obesity

Follow these tips if you are battling with ‘diabesity’

Follow these tips if you are battling with ‘diabesity’

The term 'Diabesity' has been coined to denote the dual epidemic of diabetes and obesity.

Plant-based diet may boost metabolism

Plant-based diet may boost metabolism

Such a diet helps burn more calories, thus aiding weight loss and preventing other lifestyle diseases

Research shows bariatric surgery may reduce severity of COVID-19 in patients with obesity

Research shows bariatric surgery may reduce severity of COVID-19 in patients with obesity

A Cleveland Clinic study shows that among patients who have obesity and who tested positive for COVID-19, a past history of bariatric sur...Read More

Study suggests most humans are vulnerable to type 2 diabetes

Study suggests most humans are vulnerable to type 2 diabetes

The study exploits biophysical concepts and methods to relate protein chemistry to the emerging field of evolutionary medicine. Insulin i...Read More

Study reveals obesity and metabolic syndrome are risk factors for severe influenza, COVID-19

Study reveals obesity and metabolic syndrome are risk factors for severe influenza, COVID-19

Washington D.C.: Metabolic syndrome increases the risk of severe disease from a viral infection, according to a review of the literature ...Read More

Want to lose weight? Don't eat dinner right before bed

Want to lose weight? Don't eat dinner right before bed

Eating dinner late at night can lead to high blood sugar levels and put people at increased risk of being overweight.

Covid-19 lockdowns worsen childhood obesity globally: Study

Covid-19 lockdowns worsen childhood obesity globally: Study

Children and adolescents typically gain more weight during summer vacation than during the school year, which led the researchers to wond...Read More

Obesity not related to how close you live to fast food outlets, a study claims

Obesity not related to how close you live to fast food outlets, a study claims

According to the study, published in the International Journal of Obesity, the areas where we live are known to be important for our heal...Read More

Childhood obesity may increase bladder cancer risk

Childhood obesity may increase bladder cancer risk

The study based on more than 315,000 children in Denmark, shows body size is associated with getting the disease later in life.

Healthy eating in childhood cuts heart disease risk later, says a study

Healthy eating in childhood cuts heart disease risk later, says a study

The study focused on providing evidence-based strategies for parents and caregivers to create a healthy food environment for young childr...Read More

How people with brown fat may burn 15% more calories

How people with brown fat may burn 15% more calories

Unlike white fat, brown fat burns calories through fatty acid oxidation and heat production and is considered a promising target in the f...Read More

Excess weight may lead to mental fatigue, research suggests

Excess weight may lead to mental fatigue, research suggests

Obesity has been shown to put physical stress on the body and researchers, including one of Indian-origin, have now revealed that excess ...Read More

Physical activities during pregnancy may reduce obesity among offspring, says study

Physical activities during pregnancy may reduce obesity among offspring, says study

The study, published in the journal Science Advances, found exercise during pregnancy stimulates the production of brown adipose tissue, ...Read More

Obesity can increase type 2 diabetes risk by 6 times, says study

Obesity can increase type 2 diabetes risk by 6 times, says study

"The results suggest that type 2 diabetes prevention by weight management and a healthy lifestyle is critical across all genetic risk gro...Read More

Looks like full-fat diet products are safe for kids

Looks like full-fat diet products are safe for kids

Sydney: There is no evidence that consuming full-fat dairy products increases children's risk of obesity or heart disease, says a new stu...Read More

Mom’s gestational diabetes ups obesity risk in kids

Mom’s gestational diabetes ups obesity risk in kids

New York: Researchers have found that when a mother experiences both gestational diabetes and preeclampsia, the child has a growth trajec...Read More

How about running ‘backwards’ from fat to fit

How about running ‘backwards’ from fat to fit

As per the researchers, a newly-found drug target may not just help prevent, but also reverse obesity

Overweight pregnancies up risk of maternal midlife obesity

Overweight pregnancies up risk of maternal midlife obesity

New York: The excessive gestational weight gain (GWG) is not only linked with the increased long-term maternal weight, but, according to ...Read More

Mother's obesity may affect son's IQ

Mother's obesity may affect son's IQ

New York: Children who are born to mothers who were obese during pregnancy may suffer from underdeveloped motor skills and a lower IQ, re...Read More

Blame overeating for obesity, not poor physical activity

Blame overeating for obesity, not poor physical activity

New York: Obesity may be primarily caused by eating too much alone, and not due to poor physical activity, according to a study which cha...Read More

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