News tagged with weight loss
Related topics: diet , body mass index , obesity , type 2 diabetes , food intake
The battle of the bulge is on—any movement on the scale yet? "Losing weight is one of the top resolutions made every year, yet only 20 percent of people achieve successful weight-loss and maintenance," says Jessica Bartfield,MD, ...
Health Jan 07, 2013 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0
With the start of a new year, many of us make resolutions to lose weight and exercise more often. But why don't our New Year's resolutions have staying power?
Health Jan 04, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Making small easy changes to our eating habits on a consistent basis - 25 days or more per month - can lead to sustainable weight loss, according to research by Professor Brian Wansink in Cornell University's Food and Brand ...
Overweight and Obesity Dec 19, 2012 | not rated yet | 1
(Medical Xpress)—Over the past few years, weight loss surgery has become an increasingly popular option to treat Type 2 diabetes, but Dr. Vivian Fonseca, professor of medicine at the Tulane University School of Medicine, ...
Diabetes Dec 18, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(HealthDay)—Older women who lose weight and gain it back again may be increasing their risk for heart disease, Wake Forest University researchers report.
Health Dec 14, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Using a mobile app that tracks eating and activity helped people lose an average of 15 pounds and keep it off for at least a year, according to a new Northwestern Medicine study.
Health Dec 10, 2012 | 3 / 5 (2) | 2 |
When you're postmenopausal and overweight, losing weight is a good thing, but gaining back just a few pounds may actually be detrimental to your cardiovascular health.
Health Dec 10, 2012 | not rated yet | 2
In a first-of-its-kind clinical trial, physician-researchers at University Hospitals (UH) Case Medical Center MacDonald Women's Hospital are exploring the use of "Lose It!," a free Smartphone application (app), for postpartum ...
Overweight and Obesity Dec 05, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress)—A UK study reveals that the public find it acceptable to reward people for changing their health-related behaviour, such as smoking or weight loss, as long as it works. In the past, such ...
Health Dec 04, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—A new, lab-created antibody that mimics the action of a naturally occurring molecule causes weight loss in monkeys, researchers report.
Medical research Nov 28, 2012 | 5 / 5 (5) | 0 |
Obesity is associated with insulin resistance and type 2 diabetes, both of which can be significantly improved by weight loss. Gastric bypass and adjustable gastric banding are two bariatric surgery techniques that are frequently ...
Surgery Nov 26, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—Losing weight can help people who are overweight get a better night's sleep, according to a new study.
Overweight and Obesity Nov 06, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 2
Bariatric surgery, which significantly curtails the amount of food a person can eat, is the most effective treatment against obesity and is being recognized as a potentially valuable tool in the fight against diabetes related ...
Overweight and Obesity Nov 02, 2012 | not rated yet | 1
Kids born to moms who have lost a substantial amount of weight after undergoing bariatric surgery have fewer cardiovascular risk factors than their siblings who were born before the weight loss surgery.
Surgery Oct 29, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Joint research between the University of Michigan and the Argentina-based National Council of Science and Technology (CONICET) has shed light on one of the most frustrating mysteries of weight loss – why the weight inevitably ...
Overweight and Obesity Oct 24, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |