Obesity News and Research

Latest Obesity News and Research

Body mass index may be related to alcohol habits

Body mass index may be related to alcohol habits

Medical expenditures for morbidly obese adults far outweighs that for normal-weight adults

Medical expenditures for morbidly obese adults far outweighs that for normal-weight adults

Fruit juices do play role in healthy diet

Fruit juices do play role in healthy diet

Green tea boosts exercise endurance

Green tea boosts exercise endurance

Risks of obesity in children with kidney transplants

Risks of obesity in children with kidney transplants

High-fiber cereal can help keep diabetes, heart disease, and stroke at bay

High-fiber cereal can help keep diabetes, heart disease, and stroke at bay

Study compares at home weight-loss and exercise programs to center work out regimes for women

Study compares at home weight-loss and exercise programs to center work out regimes for women

High consumption of dairy products and fruits and vegetables may lower the risk of disability

High consumption of dairy products and fruits and vegetables may lower the risk of disability

Relationship between weight gain and breast cancer survival

Relationship between weight gain and breast cancer survival

The role body fat plays in determining one's risk of chronic diseases

The role body fat plays in determining one's risk of chronic diseases

Major health problems in babies of diabetic mothers on the rise

Major health problems in babies of diabetic mothers on the rise

Association between fitness and survival suggests a link between impaired oxygen metabolism and disease

Association between fitness and survival suggests a link between impaired oxygen metabolism and disease

Obesity and weight gain are associated with increased risk for developing kidney stones

Obesity and weight gain are associated with increased risk for developing kidney stones

Plant protein mimics hormone that mitigates diabetes and obesity

Plant protein mimics hormone that mitigates diabetes and obesity

By age six, children of overweight mothers are fifteen times more likely to be obese

By age six, children of overweight mothers are fifteen times more likely to be obese

Lack of the enzyme acetyl CoA carboxylase 2 turns fat cells into fat burners

Lack of the enzyme acetyl CoA carboxylase 2 turns fat cells into fat burners

Bariatric surgery for severely obese patients leads to weight loss and improves insulin sensitivity

Bariatric surgery for severely obese patients leads to weight loss and improves insulin sensitivity

Orally ingested drug to help Type 2 diabetes sufferers

Orally ingested drug to help Type 2 diabetes sufferers

Over-eating at an early age may stay well into adulthood

Over-eating at an early age may stay well into adulthood

Obesity is linked to lower levels of prostate specific antigen (PSA) in men

Obesity is linked to lower levels of prostate specific antigen (PSA) in men