Can weekly prednisone treat obesity?

Written by | 5 Apr 2022

Obese mice that were fed a high-fat diet and that received prednisone one time per week had improved exercise endurance, got stronger, increased their lean body mass and […]

Weight loss doesn’t help pregnancy chances, study finds

Written by | 15 Mar 2022

Women who are obese and struggling to become pregnant are often advised to lose weight, but a new study finds no fertility benefits from weight loss. A randomized […]

Obesity may increase risk of some female reproductive disorders

Written by | 6 Feb 2022

Obesity is associated with an increased risk of developing female reproductive disorders, however, the roles and mechanisms of obesity in the cause(s) of reproductive conditions are unclear. A […]

Chewing to stay slim

Written by | 23 Jan 2022

Oral stimuli during the chewing of food can help increase energy expenditure of body and prevent obesity. That chewing food well makes a healthy eating habit is age-old […]

Glucose control lowers risk of cancer in obese diabetic patients

Written by | 18 Jan 2022

Blood glucose control is key to lowering the risk of cancer in obese persons with type 2 diabetes, researchers reported on Dec. 6, 20231 in Diabetes Care. “What […]

Overweight children are developing heart complications

Written by | 27 Dec 2021

Youth with high BMI showed signs of artery stiffness, a risk factor for cardiovascular disease. The percentage of obese children and teens jumped from 19% pre-pandemic to 22%, […]

Study examines adverse effects of obesity medications

Written by | 22 Nov 2021

An essential part of obesity care is making sure treatments are safe for patients. Abdulrahman Alsuhibani, a doctoral student in the University of Cincinnati’s James L. Winkle College […]

Scientists claim that overeating is not the primary cause of obesity

Written by | 25 Sep 2021

American Society for Nutrition Statistics from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) show that obesity affects more than 40% of American adults, placing them at higher […]

Cutting 250 calories daily and exercising may improve heart health in obese older adults

Written by | 9 Aug 2021

Cutting just 250 calories a day with moderate exercise reaped bigger rewards than exercise alone for older, obese adults. Among older adults with obesity, combining aerobic exercise with […]

Testosterone therapy may reduce non-alcoholic fatty liver disease in obese

Written by | 12 Jun 2021

According to a new study, testosterone therapy may reduce non-alcoholic fatty liver disease in obese men with functional hypogonadism and type-2 diabetes. Testosterone therapy may help obese men […]

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