Obesity News and Research

Latest Obesity News and Research

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

Obesity's effects on mortality may have been over-estimated

Obesity's effects on mortality may have been over-estimated

Pedometers motivate walkers

Pedometers motivate walkers

Researchers find C-reactive protein differences, a predictor of heart disease among sexes, races

Researchers find C-reactive protein differences, a predictor of heart disease among sexes, races

Visceral obesity may be an important risk factor for insulin resistance syndrome in children

Visceral obesity may be an important risk factor for insulin resistance syndrome in children

Dairy foods may actually help dieters keep the muscle and lose even more fat

Dairy foods may actually help dieters keep the muscle and lose even more fat

Fructose sweetning could be even worse than using other sweeteners

Fructose sweetning could be even worse than using other sweeteners

Knee pain more often part of a package of aches and pains

Knee pain more often part of a package of aches and pains