Last Updated: Sunday, March 09, 2014, 18:27
Obese adolescents who do not get adequate sleep may be at a higher risk of heart disease, diabetes and stroke, a new study has warned.
Last Updated: Sunday, March 09, 2014, 18:20
Education and increasing awareness are protecting poor women in developing nations, including India, from the fattening effects of rising wealth, a new research shows.
Last Updated: Friday, March 07, 2014, 17:41
Researchers have now identified a critical link between obesity and diabetes.
Last Updated: Wednesday, March 05, 2014, 13:19
A new study suggests that children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) are more likely to become obese and sedentary teenagers.
Last Updated: Monday, March 03, 2014, 10:26
Researchers have identified mutations in a gene that can reduce the risk of developing type 2 diabetes, even in people who have risk factors such as obesity and old age.
Last Updated: Sunday, March 02, 2014, 12:44
Researchers have claimed that living in a socioeconomically deprived region is a risk factor for being affected by diabetes mellitus and obesity.
Last Updated: Sunday, March 02, 2014, 09:51
A new study suggests that seaweed fibre may help in slimming in future, thereby preventing the body from absorbing extra fat.
Last Updated: Saturday, March 01, 2014, 14:08
The mystery behind an essential weapon in the body`s fight against infection has now been unlocked - a discovery that can enable new strategies for fighting infectious agents and possibly prostate cancer and obesity.