A comprehensive systematic review and meta-analysis of 36 randomized clinical trials shows that using activity trackers produces some health benefit, but primarily when combined with coaching.
Obesity was classified as a disease by the American Medical Association in 2013, but in the United Kingdom, experts are still grappling with whether they should follow suit. In this slideshow, we highlight positions on the issue.
Late-in-life weight gain or weight loss appears to be associated with an increased risk of dementia, shows a Korean study of 67,219 men and women between 60-79 years old.
Adolescents and adults who have had gastric bypass surgery were able to maintain weight loss five years post-op, but for adolescents, the procedure more often reversed the course of diabetes and hypertension.
Socioeconomic status may serve as a determinant of whether patients seek or have access to treatment for weight management, according to researchers presenting at AACE.
The hormone oxytocin shows promise as a possible new treatment for obesity, according to research presented on Monday at ENDO 2019.
The GLP-1 receptor agonist/metformin combination did not support weight loss in this population but did increase pregnancy rates per in vitro embryo transfer.
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A roundup of the latest research on osteoporotic fracture risk, bariatric surgery outcomes, and effects of sleep on BMI.