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Scottish Government Annouce Plans To Deal With The Time Bomb Of Obesity

Study Finds At Least 79 Genetic Syndromes Can Cause Obesity; What Is Monogenic Obesity?

By Jeff Thompson - Mar 28, 2017 05:18 PM EDT

The new findings will help to address obese related issues in future, researchers say.

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Study Shows ‘Eating Nuts’ Significantly Decreases Risks Of Heart Ailments, Cancer, Diabetes, Obesity, Stroke and Respiratory Diseases

By Lester Mondragon - Dec 09, 2016 01:26 PM EST

Eating these legumes is a wonder deterrent for those who at risk with cardiovascular diseases, cancer , respiratory ailment, stroke, duabetes, obesity and a wide rang of diseases from latest studies of scientists.

Yuri Milner And Stephen Hawking Announce Breakthrough Starshot, A New Space Exploration Initiative

Stephen Hawking Warns Millions of Lives at Risk Due to Obesity and Inactivity

By Jomvie Reyes - Dec 07, 2016 05:00 AM EST

Professor Stephen Hawking warns the world in an advert that millions of lives worldwide are at risk due to sedentary lifestyle, unhealthy diet, and obesity.

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Sugar Industry Paid Off Harvard Researchers, the Truth About Sugar Health Risks Surfaces

By Anna Ridle - Sep 13, 2016 06:00 PM EDT

Big business has often been accused of manipulating research and policy in the USA, now there’s evidence of the sugar industry’s role in funding skewed studies at the expense of American’s health.

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US FDA Approves Tube That Sucks Fat From Stomach

By Dipannita - Jun 16, 2016 04:36 PM EDT

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in the United States has approved the use of a tube that lets obese people drain the contents of their stomach. The device lets the user drain or aspirate 30 percent of the calories that they consume.

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Links Found Between Age And Lifestyle Of Fathers And Birth Defects: Study

By R. Siva Kumar - May 17, 2016 09:43 AM EDT

A new study by Georgetown University researchers shows that there is a link between the age and lifestyle of fathers as well as birth defects or behavioural issues of children.

Obesity May Not Shorten Your Life, Study Claims

Obesity May Not Shorten Your Life, Study Claims

By Kanika Gupta - May 14, 2016 02:18 PM EDT

According to popular belief, obese individuals are likely to die young as compared to the ones who have normal body weight. However, new study indicates that excessive weight may not shorten a person’s life after al.

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Artificial Sweeteners and Beverages during Pregnancy May Make Infants Heavier

By Jenn Loro - May 11, 2016 12:27 PM EDT

New study reveals that expectant mothers who consume artificially sweetened beverages have higher risks of giving birth to overweight babies. The study is reportedly the first attempt to find out how consumption of sugar substitutes during pregnancy may affect weight gain among babies.

If You Are Dieting, Steer Clear from These ‘Healthy’ Foods

If You Are Dieting, Steer Clear from These ‘Healthy’ Foods

By Kanika Gupta - May 08, 2016 05:45 AM EDT

If you want to shed those extra pounds, exercising alone will not make the cut. This is something that all the people struggling with weight issues have been well acquainted with. You have to diet and eat “healthy.” However, how nutritious is the food that is been passed off as healthy?

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Humans Have Bigger Brains Than Apes Due To Faster Metabolism

By Staff Reporter - May 05, 2016 07:55 PM EDT

Scientists explain that humans have been able to evolve bigger brains than the great apes due to their fast metabolic rates.

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Why Do The 'Biggest Losers' Regain Weight Over Time?

By R. Siva Kumar - May 04, 2016 06:51 PM EDT

A recent study of the 'Biggest Loser' reality show contestants shows that due to drastic reductions in metabolism, people who lose weight tend to get it back quickly.

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Childhood Obesity in China Exploding; Western Diet Blamed

By Jenn Loro - Apr 29, 2016 02:22 PM EDT

A recently published 29-year study reveals a 17-fold and 11-fold increase of childhood obesity among boys and girls, respectively, in rural Shandong province in China. The catastrophic rise of obese children in nearly three decades coincides with the country's immense GDP growth along with penetration of Western diet in Chinese modern food culture.

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Ongoing Study Raises Hope in Treating Type 2 Diabetes

By Jenn Loro - Apr 27, 2016 11:19 AM EDT

An ongoing UK-based study offers a promising Type 2 diabetes treatment involving a strict diet regimen. Type diabetes is a chronic and often incurable diseases linked to obesity-related health conditions affecting around 400 million people worldwide.

Obese People Too Can Maintain Weight Loss

Obese People Too Can Maintain Weight Loss

By Kanika Gupta - Apr 15, 2016 11:08 AM EDT

Obese people have always struggled to lose kilos and then maintain the lost weight. However, new study says that they can keep it off too.

Full Fat Dairy Is Not That Bad, After All

Full Fat Dairy Is Not That Bad, After All

By Kanika Gupta - Apr 09, 2016 01:50 PM EDT

Two recent studies reveal that consuming full-fat dairy foods are better than low-fat, non-fat equivalents. Does that mean we can back to putting whole milk in our coffee?

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