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Connection with bacteria found in sewage and weight gain

According to new research, a link was found between microbes identified in a city’s sewage treatment plants and the population’s obesity rate.

Study pins weight gain to drinking, ignores many other factors

A recent study published in the May issue of the peer-reviewed American Journal of Clinical Nutrition indicated that men that drink a moderate amount of alcohol tend to consume more than 400 extra calories on the days they drink.

Late to bed, early to rise leads to weight gain, study shows

A new study confirms staying up late makes us gain weight. The finding that comes from Sleep and Chronobiology Laboratory scientists at the Perelman School of Medicine at University of Pennsylvania shows sleep and obesity are linked.

Study finds happy marriage may be big marriage due to weight gain

A study on weight loss and gain from the Southern Methodist University has found a happy marriage isn't necessarily a healthy one. The study's figures found that happy marriages are more often associated with weight gain, divorces with weight loss

New study suggests diet sodas may increase risk of diabetes

Two French researchers have completed an extensive study examining the risk of developing type 2 diabetes comparing the results of drinking diet sodas against soft drinks sweetened with sugar.

Lady Gaga blames father for 25-pound weight gain

Lady Gaga is "blaming" her father for her 25-pound weight gain as she struggles to put herself on a diet after eating lots of pizzas at her father's newly-opened restaurant in New York.

Eaters of chocolate slimmer than non-consumers

Regular chocolate consumption can help keep a person slim according to new research. The study found that those who consumed chocolate regularly had a lower body mass index than those who did not eat chocolate.

New study finds obesity and brain damage are connected

A study published in the Journal of Clinical Investigation (JCI) on Dec. 27, 2011 suggests there is a link between obesity and brain damage. The study was unable, however, to determine if obesity is caused by brain damage or is the cause of brain damage.

Study: Marriage and divorce cause weight gain

A new study has shown that men are more likely to experience weight gains after divorce while women add more after they get married. This is especially common among those over age 30, and changes start as early as two years after marital transition.

Minnesota 'Cheeseburger bill' calls for personal responsibility Special

Saint Paul - A unique legislative bill in the Minnesota House, nicknamed the 'Cheeseburger Bill', would provide for civil immunity against claims based on weight gain, obesity and health related issued caused by the long-term consumption of foods.

Weight gain could be symptom of underactive thyroid

Sufferers of fibromyalgia and chronic fatigue syndrome often deal with weight gain. The culprit may not be diet but an underactive thyroid, known as hypothyroidism.

Blunted Activation of Brain Reward Circuitry Increases Risk for Future Weight Gain

Oregon Research Institute (ORI) senior scientist Eric Stice, Ph.D., and colleagues provide evidence that blunted activation of brain regions when eating is related to current and future weight gain in young females.

Study: Sugar substitutes may cause weight gain

Adding to the growing list of supposed dangers caused by artificial sweeteners is the possibility of weight gain. A new study on rats found that no-calorie saccharin could make weight loss harder to manage.

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