Overweight and Underweight Health News

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Breast Cancer and Weight

Should women who are overweight be screened for breast cancer more often?

11/14/2017
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10/30/2017
10/16/2017
A-Fib Hits Men Earlier Than Women

Excess weight also ups risk for the heart rhythm disorder, study says

10/11/2017
Childhood Obesity Rises 10-Fold Worldwide Over 4 Decades

United States is 15th out of 200 countries studied

9/27/2017
High Blood Pressure in Pregnancy May Boost Child's Obesity Risk

Even high readings in the last trimester linked to greater odds, study found

9/15/2017
Which Single Behavior Best Prevents High Blood Pressure?

One critical trait emerged when researchers reviewed smoking and drinking habits, weight, diet and exercise

9/12/2017
Widening Waistlines May Raise Women's Cancer Risk

Belly fat after menopause may boost risk of lung, gastrointestinal cancers, researchers report

9/1/2017
Pediatricians Sound Alarm on Rapid Weight Changes in Young Athletes

Both short- and long-term damage can result from quick losses or gains

8/31/2017
Brain Scans Offer Clues to Why Some Teens Pile on Pounds

Imaging showed less activity in the areas responsible for reining in impulses

8/4/2017
Sleep and Weight

Too little sleep increases rights of overweight and obesity, study finds

8/2/2017
10 Factors to Predict Bleeding Risk in Stroke Survivors

New method may aid doctors in assessing harms, benefits of anti-clotting drugs

8/1/2017
Women Who Gain Weight Between Babies at Higher Risk for Diabetes

Danger is greatest for women whose weight was normal before they got pregnant, study finds

8/1/2017
Breast-Feeding Lowers Mom's Breast Cancer Risk: Study

It also reduces the child's future cancer risk, cancer institute reports

7/24/2017
Most American Men Qualify as 'Overfat'

Most women and a lot of kids also appear to have excessive fat, study of developed nations reports

6/23/2017
Being Thin Could Boost Stress Fracture Risk in Female Runners

Researcher says less muscle mass can make leg bones more vulnerable to injury

6/13/2017
Flu Shot Falls Short More Often for Obese People: Study

Immune cells that guard against the virus don't function properly, researchers say

6/13/2017
Women More Likely to Remember Plus-Size Models

It pays to use more realistic body types, small study suggests

6/12/2017
2 Billion Worldwide Are Obese or Overweight

Study shows it's not only an American problem, but an international health crisis

6/8/2017
Fat Shaming Among Children

Overweight children have fewer friends and more frenemies, according to new study.

6/7/2017
Overweight Kids Pay a Heavy Social Price

They tend to have fewer friends, which can lead to depression and other emotional problems, researchers say

5/31/2017
Obese Women May Have More Intense Hot Flashes

Body fat might trap heat inside the body, researchers say

5/30/2017
Preschoolers Who Know Snack-Food Brands on Road to Obesity?

An unhealthy diet may be why they can ID these logos, researchers suggest

5/25/2017
Teasing Teens About Weight May Do Lasting Harm

They're more likely to be obese and struggle with emotional eating as adults, research finds

5/19/2017
More Fruits and Veggies Can Slash Obesity Odds

Researchers encourage a mostly plant-based diet

5/8/2017
'Balloon-in-a-Pill' Spurs Weight Loss, Health Benefits: Study

But specialist not involved with the research says results are likely short-lived

5/5/2017
Which works better fasting or calorie restriction?

Does alternate day fasting really help you lose weight and keep it off?

5/2/2017
Can Dropping Some Weight Save Your Knees?

Loss was tied to less joint degeneration in study, but skeptics remain

4/28/2017
Type 2 Diabetes May Be Bad for Brain Health

Excess weight appears to amplify the threat, study says

4/27/2017
No Excuses: Exercise Can Overcome the 'Obesity Gene'

Physical activity appears to lower effects of key DNA linked to weight gain, study finds

4/25/2017
Obesity Quadruples Kids' Type 2 Diabetes Risk: Study

About 415 million people worldwide have the disease, which is costly to treat but can be prevented