastric-Bypass Surgery Best for Super Obese: Study
    (18-Jul-2006)
    But some weight-loss experts say the trial was too short and lacked enough patients

  • Never Say 'D-I-E-T'
    (15-Jul-2006)
    Constant dieting can be harmful to your health and even promote obesity, experts say

  • Calorie-Rich 'Splurge' Shouldn't Defeat Dieters
    (09-Jul-2006)
    Experts offer tips to help keep summer weight-loss goals in sight

  • Quitting Smoking Boosts Weight By 21 Pounds
    (07-Jul-2006)
    That's nearly double the average gain previously reported, researchers say

  • Calcium Supplements Help Curb Weight Gain in Middle Age
    (06-Jul-2006)
    They do more than strengthen bones for this age group, study suggests

  • Five Steps Help Men Live Longer
    (04-Jul-2006)
    Exercise, healthy diet, no smoking, staying trim and moderate drinking are key, study finds

  • New Guide May Help Lower Blood Pressure
    (03-Jul-2006)
    Government health experts offering up revised DASH diet booklet

  • New Heart Guidelines Add Exercise to Healthy Diet
    (19-Jun-2006)
    This combo is the best route to cardiovascular health, American Heart Association says

  • Fewer Calories May Mean Longer Life
    (08-Jun-2006)
    Just a little less food each day may slow aging, rat study shows

  • Even Small Weight Gains Up GERD Risk
    (31-May-2006)
    Study found those of normal weight who put on a few pounds had more gastrointestinal problems

  • 'Supermoms' Tend to Be Slimmer
    (16-May-2006)
    Study finds working mothers keep the weight off better than stay-at-home moms

  • U.S. Experts Issue New Heart Disease Treatment Guidelines
    (15-May-2006)
    Among the changes: a lower recommended dose of daily aspirin, and more exercise

  • Scientists Cut Through the Secrets of Fat
    (04-May-2006)
    A scissors-like enzyme gives fat cells the room they need to grow

  • Free Guidebooks Make for Heart-Healthy Reading
    (26-Apr-2006)
    Experts at U.S. National Institutes of Health offer exercise, diet tips

  • Researchers Will Test 'Fat-Dissolving' Therapy Claims
    (21-Apr-2006)
    The treatment is gaining in popularity, but its safety and effectiveness are unknown

  • Many Obese Don't See the Problem
    (04-Apr-2006)
    They often label themselves normal-weight or slightly overweight, study finds

  • Belly Fat May Bring Labored Breathing
    (04-Apr-2006)
    Women with high amounts of this fat breathed less easily during exercise

  • More Than 80 Percent of College Women Diet
    (31-Mar-2006)
    Skipping breakfast, smoking among the unhealthiest methods they use, study finds

  • Everyday Foods May Yield Medicinal Benefits
    (28-Mar-2006)
    Chives, grape seeds and pine nut oil all show early promise, researchers say

  • Diabetics Misguided on 'Healthy' Weight
    (20-Mar-2006)
    Two-thirds of obese diabetics call overweight 'ideal' for health, study found

  • Eat Cholesterol-Lowering Foods in Combination: Study
    (18-Mar-2006)
    Choosing the right foods lowered blood fats just as well as drug therapy

  • Low-Cal Drinks Help Teens Stay Trim
    (07-Mar-2006)
    Switching from high-calorie beverages makes big difference, study suggests

  • 'Spare Tire' Might Protect Men During Car Accident
    (01-Mar-2006)
    A little extra weight may act as padding, study finds -- but only for men

  • New Weight-Loss Drug Shows Promise
    (14-Feb-2006)
    Trial results look good, but experts say rimonabant isn't a 'magic bullet'

  • Health Tip: Caffeine Is No Weight-Loss Solution
    (13-Feb-2006)
    Affects water retention, but effects are temporary

  • Program Gets Teens Off the Couch
    (08-Feb-2006)
    Doctor-guided initiative increased exercise rates and improved diet

  • Health Tip: Getting to a Healthy Weight
    (03-Feb-2006)
    BMI is what counts

  • Obesity Might Be Catching
    (30-Jan-2006)
    Infectious viruses may make fat cells fatter, researchers claim

  • Modest Weight Loss Boosts Bladder Control
    (27-Jan-2006)
    Overweight women at risk for diabetes saw real improvements, study found

  • Controversial Weight-Loss Drug May Go Over-the-Counter
    (24-Jan-2006)
    But as FDA weighs approval, critics voice concerns about Xenical

  • Hormone Could Serve as an Antidepressant
    (19-Jan-2006)
    Leptin already seen as key to weight loss, researchers say

  • Low-Cal Diets: For the Young at Heart
    (17-Jan-2006)
    Nutritious, calorie-reduced eating slows cardiac aging, study finds

  • Low-Fat Diets Help Postmenopausal Women
    (03-Jan-2006)
    Such eating plans, high in carbs, don't cause weight gain, WHI study finds

  • Trans Fat Food Labels Are Coming
    (30-Dec-2005)
    Starting New Year's Day, labeling also will list potential allergens

  • Party Hearty, Then Ease It Down
    (26-Dec-2005)
    Some tips for holiday weight control

  • Health Tip: Dieting During the Holidays
    (23-Dec-2005)
    It's not easy, but try to stay on track

  • Hold on to Health During the Holidays
    (23-Dec-2005)
    If jingle bells jangle nerves and send you snacking, simple tips can help

  • Marijuana Munchies Hold Weight-Loss Clues
    (22-Dec-2005)
    New insights on need to feed that comes with pot smoking

  • Fight Off That Freshman Flab
    (17-Dec-2005)
    Research shows college kids can beat back weight gain

  • Fruit Sugars Might Speed Obesity
    (15-Dec-2005)
    They may interfere with insulin to increase weight gain, experts say

  • New Spanish-Language Food Pyramid Launched
    (08-Dec-2005)
    'MiPirámide' aimed at U.S. Hispanics at high risk for obesity

  • Hormone Key to Keeping Weight Off
    (01-Dec-2005)
    Finding could help people stay slim after dieting, study suggests

  • Trigger for Obesity Identified
    (21-Nov-2005)
    Finding could lead to new drug therapies, researchers say

  • Diet Drug Works Best With Healthy Eating, Exercise
    (16-Nov-2005)
    Meridia study found weight loss doubled if patients also changed lifestyles

  • Appetite Suppressing Hormone Discovered
    (10-Nov-2005)
    But will the research with rodents prove useful for people?

  • Scientists Uncover Protein's Weight-Loss Secrets
    (09-Nov-2005)
    Rat study suggests low-carb diets trigger "all full" signal in brain

  • Sleep Apnea May Raise Risk of Stroke, Death
    (09-Nov-2005)
    Study provides first real link to troubled nighttime breathing

  • Ravenous Rodents Give Dieting Clues
    (07-Nov-2005)
    Rat studies suggest stress plus tempting treats triggers binge-eating

  • Widening Waistlines Raise Kidney Risks
    (04-Nov-2005)
    Heavier men face higher odds of organ dysfunction, research shows

  • Which Diet Is Best? The One That Works for You
    (04-Nov-2005)
    Weight-loss plans should be paired with success strategies, experts say

  • Fondness for Fatty Foods May Be Built In
    (02-Nov-2005)
    Could tongues be equipped with a 'fat sensor'?

  • Health Tip: Foods That Are Naturally Low Fat
    (01-Nov-2005)
    Some foods are healthy from the start

  • Child's Growth Predicts Adult Heart Woes
    (26-Oct-2005)
    Low birthweight, a failure to thrive, then adding fat boost risks, study finds

  • Health Tip: Diet Sensibly
    (18-Oct-2005)
    How you burn energy is key

  • Slimming Down Heats Up Sex Lives
    (17-Oct-2005)
    For the obese, losing weight can have romantic rewards, study finds

  • Americans Look for Health on the Menu
    (17-Oct-2005)
    Survey finds nutrition plays increasing role in dining-out choices

  • Obesity Linked to Fat Gain in Muscles
    (14-Oct-2005)
    Finding could explain why very overweight have trouble losing pounds

  • Hormone May Be Key to Fat Digestion
    (14-Oct-2005)
    Newly identified compound helps control bile acid production

  • Experts Define Traits Driving Eating Disorders
    (23-Sep-2005)
    Perfectionism, anxiety and age at first period are all key, they say

  • Most Americans Don't Link Tummy Fat With Heart Disease
    (19-Sep-2005)
    Sixty percent are unaware this type of obesity threatens the heart, survey finds

  • Health Tip: Don't Skip Meals
    (15-Sep-2005)
    It could cause you to gain weight

  • Couch Potatoes Threatened by 'Visceral' Fat
    (14-Sep-2005)
    This type of fat lying around organs is especially unhealthy, experts warn

  • Morning Cereal Helps Girls Stay Slim
    (09-Sep-2005)
    Study finds a high-fiber breakfast can benefit teens

