Dieting To Lose Weight Health News

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2/7/2007
Orlistat Approved for Over-the-Counter Sale

A lower-dose version of adult weight-loss aid

1/30/2007
Dieting, Exercise Have Same Effect on Body-Fat Distribution

Study contradicts notion that workouts target specific fat deposits

1/29/2007
Ex-NFL Linemen Prone to Heart Disease

Excess weight and inactivity are the key reasons, study says

1/26/2007
Lap Band Surgery Helps Obese Teens: Study

The weight-loss procedure is currently only approved for adults in the U.S.

1/26/2007
U.S. Kids' Health Habits Put Them at Risk

Only about 2% meet current guidelines for exercise and diet, study finds

1/23/2007
Taking the Hype Out of Hypnotherapy

It can ease pain, anxiety and addiction, but beware of false claims

1/17/2007
Genes May Spur Some Childhood Obesity

Mutations change activity of 'fat hormone' leptin, researchers say

1/13/2007
Health Tip: Don't Miss Breakfast

It can actually help you lose weight

1/12/2007
Low-Income Minorities at Risk for Peripheral Artery Disease

Study urges importance of education, screenings to help curb amputations in worst cases

1/8/2007
Girls Most Likely to Gain Weight as Pre-Teens

Report urges interventions before the age of 9 or 10

1/6/2007
Boost Your Health With Spices

Substituting herbs for salts and fats contributes to a better diet, expert says

1/5/2007
Study Raises Questions About Weight-Loss Drugs

It says long-term reviews are needed to assess their benefits and risks

1/2/2007
Media Might Fuel Eating Disorders

Study found teens who read weight-loss articles more likely to practice unhealthy behaviors

12/28/2006
Most Americans Want Public Policies to Prevent Obesity

But incentives like employer tax breaks may not be enough, experts say

12/22/2006
Weight Loss May Cut Prostate Cancer Risk

Obesity, on the other hand, boosts odds of more aggressive disease, study finds

12/17/2006
Make the Holiday Buffet Your Friend This Season

Smaller portions are key to healthy indulgence, expert says

12/15/2006
Kids With High IQs Grow Up to Be Vegetarians

The smarter they are, the more likely they'll shun meat as adults, British researchers contend

12/8/2006
Restricting Calories Boosts the Immune System

And that may be a key to a longer life, study with monkeys suggests

12/5/2006
New Diabetes Drug Improves Blood Sugar, Weight Loss

Acomplia also looks promising for other risk factors, study finds

12/4/2006
Underweight Women More Likely to Miscarry

Better diet before pregnancy can cut risk in half, study finds

12/1/2006
Diabetes Drug Halts Weight Gain in Kids Taking Antipsychotics

Metformin may allow children to stay healthy mentally and physically, study finds

11/30/2006
Workouts Help Ward Off Cancer's Return

Just 1 to 3 hours of exercise per week may be protective, experts say

11/28/2006
Heavier Young Women at Lower Breast Cancer Risk

But overweight is linked to other health woes, experts warn

11/28/2006
Frequent Weight Change Raises Men's Gallstone Risk

The most dramatic 'weight cycling' boosted odds by 76 percent, study found

11/23/2006
Tips to Lighten That Thanksgiving Meal

How to serve the traditional feast without a portion of guilt

11/22/2006
Staying Trim on Turkey Day

Expert offers hosts, guests help on avoiding holiday weight-gain

11/20/2006
Health Tip: Keep a Food Diary

Tracking what you eat may help you shed pounds

11/17/2006
Bad Diet? Urine Test May Tell

It's a quick, cheap way for doctors to assess eating habits, study finds

11/13/2006
Low-Carb Diet Can Be Heart-Healthy

But get dietary fats from plant sources, not meat, experts say

11/3/2006
Regular Exercise Helps Obese Teens' Hearts

But a push from parents is crucial to keeping kids healthy, experts say

11/3/2006
Health Tip: Children Can Become Obese, Too

Suggestions to avoid a life-long problem

11/2/2006
Lowering Body Temperature Extends Life Spans of Mice

Results were attained without dietary restriction, but some question study's conclusions

10/27/2006
Weight-Loss Drug Helps Diabetic Patients

Yet-to-be-approved rimonabant kept blood sugar in check, study found

10/27/2006
Americans Fall Prey to Weight-Loss Supplement 'Hype'

Many mistakenly believe these products are tested and safe, survey finds

10/18/2006
Healthy Diets Beat Exercise for Weight Loss

Workouts probably won't work on their own, researchers say

10/17/2006
College Women Favor Nutrition Over Exercise

When shedding pounds, 79.1% of men said they'd never tried a diet, study finds

10/15/2006
Low-Cal Drinks Help Teens Trim Down

Study found some lost a pound a month

10/11/2006
Vigilance Is the Price of Weight Control

Successful dieters keep pounds off with a scale and ready-to-use action plans, study finds

10/10/2006
Gain Weight, Lose Brain Power?

Study links added pounds to slightly poorer cognition

10/6/2006
Health Tip: Potbellies Can Trigger Back Pain

Puts a strain on the muscles

10/3/2006
Weight-Loss Drug Falls Flat

Diet and exercise still the best prescription for dropping pounds

10/2/2006
Expanding Portions, Expanding Waistlines

Excessive servings are at the root of much weight gain, experts say

9/29/2006
New Weight-Loss Drug Shows Promise

Contrave users lost 7 percent of weight in 6 months, study found

9/27/2006
Many Americans Fed Up With Fad Diets

Survey suggests specialized regimens are falling out of favor

9/24/2006
Restricted Diet May Help Prevent Alzheimer's

Low-calorie intake influenced a variety of age-related diseases in monkey study

9/22/2006
Weight Concerns Spur Women to Smoke Again After Pregnancy

Finding helps explain high postpartum relapse rate, experts say

9/22/2006
Low-Cal Athletic Diets Risk Stress Fractures

'Disordered eating' in female competitors releases fewer protective hormones

9/18/2006
Anti-Fat Protein Keeps Overeating Mice Slim

But experts question its potential for humans

9/11/2006
Brown Seaweed May Be a Fat Fighter

Compound targets abdominal fat in animal studies

9/8/2006
Health Tip: Eat Properly

Eat fruits and veggies, avoid too much sugar and fat