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FDA Approves Device for Weight Loss
The US Food and Drug Administration has approved a new device as a weight management therapy.
Which Weight Loss Rx Is Best?
Which weight loss medication is the best? There may actually be a clear answer, according to a new study.
Obesity Trends: Men Vs. Women
Recent data show the prevalence of obesity increasing in women but not in men, according to a new report.
Infection Risk After Heart Surgery
Severe obesity may increase the risk of infection after coronary artery bypass surgery, according to a new study.
Obesity and Kidney Disease: What Some Don't Know
In the case of patients with obesity and their risk of kidney disease, what they don't know might hurt them — and many don't know, a new study found.
What Do Prepackaged Foods Mean for Weight loss?
Portioned and prepackaged entrees may promote greater weight and fat loss, according to a new study.
Artificially Sweetened Drinks During Pregnancy
Artificial sweeteners have become increasingly common. A new study looked at the link between artificial sweetener intake during pregnancy and baby's body mass index (BMI).
How to Cut Obesity Risk
Countless studies have evaluated specific interventions to manage weight. But a new study may have found an intervention that will effectively prevent weight gain.
Child Obesity in the US: Still Growing
Over the last 30 years, obesity prevalence has increased in all age groups, a new study found. That new study looked at the trends after recent efforts to decrease obesity.
Pregnancy Problems Tied to Bigger Babies
Obesity during pregnancy and gestational diabetes may be tied to overly large babies at six months' pregnancy, a new study found.