A new study suggests severely obese patients are more likely to achieve a healthy BMI if they undergo bariatric surgery sooner rather than later.
The U.S. has the highest rate of childhood obesity in the world's most populous nations.
The study found kids who were overweight were more likely to be ostracized by their slimmer classmates.
An analysis of more than 12,000 children found that TVs increased the risk of "body fatness," with girls most likely to be affected.
A newly identified antibody increases bone mass and decreases body fat in mice, though human studies are some way off.
The biggest study yet on the effect of body mass index on DNA reveals markers that could predict diabetes risk.
Researchers discover compounds that help to dictate when we start and stop eating.
People carrying certain types of genes are 70 percent more likely to be obese.
Online guides for losing weight don't work for everyone.
Obesity is 64 percent more likely to be found in people born via cesarean as compared to their siblings born by vaginal birth.
The Government should restrict marketing by stopping junk food adverts from being shown on TV before the 9pm watershed.
25 years ago, no state had an obesity rate above 20 percent. Today, every state is above a 20 percent rate.