Dieting To Lose Weight Health News

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8/23/2007
Health Tip: Dangerous Dieting

Fad or quick weight-loss diets can lead to health problems

8/21/2007
Virus Could Help Drive Obesity

Ad-36 bug pushes stem cells to become fat cells, study finds

8/20/2007
Early Weight Loss in Women Linked to Dementia

Study finds a connection, but researchers aren't sure why

8/17/2007
8/14/2007
Guiding Kids to Better Diets Boosts Health

Learning about saturated fat improved children's cholesterol, study found

8/13/2007
Pot Bellies Point to Heart Risk

This kind of fat was strong indicator of trouble ahead, study found

7/20/2007
Simple Lifestyles Changes Can Produce Big Payoffs

The path to a better, longer life may be shorter than you think

7/20/2007
Low-Carb Diets Combat Metabolic Syndrome

Researchers find out how the diets seem to reduce appetite, weight

7/17/2007
Healthiest Diet Made Little Difference to Breast Cancer Survivors

Regimen exceeding national guidelines didn't protect more from recurrence, study finds

7/5/2007
Black, White Women Differ on Dieting

Body image worries a stronger motivator for whites, study finds

7/3/2007
Counseling Boosts Weight-Loss Program Success

Frequent meetings, cutting calories helps, study finds

6/28/2007
It's Never Too Late to Get Healthy

Even starting in middle age reduces risk of heart disease and death, study shows

6/26/2007
Portion-Control Dishware Helps Obese Diabetics Lose Weight

Marked up plates and bowls led to 5% weight loss and cut need for medication

6/25/2007
Gila Monster Spit Could Be a Weight-Loss Hit

Chemical in lizard's saliva helps diabetics drop pounds, study finds

6/19/2007
Immune System Protein Tied to Weight Loss

Mice without interleukin-18 quickly got fat, study found

6/14/2007
FDA Shouldn't Approve Diet Drug, Panel Says

Concern about suicidal thoughts cited by agency advisers

6/13/2007
Docs Should Tackle Patients' Problem Behaviors All at Once: Study

Issues like smoking, bad diets were better overcome that way, researchers say

6/11/2007
Heart Disease a Risk Factor for Alzheimer's

Patients treated for vascular trouble had better cognition, study found

6/8/2007
Water-Rich, Low-Fat Foods Encourage Weight Loss

Fruits, veggies, grains curb appetite, help shed pounds, study finds

6/6/2007
Study Suggests Keys to Weight Control

Successful 'losers' stay active, minimize 'screen time' at computers and TV

6/5/2007
Health Tip: Sensible Ways to Shed Pounds

Missing meals is a bad idea, AARP says

5/22/2007
Keeping Weight Off in Youth Pays Off in Old Age

Elderly fared better if they'd been trim at 25, 50 years of age, study found

5/22/2007
New Yorkers Get a Sneak Peek at alli®

Weight-loss drug works only if diet and exercise part of the program, maker says

5/21/2007
A Little Soup Can Help You Lose Weight: Study

Other research examines potential treatments for constipation, digestive disorders

5/16/2007
Calcium Some Help in Preventing Postmenopausal Weight Gain

But the effect is small and no substitute for diet and exercise, study finds

5/15/2007
Insulin Levels May Dictate Success With a Diet

People who secrete more of the hormone benefit from a lower-carb, higher-fat plan, study finds

5/9/2007
Cut Your Diet's 'Energy Density' and Lose Weight

Eating more foods such as soups, fruits and vegetables is key, study finds

5/4/2007
Dieting Usually Healthy for Older Adults: Study

Physical function is unaffected by typical weight loss, researchers say

5/2/2007
Why Calorie Restriction Might Prolong Life

Study revolves around gene that controls response to dietary restrictions

4/30/2007
New Drug Counteracts Overeating

It revs up metabolism much like exercise, researchers say

3/31/2007
U.S. Centers to Launch Major Study of Anorexia

Developing effective treatments keyed to family support is researchers' goal

3/15/2007
Americans Not Eating Enough Fruits and Veggies

National goals for a healthy diet are still not being met, CDC report shows

3/14/2007
Grocery Lists Don't Guarantee Healthy Choices

Fat, sugary food selections can sneak in unless you check yourself, study finds

3/13/2007
Health Tip: Avoid Fad Diets

They can be unhealthy, and sometimes downright dangerous

3/7/2007
Resistance to Hormone Leptin Called Key to Obesity

Study with mice could pave way to new drug therapies, researchers say

3/6/2007
Atkins Pounds Other Popular Diets in U.S. Test

But yearlong study can't predict high-fat plan's long-term safety, experts warn

2/26/2007
Black Soya Beans May Help Prevent Weight Gain

Rat study suggests they also lower cholesterol, help prevent diabetes

2/23/2007
Why Weight-Loss Efforts Fail

Researchers zero in how to succeed the next time

2/8/2007
FDA OKs 1st Over-the-Counter Weight-Loss Drug

Alli only works when used with a diet and exercise program

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