DOWNERS GROVE, Ill., Aug. 7, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — The FDA recently approved two new endoscopic bariatric therapies (EBT) for the treatment of obesity. According to the American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy […]

Five years after weight loss surgery, obese patients may regain many of the pounds they initially shed, a new study from Israel suggests. While surgery remains more effective for lasting […]

The odds are against obese men and women trying to get to a healthy weight, particularly if they are severely obese, a U.K. study suggests. Researchers followed 76,704 obese men […]

Low Chance Of Recovering Normal Body Weight The chance of an obese person attaining normal body weight is 1 in 210 for men and 1 in 124 for women, increasing […]

MINNEAPOLIS, July 14, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — There is growing momentum at hospitals nationwide to remove sugar-filled sodas and junk food from in-house vending machines and cafes to provide staff, visitors […]

In the U.S., preventable risk factors still account for 50 percent of deaths from cardiovascular disease among adults age 45 to 79, according to a new analysis. But even if […]

Weight-loss surgery may help reduce urinary incontinence in extremely obese people, a study suggests. Researchers followed nearly 2,500 obese men and women who had so-called bariatric surgery, which alters the […]

Obesity, Excess Weight In U.S. Continue Upswing Obesity and excess weight, and their negative impact on health, have become a significant focus for physicians and other health-care experts in recent […]

Fat, Sugar Cause Bacterial Changes That May Relate To Loss Of Cognitive Function CORVALLIS, Ore. – A study at Oregon State University indicates that both a high-fat and a high-sugar […]

Research Shows Fructose Increases Body Fat And Decreases Physical Activity In the last 40 years, fructose, a simple carbohydrate derived from fruit and vegetables, has been on the increase in […]