In two new studies, researchers confirm the benefits of gastric bypass surgery for weight loss, while noting that a riskier, …
Why the mostly commonly performed bariatric surgery in the U.S. doubles patients’ risk for drinking problems, compared with a less severe weight-loss procedure
In the first head-to-head studies comparing weight-loss surgery to medication for diabetes, surgery proved more effective in putting the disease in remission.
Weight-loss surgery may not reduce the risk of death in higher risk patients — older, heavier and sicker men — a new study finds.
People who undergo gastric bypass surgery for weight loss have more than twice the risk of developing alcoholism, compared with those who have gastric banding surgery, preliminary research finds. This line of inquiry could shed …
Losing weight comes with a host of health benefits — including making your brain sharper.
Gastric bypass surgery not only helps obese people lose weight, but it may also help patients’ hearts return to a healthier state and shape, according to a new study in the Feb. 8 issue of the Journal of the American College of Cardiology.
FDA Takes On Green Tea: Dr Pepper Snapple Group’s Canada Dry and Unilever’s Lipton are in hot water for overextended health claims on labels and promotional websites for their green tea products, reports the Los Angeles Times.