Category Archives: Weight Loss

Knee, Hip Replacements Don’t Help People Lose Weight: Study

Evidence is inconclusive and may even point to weight gain, researchers say THURSDAY, Sept. 13 (HealthDay News) — Although joint replacement surgery can ease pain and help people regain their mobility, no proof exists that this surgical procedure will help them lose weight, according to a new study. Researcher Maria Inacio, of Kaiser Permanente and…

Overweight Teens Typically Eat Less Than Normal-Weight Peers

Study finding points to need for novel weight-loss interventions By Serena GordonHealthDay Reporter MONDAY, Sept. 10 (HealthDay News) — As expected, young children who are overweight consume more calories each day than do their thinner peers, a new study says. But, in a decidedly unexpected finding, the researchers also discovered that older overweight children may…

Postpartum Depression May Lead to Shorter Kids: Study

It’s not certain why, but feeding practices might play a part, expert says By Jenifer GoodwinHealthDay Reporter MONDAY, Sept. 10 (HealthDay News) — Children of mothers who suffer from persistent postpartum depression are more likely to be very short at ages 4 and 5, new research finds. Researchers examined data on 10,700 children from the…

Less Is More With Exercise, Study Says

60-minute workout no better for weight loss than half-hour regimen WEDNESDAY, Aug. 29 (HealthDay News) — Thirty minutes of daily exercise achieves the same amount of weight loss as 60 minutes, according to a small new study. The research included 60 heavy but healthy Danish men who exercised for either 30 or 60 minutes a…

4 Eating Habits May Help Older Women Maintain Weight Loss

In 4-year study, those who kept pounds off decreased 3 food groups and increased fruits, vegetables By Kathleen Doheny HealthDay Reporter TUESDAY, Aug. 28 (HealthDay News) — Older women who want to keep off weight — no small feat for many after menopause — might consider four specific eating behaviors, according to new research. “Losing…