Mailman’s Y. Claire Wang finds that with 1 in 7 adults severely obese, overall medical costs reached an estimated $69 billion for obesity-related health issues.
Children born to women who gain excessive weight during pregnancy are at higher risk of obesity.
Columbia researchers have developed a method to generate hypothalamic-like neurons from human pluripotent stem cells, which could aid the study of obesity.
A round-up of the Mailman School's recent research and upcoming events on obesity prevention.
Study: Mothers and children who are overweight fail to recognize abnormal weight, which may lead to distorted perceptions of what is acceptable and healthy.
Researchers discovered how common obesity gene contributes to weight gain