The Link Between COVID and Weight
Since the start of the pandemic, excess weight has appeared to be linked to worse COVID-19 outcomes. Now, early research is providing a possible explanation.
Weight Loss Rx Approved
Until this month, the United States had not seen a new weight loss or weight management drug approved since 2014.
Obesity on the Rise in the US
New research findings suggest that obesity is still increasing among adults in the United States. That comes with a lot of potential health problems — and one of them involves COVID-19.
New Weight Loss Device Gets Green Light
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved a novel prescription weight management device.
How Diabetes and Obesity Affect Cancer Rates
Obesity and diabetes might have caused nearly 800,000 cases of cancer around the world in 2012, a new study found.
Obesity in Pregnancy Tied to Bigger Babies
Being obese during pregnancy may raise the likelihood of your infant being apparently bigger, according to a new study.
How Weight Might Affect Cancer Risk
Cancer types associated with being overweight or obese may account for almost half of cancer diagnoses in the United States, according to a report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
Steady Efforts May Mean Long-Term Weight Loss
The key to long-term weight loss may be losing a consistent number of pounds every week, according to a new study.
Obesity: Still a Big Problem in the US
Obesity continues to be a significant health concern across the United States, according to new data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
Weight Gain in Adulthood May Pose Serious Risks
Gaining weight from your early 20s to your mid-50s may put your health at risk, according to a new study.