Researchers have developed a skin patch that can turn white fat into energy-burning brown fat locally while raising the body’s metabolism.
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.
Almost half of gastric bypass patients have their diabetes under control one year after surgery, a new study has found.