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Age is Not A Barrier To Lose Weight, says Study

Researchers have found that obese patients over the age of 60 can lose an equivalent amount of weight as younger people using only lifestyle...

Controlling Blood Sugar May Boost Brain Health in Diabetic Overweight Patients: Study

Controlling blood sugar levels improved the ability to clearly think, learn and remember among people with type 2 diabetes who were overweight, say researchers. "It's...

Obesity: A Dangerous Outcome of Sedentary Lifestyle Amid Pandemic

Obesity is an emerging independent risk factor for susceptibility to and severity of coronavirus (SARS-CoV-2). It is increasingly being recognised as a predisposing factor...

Changes in Weight Between Young Adulthood, Midlife Linked to Early Death Risk

Changes in weight between young adulthood and midlife may have important consequences for a person's risk of early death, say researchers. The study found that...

Women With Polycystic Ovary Syndrome More Likely to Get Heart Disease

Women in their 30s and 40s with a common condition affecting how the ovaries work are more likely to get heart disease. "Polycystic ovary syndrome...

Playing Video Games May Cause Poor Eating Habits in Young Males, Warn Researchers

Male college students who play video games tend to exercise less and have poorer eating habits compared to non-gamers, warn researchers. Nearly 70 per cent...

Can Depression Lead to Weight Gain? Find it Out Here

Feeling depressed? Your weight might be the reason behind it as researchers have found that the risk of depression increases with higher weight. The aim...

Consistent Bedtime Routine Reduces Risk of Obesity in Children

Dear parents, kindly take note. Researchers have found that going to bed early and following a consistent bedtime routine may help reduce children's risk...

Being Overweight Increases Risk of Developing Advanced Prostate Cancer: Study

Researchers have found that being overweight in middle age and later adulthood linked to a greater risk of advanced prostate cancer. This is a...

4 in 10 American Adults are Obese: Survey

About 4 in 10 American adults are obese, and nearly 1 in 10 is severely so, government researchers said Thursday. This is a health...

Gestational Weight Gain May Increase Long-Term Maternal Weight: Study

The excessive gestational weight gain (GWG) is not only linked with the increased long-term maternal weight, but, according to a new study, it also...

People in LMICs Face Obesity and Undernutrition: Study

Low-and middle-income countries have high levels of overweight and obesity along with undernutrition, say researchers, adding that these two issues have become increasingly connected. "Our...

1 in 3 Children Under the Age of 5 Undernourished or Overweight

At least one in every three children under five years of age is undernourished or overweight, according to a new Unicef report that sounds...

Being Overweight Before the Age of 40 Can Increase Risk of Cancer in Adults

Researchers have found that being overweight before the age of 40 could increase the risk of various cancers in adults. "Obesity is an established risk...

Exposure to Certain Disinfectants Can Cause Obesity in Kids: Research

Early life exposure to certain disinfectants used at home could be making children overweight by altering the composition of their gut bacteria, suggests new...

Overweight in Middle Age Linked to Low Breast Cancer Risk

While obesity has been shown to increase breast cancer risk in elderly, for younger women the opposite seems to be true. For pre-menopausal women,...

Overweight And Normal Dogs Behavior Similar To Humans

Researchers in Hungary who found that normal and overweight dogs behaved differently in tasks involving food say the dogs' responses were similar to those...

Refrain From Coffee if You Are Expecting, It Can Make Your Baby Obese

Are you expecting? If so, refrain from drinking coffee, as babies born to women who drank coffee during pregnancy were found to be at...

Obesity Possess Threat of Progressive Disability for Patients of Rheumatoid Arthritis

Obese patients with rheumatoid arthritis are more likely to experience progressive disability than patients who are overweight, according to a new study. Overweight means having...

Poor Dental Health can Lead to Obesity in Children

Worried about your child’s obesity problems? It’s high time you curbed his love for sugary drinks and junk food. A little focus on...

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