Obesity Health News

Date Posted
Article Title
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

6/1/2005
Kids Can Be Taught to Eat Right

Nutrition education program yields heart-healthy results

5/31/2005
Key Factors Raise Clogged Artery Risk

Metabolic syndrome plus vascular calcium greatly boost the odds, study finds

5/25/2005
Many Heart Attack Patients Have Metabolic Syndrome

Risk factors include wide waistlines, hypertension and high blood sugar, study finds

5/19/2005
Obesity Ups Risk for Colon, Throat Cancers

Staying trim can help reduce the odds, researchers say

5/14/2005
Junk Food Outlets Crowd Inner-City Schools

Sweet, fatty foods are within easy reach of Harlem youngsters, study finds

5/12/2005
Obesity-Linked Lung Stress May Trigger Asthma

Harvard team spots links between overweight, respiratory trouble

5/12/2005
Helping Kids Stay Fit

Youngsters benefit from nutrition, exercise lessons

5/11/2005
Sodas Keep Child Obesity Soaring

Some hard facts on soft drinks in latest review

5/11/2005
Type 2 Diabetes Increasing in Children Worldwide

Rising obesity rates may be to blame, researchers say

5/6/2005
Nutrition Program Needs New Recipe

Report calls for more focus on fruits, vegetables, grains and breast-feeding

5/5/2005
Ex-Smokers' Weight Gain Can Impact Lung Function

First study of its kind finds extra pounds are harder on men

5/3/2005
Overload of Fatty Foods Can Park in Liver

Presence there can curtail organ's ability to filter fats through body, study says

5/2/2005
Full-Time Workers Fall Short on Exercise

Part-timers have better chance to find time for workouts, researchers report

5/2/2005
Excess Weight, High Cholesterol Tax Older Women's Arteries

More evidence exercise can protect the female heart after menopause

5/2/2005
Income May Help Fuel Obesity, Study Finds

Money is no protection against extra pounds, researchers say

4/30/2005
Combat Veterans Pay a Price Decades Later

Many are heavy drinkers and smokers, and face possible heart trouble, study finds

4/29/2005
Exercise, Diet Aid Youthful Obesity

Studies show some success in lowering heart risk markers

4/28/2005
Mid-Life Obesity Linked to Old-Age Dementia

Study links higher weight to higher risk of cognitive decline later

4/27/2005
Mesotherapy Not Proven as Weight-Loss Method

Experts caution against injections of medications, plant extracts into fatty tissue

4/25/2005
Few in U.S. Living Healthy Lifestyles

Only 3 percent of adults really doing the right things, study finds

4/21/2005
The Sleep-Wake Body Clock May Also Control Appetite

Study offers possible clue to overeating in humans

4/21/2005
Health Tip: What's Behind Compulsive Overeating?

It's an attempt to cope with other issues