Obesity

Study: Obesity May Reduce Quality Of Sleep

(CNN) - Can sleeping too little cause you to gain weight? Or does weight gain cause sleep loss by itself? A new study funded by the NIH and National Science Foundation tries to shed light on that. It's part…

Study: Half Of Adults Will Be Obese By 2030

(CNN) - The obesity crisis is showing no signs of letting up. A study published in the New England Journal of Medicine expects half of all American adults to be obese in just 10 years. And by 2030, 25%…

Obesity and the Brain

  In Your Health Minute, A new study finds a link between obesity and the structure of your brain. Researchers in the Netherlands looked at…

Study: Cancers Fueled By Obesity On Rise In Millennials

(CNN) - A new study reveals that cancers fueled by obesity are on the rise among American young adults and are appearing at increasingly younger ages. The study, released Monday by the American Cancer Society, found that the risk…

Overweight and Depressed

In Your Health Minute, A new study reveals obesity can cause depression even when there are not other health problems. Researchers in the UK looked at the medical and genetic information of over 300-thousand people. They found the psycohlogical impact…

Antibiotics Could Make Kids Overweight

In Your Health Minute, Taking antibiotics at a young age could increase the risk of obesity. Researchers from the University of Health Sciences say…

Study: Obesity to Become Leading Cause of Cancer in Women

(CNN) - A new report focused on the United Kingdom warns obesity is set to overtake smoking as the leading preventable cause of cancer in women. Cancer Research UK estimates 23,000 British women will suffer from obesity-related cancers by…

Overweight and Pregnant

In Your Health Minute, A small new study reveals obesity may cause heart complications during pregnancy. Researchers tracked 11 obese expectant mothers under the age of 35. As early…

Momma is Right, Kids Need Their Sleep

  In Your Health Minute, Childre's sleep habits may affect their eating habits and weight. A new study from Virginia Commonwealth University found kids who slept the least had a…

American Teens are Sleep Deprived

    In Your Health News, a separate study reveals most teens are not getting enough sleep. New data from the CDC shows nearly 58 percent of middle schoolers…