Condition Center: Obesity
Even a small amount of weight loss could lead to a big gain in health benefits for obese people.
Could going to Starbucks be worse than heading to a vending machine?
If you carry a few extra pounds around you may be tempted to skip breakfast, which might not be a good idea.
Could being rewarded by an employer for healthy behavior actually lead to failure?
Tens of millions of people labeled overweight or obese by the body mass index (BMI) scale might soon feel vindicated.
Parents may want to rethink what they feed their children.
A new online data registry could provide some real answers to a common question: How do I stay slim?
Fish oil isn't just good for your heart. New evidence suggests it may be good for your waistline, too.
Think you're thin just because your BMI says so? Think again.
A little shock to the brain could one day help some patients stop overeating.
Sleeping more can sometimes mean eating less. And new evidence suggests that could spell weight loss.
What if science could make staying physically fit as easy as taking a pill?
Fruits and vegetables are key components of a healthy diet. But when it comes to weight control, not all fruits and veggies are created equal.
As people get older, some develop chronic conditions like diabetes or heart disease. And those problems may contribute to another issue.
"AFib" may sound like a little white lie, but it’s actually a serious medical condition. Atrial fibrillation, or AFib, is the most common type of h...
It appears that portion size trends may play a key role in tackling the obesity epidemic.
In the hunt for potential risk factors for two types of brain tumors, obesity may be a suspect.
The tiny microbes living in your digestive system may actually have a big impact on the health of your heart.