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Intragastric balloons better option for overweight than surgery

Intragastric balloons better option for overweight than surgery

As surgery can be some times dangerous for weight reduction, intragastric ballooning is a better option, especially for those excessively overweight, doctors said on Friday.

Children whose parents think they are overweight may gain weight as they grow older!

Children whose parents think they are overweight may gain weight as they grow older!

Children whose parents considered them to be overweight at age four or five tended to gain more weight by age 14 or 15.

Want to lose weight? Just alter your eating schedule!

Want to lose weight? Just alter your eating schedule!

With eTRF, people eat their last meal by the mid-afternoon and do not eat again until breakfast the next morning.

Obesity: Five ways to prevent weight gain!

Obesity: Five ways to prevent weight gain!

Eat breakfast every day, it is the most important meal of a day.

World Anti-Obesity Day: Stay flab-free and healthy with these amazing tips!

World Anti-Obesity Day: Stay flab-free and healthy with these amazing tips!

Overweight and obesity are a major risk factor for noncommunicable diseases such as cardiovascular disease, diabetes.

Whole grain diet may lower risk of heart disease: Study

 A new study found that whole grain diet helps to reduce the risk of developing heart disease in overweight and obese adults who are under the age of 50.

Want to stay slim? Go, tie the knot

Want to stay slim? Go, tie the knot

The study also found that married men were less likely to suffer metabolic syndrome.

Obese patients with kidney cancer may live longer: Study

Having a high body mass index (BMI) is a well-established risk factor for clear cell renal cell carcinoma, the most common type of kidney cancer. BMI is the ratio of weight in kilograms divided by the squared height in meters.

Genes influence how you feel about your weight

Do you feel overweight even if you are actually not? If yes, you may have your genes inherited from parents to blame, suggests new research.

Lower education, income level may up obesity in young adults

Teenagers of normal weight or young adults who live in neighbourhoods with lower education or income levels are at higher risk of becoming overweight or obese, a new study says.

This is what childhood obesity can do to your child's health now, later!

Obesity does not only affect your child's physical health, but also have adverse effects on their social and emotional well-being.

Being obese can cause 13 types of cancer, say scientists

The findings showed that for most of the cancers on the newly expanded list, the higher the body-mass index, or BMI, the greater was the risk of developing cancers.

Want to lose weight? Make friends with thin people!

The findings, published in the journal Obesity, were based on an analysis of 9,335 people aged between 18 to 65 years and tracked the participants' self-reported social networking changes and body mass outcomes for a year.

Overweight twins may up diabetes risk

During a follow-up period of on average 12.4 years, differences between the twins were compared when it comes to incidents of mortality, heart attack and type 2 diabetes.

Overweight teenagers at higher risk of liver diseases later

The study showed that adolescent males with a body mass index (BMI) above 25 are at a 64 per cent increased risk of developing severe liver diseases and liver cell cancer in their late lives. 

What happens when you comment on your daughter's weight!

The findings suggest that commenting about girls' weight can have a negative impact later in life.

India's Olympic farce: After Vinesh Phogat, another overweight wrestler disqualified

India's Olympic farce: After Vinesh Phogat, another overweight wrestler disqualified

Gurpreet weighed 500gm more than what was stipulated to be eligible for the Greco-Roman 75kg category competition.

Obese people too can keep those lost kilos off

Dropping fat and keeping it off can be difficult for obese people, but a recent study suggests that they too can maintain a stable weight loss.

Unhealthy food's presence sways overweight people's choices

Suggesting overweight people to eat healthily may be a futile step as a recent study has found that their brains override rational advice when presented with real food.

Better diet, exercise can benefit older overweight, obese diabetics

When you live with diabetes, regular exercise and better diet can help older overweight and obese adults improve glucose control, body composition, physical function and bone quality, according to a new study.