Weight Loss News

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11/22/2017
11/16/2017
11/3/2017
11/2/2017
10/24/2017
Opioid Addiction a Danger After Weight-Loss Surgery

Patients were 46 percent more likely than after general surgery to take painkillers a year later

9/21/2017
One Weight-Loss Surgery Shows Lasting Results

Patients 77 pounds slimmer on average 12 years after gastric bypass, study finds

9/12/2017
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

8/28/2017
Slow and Steady Wins the Weight-Loss Race

Study found fluctuations in pounds shed over a year of dieting predicted poorer results

7/24/2017
Obese Don't Have to Lose Weight Before Joint Replacement: Study

It's ideal to drop pounds first, but the procedure's benefits may outweigh risk if you can't

7/19/2017
As Your Weight Creeps Up, So Does Your Risk of Heart Failure

But losing a few pounds might help decrease the damage, cardiologist suggests

7/17/2017
Could Artificial Sweeteners Raise Your Odds for Obesity?

Products won't lead to significant weight loss and are even tied to weight gain, research review finds

6/6/2017
Pregnancy Weight Gain: Too Much or Too Little Is Unhealthy

Try to get to a healthy weight before conception, experts advise

5/17/2017
This Combo Workout May Suit Obese Seniors Best

Aerobic-plus-resistance regimen boosts bone and muscles, study shows

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

5/1/2017
Could Fasting Every Other Day Help You Lose More Weight?

Only if you can stick with the regimen, and study finds most dieters can't

4/12/2017
A Healthier Weight May Mean Fewer Migraines

Study found risk increased in both obese and underweight people

4/5/2017
'Yo-Yo' Dieting Does No Favors for Your Heart

Dramatic shifts in weight stress the body and other health problems are often involved, researchers explain

3/8/2017
Health Tip: Fruit and Veggies May Help Shed Pounds

They'll help you cut back on calories

3/1/2017
Exercise Beats Weight Loss at Helping Seniors' Hearts

Both are healthy goals, but getting active may reap even more benefit, study finds

2/20/2017
Tired of the Ups and Downs of Yo-Yo Dieting?

'Coaching' sessions seemed to help keep the weight from coming back, study found

2/16/2017
Post-Menopausal? Give Exercise a Try

Study participants were fitter, felt better -- and were less bothered by hot flashes

2/13/2017
FDA Issues Warning About Balloon Obesity Treatments

Some devices are over-inflating, and some have been linked to pancreas inflammation, agency says

2/9/2017
Divorce May Shrink an Older Woman's Waistline…

… while marriage may widen it, study suggests

2/8/2017
Whole-Grain Foods May Help You Stay Slim

Study found switching to more fibrous fare lowered calorie absorption, boosted metabolism rate

2/6/2017
Weight Loss Tied to Lower Risk of Uterine Cancer

Benefit was greatest in women who were obese and achieved a normal weight, study suggests

1/31/2017
The Shame of 'Fat Shaming'

Those affected by weight bias more likely to have heart disease risk factors, study suggests

1/23/2017
Could Obesity Undermine Memory Training in Older Adults?

Study adds to growing evidence of a link between weight and certain brain functions

1/5/2017
Weight Loss May Ease Psoriasis Symptoms, Study Finds

Quality-of-life boost seen in obese patients who lost significant amounts

12/30/2016
Staying Trim, Strong May Cut Risk of Urinary Incontinence

But for women in study, these factors only helped with one type of incontinence

12/30/2016
Making New Year's Resolutions That Last

Think small, manageable goals -- not sweeping lifestyle changes, psychologists advise

12/29/2016
Gastro Issues May Be Downside to Weight-Loss Surgery

Stomach problems, food intolerance plagued many patients even 2 years after procedure, study found

11/14/2016
Weight-Loss Surgery Tied to Lower Heart Risks

Patients were less likely to develop irregular heartbeat, diabetes, heart failure, study finds

11/5/2016
Follow-Up Appointments Boost Weight-Loss Surgery Success

Those who saw doctor three times after procedure had better blood sugar, blood pressure and cholesterol levels

11/4/2016
Balloon-in-a-Pill Helped Obese Patients Lose Weight

Curbing appetite by making patients feel full could jumpstart a weight-loss program, researcher says

11/3/2016
Your Metabolism and the Clock

When you eat may be important if you're trying to lose weight, study finds

10/24/2016
Many Teens Light Up to Lose Weight, Study Suggests

Researchers offer new ways to discourage smoking among adolescents

10/6/2016
Older Surgery Patients Should Be Screened for Frailty: Study

Warning signs such as exhaustion increase the risk for bad outcomes, researchers find

10/4/2016
3 Lifestyle Changes To Help Prevent Breast Cancer

Healthy weight, regular exercise and less alcohol could cut incidence by one-third, cancer expert says

9/30/2016
'Mindfulness'-Based Approach Could Help You Stay Slim

Treatment focuses on personal goals and 'cues' to overeating, researcher says

9/30/2016
New Weight Loss Treatment

New weight loss treatment helps people lose more weight and keep it off, study finds.

9/21/2016
'Obesity Gene' Doesn't Affect Ability to Lose Weight: Report

Lifestyle, environment likely play bigger roles when dropping pounds, researchers say

9/21/2016
Wearable Fitness Devices and Weight Loss

Do wearable fitness devices help people lose more weight than standard care?

9/15/2016
Diet or Exercise: What's Best for the Middle-Aged Heart

Study finds each effective, as long as healthy weight loss is the result

8/31/2016
Want Better Heart Health? There's an App for That

Smartphones can help keep you on track with lifestyle changes

8/31/2016
Weight-Loss Surgery Sheds Pounds Long Term

10-year follow-up study finds many who had gastric bypass kept weight off

8/31/2016
8/26/2016
Friendships Matter if You Want to Lose Weight

Study found overweight people more likely to shed pounds if they spend time with thin friends

8/24/2016
Excess Weight Tied to Higher Risk for Many Cancers, Experts Say

International committee finds thinner folks less likely to develop variety of malignancies

7/29/2016
Weight-Loss Surgery Doesn't Boost Bone Health: Study

Increased risk for fractures remained after procedure