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Obesity Increasing More Quickly in Rural Areas than in Cities Worldwide: Study

Obesity worldwide is increasing more quickly in rural areas than in cities, a study reported Wednesday, challenging a long-held assumption that the global epidemic...

Eating Comfort Food in Stress Will Add Extra Kilos, Says Study

Eating too much high-calorie food is anyway bad for health but under stress, sugary and high-fat diet can lead to more weight gain than...

Researchers Claim, High-Calorie Food Intake in Stress Can Lead To Grater Weight Gain

Eating too much high-calorie food is anyway bad for health but under stress, sugary and high-fat diet can lead to more weight gain than...

Media Multitasking Can Be Associated With Risk of Obesity

Do you keep switching between digital devices like smartphone, tablet and PC? Beware. A study has linked media multitasking to obesity. The study showed that...

Obesity Can Result in Early Onset of Puberty: Study

Obese boys and girls are likely to enter puberty at an early age, which can result in stunted growth or depression, finds a new...

Research Reveals: It’s Your Friend’s Company That Can Turn You Obese

Besides genes and an unhealthy diet, your friends can also play a role in making you overweight, says a study, which found that obesity...

Drinking Green Tea Can Help Reduce Obesity, Inflammation

Want to cut that extra flab? Drinking green tea can help reduce obesity as well as inflammation in the gut, finds a study. The findings, published in the Journal of Nutritional...

Obese People Have Increased Chances of Surviving a Stroke

While obesity has known to be a key risk factor in many diseases, a new study suggests having some extra body fat may be...

Researchers Identify Genes Causing Obesity

Researchers have identified genetic variants associated with obesity that is central to developing targeted interventions to reduce the risk of chronic illnesses like hypertension, Type-2 diabetes and heart disease. The team from...

As Per Study, High-Risk HPV Lead to Increased CVD

While human papillomavirus (HPV) have been linked to cancer, infection with high-risk strains of the virus might also increase the fear of cardiovascular disease...

Keep Obesity At Bay With Flaxseeds

Besides improving your heart health, consuming flaxseeds can also cause changes in the gut microbiota, boost metabolic health as well as protect against diet-induced...

Researchers Discover Treatment for Obesity, Fatty Liver Disease

Israeli researchers have discovered 27 new molecules, which may lead to a potential treatment for fatty liver disease, obesity and to heal wounds. The findings, led by Professor Amiram Goldblum at...

Governments To Curb Political Influence Of Major Corporations To Tackle Several Global Crisis: Study

To defeat the intertwined pandemics of obesity, hunger and climate change, governments must curb the political influence of major corporations, said a major report...

Need For Urgent Action to Tackle Obesity, Climate Change, Says Lancet Study

The pandemics of obesity, undernutrition, and climate change are interlinked and represent the paramount challenge for humans, the environment and our planet, says a Lancet report, that presses...

Obesity Can Shorten Your Dog’s Lives

If you thought that obesity affects only humans, you may be wrong. It can also shorten lives of your canine friends, finds a research. The research, from the University of...

U.S. Adults Putting on Pounds Instead of Getting Taller

You don't need to hang the mistletoe higher, but you might want to skip the holiday cookies. A report released Thursday shows U.S. adults aren't...

Obesity Spikes up Asthma Risk in Children

Parents, please take note. Obese children are at an increased risk of asthma, a new study has found. The findings suggest that the incidence of...

Longer Exposure to Honking Traffic Makes You Obese

Are you obese or overweight? Blame long term exposure to blaring horns and other noise from road traffic, said researchers. The study showed that a 10 decibel (dB) increase...

Genes Tied to Obesity May Lower Risk of Diabetes

Certain genetic factors may impact our body in intriguingly paradoxical ways. A team of scientists has identified 14 new genetic variations that were linked...

Diet Containing High Amount of Carbohydrates May Lead to Obesity in Some

Researchers have identified a DNA mutation common in animals that may explain why a diet high in carbohydrates induces obesity and diabetes in some but not others. The study,...

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