(HealthDay)—A higher dose of the diabetes drug liraglutide (Victoza) may help obese people without the disease lose weight, a new study suggests.
Research by the University of Liverpool has found that eating prunes as part of a weight control diet can improve weight loss.
(HealthDay)—If you lose weight too fast, you lose more muscle than when you shed excess pounds more slowly, a small study says.
(Medical Xpress)—A groundbreaking new study released today by the University of Colorado's Anschutz Health and Wellness Center and published in Obesity, the journal of The Obesity Society, confirms definitively ...
Researchers at St. Michael's Hospital have shown for the first time that, in addition to weight loss, a specific low-carbohydrate diet may also reduce the risk of heart disease by 10 per cent over 10 years.
Weight loss at any age in adulthood is worthwhile because it could yield long-term heart and vascular benefits, suggests new research published in The Lancet Diabetes & Endocrinology.
Poor diuretic response is associated with worse in-hospital and post-discharge clinical outcomes, results of the RELAX-AHF trial reveal. The study also found that serelaxin has a neutral effect on diuretic response.
More resources should go into helping people maintain their weight loss after dieting, rather than just focussing on losing weight, new research suggests. In a paper published today in the BMJ, researchers from Newcastle Un ...
(HealthDay)—Weight-loss surgery not only helps obese people drop pounds, but it may also prevent the dangerous heart rhythm disorder known as atrial fibrillation, according to new research.
A new study, published today in the Journal of Health Psychology, found that patients who gained weight 18 months after taking Orlistat attributed their weight-loss failure either to the side effects which have prevented them f ...
A low-carbohydrate diet, but not a low-fat diet, reduces inflammation in patients with type 2 diabetes, according to research at Linköping University in Sweden.
A new study exposes the risk of nutritional deficiencies in severely obese teens – both those who had weight loss surgery and those who did not.
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), 69 percent of adults in the United States are currently overweight or obese, which puts these individuals at increased risk for chronic health problems. Although ...
Girls who are told by a parent, sibling, friend, classmate or teacher that they are too fat at age 10 are more likely to be obese at age 19, a new study by UCLA psychologists shows.
(Medical Xpress)—A new study underway at Virginia Commonwealth University is focused on tackling obesity in young adults.