  • Can the Brain Be 'Tricked' to Help You Lose Weight?
    (26-Aug-2005)
    British study says new hormone treatment may do just that

  • Weight Linked to Breast Cancer in Women With Gene Mutation
    (20-Aug-2005)
    Losing 10 pounds cut the risk by 65 percent, study finds

  • Yoga Yields Weight Loss in Middle Age
    (05-Aug-2005)
    Benefits may be linked to 'mindful' changes in health habits, experts say

  • Health Tip: Don't Overdo Exercise
    (04-Aug-2005)
    Suggestions for a safe workout

  • Got GERD? Weight Loss May Help
    (02-Aug-2005)
    Extra pounds double risk of digestive disorder, study finds

  • Atkins Company To Slim Itself Down
    (01-Aug-2005)
    Bankruptcy filing marks end of 'low-carb' diet craze, some say

  • Fructose Sweetener Spurs Obesity
    (29-Jul-2005)
    It may affect metabolism while boosting calories, experts say

  • Weight Loss Takes Load Off Knees
    (27-Jul-2005)
    Dieting might slow osteoarthritis of the joint, researchers say

  • Weight-Loss Surgeries Skyrocketing
    (12-Jul-2005)
    Study found number of procedures quadrupled between 1998 and 2002

  • Lose Weight, Gain Income
    (08-Jul-2005)
    Bank balances rise as the pounds melt away, study finds

  • Health Tip: Appetite Control
    (04-JUL-2005)
    Suggestions to avoid overeating

  • You've Got (Healthy) Mail
    (30-JUN-2005)
    Weekly e-reminders helped workers lose weight

  • Obesity Sends Health Costs Soaring
    (27-JUN-2005)
    Study pegs weight gain as major factor behind U.S. spending

  • Heart Association Diet Book Offers Recipe for Success
    (16-JUN-2005)
    'No-Fad Diet' urges Americans to 'think smart, eat well and move more'

  • Xenical Helps Teens Trim Pounds
    (14-JUN-2005)
    Study found it worked when combined with good diet and exercise

  • Exercise Won't Harm Aging Bones
    (08-JUN-2005)
    In fact, vigorous workouts may strengthen them, study finds

  • CDC: Being Overweight or Obese Not Healthy
    (02-JUN-2005)
    Agency holds news conference to counter its own recent report

  • Kids Can Be Taught to Eat Right
    (01-JUN-2005)
    Nutrition education program yields heart-healthy results

  • Some Eating Disorder Web Sites Discourage Recovery: Study
    (20-MAY-2005)
    Glorification of this often-fatal disorder is flourishing, researchers find

  • Income May Help Fuel Obesity, Study Finds
    (02-MAY-2005)
    Money is no protection against extra pounds, researchers say

  • Excess Weight, High Cholesterol Tax Older Women's Arteries
    (02-MAY-2005)
    More evidence exercise can protect the female heart after menopause

  • Exercise, Diet Aid Youthful Obesity
    (29-APR-2005)
    Studies show some success in lowering heart risk markers

  • Mesotherapy Not Proven as Weight-Loss Method
    (27-APR-2005)
    Experts caution against injections of medications, plant extracts into fatty tissue

  • Weight-Loss Drug Shows Further Promise in European Trial
    (15-APR-2005)
    Results for rimonabant trial parallel those of American study

  • Liver Protein Points to Anti-Obesity Drugs
    (12-APR-2005)
    The LXR protein may tell the body to store up fat

  • Certain Diet Drugs Can Help Boost Weight Loss
    (05-APR-2005)
    And for the severely obese, weight-reduction surgery is best, studies find

  • Atkins Introduces New Carb Labelling
    (29-MAR-2005)
    'Net Atkins Count' to replace 'net carbs'

  • New Theory on Why Low-Carb Diets Work
    (14-MAR-2005)
    When researchers restricted carbs, dieters simply ate less

  • Diet, Exercise a Real Shortcut to Health
    (03-MAR-2005)
    Study shows big results come within 6 weeks

  • Clue to Controlling Appetite Found
    (21-FEB-2005)
    Discovery could one day lead to weight-loss pill in humans

  • Health Tip: Controlling Hunger While Dieting
    (10-FEB-2005)
    The first step is to avoid trigger foods

  • Bread is Back! Or So Hopes the Industry
    (04-FEB-2005)
    Grain Foods Foundation launches pro-bread campaign

  • Genes May Influence Weight Gain in Adults
    (25-JAN-2005)
    for about 50% of change in body mass index

  • Weight-Loss Supplements: Do They Work?
    (15-JAN-2005)
    Despite testimonials, safety and efficacy questions remain

  • Muscle Loss Can Point to Heart Failure
    (14-JAN-2005)
    Study shows how angiotensin II leads to weight loss

  • Health Tip: Beware of Phony Diets
    (10-JAN-2005)
    Diet scam could rob you of money, health

  • Health Tip: Profile of a Weight Loser
    (06-JAN-2005)
    Surprise! They eat breakfast.

