Obesity Health News

Date Posted
Article Title
10/31/2005
Health Tip: No Waist of Time

Watching your midsection can help you stay healthy

10/28/2005
New Program Will Tackle Obesity in Minority Kids

U.S. Hispanic, black youngsters are at high risk of overweight, experts warn

10/27/2005
Obesity May Contribute to Liver Trouble

High-fat diet caused immune-system problems in mice, study found

10/26/2005
Child's Growth Predicts Adult Heart Woes

Low birthweight, a failure to thrive, then adding fat boost risks, study finds

10/21/2005
Study Refutes Soft Drinks' Impact on Kids' Obesity

Researchers say school policies restricting sodas in vending machines would not be effective

10/20/2005
Research Into Obesity-Cancer Link Gets Big Boost

National Cancer Institute will give $54 million to four U.S. centers

10/20/2005
Walk a Dog, Lose Weight

Study found those who walked one for a year lost average of 14 pounds

10/18/2005
Studies Highlight Risks of Bariatric Surgery

Rehospitalization rates increased, and mortality rate higher for Medicare patients

10/18/2005
Health Tip: Diet Sensibly

How you burn energy is key

10/17/2005
Slimming Down Heats Up Sex Lives

For the obese, losing weight can have romantic rewards, study finds

10/17/2005
Americans Look for Health on the Menu

Survey finds nutrition plays increasing role in dining-out choices

10/14/2005
Obesity Linked to Fat Gain in Muscles

Finding could explain why very overweight have trouble losing pounds

10/14/2005
Adult Obesity May Trace to Infancy

Heavy babies might be at risk of a lifetime of weight problems, study suggests

10/11/2005
Obesity During Midlife Ups Dementia Risk

Study found those with BMI higher than 30 also more likely to have heart attack, diabetes

10/10/2005
Even Moderate Exercise Boosts Heart Health

People don't need to run marathons to see big changes, study finds

10/10/2005
Researchers Question Value of CRP Test

High levels of protein tend to occur only with other cardiovascular risk factors, study says

10/5/2005
Higher-Priced Fruits, Veggies Linked to Weight Gain in Kids

Finding may help explain obesity epidemic, particularly in poorer areas, study says

10/4/2005
Lifestyle Changes Could Save Millions

Additional 2% decrease in chronic disease deaths adds up to 36 million lives saved worldwide over next decade, experts say

10/4/2005
Exercise Eases Digestion Problems in the Obese

Coupled with healthy diet, it reduces stomach pain and diarrhea, study says

10/4/2005
Majority of Americans Becoming Overweight or Obese

Thirty-year survey showed nine out of 10 men packed on excess pounds

10/3/2005
More American Kids Eating Deep-Fried Fast Foods

Numbers doubled in just three years, one study found

10/1/2005
Weight Gain May Spur Prostate Cancer

Obese men progressed faster to disease recurrence, study found

9/29/2005
High Blood Pressure Can Be Lethal in Overweight

It's the prime factor raising their cardiovascular risk, study finds

9/27/2005
Blacks at Raised Risk of Sleep Apnea

They're also less likely to seek help for the dangerous disorder, study shows

9/26/2005
Health Tip: Cap Your Child's Soda Habit

Consider less sugary alternatives

9/22/2005
Schools Still Offer Too Much Junk Food: Report

Although some states are doing better than others, federal review finds

9/19/2005
Being Overweight Hurts Kids' Arteries

Extra pounds weaken vessel walls, even at ages as young as 9, study finds

9/19/2005
Most Americans Don't Link Tummy Fat With Heart Disease

Sixty percent are unaware this type of obesity threatens the heart, survey finds

9/19/2005
Moms' View on Family Meal Influences Kids' Weight

Families that eat together may stay slim together, study finds

9/15/2005
Health Tip: Don't Skip Meals

It could cause you to gain weight

9/14/2005
Couch Potatoes Threatened by 'Visceral' Fat

This type of fat lying around organs is especially unhealthy, experts warn

9/12/2005
Metabolic Syndrome Termed a Growing U.S. Health Threat

Panel urges greater awareness of condition that causes heart problems, diabetes

9/2/2005
Steer Clear of Labor Day Eating Marathon

Research shows the 'binge-then-compensate' plan doesn't work

8/26/2005
Can the Brain Be 'Tricked' to Help You Lose Weight?

British study says new hormone treatment may do just that

8/23/2005
Obesity in America Continues to Expand

Government programs are failing to meet the challenge, report says

8/19/2005
Graffiti, Litter May Help Spur Obesity

And cleaner, greener environments get people exercising, study suggests

8/17/2005
Obesity Runs in the Family

Home environment a strong predictor of childhood overweight, study finds

8/16/2005
Brain Protein Influences Weight Gain

Drugs modeled on SH2-B may help fight diabetes, obesity, experts say

8/15/2005
Robotic Weight-Loss Surgery Passes Test

But method is time-consuming and unnecessary, one expert says

8/11/2005
Puberty Comes Sooner for Overweight Girls

But new study rules out early period's link to adult obesity

8/7/2005
Today's HIV Patients: Just as Heavy as the General Population

Study finds higher levels of obesity among infected individuals

8/5/2005
Yoga Yields Weight Loss in Middle Age

Benefits may be linked to 'mindful' changes in health habits, experts say

8/2/2005
Myeloid Leukemia Risk Linked to Obesity

Association not seen with other types of leukemia, study says

8/2/2005
Got GERD? Weight Loss May Help

Extra pounds double risk of digestive disorder, study finds

8/1/2005
Smoking, Obesity Double Trouble for Teens

Secondhand smoke is nearly as unhealthy as puffing on cigarettes, study finds

8/1/2005
Teens Want to Bulk Up

Study finds a third think about becoming more toned, having bigger muscles

8/1/2005
Fruit Juice, Water Top School Vending Machine Choices

Hamburgers, pizza are popular a la carte items, survey finds

7/29/2005
Fructose Sweetener Spurs Obesity

It may affect metabolism while boosting calories, experts say

7/23/2005
Workouts That Feel Right at Home

Designing a great in-house exercise program is easy, experts say

7/21/2005
Protein Could Lead to New Diabetes Drugs

Fat cell compound may stimulate insulin resistance, study finds