Skip to content

    Weight Loss Surgery Health Center

    News and Features Related to Weight Loss Surgery

    1. Junk Food Not to Blame for Obesity Epidemic?

      By Steven Reinberg HealthDay Reporter THURSDAY, Nov. 5, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Despite their bad reputation, junk food, fast food and soda aren't the root cause of America's obesity epidemic, Cornell University researchers contend. While these sugary and salt-laden foods may not be good for your h

      Read Full Article
    2. Weight-Loss Surgery Often Brings Less Joint Pain

      By Robert Preidt HealthDay Reporter WEDNESDAY, Nov. 4, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Aching knee and hip joints may hurt less after successful weight-loss surgery, a new study suggests. "In particular, walking is easier, which impacts patients' ability to adopt a more physically active lifestyle," lead r

      Read Full Article
    3. Better Sex Life May Be a Weight-Loss Surgery Bonus

      By Robert Preidt HealthDay Reporter WEDNESDAY, Nov. 4, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Following weight-loss surgery, activity in the bedroom may pick up as the pounds fall away, a new study finds. The research suggests the effect may be long-term, and similar for both men and women. "Improvements in sex l

      Read Full Article
    4. Count Bites, Subtract the Pounds

      By Robert Preidt HealthDay Reporter WEDNESDAY, Nov. 4, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Counting your bites of food could help you lose weight, a small study suggests. Researchers asked 61 volunteers to tally the number of bites they took each day and pledge to take 20 percent to 30 percent fewer bites over

      Read Full Article
    5. Experts Urge Broader Screening for Type 2 Diabetes

      By Serena Gordon HealthDay Reporter MONDAY, Oct. 26, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Doctors should screen overweight and obese adults between 40 and 70 years old for abnormal blood sugar levels and type 2 diabetes, according to new recommendations from the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force. People with

      Read Full Article
    6. Notion Obese Fare Better vs. Chronic Ills Refuted

      By Dennis Thompson HealthDay Reporter THURSDAY, Oct. 22, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Scientific debate continues to simmer over the so-called "obesity paradox" -- the apparent ability of obese or overweight people to better withstand chronic illnesses, such as diabetes or heart disease, and outlive thi

      Read Full Article
    7. Being Mindful May Guard Against Belly Fat

      By Robert Preidt HealthDay Reporter WEDNESDAY, Oct. 21, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Being self-aware may help reduce your risk of obesity, a new study contends. Researchers looked at more than 400 people in New England and found that those with higher levels of what is known as dispositional mindfulnes

      Read Full Article
    8. Excess Weight Helps Women With Heart Failure

      By Steven Reinberg HealthDay Reporter WEDNESDAY, Oct. 7, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Overweight and mildly obese women with heart failure may live significantly longer than similarly heavy men with the progressive disease, a new study suggests. These heavier women may also outlive normal-weight females

      Read Full Article
    9. Some May Face Suicide Risk After Bariatric Surgery

      By Dennis Thompson HealthDay Reporter WEDNESDAY, Oct. 7, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Troubled people who have weight-loss surgery are more likely to attempt suicide following the procedure, a new study suggests. These patients were about 50 percent more likely to try to take their own lives after they

      Read Full Article
    10. Obesity Won't Affect Joint Surgery Safety: Study

      By Alan Mozes HealthDay Reporter FRIDAY, Oct. 2, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Obese and overweight people who have joint replacement surgeries are less likely to need blood transfusions and are no more likely to face complications than normal weight patients, a new analysis finds. "It's a very complex i

      Read Full Article
    Displaying 31 - 40 of 371 Articles << Prev Page 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 Next >>

    Today on WebMD

    mid section view of a woman measuring her waist
    Procedures to choose from.
    stomach
    What to expect.
     
    Doctor Examining Male Patient With Hip Pain
    Common questions answered.
    Woman weighing self after drinking water
    Get the facts.
     
    calculate your bmi
    Tool
    Healthy woman eating for a healthy lifestyle
    Quiz
     
    Obesity What Does It Mean
    Article
    clams
    Quiz
     
    Types Of Weight Loss Surgery
    Article
    woman eating apple
    Article
     
    BHC Eating and Nutrition Healthcheck
    Tool
    Plastic Surgery After Weight Loss
    Article