Obesity News and Research

Latest Obesity News and Research

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

Increased consumption of artificial sweeteners and of high-calorie beverages is not the sole cause of obesity, but it may be a contributing factor

Increased consumption of artificial sweeteners and of high-calorie beverages is not the sole cause of obesity, but it may be a contributing factor

Aspartame in foods and beverages can help with weight loss and long-term control of body weight

Aspartame in foods and beverages can help with weight loss and long-term control of body weight

Confirmation of what we all suspected, electronic gaming is making kids fat

Confirmation of what we all suspected, electronic gaming is making kids fat

New research offers clues into how the body controls appetite and food intake

New research offers clues into how the body controls appetite and food intake

Why lost weight returns after dieting

Why lost weight returns after dieting

Geneticists have closed in on the genetic basis for risk factors of metabolic diseases

Geneticists have closed in on the genetic basis for risk factors of metabolic diseases

U-M scientists say Wnt protein prevents obesity by inhibiting fat cell development

U-M scientists say Wnt protein prevents obesity by inhibiting fat cell development