Obesity Health News

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12/20/2017
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Weight and Rosacea Risk

Obesity is associated with an increased risk of rosacea, according to new study.

11/30/2017
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11/21/2017
Supportive Treatment for Childhood Obesity

New recommendations to help reduce weight stigmatization in children

11/20/2017
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10/25/2017
The 411 on High Triglycerides

Don't let your levels turn into a 911 situation

10/24/2017
Breast Milk May Arrive Late for Obese New Moms

Study finds delays beyond typical 3-day start to production in larger women

10/23/2017
Heart Disease, Stroke Cutting Black Lives Short

Life span about three years less than for whites, heart association statement says

10/18/2017
How Foods Labeled 'Healthy' Can Still Make You Fat

Those that contain high amounts of sugar trigger snacking later, study finds

10/17/2017
Weight-Loss Surgery May Curb Risk for Certain Cancers

Endometrial and breast tumors were less likely among obese women who had the procedure

10/16/2017
A-Fib Hits Men Earlier Than Women

Excess weight also ups risk for the heart rhythm disorder, study says

10/13/2017
Nearly 4 in 10 U.S. Adults Now Obese

CDC stats show growing epidemic that means more illness and health care costs, health experts say

10/11/2017
3 Factors That Could Raise Your Risk of Bloodstream Infection

Obesity appears to be the biggest threat

10/11/2017
Childhood Obesity Rises 10-Fold Worldwide Over 4 Decades

United States is 15th out of 200 countries studied

10/6/2017
Too Much Sugar Can Harm Livers of Even Healthy Men

Study found an unhealthy buildup of fat in the vital organ when men switched to high-sugar diet

10/4/2017
Working Night Shifts May Widen Your Waistline

Disturbing normal sleep patterns is the main culprit, nutritionists say

10/3/2017
Obesity Linked to 13 Types of Cancer

Losing weight might lower the risk, researchers say

9/27/2017
High Blood Pressure in Pregnancy May Boost Child's Obesity Risk

Even high readings in the last trimester linked to greater odds, study found

9/26/2017
U.S. Pays a Hefty Price for Obesity

Lifetime costs add up for diseases, lost productivity, study finds

9/21/2017
One Weight-Loss Surgery Shows Lasting Results

Patients 77 pounds slimmer on average 12 years after gastric bypass, study finds

9/20/2017
Weight-Loss Surgery May Leave Some Anemic

It's a common problem, but one easily solved with long-term follow-up

9/20/2017
As Men's Weight Rises, Sperm Health May Fall

But shedding pounds may bring them back to normal, researcher says

9/19/2017
Obesity Rates Have Stopped Rising for Young Americans

But progress is fragile and rates still too high, report authors say

9/18/2017
Even Teens Can Suffer Organ Damage From High Blood Pressure

Study spots warning signs in kids with readings in the normal range

9/15/2017
Skin Patch Shrinks 'Love Handles' -- in Mice

Discovery might help treat obesity and diabetes, researchers say

9/15/2017
Health Tip: Overcoming the Obesity Epidemic

How communities can promote physical activity

9/15/2017
Smoking, Poor Diet Lead Global Death Causes

But disease study of 195 areas also finds some hopeful signs with many people living longer

9/12/2017
Widening Waistlines May Raise Women's Cancer Risk

Belly fat after menopause may boost risk of lung, gastrointestinal cancers, researchers report

9/11/2017
'Healthy' Obese Still Face Higher Heart Risks

Higher odds detected, even without diabetes or high blood pressure, study finds

9/6/2017
Uptick in U.S. Stroke Deaths Sets Off Alarms: CDC

High rates of obesity and diabetes are a major culprit, researchers say

9/4/2017
9/1/2017
Science Weighs in On How Fat Raises Cancer Risk

There's cellular 'crosstalk' between fat and tumors that may spur tumor growth, research shows