Obesity

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  • Are you feeding your child right?

    Are you feeding your child right?

    <p>Educate yourself and control your child's weight with the right food.</p>

    August 9, 2017
  • Early term babies at increased risk of diabetes, obesity

    Early term babies at increased risk of diabetes, obesity

    Being born early term may increase a baby's risk of developing diabetes and obesity-related illnesses as well as a shortened life span, according to a new study. "Early term" was defined as delivery between 37 and 39 weeks. Their health......

    August 7, 2017
  • Fat shaming doctors may harm obese people mentally, physically

    Fat shaming doctors may harm obese people mentally, physically

    Fat shaming done by health care providers can take a toll on overweight people's physical health and well-being, according to a study. The findings showed that obese people often fall victims to medical discrimination by doctors in the form of......

    August 7, 2017
  • Gene therapy via skin may treat diabetes, obesity

    Gene therapy via skin may treat diabetes, obesity

     new form of gene therapy administered through skin transplants can help improve treatments for Type-2 diabetes and obesity, researchers have claimed. Using CRISPR, researchers from the University of Chicago edited the skin stem cells from newborn mice which prompted the......

    August 5, 2017
  • Weak taste buds may increase obesity risk

    Weak taste buds may increase obesity risk

    People with a reduced ability to taste food choose sweeter - and likely higher-calorie - diet, which could put them at the risk of gaining unhealthy weight, a study has found. “We found that the more people lost sensitivity to......

    July 31, 2017
  • Obesity in teenage may up colon cancer risk later

    Obesity in teenage may up colon cancer risk later

    Adolescents who are overweight or obese may be at an increased risk of developing colon cancer as adults, a study warns. Researchers from Tel Aviv University in Israel found that being overweight and obese was associated with 53 per cent......

    July 24, 2017
  • 'Artificial sweeteners may up obesity, heart disease risk'

    'Artificial sweeteners may up obesity, heart disease risk'

    Use of artificial sweeteners may be associated with weight gain and increased risk of obesity, diabetes, high blood pressure and heart disease, a study claims. Consumption of artificial sweeteners, such as aspartame, sucralose and stevia, is widespread and increasing, according......

    July 17, 2017
  • Obesity 'epidemic' affects one in 10 worldwide

    Obesity 'epidemic' affects one in 10 worldwide

    More than one in 10 people worldwide are now obese and 2.2 billion are believed to be overweight, fueling a global health crisis that claims millions of lives every year, according to a major new international study released on Tuesday.......

    June 12, 2017
  • Childhood obesity may up risk of depression later

    Childhood obesity may up risk of depression later

    Is your kid overweight? Beware, being obese, especially from a young age may substantially increase a lifetime risk of major depression, researchers have found. The study showed that being overweight at age eight or 13 was associated with more than......

    May 19, 2017
  • Obese? Weight loss may prevent knee joint degeneration

    Obese? Weight loss may prevent knee joint degeneration

    The more weight obese and overweight individuals lose, the better it could be for their knee joints, new research suggests. Being overweight or obese can place extra pressure on joints and cartilage, causing them to wear away. In addition, people......

    May 2, 2017
  • Routine bedtime may protect pre-schoolers from obesity

    Routine bedtime may protect pre-schoolers from obesity

    Following routines from a very early age may have many benefits. A new research suggests that regular bedtimes, mealtimes and limited screen time may be linked to better emotional health in pre-schoolers, and that might lower their chances of obesity......

    April 24, 2017
  • Obesity can lead to 13 types of cancer, says study

    Obesity can lead to 13 types of cancer, says study

    Obesity leads to 13 types of cancer, including that of pancreas and esophagus, as fat cells affect the processes that regulate the growth of cancer cells in the human body, says a study. Due to excess fat in the body,......

    April 21, 2017
  • Both obesity and low BMI may up migraine risk in women

    Both obesity and low BMI may up migraine risk in women

     Young women with obesity or underweight conditions may be at an increased risk for migraine, according to a study. Migraine is a headache of varying intensity, often accompanied by nausea and sensitivity to light and sound. The study revealed that......

    April 13, 2017