Weight loss surgery may help lower cancer risk amongst obese people

Researchers have said that weight loss surgery could also help reduce the risk of cancer to rates almost similar to those of people of normal weight.

Tailored diet may help you lose more weight

A gene-based diet, customised according to a person`s metabolism, can help people lose up to three times more weight, a new study has found.

Yogeshwar, Sushil shine in International tourney in Itlay

The celebrated Indian wrestling duo of Yogeshwar Dutt and Sushil Kumar sparkled on debut in new weight categories by winning a gold and silver medal respectively in the International Competition in Sassari city, Italy.

`Too much light in bedroom bad for your waistline`

Are you gaining weight for no apparent reason? Check if you are exposing yourself to too much light while sleeping.

Britney Spears gains over 13 kg

Singer Britney Spears has reportedly put on a lot of weight - nearly 13.5 kg.

Want to maintain slim waistline? Eat prunes

Losing weight is one thing and maintaining that slim figure is quite another as most overweight people tend to regain the lost weight soon - unless you are in love with prunes!

Diet beverages actually do help people lose weight

A new study has revealed that drinking diet beverages helps people lose weight.

Low-carb vegan diet reduces weight, heart disease risk

In addition to weight loss, a specific low-carbohydrate diet may also reduce the risk of heart disease by 10 percent over 10 years, a research indicates.

Losing weight at any age improves cardio health

Weight loss at any age in adulthood is worthwhile because it could yield long-term heart and vascular benefits, according to new research.

Aditya Roy Kapur`s weighty issues

Actor Aditya Roy Kapur will be sporting two distinct looks for Aditya Chopra`s `Dawat-e-Ishq` and Abhishek Kapoor`s `Fitoor`.

Reverse erectile dysfunction with lifestyle changes

Reduce weight, improve nutrition, exercise more, drink less alcohol and have a better night`s sleep to bring sexual pleasure back in life without medication, a promising research shows.

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.