Obesity Health News

Date Posted
Article Title
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

7/20/2005
Obesity May Begin at the Office

Time stuck behind desk means pounds added, study finds

7/18/2005
Dark Chocolate May Sweeten the Way to Health

Daily dose lowered blood pressure, improved insulin sensitivity, study showed

7/15/2005
Teen Inactivity Leads to Obesity for Girls

Transition time from childhood to adulthood appears to involve decreased physical exercise

7/13/2005
Obesity Tougher on Men

Very overweight women much fitter than male peers, study finds

7/12/2005
Weight-Loss Surgeries Skyrocketing

Study found number of procedures quadrupled between 1998 and 2002

7/11/2005
Get Fit to Fight Metabolic Syndrome

The condition is a precursor to diabetes, heart disease

7/11/2005
Diabetes Spurred By Adult Lifestyles

Study casts doubt on 'fetal-environment' theory

7/8/2005
Lose Weight, Gain Income

Bank balances rise as the pounds melt away, study finds

7/4/2005
Health Tip: Appetite Control

Suggestions to avoid overeating

6/30/2005
You've Got (Healthy) Mail

Weekly e-reminders helped workers lose weight

6/30/2005
Key Factors Raise Heart Failure Death Risk

One surprise: obesity may actually be protective, researchers say

6/30/2005
Public Program Helps Cut Kids' TV Time

The hope is that preschoolers will exercise more, lowering obesity rates

6/28/2005
Watch How High You Pile Your Child's Plate

Amount of food you put before them a major factor in how much they eat

6/27/2005
Middle-Age Hypertension Cuts Five Years Off Life

Findings are another reason to reduce high blood pressure early, experts say

6/27/2005
Obesity Sends Health Costs Soaring

Study pegs weight gain as major factor behind U.S. spending

6/20/2005
Overweight People More Likely to Survive Bypass Surgery

But they have procedure at younger ages, researchers note

6/17/2005
TV Food Ads Misleading Kids

In study, youngsters typically identified less-healthy snacks as 'nutritious'

6/14/2005
Xenical Helps Teens Trim Pounds

Study found it worked when combined with good diet and exercise

6/14/2005
Obese Breast Cancer Patients May Be Undertreated

Adjusting drug dose for weight may leave them more vulnerable

6/13/2005
Obesity, Smoking Speed Aging Process

Every puff and added pound makes cells old before their time, study finds

6/10/2005
Patient Education Won't Alter Diabetes Outcomes

Learning about the disease had little effect, study found

6/9/2005
Obesity's Strain Causing More Back Pain

Cases of weight-linked spinal trouble are soaring, survey finds

6/7/2005
Leptin Surge in Infancy May Spur Later Obesity

Mouse study may explain link between undernourished moms, obese kids

6/5/2005
'No Child Left Behind,' But Physical Activity May Suffer

Federal act's unintended impact on phys ed may fuel kids' obesity epidemic, experts say

6/3/2005
Exercise Cuts Polycystic Ovary-Linked Diabetes Risk

Women can benefit even in the absence of weight loss, study finds

6/2/2005
CDC: Being Overweight or Obese Not Healthy

Agency holds news conference to counter its own recent report

6/1/2005
Skipping Breakfast Common Among U.S. Girls

The problem is most pronounced among black teens, study finds

6/1/2005
Obesity, Diabetes Raise Joint Replacement Risks

Study finds more complications in hypertensive patients, too