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Doctors say obesity is potent factor for the development of major risks for chronic kidney disease, like diabetes and hypertension, and it has a direct impact on the development of even the end-stage renal disease. Pixabay

There is an estimated 30 percent increase in ‘weight-gain’ linked kidney ailments since the start of Covid-19 induced lockdown last year.

Doctors at Gleneagles Global Hospitals here attribute this to sedentary habits that have crept into daily life.

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A study has revealed that obesity may contribute toward neural tissue vulnerability while maintaining a healthy weight in mild Alzheimer's disease dementia could help to preserve brain structure. Unsplash

Being overweight is an additional burden on brain health and it may exacerbate Alzheimer’s disease, a new study suggests.

The study revealed that obesity may contribute toward neural tissue vulnerability while maintaining a healthy weight in mild Alzheimer’s disease dementia could help to preserve brain structure.

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Obesity is a complex disease involving an excessive amount of body fat. Unsplash

To help people treat obesity, researchers have come out with a medical device that might help with weight loss and requires a simpler operative procedure for implantation.

According to the team, their centimeter-sized device provides the feeling of fullness by stimulating the endings of the vagus nerve with light. Unlike other devices that require a power cord, their device is wireless and can be controlled externally from a remote radio frequency source.

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This New Year people are more into their health and fitness. Pixabay

With a resolve to overcome personal health struggles that came their way in 2020, almost four in five people (80.5 percent) of respondents in a new survey say they feel more inspired to make a health goal in 2021, such as weight loss (34.2 percent), building muscle (22 percent), emphasizing mental health (12.5 percent).

According to the Life Time survey, a majority of people have reported gaining weight, losing muscle, and struggling with their mental health during the past year. Nearly 86 percent said they missed their in-person workout communities.

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