obesity

Cutting 200 calories daily, exercising may improve heart health in obese adults

The findings of the study were published in the journal 'Circulation'.

published on : 4th August 2021

Weight-ing game

In such conditions, think about what you may be doing wrong because of which your weight loss process is hampered.

published on : 7th May 2021

World Health Day: ‘Preventive Health Checkups help decrease disease burden in society’

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.

published on : 7th April 2021

Fat to fit: Hyderabad's AIG Hospital offers weight loss plan

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.

published on : 5th March 2021

‘Vax may be less effective on obese people’ 

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.

published on : 13th February 2021

UK study finds new 'game changer' drug to fight obesity

The drug, semaglutide, works by hijacking the body's own appetite regulating system in the brain leading to reduced hunger and calorie intake.

published on : 11th February 2021

Obesity is also a form of malnutrition

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

published on : 9th January 2021

Over half of Chinese adults now overweight: Official

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.

published on : 23rd December 2020

Exercise may beat genetic predisposition to obesity in elderly women

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.  

published on : 19th May 2018

Poor sleep may raise obesity risk in kids

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.

published on : 17th April 2018