Thursday 27 November, 2014

Lower life expectancy for obese teenagers: Study

Those who were overweight or obese as teenagers are likely to die early as life expectancy gains over the last 50 years have not been to their benefit Continue reading “Lower life expectancy for obese teenagers: Study” »  More...

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By BioNews On Friday, March 21st, 2014
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Obese? Blame it on fat cells’ expansion

You have heard about obesity or accumulation of fat but do you know that nutrition is not the only factor driving obesity in our kids Continue reading “Obese? Blame it on fat cells’ expansion” More...

By BioNews On Friday, March 21st, 2014
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How do people stay slim despite eating ‘fat’ food?

Your closest pal or colleague may eat the same high-calorie food that you gulp down but know how he/she stays slim and trim Continue reading “How do people stay slim despite eating ‘fat’ food?” More...

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By BioNews On Sunday, April 28th, 2013
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Obesity may influence heart function through sex hormones

New research suggests that changes in sex hormones as seen in obesity may have Continue reading “Obesity may influence heart function through sex hormones” »  More...

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By IANS On Sunday, January 13th, 2013
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Why fat thighs are better than big paunch

Genes active in a person’s belly fat are different from those in his or her thigh fat Continue reading “Why fat thighs are better than big paunch” »  More...

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By IANS On Wednesday, September 26th, 2012
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Obese little ones ‘signing up’ for heart disease

Researchers have sounded warning bells on obese children as young as five-year-old Continue reading “Obese little ones ‘signing up’ for heart disease” »  More...

By BioNews On Tuesday, August 7th, 2012
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Weight-loss surgery unlikely to increase fracture risk at least in short term

Obese patients who undergo bariatric surgery are not at an increased risk of broken bones in the first few years after the operation Continue reading “Weight-loss surgery unlikely to increase fracture risk More...

By BioNews On Tuesday, July 17th, 2012
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Obesity may influence response to breast cancer treatment

Women who are obese continue to have higher levels of oestrogen than women of normal weight even after treatment with hormone-suppressing drugs Continue reading “Obesity may influence response to breast cancer More...

By BioNews On Tuesday, July 10th, 2012
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Eat smaller bites to lose weight

A team of scientists led by one of Indian origin have suggested that cutting food into smaller pieces can help dieters shed those extra kilos Continue reading “Eat smaller bites to lose weight” »  More...

By BioNews On Tuesday, July 10th, 2012
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Obese friends up your chance of piling on pounds

A person’s circle of friends may influence his or her weight, a new study has revealed Continue reading “Obese friends up your chance of piling on pounds” »  More...