Pediatric gastroenterologist Jennifer Woo Baidal explains that obesity may increase the risk of a serious liver disease at a much younger age than once thought.
Researchers have developed a skin patch that can turn white fat into energy-burning brown fat locally while raising the body’s metabolism.
Michael Rosenbaum, MD, director of the new FIT clinic at Columbia for treatment of pediatric obesity, explains his research on weight loss and metabolism.
A communitywide intervention for families who receive WIC benefits reduced obesity risk factors in preschoolers.
Columbia researchers found that a hormone made in bone cells suppressed appetite in mice by turning on neurons linked to appetite control.
Columbia University researchers have discovered an enzyme deficiency in the brain that is linked to Prader-Willi, a rare obesity syndrome.