Obesity Health News

Date Posted
Article Title
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

4/19/2005
Obesity Not as Life Threatening as Thought

Many cardiovascular risk factors among obese are declining, researchers find

4/19/2005
U.S. Unveils New Food Pyramid

12 programs replace the old one

4/18/2005
Obesity: Bad For Men, Women and Kids

Being overweight is hard on everyone's hearts, new studies find

4/15/2005
Health Tip: Curb Your Child's Weight

Or he could become obese as an adult

4/14/2005
Obesity Can Be Real Headache

Excess weight increases frequency, severity of daily attacks, study finds

4/12/2005
Liver Protein Points to Anti-Obesity Drugs

The LXR protein may tell the body to store up fat

4/8/2005
Your Eyes, Not Your Stomach, Count Calories

What you see is what you think you are eating, a new study suggests

4/8/2005
Health Tip: Avoiding Obesity

Eat healthy when dining out

4/7/2005
Smoking Lowers In-Vitro Fertilization Success Rate

So does being overweight, researchers report

4/5/2005
Certain Diet Drugs Can Help Boost Weight Loss

And for the severely obese, weight-reduction surgery is best, studies find

3/31/2005
Inflammation Key to Belly Fat 's Unhealthy Effects

Fat cells produce compounds that boost arterial disease, study finds

3/31/2005
Healthy Change, Early Screening Can Cut Cancer Rates

Cancer Society report finds some successes, many challenges

3/30/2005
America's Kids Doing Well, Except With Obesity: Report

Annual findings show well-being the best in 3 decades

3/29/2005
Atkins Introduces New Carb Labelling

'Net Atkins Count' to replace 'net carbs'

3/23/2005
Sleep Apnea Can Be Deadly At Night

Cardiac death risk rises as sleepers' breathing is impaired

3/22/2005
Widening Waistlines Predict Diabetes in Men

Belt size beats body mass index as disease indicator, study finds

3/21/2005
Test Suggests Kids More Prone to Allergies Than Their Parents

Finding lends credence to belief that allergies, asthma are on the rise

3/18/2005
Sleep Apnea Differs in Men, Women

Breathing disorder more often tied to depression, thyroid in women: Study

3/18/2005
Few Extra Pounds Put Kids at Risk for Adult Obesity

Youngsters with 'high-normal' weight 5 times more likely to be obese adults

3/18/2005
Veterans Heavier Than Rest of U.S. Population

Finding spotlights need for obesity prevention at VA health centers

3/16/2005
Obesity May Shorten Americans' Life Expectancy

Reduced life span could save Social Security, researchers note

3/16/2005
Compound Could Lessen Damage of Fast Food

Researchers test form of cellulose that slows fat absorption, reduces diabetes risk

3/15/2005
Obesity Ups Child's Asthma Risk

Breathing problems during sleep may link the two conditions, experts say

3/14/2005
New Theory on Why Low-Carb Diets Work

When researchers restricted carbs, dieters simply ate less

3/10/2005
3/8/2005
Obesity May Encourage Heart Failure

Heart-cell death rises tenfold in mice bred to be fat

3/5/2005
Lose Weight, Feel Great With a Good Breakfast

Boost fiber, cut down on fat and sugar to stay fit and trim, experts say

3/4/2005
Joint Replacement Won't Banish Obesity

Contrary to belief, most patients gain weight post-surgery