Researchers have developed a skin patch that can turn white fat into energy-burning brown fat locally while raising the body’s metabolism.
Columbia researchers are identifying the cellular processes that link obesity to diabetes and ways to interrupt them.
Researchers conducted a systematic review of studies investigating both maternal and infant risk factors for childhood obesity.
College of Physicians & Surgeons Dean Lee Goldman discusses his new book, which examines the role DNA plays in attempting to treat diabetes, obesity, and cardiovascular disease.
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.