A new hope for patients suffering from obesity awaits with this new non-invasive gastric balloon.
Weight loss surgery for teens can lead to health gains that last for at least three years, a new study found.
Adults who were born to women who were overweight or obese before pregnancy have a greater risk of death from heart attack or stroke, a new study found.
A majority of obese people in Britain would not describe themselves as "obese", and many of them would not even describe themselves as "very overweight", according to a new study.
According to the lead manufacturer of crash dummies, Humanetics, the latest dummy will be obese.
A new study found that overweight/obese children with asthma were more likely to mistake their symptoms and overuse their medication.
n a new study, researchers examined the heart health of young obese children and discovered early signs of heart problems.
Here are five more reasons to give up soda.
According to a new study, increasing skirt sizes can be linked to a greater risk of breast cancer in postmenopausal women.
A new study found that overweight and obese teens and young adults were more likely to be smokers.
In a new study, researchers found that obese women who get pregnant can limit their weight gain by using conventional weight-loss methods.
According to researchers from Brazil, obese patients' cognitive functions improved after undergoing weight-loss surgery.
Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDS),can improve the breast cancer recurrence rate for postmenopausal overweight or obese patients, a new study reported.
A new study found that where people live can greatly influence the types of weight loss methods they try.
According to a new study, children with sleep apnea who undergo a tonsillectomy tend to gain more weight than children who do not.
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