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Overweight, obese kids have higher asthma risk

Experts say even with asthma, kids can exercise to help them achieve and maintain a healthy weight

27 Nov 2018 9:44 AM

Later school start may help teens get needed sleep

Here is what a new study has found.

25 Nov 2018 10:24 AM

Study links obesity to COPD in non-smokers

The best-known risk factor for COPD is smoking, but one-quarter of COPD patients have never smoked

23 Nov 2018 12:48 PM

Unhealthy lifestyle, erratic shifts can increase diabetes risk, says study

Unhealthy lifestyle behaviour such as smoking, poor diet, little exercise, and being obese increase the risk of Type 2 diabetes.

22 Nov 2018 3:24 PM

Infants born to obese mothers can develop liver disease, obesity

Childhood obesity has become a growing epidemic.

19 Nov 2018 9:24 AM


Obese people enjoy food less, says study

Adolescents who feel more pleasure or enjoyment when eating "have a healthy relationship with food.

15 Nov 2018 9:32 AM

Psychological effect of obesity hits women twice as hard as men: study

Previous reports have suggested that while obesity has doubled in the UK since 1990s, number of people using anti-depressants tripled.

13 Nov 2018 6:13 PM

Adolescent obesity linked to increased risk of pancreatic cancer

Study finds overweight and even higher weight within 'normal' weight range in men may increase pancreatic cancer risk in a graded manner.

12 Nov 2018 8:58 PM

Research shows how air pollution might be linked to obesity

Pollutants irritate air sacs in the lungs causing stress response that leads to release of hormones.

12 Nov 2018 3:23 PM

What leads to falls in older women?

Falls can be especially challenging for older people who are obese.

06 Nov 2018 1:29 PM


Genetic factor associated with obesity could protect against diabetes

Experts believe that the region in the body where surplus fat is stored matters more than the amount when it comes to insulin resistance.

03 Nov 2018 6:00 PM

Giving antibiotics to children under 2 raises risk of obesity, says study

Study found that longer children took drugs and more classes of antibiotics they had taken, greater risk of obesity was.

31 Oct 2018 8:13 PM

Study finds impact of obesity on kidney transplant outcomes

Transplantation for many obese patients will have a significant impact on quality of life and longevity for these patients.

26 Oct 2018 3:49 PM

Can weight loss surgery prevent womb cancer?

Here is what a new study has found.

26 Oct 2018 1:44 PM

Smoking during pregnancy may cause early puberty in kids

Study found children of mothers who smoked more than 10 cigarettes a day during pregnancy, entered puberty three to six months earlier.

25 Oct 2018 10:11 AM


Childhood obesity associated with serious hip condition

Researchers say the link with obesity is striking.

22 Oct 2018 5:28 PM

Walnuts a boon for reigning lifestyle ailments, says study

Incorporating walnuts into meals can ensure protein intake, especially among vegetarians, as it contains numerous vitamins, minerals.

22 Oct 2018 8:17 AM

Memes may contribute to obesity in teenagers

A substantial number of individuals on Twitter share health-related Internet memes.

21 Oct 2018 4:09 PM

This diet will help save the planet

Sustaining a healthier planet will require halving the amount of food loss and waste.

21 Oct 2018 11:34 AM

Does weight loss before surgery provide benefits?

Here is what a new study has found.

19 Oct 2018 12:07 PM