Slow and steady wins the weight-loss race

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

September 1, 2017 0

Kicking your diet to the curb? OK…

Focus on health at every size—not your weight or BMI, dietitian says.

May 18, 2017 3

Is this enzyme making you fat?

When researchers inhibited the substance in mice, they gained 40 percent less weight than 'control' mice.

May 11, 2017 1

Knee surgery success not determined by weight

Results are similar after procedure to repair meniscus in normal, overweight and obese people.

April 5, 2017 0

Another obesity downside: higher esophageal cancer risk

Research shows association with increased odds for stomach cancer as well.

March 24, 2017 0

Comfort counts

A new device could make scanning procedures better for radiology technicians and patients of size.

November 13, 2016 5

Researchers suspect cancer, obesity link

People who stay slim throughout life may reduce the likelihood of developing cancer.

October 11, 2016 0

What’s the ideal pregnancy weight?

Excess weight puts mom and baby at risk, obstetrician says, and half of moms-to-be start their pregnancy already weighing too much.

August 13, 2016 0

Weight-loss surgery may boost survival

Study concludes overall death risk dropped 57 percent.

June 8, 2016 0

‘Obese’ may not always equal unhealthy

Researchers warn against using body size as sole measure of good health, but other experts cite risks of too much weight.

February 12, 2016 0

Extra weight tied to extra cancer risk

People who think being too heavy can’t hurt them may want to think again.

January 27, 2016 0

Sticks and stones and … social media?

Bullying has been a reality for generations of youngsters—but today's youth are exposed to a particularly vicious strain, worsened by social media and technology.

November 20, 2015 0