07/17/2011 - 08:42

Bariatric surgery is not only cost-effective for treating people who are severely obese, but also for those who are mildly obese, according to a new study from Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis. The findings support making bariatric surgery available to all obese people, the researchers say.

06/11/2011 - 23:00

Yo-yo dieters may be healthier and live longer than those who stay obese, a new Ohio University study finds.

05/26/2011 - 23:00

Obesity and low vitamin D levels are linked to risk of cancer and other diseases Overweight or obese women with less-than-optimal levels of vitamin D who lose more than 15 percent of their body weight

03/29/2011 - 23:00

For obese seniors, dieting and exercise together are more effective at improving physical performance and reducing frailty than either alone. The research, by a team at Washington University School of