Obesity News and Research

Latest Obesity News and Research

HHS recognizes obesity as a major public health problem

HHS recognizes obesity as a major public health problem

Obesity is not a 'disease' if it can be cured by taking regular walks and eating less

Obesity is not a 'disease' if it can be cured by taking regular walks and eating less

Obesity in mothers is one of the most decisive factors contributing to the appearance of congenital malformations in their children

Obesity in mothers is one of the most decisive factors contributing to the appearance of congenital malformations in their children

Children and adolescents who consistently watch television for 2 hours or more a day are at an increased risk of being overweight

Children and adolescents who consistently watch television for 2 hours or more a day are at an increased risk of being overweight

Ghrelin may help reduce obsesity in children with genetic disorder

Ghrelin may help reduce obsesity in children with genetic disorder

Surgical flight syndrome: how to reduce the risks

Surgical flight syndrome: how to reduce the risks

Updated guidelines for treatment of blood cholesterol

Updated guidelines for treatment of blood cholesterol

Fluoxetine, orlistat, and sibutramine can diabetics achieve significant weight loss

Fluoxetine, orlistat, and sibutramine can diabetics achieve significant weight loss

Obese people who undergo Roux-en-Y gastric bypass surgery show declines in levels of ghrelin hormone that stimulates appetite

Obese people who undergo Roux-en-Y gastric bypass surgery show declines in levels of ghrelin hormone that stimulates appetite

30 percent of Americans get little or no regular weekly exercise

30 percent of Americans get little or no regular weekly exercise

Tobacco, obesity, HIV/AIDS and immigrant health addressed by members of congress

Tobacco, obesity, HIV/AIDS and immigrant health addressed by members of congress

Obese parents are the greatest influence for childhood obesity

Obese parents are the greatest influence for childhood obesity

Skeletal remains of 3,160 individuals reveal changing status of cancer in Europe across the centuries

Skeletal remains of 3,160 individuals reveal changing status of cancer in Europe across the centuries

BMA argues that the British government has a "moral duty" to ban smoking in public places

BMA argues that the British government has a "moral duty" to ban smoking in public places

First study to examine the probability of obesity in preschoolers according to their mother’s weight early in her pregnancy

First study to examine the probability of obesity in preschoolers according to their mother’s weight early in her pregnancy

Public health messages addressing obesity may increase eating disorders

Public health messages addressing obesity may increase eating disorders

Healthy fats and oils essential to satisfy calorie-conscious consumers

Healthy fats and oils essential to satisfy calorie-conscious consumers

Serious medical consequences of smoking, obesity, excessive alcohol consumption and sexually transmitted disease require decisive leadership

Serious medical consequences of smoking, obesity, excessive alcohol consumption and sexually transmitted disease require decisive leadership

One in three Americans born today is predicted to develop diabetes as a consequence of obesity

One in three Americans born today is predicted to develop diabetes as a consequence of obesity

Employers are key to overcoming U.S. breastfeeding dilemma

Employers are key to overcoming U.S. breastfeeding dilemma