All obesity

Krista Varady

June 13, 2017

Can you feast while dieting?

Alternate-day fasting diets as effective as diets that restrict calories

Amelia Branigan

February 28, 2017

Teachers may be cause of ‘obesity penalty’ on girls’ grades

Discrimination by body weight impacts success in school, study finds

An apple on a desk with a chalkboard in the background

February 7, 2017

Teachers may be cause of ‘obesity penalty’ on girls’ grades

Obese white girls penalized in English, but not math

Shiva Shahrara

October 24, 2016

Clues to why rheumatoid arthritis takes longer to treat in obese patients

Inflammatory factors linked to fat sustain disease

Fat cells

April 25, 2016

Why is visceral fat worse than subcutaneous fat?

Cells’ response to overeating stress is key

September 30, 2015

Researchers track how behavioral therapies change brain function

Study may reveal how behavioral therapy works

pizza

January 18, 2015

Pizza adds significant fat, calories, sodium to youth diet

Nutritional content of popular food should be improved, study says

children on a playground

January 6, 2015

Prevention Research Center aims to improve health of Illinoisans

Study will examine Chicago’s playground renovation project

Lisa Powell

February 25, 2014

The impact of public policy on behavior

UIC Distinguished Researcher of the Year Lisa Powell

scale laid over three different environments

February 18, 2014

Is your hometown making you overweight?

Study asks: is where you live a factor in obesity?