Obesity Health News

Date Posted
Article Title
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

3/1/2005
Supersized in the NFL

More pro football players are obese, study finds

2/28/2005
Diet, Exercise Top Drugs in Preventing Diabetes

Two studies find lifestyle changes are the better, cheaper option

2/28/2005
Obesity May Begin at the Grocery Store

Price, store location sway low-income women's fat consumption, study finds

2/25/2005
Mom's Poor Diet Can Up Diabetes Risk in Child

Nutrition might affect fetal pancreas, mouse study suggests

2/25/2005
Many Diet Studies Lack Key Data

Most don't describe participants accurately, affecting results, study finds

2/22/2005
Gastric Bypass Just As Effective for Seniors

Post-surgery weight loss nearly matched that of young patients

2/21/2005
Clue to Controlling Appetite Found

Discovery could one day lead to weight-loss pill in humans

2/10/2005
Health Tip: Controlling Hunger While Dieting

The first step is to avoid trigger foods

2/9/2005
Health Tip: Benefits and Risks of Gastric Bypass

Weigh pros and cons before surgery

2/4/2005
Genes May Drive Child Obesity

Children likely to be overweight at 6 if mom is, too

2/4/2005
Bread is Back! Or So Hopes the Industry

Grain Foods Foundation launches pro-bread campaign

1/28/2005
Seniors Spell Out Health Concerns

Vioxx, Medicare changes and obesity weigh on their minds, survey finds

1/27/2005
Biology May Keep Couch Potatoes Supine

Genetic predisposition to sit can pack on pounds, study suggests

1/25/2005
Obesity Ups Risk of Kidney Stones

Risk more pronounced in women, researchers say

1/25/2005
Genes May Influence Weight Gain in Adults

Study finds genetics account for about 50% of change in body mass index

1/24/2005
Extra Weight Skews PSA Scores

High BMI means prostate cancer screen can miss early stages of disease, study says

1/21/2005
Veggie Diet May Lower High Blood Pressure

Blood thickness and body weight improve on plant-based regimen, study finds

1/18/2005
New Insights Into Fat's Effect on the Body

Studies detail discovery of fat-burning gene, show how leptin controls glucose levels

1/14/2005
High Blood Pressure: The New Childhood Scourge

Overweight kids face risk of heart disease as adults

1/12/2005
New U.S. Dietary Guidelines: Eat Less, Exercise More

Put emphasis on consuming more fruits and vegetables, gov't. urges

1/11/2005
Blood Sugar Levels Linked to Cancer Rates

In large Korean study, higher levels meant higher incidence of disease

1/10/2005
Too Little Sleep May Pack on Pounds

Study links insufficient slumber to obesity