The findings of the study were published in the journal 'Circulation'.
In such conditions, think about what you may be doing wrong because of which your weight loss process is hampered.
On World Health Day, doctors say that as non-communicable diseases (NCDs) increasingly occur in younger age groups, it is important for people to get health checkups regularly.
Doctors at the hospital said that the package would prove useful as each body type requires a catered method to tackle obesity; in other words, following a common routine may not work for everyone.
Health experts say that Covid vaccines may not be fully effective on people who are obese, a population at greater risk of contracting Covid-19.
The drug, semaglutide, works by hijacking the body's own appetite regulating system in the brain leading to reduced hunger and calorie intake.
Instead of seeing obesity as a problem of excess calorie consumption, it is better understood as a measure of body fat and its patterns of distribution, with varying health effects
Chinese children are also increasingly overweight, the report revealed, with 20 percent of 6 to 17-year-olds now heavier than the healthy limit compared to 16% in 2012.
The study found that physical activity reduces the influence of genetic predisposition to obesity, and this effect is more significant in the oldest age group -- women aged 70 years and older.
Studies showed that children and adolescents who get less than the recommended amount of sleep for their age are at a higher risk of gaining more weight.