A group of clinical trials showed that pregnant women can prevent excess weight gain with a healthy diet and physical activity.
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.
Karolinska Institute’s Peter Arner wins Naomi Berrie Award for studies on the cellular processes that create and maintain fat tissue in humans.
Columbia researchers are identifying the cellular processes that link obesity to diabetes and ways to interrupt them.