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Wednesday 06 May, 2015

Hunger-blocking hormone may help treat obesity: Study

A specific hormone – known to regulate metabolism, appetite and weight – also influences cells other than neurons that control appetite  More...

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By BioNews On Thursday, May 29th, 2014
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A third of world’s population obese or overweight: Lancet

Revealing how the obesity epidemic has spread globally, an alarming study has said that 2.1 billion – nearly 30 percent of the world’s population  More...

By BioNews On Friday, April 18th, 2014
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Obesity can aggravate bone and muscle loss

Did you know that obesity may result in deterioration of bone density and muscle mass? If not, pay heed  More...

By BioNews On Friday, April 4th, 2014
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Obese women who smoke gulp more sugary food

Are you obese and enjoy your puff too? You may end up eating more sugary food items – adding more kilos to body fat  More...

By BioNews On Thursday, April 3rd, 2014
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Bathe in morning sunlight to control weight!

Take morning sunlight not just to spruce up your vitamin D levels but manage weight too  More...

By BioNews On Monday, March 31st, 2014
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Obesity linked to genes in digestive system

Stop blaming your appetite as scientists have discovered that weight gain may have to do more with the genes linked to the digestive system than with appetite  More...

By BioNews On Thursday, March 27th, 2014
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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  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  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  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  More...