Obesity News and Research

Latest Obesity News and Research

Television advertising is packed with junk food

Television advertising is packed with junk food

Americans in every state, apart from Oregon, are getting fatter!

Americans in every state, apart from Oregon, are getting fatter!

Dietary supplement chitosan shows some promise in treating obesity

Dietary supplement chitosan shows some promise in treating obesity

Heart healthy habits are good for oral health

Heart healthy habits are good for oral health

A cell's energy level is critical to its survival

A cell's energy level is critical to its survival

Increasing sugar processing in the liver may lead to future treatments for diabetes, obesity

Increasing sugar processing in the liver may lead to future treatments for diabetes, obesity

People living amongst graffiti, litter and little greenery, more likely to be unfit and obese

People living amongst graffiti, litter and little greenery, more likely to be unfit and obese

SH2-B enhances brain's leptin sensitivity - may lead to clues for treatment of obesity and diabetes

SH2-B enhances brain's leptin sensitivity - may lead to clues for treatment of obesity and diabetes

U.S. beverage industry praised for helping in childhood obesity battle

U.S. beverage industry praised for helping in childhood obesity battle

Study shows more obesity-related arthritis among baby boomers

Study shows more obesity-related arthritis among baby boomers

Overweight children who can shed their puppy fat by age 14 can expect lower blood pressure

Overweight children who can shed their puppy fat by age 14 can expect lower blood pressure

Weight control protein may yield new approaches for treating obesity and type 2 diabetes

Weight control protein may yield new approaches for treating obesity and type 2 diabetes

Oral medications may control symptoms of Type II diabetes in children just as well as insulin injections

Oral medications may control symptoms of Type II diabetes in children just as well as insulin injections

Early menstruation is not by itself a risk factor for later obesity

Early menstruation is not by itself a risk factor for later obesity

Researchers find drug targets for treating metabolic syndrome

Researchers find drug targets for treating metabolic syndrome

High insulin levels increase inflammatory markers and beta-amyloids

High insulin levels increase inflammatory markers and beta-amyloids

Bill Clinton leads childhood obesity fight

Bill Clinton leads childhood obesity fight

Risk of metabolic syndrome raised even by secondhand smoke

Risk of metabolic syndrome raised even by secondhand smoke

Updated view of global nutrition

Updated view of global nutrition

Obese people are less likely to receive preventive services such as mammograms, Pap smears and flu shots

Obese people are less likely to receive preventive services such as mammograms, Pap smears and flu shots