Michael Rosenbaum, MD, director of the new FIT clinic at Columbia for treatment of pediatric obesity, explains his research on weight loss and metabolism.
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.
Almost half of gastric bypass patients have their diabetes under control one year after surgery, a new study has found.
Will NYC's new "soda ban" reduce obesity? P&S internist Deepu Gowda, MD, MPH – who voted for the "ban" – explains his reasoning.