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.
Drs. Rudolph Leibel and Michael Rosenbaum are members of a multi-center collaboration that plans to test competing hypotheses of obesity and weight gain.
A new study from the Mailman School of Public Health finds that obesity accounts for 18 percent of American deaths.
Conventional wisdom says obesity is good for bones, but a new study of premenopausal women finds that belly fat is associated with poor bone quality.
Obese adolescents are more likely than their normal-weight counterparts to have hearing loss – results of a new study led by Columbia’s Dr. Anil Lalwani.
A Mailman School of Public Health study finds that low-income individuals would not be disproportionately affected by legislation to restrict consumption of large sugar-sweetened beverages.