More women opt for silicon balloon implants to lose weight: Doctors

 With obesity on the rise among women, experts have said that silicon balloon implants in the stomach are becoming popular among young women in order to reduce their appetite.

Apr 26, 2016, 20:53 PM IST

Waist not weight puts you at greater liver disease risk

When it comes to non-alcoholic fatty liver disease complications, it is waist that matters, not the weight, according to a recent study.

Apr 17, 2016, 14:29 PM IST

Aspirin benefits outweigh risks in some patients

People who take daily aspirin to stave off heart disease may be inviting more benefit than harm, according to a government-appointed panel of independent experts.

Apr 12, 2016, 09:20 AM IST
Women harshest judges of beauty, weight

Women harshest judges of beauty, weight

Assessing the relationship between gender, BMI and notion of 'attractiveness', a new study finds that weight is intrinsically linked to attractiveness and women are the harshest judges and most harshly judged.

Apr 11, 2016, 11:09 AM IST

World Health Day 2016: Five ways to prevent diabetes!

Diabetes is caused mainly from unhealthy eating habits, stress and lack of physical activity.

Apr 07, 2016, 10:25 AM IST

Obese women using oral contraceptives at stroke risk

 Overweight women using oral birth pills are likely to have an increased risk of a rare type of stroke, suggests a study.

Mar 15, 2016, 15:45 PM IST

Declining weight during ageing linked to cognitive impairment

People having a greater weight loss during ageing are at an increased risk of mild cognitive impairment (MCI) which affects the memory, language, thinking and judging capacity of an individual, says a new study.

Feb 06, 2016, 15:06 PM IST

A healthier diet is costlier!

 Changes in the cost of diet affects its quality and specifically an individual's weight and health, reveals a new study.

Jan 28, 2016, 17:12 PM IST

Flavonoid-rich fruits, veggies a day can keep the kilos away

In the war against the weight, you may want to add apples, pears and berries to your arsenal as a recent study has revealed that flavonoid-rich fruits and vegetables can keep the extra kilos at bay.

Jan 28, 2016, 11:31 AM IST
Are you suffering from 'smartphone pinky'?

Are you suffering from 'smartphone pinky'?

Have you noticed that your fingers are turning 'Pinky’ lately as you are busy chatting and texting on smartphone? If yes then you are not alone.

Jan 23, 2016, 23:56 PM IST

Reduce plate size to reduce weight

Besides running on treadmill for hours to cut down unnecessary fat from your body, using smaller plates can also be highly effective.

Jan 13, 2016, 09:52 AM IST

Five tips to avoid holiday weight gain!

Know some tips to avoid holiday weight gain!

Dec 31, 2015, 11:38 AM IST

Weight-loss surgery goes long way in cutting diabetes, heart risk

Bariatric surgery delivered in routine clinical practice in the UK is associated with a substantial initial weight loss that is sustained for at least four years after surgery, according to the study.

Dec 23, 2015, 10:26 AM IST

Plus-size models fuel obesity, says study

On a day we saw actor Parineeti Chopra’s dramatic new photoshoot to announce to the world how much weight she’s lost in the last few months, comes this new debate: Can plus-size models be held responsible for triggering an obesity epidemic in the world?

Dec 11, 2015, 13:10 PM IST

Sperm tells tales of your diet before conception

 If you are planning a baby, do not just sermon your wife to eat well but control your diet first. According to a fascinating study, sperm carries key information about what new dads gulped down before the conception.

Dec 04, 2015, 16:25 PM IST

Weight loss can protect knees

 Obese people who lose a substantial amount of weight can significantly slow the degeneration of their knee cartilage, according to a new study.

Nov 30, 2015, 18:55 PM IST
Graphene improves microphone sensitivity by 30 times

Graphene improves microphone sensitivity by 30 times

Scientists have developed a graphene-based microphone which is nearly 32 times more sensitive than microphones of standard nickel-based construction.

Nov 27, 2015, 14:36 PM IST

Short bursts of exercise make diabetics fitter quicker

 Researchers found that short bursts of high-intensity exercise improved cholesterol, blood sugar and weight among Type 2 diabetes patients.

Nov 11, 2015, 09:41 AM IST

Weight discrimination may cut short your life

The results confirm previous studies that had indicated that teasing a person to lose weight has the opposite effect over the long-term.

Oct 16, 2015, 12:02 PM IST