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New research discover the role of activity in fighting childhood obesity, as children are getting fatter and that both a poor diet and a lack of exercise are to blame.
Weight loss surgery, such as gastric bypass surgery, can lead to a vitamin deficiency that can cause memory loss and confusion, inability to coordinate movement, and other problems.
Rochester study connects common chemicals to rising obesity rates.
Fat in the belly may be an important promoter of inflammation.
Obesity surgery risks include greater chance of heart attack, wound infection, nerve injury and urinary tract infection after the weight loss surgery.
Obese patients tend to have a higher prevalence of total hip replacements due to a higher incidence of hip osteoarthritis.
The European Charter on Counteracting Obesity, the first of its kind in this area, is being launched in Copenhagen.
Children in population-dense regions who live around green parks and lawns may be less likely to be overweight.
The intragastric balloon also significantly raised the risk of stomach ulcers and inflammation.
Obesity study among rural children in Head Start programs discovers that those from families in which English is the second language are at higher risk for being overweight.\n
The fight against obesity in a new series of TV advertisements.
Making progress to ensure that every child in Pennsylvania is better able to lead a healthy lifestyle.
A significant step in tackling obesity in children in Northern Ireland has been launched.
Six communities receive grants to increase physical activity and promote healthy eating to combat obesity.
Nearly one in three children having surgery are overweight or obese, extra weight can increase complications.
A hormone found naturally in the gut is the basis of a new obesity treatment drug, is being developed by one of the world's leading obesity experts, Professor Steve Bloom at Imperial College London.
Girls as young as age 9 who are overweight are at increased risk for short term, long term problems that increase the chances of developing cardiovascular disease.
Americans would overwhelmingly support public policies designed to decrease the prevalence of adulthood obesity in the U.S.