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Anorexia Nervosa Comes in All Sizes, Including Plus Size

November 8, 2019

Adolescents and young adults with anorexia nervosa whose weight is in the healthy, overweight or obese ranges face…
Bariatric Surgery is Safe for Teens with Morbid Obesity

November 8, 2019

Bariatric surgery is safe and, in many cases, beneficial for teenagers with morbid obesity who would otherwise face…
Weight-loss surgery cuts risk of major birth defects

October 17, 2019

Children born to women who underwent gastric bypass surgery before becoming pregnant had a lower risk of major…
Uncommon weight-loss surgery best for reducing diabetes risk

October 8, 2019

As obesity rates climb, so do the number of people receiving weight-loss surgery. One of the most frequently…
Genetic study shows that anorexia nervosa is more than a psychiatric disorder

July 17, 2019

A new large-scale genome-wide association study published in Nature Genetics, has identified eight genetic variants significantly associated with…
Non-invasive, Innovative Therapy May Be Alternative to Bariatric Surgery

July 8, 2019

Endoscopic and metabolic therapies, or EBMTs, are innovative, non-invasive weight-loss procedures designed to significantly reduce a patient’s stomach…
New research raises possibility of better anti-obesity drugs

July 1, 2019

Effective weight-loss strategies call for eating less food, burning more calories — or ideally, both. But for the…
New research raises prospect of better anti-obesity drugs

June 28, 2019

Effective weight-loss strategies call for eating less food, burning more calories—or ideally, both. But for the more than…
Low-carb diet may reduce diabetes risk independent of weight loss

June 25, 2019

A low-carb diet may have benefits for people at risk of developing type 2 diabetes even if they…
Daily self-weighing can prevent holiday weight gain

May 24, 2019

Researchers at the University of Georgia have shown that a simple intervention – daily self-weighing – can help people…
Keto diet has potential in military, researchers say

April 18, 2019

A new study has researchers hopeful that a ketogenic diet could prove useful in the military, where obesity…
Those Most at Risk for Weight Regain Post-Bariatric Surgery

April 12, 2019

In the years following bariatric surgery, a person’s overall eating behaviors and the amount of time spent watching television,…
Pressure from your family and friends is not going to help you lose weight

February 6, 2019

Many people who wish to lose weight are actually hoping their close ones to be pressing them to…
New Endoscopic Procedures Offer Alternative to Bariatric Surgery

January 30, 2019

Until recently, the only options for combating obesity were lifestyle modification, medications and, if those methods proved ineffective,…
Many Popular Dietary Supplements Can Yield Dangerous Liver Results

January 18, 2019

Athletes often use over-the-counter products to help lose weight or improve their energy and performance levels. However, the…
Bile acids mediate metabolic benefits of weight-loss surgery

January 15, 2019

A team of Vanderbilt investigators has pinpointed the role of bile acids and a specific signaling pathway in…
Intermittent fasting allows losing more weight and brings bigger health benefits

January 8, 2019

There are always many diets being advertised on the internet and various magazines. Every single one of them…
Technology scales-up to tackle the world’s ‘weightiest’ issue

December 24, 2018

According to a report released by the World Health Organisation (WHO) in February of 2018, worldwide obesity levels…
Graduate student Guang Yao (left) and Xudong Wang (right) hold a small implantable device that helped rats lose 40 percent of their body weights. Photo credit: Sam Million-Weaver / University of Wisconsin-Madison
Implantable device aids weight loss

December 19, 2018

More than 700 million adults and children worldwide are obese, according to a 2017 study that called the…
Measuring Newborns’ Weight Loss With Electronic Health Records to Give Babies a Healthy Start

December 4, 2018

Weight loss is normal for healthy newborns in the first few days, especially for those exclusively breastfed, until…
Study: Cost and Weight-Loss Potential Matter Most to Bariatric Surgery Patients

November 30, 2018

Imagine you are picking a weight-loss procedure. Depending on your age, some aspects of surgery will matter more…
Study in mice suggests drug to turn fat ‘brown’ could help fight obesity

November 27, 2018

Our bodies contain two types of fat: white fat and brown fat. While white fat stores calories, brown…
Study finds that in treating obesity, one size does not fit all

November 19, 2018

Analyzing data from more than 2,400 obese patients who underwent bariatric weight-loss surgery, researchers identified at least four…
Diet fails? Try again. Your heart will thank you

November 14, 2018

Diet fluctuations lead to a rollercoaster of risk for heart disease and diabetes During the holiday season, it…
Weight loss success linked with active self-control regions of the brain

October 26, 2018

New research suggests that higher-level brain functions have a major role in losing weight. In a study among…
Biologists discover how pancreatic tumors lead to weight loss

June 21, 2018

Patients with pancreatic cancer usually experience significant weight loss, which can begin very early in the disease. A…
Top New Biomedical Developments You Need to Know About

April 11, 2018

Biomedicine has been going ahead in leaps and bounds over recent years. Whether you’re interested in getting into…
Scientists found a way to reverse type 2 diabetes without medicine – it just takes some will power

September 17, 2017

Type 2 diabetes is associated with poor lifestyle choices – being overweight, inactive physically and eating unhealthy foods.…
One size does not fit all for helping parents of children with obesity

July 10, 2017

Getting parents motivated to help kids lose weight requires a variety of weight management strategies, including access to…
Study finds extending weight loss programme to be more effective

May 5, 2017

Referral to a 52-week commercial weight loss programme results in larger and more sustained weight loss than to…
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