Obesity in Youth May Harm the Heart Long-Term, Even After Weight Loss

WEDNESDAY, Nov. 25, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- A new study finds that even if overweight or obese young women slim down later on, obesity-linked damage to the heart may linger for decades.

Could Obesity Be Wired Into Some Children's Brains?

TUESDAY, Nov. 24, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Obese children may have difficulty resisting food because of how their brain is wired, a new study suggests.

Too Many Pregnant Women Gain Too Much Weight: Doctors' Group

MONDAY, Nov. 23, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Women need to exercise and eat healthy foods during and after pregnancy in order to combat overweight and obesity and related health problems, women's health experts say.

New 'Collar' Aims to Help Shield Brain From Concussion

FRIDAY, Nov. 20, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- A new type a lightweight and pressurized neck collar may help prevent mild concussions during sports, according to the developers of the device.

Teasing Girls About Weight May Cause Lasting Harm

FRIDAY, Nov. 20, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Teasing overweight girls about their weight can cause lasting harm to their self-image and might increase their risk of eating disorders, a new study suggests.

Child Care Centers Offering Too Little Outdoor Time

FRIDAY, Nov. 20, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Preschool children at child care centers spend too little time outdoors, a new study says.

Exercise Can Reduce Heart Failure Risk, No Matter Your Age

FRIDAY, Nov. 20, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Starting to exercise later in life can still reduce your risk of heart failure, and even modest increases in activity could provide some protection, researchers say.

Yoga May Boost Quality of Life for Prostate Cancer Patients

FRIDAY, Nov. 20, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Yoga may benefit men who are undergoing radiation therapy for prostate cancer, according to a small study.

Health Tip: Exercising With Diabetes

(HealthDay News) -- Participating in sports or exercising don't have to be dangerous if you're diabetic.

Foods May Affect Each Person's Blood Sugar Differently, Study Suggests

THURSDAY, Nov. 19, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- New research would seem to support what many have enviously suspected while watching a thin friend chow down -- the same foods don't necessarily have the same effect from person-to-person.