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Drinking whole milk can reduce risk of overweight

Studies reveal that children who consume whole milk are at lower risk of being overweight.

31 Dec 2019 2:58 PM

BMI can improve chances of cancer survival

Study suggests high BMI may improve cancer survival.

29 Dec 2019 1:00 PM

Mississippi rated fattest state in America, says report

Meanwhile, Utah was ranked the least fat, followed by Colorado, Massachusetts, Connecticut and California.

06 Nov 2019 12:38 PM

‘Indians obese but hunger a concern,’ says UN report

In India, the number of undernourished people declined from 253.9 million in 2004-06 to 194.4 million in 2016-18.

17 Jul 2019 9:42 AM

Obese pregnant women can avoid complications with diet and exercise

One can reduce complications during pregnancy if they change diet, lifestyle before their pregnancy period starts, study revealed.

08 Sep 2018 5:35 PM


Being overweight may up heart disease risk: Study

Recall-by-genotype is novel and exploits the random allocation of genes at conception.

04 Aug 2018 3:41 PM

Obesity poses risk to traumatic brain injury recovery

While the percentage of overweight patients was relatively stable, the obesity rate increased over time.

07 Jul 2018 7:35 PM

World's fattest child on road to recovery after losing 63 kg following surgery

Mihir Jain from Delhi lost 63 kg since his gastric bypass surgery in April and now weighs 172 kg.

28 Jun 2018 6:28 PM

Obesity, overweight tied to shorter life, more years with heart disease

Some research in recent years has suggested that overweight people may live longer than their normal-weight counterparts.

24 Mar 2018 2:04 PM

Obese people with breast cancer gene have increased DNA damage, says study

Having high BMI while carrying BRCA mutation is positively linked with higher levels of damage to DNA in normal breast gland cells.

20 Mar 2018 8:08 AM


New study contradicts theory that says a person can be obese yet healthy

The World Health Organisation considers someone with a BMI of 25 kg/m2 as overweight.

16 Mar 2018 10:15 AM

Weight-loss surgery tied to slight increased risk of suicide

The findings suggest that patients should be followed for several years after surgery to monitor for any potential mental health issues.

31 Jan 2018 4:47 PM

Obesity in children likely to cause death earlier than their healthy peers, says study

According to report by Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health (RCPCH), child health is suffering at hands of disjointed approach.

24 Jan 2018 9:49 AM

Secrets of longevity protein revealed

By developing drugs that enhance the pathway, he said, researchers can target diabetes and obesity.

18 Jan 2018 7:25 PM

Fat squirrel steals pricey goods left out for delivery folks

Squirrels are seemingly trying to ruin the holiday spirit all over New Jersey this season.

09 Dec 2017 7:20 PM


Fetuses grow differently in obese women

Maternal obesity has long been linked to an increased risk of pregnancy complications for mothers and infants.

05 Dec 2017 11:43 AM

The faster you eat, the more kilos you gain?

People who eat slowly are less likely to become obese or develop metabolic syndrome.

18 Nov 2017 1:50 PM

Weight loss surgery linked to lower risk of cancer

Cancer is a leading cause of death worldwide, and the prevalence of obesity has more than doubled during the past generation.

07 Oct 2017 3:27 PM

Losing weight may help save money: Study

Researchers found that a 20-year-old adult who goes from being obese to overweight would save approximately $17,655 in medical costs.

26 Sep 2017 6:37 PM

Grandfather loses 82 kgs to become Slimming World's Man of the Year

Tony Westaway lost weight after being told he was too big to fit in a plane seat

26 Aug 2017 4:42 PM