Drinking lots of water `no magic bullet` for losing weight

A researcher has dispelled the myth that drinking lots of water is often advised to those who are trying to lose weight.

Obese women get only one hour of exercise per year

A new study suggests that obese women get an average of one hour of exercise annually.

Most accurate definition of kilogram on anvil

Researchers have developed a novel system to allow a direct comparison of an object being weighed in a vacuum to one outside a vacuum.

30 mins daily workouts better than one hour to lose weight

A Danish study has found that people who exercise for just 30 minutes a day shed more weight than those who work out for an hour every day.

You might weigh lighter or heavier at different places on Earth!

A person can weigh differently at various place on Earth because of the fluctuations in Earth`s gravity, which a new high-resolution map has showed is greater than previously believed.

Weight jibes raise obesity risk

Weight discrimination may drive people to become fatter instead of motivating them to slim down, research has shown.

Anushka Shetty asked to shed weight for `Rudhramadevi`

Southern actress Anushka Shetty, who is busy shooting for upcoming Telugu period-drama ‘Rudhramadevi’, is expected to shed as much as 15 kg for her role in the film.

Gemma Arterton lashes out at diet pressure in showbiz

Gemma Arterton has slammed the relentless pressure being put on young actresses to lose weight.

Not gained as much weight compared to first pregnancy, says Jessica Simpson

Jessica Simpson believes she has gained only half the weight compared to her first pregnancy.

Newlyweds satisfied with marriage likelier to gain weight

Young newlyweds who are satisfied with their marriage gain weight in the early years after they exchange vows, putting them at increased risk for various health problems, a new study has found.

Bowel cancer rates on rise among men

Bowel cancer rates have increased by 29 percent among men but only by about six percent among women in the past 35 years, a report by Cancer Research UK has claimed.

Kelly Osbourne says loving herself was key to major weight loss

Kelly Osbourne, who has ended up having one of the hottest bodies in Hollywood after dropping over 60 lbs, has a secret tip that helped her shed the weight: loving herself.

`Brain training` could help you stop snacking

`Brain training` may help you fight the urge to snack.

Low-fat diet, weight loss may ease menopausal symptoms

Weight loss resulting from a low-fat, high fruit and vegetable diet may help to reduce or eliminate hot flashes and night sweats.

Talking about weight might give kids eating disorder

Two out of three parents fear that talking to their kids about their weight might give them an eating disorder.

Change weighing plate`s colour to shed your weight

Scientists have suggested an easy way out for those who want to shed pounds. They should simply change the colour of their plates.

Babies of smoking mums weigh 200 grams less at birth

Babies born to mothers who smoke weigh and measure less.

Ash’s post-natal weight criticism draws flak from the western media

Aishwarya has been criticized for her weight gain by the Indian media but their Western counterparts are lending their support to the actress.

BP drug lowers weight in spite of high fat diet

ACE (angiotensin-converting enzyme) inhibitor captopril (CAP)drug can reduce the weight of mice even on a high fat diet, says a new study.

Misperception of weight is `key barrier to weight loss`

Misconception about one`s weight is an important barrier to weight loss in obese people.