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Obesity in 30`s increases risk of dementia in later life

Obesity in 30`s increases risk of dementia in later life

Last Updated: Thursday, August 21, 2014, 12:19

A new study has found that people who are obese in their early to mid-life face more risk of dementia in their later lives, with the ones in their 30`s facing triple the risk.

Take a Metro ride to lose extra kilos

Take a Metro ride to lose extra kilos

Last Updated: Wednesday, August 20, 2014, 14:34

Want to try a sure-shot way of losing extra flab? Leave your car at home and try public transport instead.

Gut bacteria may trick us into eating what they want

Last Updated: Sunday, August 17, 2014, 16:22

Gut bacteria may be affecting both our cravings and moods to get us to eat what they want, and often drive us towards obesity, a new study suggests.

Gut bacteria might increase obesity risk in adults

Last Updated: Friday, August 15, 2014, 14:23

A new study has suggested that microbes found in the gut might cause metabolic changes that increase the risk of obesity in adulthood.

Excess body weight boosts risk of 10 common cancers: Study

Last Updated: Thursday, August 14, 2014, 09:10

Being overweight boosts the risk of 10 common cancers, said a study of five million UK adults that prompted a call Thursday for tougher anti-obesity measures.

Obesity drugs to lose weight in middle-age

Last Updated: Thursday, August 14, 2014, 00:16

Middle-age can lose weight and stay fit with the help of obesity drugs, a new study revealed.

Obese kids at heart disease, diabetes risk: Study

Last Updated: Tuesday, August 12, 2014, 14:49

Obese kids are at risk of developing heart disease and diabetes early in life, an alarming study indicates.

Mice study reveals link between `lead` and obesity

Last Updated: Sunday, August 10, 2014, 14:31

A new study on mice shows that exposure to `lead` through their mothers could cause obesity.

Lead exposure can make you fat

Last Updated: Saturday, August 09, 2014, 19:04

Lead exposure is linked to several neurological problems. Now add obesity to it.

Sleep in cool room to `boost` your metabolism

Last Updated: Saturday, August 09, 2014, 13:30

A new study has revealed that sleeping in a cool environment can help people boost their metabolism.

Eating at fast food joints send caloric intake soaring

Last Updated: Friday, August 08, 2014, 10:47

A new study has demonstrated that adults who eat at both fast food and full-service restaurants have a increased chance of calories, sugar, saturated fat, and sodium intake.

Encouraging healthy diet among toddlers can help curb childhood obesity

Last Updated: Thursday, August 07, 2014, 23:52

A new study has revealed that promoting healthy eating habits from infancy can help prevent childhood obesity and the onset of chronic disease.