Weight Loss

This supplement can help obese but otherwise healthy people lose weight

In a new study, researchers found that a compound given as a dietary supplement to overweight but otherwise healthy people in a clinical trial...

Tiny wireless device could help with weight loss

Gastric bypass surgery is sometimes the last resort for those who struggle with obesity or have serious health-related issues due to their weight. Since this...

Scientists develop a better way to treat obesity

Gastric bypass surgery is sometimes the last resort for those who struggle with obesity or have serious health-related issues due to their weight. Since this...

This tea may help you lose weight during sleep

In a new study, researchers found that drinking oolong tea might help people lose weight while they sleep. The research was conducted by a team...

Obesity can weaken heart muscle in common heart failure

For decades, about half of all patients with heart failure appear to have hearts that contract normally—a syndrome now known as heart failure with...

Researchers discover the real cause of obesity

Conventional wisdom suggests that an increasingly sedentary and germ-free lifestyle, resulting in low daily energy expenditure, is a primary cause underlying rising rates of...

Simple exercises can effectively boost your fitness

In a new study, researchers examined the effectiveness of old-school physical training and found that simple bodyweight exercises, when performed vigorously over short periods,...

Exercise could protect bone health after weight loss surgery

Although weight loss surgery is a highly effective treatment for obesity, it can be detrimental to bone health. In a new study, researchers found that...

Cholesterol-lowering drugs may boost gut health in obese people

In a new study, researchers found that statin drugs, a group of cholesterol-lowering medications, may help improve gut health in obese people. The research was...

Whether slow or fast, here’s how your metabolism influences how many calories you burn...

It’s a common dieter’s lament: “Ugh, my metabolism is so slow, I’m never going to lose any weight.” When people talk about a fast or...