'Obesity leads to more cases of cancer than smoking'

Excess weight causes around 1,900 more cases of bowel cancer than smoking in the UK each year, the charity said in a statement.

published on : 3rd July 2019

On nutrition deficiency, and ways to tackle it

At a meet held in Hyderabad, healthcare professionals discuss the growing menace of kids eating junk food, getting addicted to smartphones and share ways of addressing the issues.

published on : 29th June 2019

Drinking coffee may help fight obesity, diabetes: Study

This is the first study in humans to show that something like a cup of coffee can have a direct effect on our brown fat functions.

published on : 25th June 2019

The body adapts to occasional short-term overeating: Study

These findings suggest that early adaptations in response to carbohydrate overfeeding are directed at increasing glucose disposal in order to maintain whole-body insulin sensitivity.

published on : 26th April 2019

WHO sets screen time for infants and kids, says physical activity is must

The guidelines were issued as part of a campaign to tackle the global obesity crisis and ensure that young children grow up fit and well.

published on : 25th April 2019

Dispelling myths about obesity

He has been working in the fresh produce industry for over 18 years, so it is safe to assume that Chris Bavin knows a thing or two about good food.

published on : 25th April 2019

Smoking in pregnancy raises infant's obesity risk

Previous research had shown that chemerin is present in higher levels in the blood of obese people.

published on : 30th March 2019

Obesity, alcohol may up breast cancer risk

Over the next decade, drinking alcohol will lead to 13 per cent increase of breast cancer cases in pre-menopausal women and six per cent in post-menopausal breast cancers.

published on : 29th March 2019

Obesity speeds up puberty onset in boys: Study

Some studies have found that obesity delayed puberty, whereas another study showed that only overweight but not obesity induced earlier puberty in boys.

published on : 25th March 2019

Your friends may influence you to become obese

The chances of becoming overweight or obese for a teenager increased four-six per cent for rise in every one per cent in the obesity.

published on : 19th March 2019

Anti-obesity compound from coconut waste!

A group of scientists from CFTRI has prepared a concentrate from coconut that can control the harmful effect of excessive intake of fat in food.

published on : 23rd January 2019

Scientists discover molecules that are wired for obesity

The finding that people with obesity have rare mutations in semaphorin signaling shows that semaphorins are important in maintaining healthy body weight.

published on : 18th January 2019

Bengal govt to provide lessons on obesity-prevention among school students

The curriculum would also highlight the practical aspect of tackling obesity such as the necessity of physical activity, regular measurement of certain parameters and eating healthy food.

published on : 26th December 2018

Kids who have milk cereal drinks during infancy at higher risk of obesity

Milk cereal drinks consists of milk and flour, and is nutritionally close to porridge, and usually enriched with vitamins and minerals.

published on : 23rd December 2018

Pregnant women, extremely obese at high risk from flu

High-risk individuals who are hospitalised with flu complications are at an increased risk for serious bacterial infections and infectious diseases.

published on : 23rd December 2018
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