  • Diet Fare Matters Less Than Diet Devotion
    (04-JAN-2005)
    No popular weight-loss plan stands out, but perseverance is key, study finds

  • Don't Reserve Resolutions for New Year's Eve
    (31-DEC-2004)
    Hectic holiday season not best time for reflection, but summer is, expert suggests

  • Sleep Loss May Cause Weight Gain
    (07-DEC-2004)
    inds

  • Study Finds Health Benefit in Low-Glycemic Diet
    (29-NOV-2004)
    Cuts risk factors for heart disease, diabetes better than low-fat diet

  • Staying Safe, Stress-Free For Thanksgiving
    (25-NOV-2004)
    Tips on eating right and easing anxieties

  • Obesity Raises Risk of Abnormal Heartbeat
    (23-NOV-2004)
    More weight means more likelihood of atrial fibrillation

  • Health Tip: Don't Gain Holiday Weight
    (22-NOV-2004)
    How to keep from adding pounds

  • Obesity a Major Obstacle to Good Sex Life
    (19-NOV-2004)
    Extra weight depletes desire, performance, study finds

  • Study Shows Simple Steps to Painless Dieting
    (18-NOV-2004)
    Smaller portions, better ingredients, and 800 calories a day disappear

  • Sifting Through Low-Carb Craze
    (14-NOV-2004)
    Experts caution that lack of standards makes it hard to measure carbohydrates

  • Health Tip: Resist Temptation
    (12-NOV-2004)
    Ways to avoid holiday overeating

  • Health Tip: A Slow Burn
    (11-NOV-2004)
    Calories don't melt away in a flash

  • Unsound Bodies Lead to Unsound Minds
    (10-NOV-2004)
    Study ties couch potato lifestyle to dementia in elderly

  • Weight Gain a Heart Risk for Diabetics
    (08-NOV-2004)
    Adding pounds increases odds of trouble, researchers say

  • Health Tip: Don't Forget the Veggies
    (01-NOV-2004)
    Low-carb dieters shouldn't forgo plant-based foods

  • Health Tip: Diet and Portion Control
    (29-OCT-2004)
    It's key to losing and maintaining weight

  • Ephedrine Can Cause Sudden Death
    (14-OCT-2004)
    Supplement created potentially fatal heart rhythms in dogs

  • Workers of America, Lose Weight!
    (06-SEP-2004)
    Employers can help fight the nation's obesity epidemic, experts say

  • Weight-Loss Products Not Always Safe
    (03-SEP-2004)
    Those that contain Seville orange herb ineffective and potentially dangerous

  • Atkins Diet Works, But for How Long?
    (02-SEP-2004)
    Long-term health effects remain unclear, study finds

  • Most Kids Have Dieted by 10th Grade
    (31-AUG-2004)
    Study finds 84% have tried losing weight by age 14

  • Diet With the 'Right Carbs' Seems to Boost Health
    (26-AUG-2004)
    Low-glycemic-index plan is better than low-fat or low-carb diets, study says

  • Grapefruit Lowers Weight, Fights Cancer
    (25-AUG-2004)
    Studies find benefits to eating the citrus

  • Food Pyramid Up for Restructure
    (20-AUG-2004)
    USDA's basic food guide is still relevant, but is anyone heeding its message?

  • Which Diet is Best? The One That Works for You
    (13-AUG-2004)
    Whether low-carb or low-fat, cutting calories is the key

  • Study Highlights Keys to Weight Loss
    (05-AUG-2004)
    They include readiness to take action, and increased self-confidence

  • Obesity Surgery Doesn't Just Shrink Stomach
    (12-JUL-2004)
    Also lowers levels of hunger hormone, study says

  • Weight-Loss Regimen for Diabetics Questioned
    (12-JUL-2004)
    Small number of pounds shed may not be worth it in long run

  • Study: Artificial Sweeteners Lead to Overeating
    (08-JUL-2004)
    Industry isn't sweet on rat research, though