Obesity Health News

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9/28/2007
Weight Loss Can Control Hypertension

A 6-month diet restored normal blood pressure, study finds

9/27/2007
Fried Food Compounds May Harm Heart

'AGEs' are produced in fatty foods at high heat, experts say

9/26/2007
Fruits, Veggies Won't Lower Colon Cancer Risk

Study finds no link, but these foods do fight other health woes, experts say

9/25/2007
Junk Food, TV Driving Kids to Obesity

Studies find it's tougher than ever for youngsters to stay healthy

9/25/2007
Regular Eye Screens Spot Diabetic Vision Trouble

Chronic high blood sugar is leading cause of adult-onset blindness, experts note

9/24/2007
Scientists Serve Up Better Fish Batter

They say they've lowered the fat, kept the crispiness

9/21/2007
Diet Change Can Curb Fatty Liver Disease

Switching to low-glycemic carbs prevents the lethal illness, study finds

9/21/2007
No Clear Winner in Diabetes Treatment Trial

Patient needs may dictate which combo of drugs plus insulin works best, researchers say

9/20/2007
Childhood Obesity Epidemic a Long-Term Challenge

It may take decades to reverse the health threats, experts say

9/19/2007
Obesity Won't Affect Seniors' Memory

It is tied to increased Alzheimer's risk, however, researchers say

9/17/2007
Aerobic, Weight Training Combo Best Against Diabetes

Exercise is always good, but combining two approaches brings better results, study finds

9/17/2007
The Nutrition-Conscious Take a Bite Out of Fast Food

Menus are changing nationwide as customer, regulatory pressures mount

9/12/2007
Being Overweight is Hard on the Heart

It raises risks even if blood pressure, cholesterol factored out, study finds

9/12/2007
Family Dinners Shape Healthier Eating Habits

Routine helps teens make better food choices as adults, study finds

9/11/2007
Weight Gain May Spell Trouble for Heart Failure Patients

It typically precedes their hospitalization, study finds

9/9/2007
Saturated Fat: Even a Little Splurge May Be Too Much

Fatty meal has immediate, negative effect on heart health, research shows

8/28/2007
Treating Diabetes During Pregnancy Could Lead to Thinner Kids

Increased chances of being overweight, obese by age 7 were virtually erased, study finds

8/27/2007
Obesity Rate in U.S. Still Climbing

New findings show no state posted a decline in adult rates last year

8/24/2007
Sugary Sodas High in Diabetes-Linked Compound

But experts say more study is needed to confirm any danger

8/24/2007
Obesity Doesn't Always Equal Diabetes

Mouse study suggests that where the fat is stored is key

8/24/2007
Obese Children Miss More School Days

Teasing, health woes may contribute, researchers say

8/24/2007
Heart Attack Boosts Diabetes Risk

Each condition encourages the other, study finds

8/23/2007
Parental Stress Can Keep Kids Obese

Helping children slim down may mean helping parents, study finds

8/22/2007
Weight-Loss Surgeries Extend Lives

Studies support expanded use of gastric bypass, banding, experts say

8/21/2007
Doctors Often Miss High Blood Pressure in Kids

About three-quarters of cases went unnoticed, study found

8/21/2007
Virus Could Help Drive Obesity

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

8/17/2007
8/16/2007
Obesity Heightens Kidney Disease Risks

It can spur parathyroid disorder and heart woes, study finds

8/16/2007
Healthy Lifestyle Key To Cancer Prevention

Obesity, tobacco cause half of all cancers, presidential panel says

8/14/2007
Short Bouts of Exercise Pay Off

3 half-hour walks per week shed pounds, lowered blood pressure, study found

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

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

8/14/2007
Study Details Heart Risks to Diabetics

From angina to severe heart attacks, the death rate is higher than for non-diabetics

8/14/2007
Fewer Minority Men Have Undiagnosed Diabetes

Education efforts may be working for blacks, Hispanics, U.S. study finds

8/13/2007
Pot Bellies Point to Heart Risk

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

8/10/2007
Obesity-Linked Woes Boost Kids' Lifetime Heart Risk

'Metabolic syndrome' includes higher blood pressure, cholesterol

8/10/2007
Moderate Exercise Might Be Healthier Than Intense Workouts

Just a 30-minute daily walk can help stave off diabetes, heart trouble, study finds

8/9/2007
Hormone Found to Govern Desire for Food

Treatment with leptin could help fight obesity, study says

8/8/2007
Low-Cal Sweets Might Still Make Kids Obese

Taste is a cue to overeat, research suggests

8/7/2007
Maternal Obesity Heightens Risk of Birth Defects

Problems range from heart defects to missing limbs, study finds

8/6/2007
Foods Taste Better With McDonald's Logo, Kids Say

Study suggests branding has powerful effect on preschoolers' diet

8/3/2007
Weight Gain May Be Rooted in Liver Enzyme Defect

Study with rats could lead to new obesity treatments, researchers say

7/25/2007
Family, Friends May 'Spread' Obesity

Social norms encourage people to become overweight, study suggests

7/23/2007
Study Links Diet Soft Drinks With Cardiac Risk

Just one soda a day tied to higher incidence of metabolic syndrome

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

7/15/2007
Move Just a Little, Live Longer

You don't have to run marathons to get healthy, experts say

7/12/2007
Blood Test Warns of Dangerous 'Deep Belly' Fat

This type of fat around organs boosts health risks, researchers say

7/11/2007
Anti-Obesity Drug Might Also Lower Cholesterol

Early study in rats suggests rimonabant works though the liver

7/11/2007
Kids Living Near School Rarely Walk There: Study

It's a missed opportunity for fitness, researchers say

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

Body image worries a stronger motivator for whites, study finds