A new study finds that lifestyle changes and weight loss medications may help lead to a 10 percent drop in weight. Experts say this new data can help people who want to lose weight work with their physicians safely.
People battling with their weight who are unable to do aerobic exercise can hit the gym instead and still see positive results.
People who are highly responsive to food lost more weight and, importantly, were more successful at keeping the pounds off using a new alternative weight-loss intervention that targets improving a person's response to internal hunger cues and their ability to resist food, reported a team led by University of California San Diego experts in the
Weight loss with bariatric surgery associated with lower risk of cancer and cancer-related mortality
A Cleveland Clinic study shows that among adults with obesity, weight loss achieved with bariatric surgery was associated with a 32% lower risk of developing cancer and a 48% lower risk of cancer-related death compared with adults who did not have the surgery. The research is published by JAMA.
New research being presented at this year's Euroanaesthesia Congress in Milan, Italy (4-6 June), suggests that preoperative body mass index (BMI) and weight play an important role in outcomes following bariatric (obesity) surgery.
People who have obesity or severe obesity can lose a considerable amount of weight if they receive a structured one-year weight loss program combined with physical activity, according to two reports published in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA).
As global temperatures increase, people may become less physically active and less able to burn excess fat, putting them at increased risk of being overweight or obese.
Major weight loss appears to reverse most of the cardiovascular risks linked with obesity, according to a cross-sectional analysis of the US adult population being presented at the Annual Meeting of the European Association for the Study of Diabetes (EASD), held online this year (27 Sept-1 Oct).
Obese people have a tougher time fighting COVID-19, even if they have a milder form of the virus, a new study find
A synthetic aftertaste might not be the only side effect of switching to diet soda, especially if you're trying to lose weight. Drinks that contain the artificial sweetener sucralose may increase food cravings and appetite in woman and people who are obese, according to a new study by led by researchers at the Keck School of Medicine of USC.