By Susan Scutti | Wed, 04/02/2014 - 17:00
A new study from Northwestern University finds that participants who had most of their exposure to light in the morning had a significantly lower BMI than those who had most of their light exposure later in the day.
By John Ericson | Mon, 03/31/2014 - 11:53
Weight loss surgery like gastric-bypass and sleeve gastrectomy may reverse type 2 diabetes for years, a new study finds.
By John Ericson | Wed, 03/12/2014 - 14:00
The "fat gene" IRX3 is most likely the driving genetic factor behind obesity and excessive weight gain, a new study finds.
By John Ericson | Wed, 03/12/2014 - 10:19
The new inflatable weight loss pill Obalon is billed as an alternative to risky and expensive surgery.
By John Ericson | Tue, 03/04/2014 - 16:02
Opening or expanding a casino is associated with a lower rate of poverty and childhood obesity, but at what price?
By John Ericson | Tue, 02/04/2014 - 15:50
Shivering may help you burn fat by generating calorie-burning "brown fat tissue," a new study finds.
By Justin Caba | Fri, 01/31/2014 - 16:18
The Buffalo wings and other fatty snacks football fans munch on over the course of an NFL regular season contribute to fans gaining an average of 10 lbs., according to a recent poll.
By John Ericson | Wed, 01/29/2014 - 17:00
Overweight kindergartners are four times as likely to develop childhood obesity and other complications by 8th grade.
By John Ericson | Thu, 01/23/2014 - 14:08
Obesity during pregnancy may cause abnormalities in neuronal circuits of unborn children, putting them at greater risk of weight gain and diabetes.
By John Ericson | Wed, 01/22/2014 - 15:04
Cold temperatures boost weight loss by raising the body's metabolic rate, possibly making a low thermostat a healthier thermostat.
By Justin Caba | Mon, 12/30/2013 - 14:16
Journalist David H. Freedman suggests a "junk food diet" as long as the menu items are low in calories, sugar, and fat.
By Justin Caba | Mon, 12/30/2013 - 12:11
Consuming a meal at a slower pace can help manage weight gain, drink more water during meals, and control feelings of hunger and fullness, according to a new study.