Should women who are overweight be screened for breast cancer more often?
Excess weight also ups risk for the heart rhythm disorder, study says
United States is 15th out of 200 countries studied
Even high readings in the last trimester linked to greater odds, study found
One critical trait emerged when researchers reviewed smoking and drinking habits, weight, diet and exercise
Belly fat after menopause may boost risk of lung, gastrointestinal cancers, researchers report
Both short- and long-term damage can result from quick losses or gains
Imaging showed less activity in the areas responsible for reining in impulses
Too little sleep increases rights of overweight and obesity, study finds
New method may aid doctors in assessing harms, benefits of anti-clotting drugs
Danger is greatest for women whose weight was normal before they got pregnant, study finds
It also reduces the child's future cancer risk, cancer institute reports
Most women and a lot of kids also appear to have excessive fat, study of developed nations reports
Researcher says less muscle mass can make leg bones more vulnerable to injury
Immune cells that guard against the virus don't function properly, researchers say
It pays to use more realistic body types, small study suggests
Study shows it's not only an American problem, but an international health crisis
Overweight children have fewer friends and more frenemies, according to new study.
They tend to have fewer friends, which can lead to depression and other emotional problems, researchers say
Body fat might trap heat inside the body, researchers say
An unhealthy diet may be why they can ID these logos, researchers suggest
They're more likely to be obese and struggle with emotional eating as adults, research finds
Researchers encourage a mostly plant-based diet
But specialist not involved with the research says results are likely short-lived
Does alternate day fasting really help you lose weight and keep it off?
Loss was tied to less joint degeneration in study, but skeptics remain
Excess weight appears to amplify the threat, study says
Physical activity appears to lower effects of key DNA linked to weight gain, study finds
About 415 million people worldwide have the disease, which is costly to treat but can be prevented
Even those who aren't overweight are at risk of death if they've got a paunch, researchers report
Physical activity helps ward off heart damage in middle age and beyond, study finds
Both obesity and being underweight increase migraine risk, study finds.
Being overweight increases the risk of death from heart disease and cancer, study finds.