Useful tips to prevent lifestyle diseases!

Following certain guidelines can help prevent or cut down your risk of getting lifestyle diseases.

Childhood ADHD puts females at increased obesity risk

This study encourages all patients with ADHD to engage in preventive measures, specifically healthy eating and an active lifestyle, as part of routine care to prevent obesity.

BMI an inaccurate health indicator; mislabels millions of healthy people as 'obese'

The study led by UCLA psychologists has found that the use of BMI to assess a person's health has led to more than 54 million Americans as 'obese' and 'unhealthy', even though they are not.

Obesity, diabetes up autism risk in kids

 Women of reproductive age who are thinking of having children should stay fit. A recent study warns that children born to obese women with diabetes are four times more likely to be diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder.

Sedentary lifestyle can up your menopause misery

Ladies, you may want to ditch a sedentary lifestyle if you want to live your middle age healthily as a new study has linked inactivity with hot flashes and more at midlife.

Sedentary lifestyle can up your menopause misery

Ladies, you may want to ditch a sedentary lifestyle if you want to live your middle age healthily as a new study has linked inactivity with hot flashes and more at midlife.

Mindfulness could help prevent obesity in children

Researchers believe that the practice of mindfulness can increase response inhibition and decrease impulsivity.

Mindfulness can tackle obesity in kids

The new research was published in the journal Heliyon.

Obesity linked with blood clots in kids, juveniles

For the study the researchers conducted a retrospective chart review of patients at Wake Forest Baptist's Brenner Children's Hospital between January 2000 and September 2012. They identified 88 patients between ages 2-18 who confirmed cases of VTE.

Obesity linked with colorectal cancer risk: Study

A new study has revealed the link between obesity and colorectal cancer.

Are you obese? Cut down on siting time to reduce heart disease risk

Sedentary behaviour is associated with poor cardiovascular health and diabetes in adults with severe obesity, independent of how much exercise they perform.

Overweight young adults can reduce diabetes risk if they lose weight early enough: Study

New research has found that the risk of diabetes associated with obesity can be reversed if obese young people make efforts to lose weight before middle-age.

Here's why we tend to overeat in winter!

A new study recently revealed that in winter the people evolve to have subconscious urges to over-eat and limited ability to avoid obesity.

Use physically active lifestyle to fight obesity genes

In a recent study, researchers have found that people around the world can use a physically active lifestyle to reduce the effect of inherited obesity genes.

Watch: Oprah Winfrey recounts her weight loss struggles in emotionally charged ad!

To recount her struggles and experiences, Winfrey has made her debut as the new Weight Watchers' lead spokeswoman. 

Why it's nearly impossible to shed those extra kilos

Wealthy western nations, like the U.S. and U.K., have been weight and body image-obsessed for decades now.

Obesity more dangerous than lack of fitness: Study

The concept of 'fat but fit' may be a myth, according to a new study that suggests the protective effects of high fitness against early death are reduced in

35 per cent school children have poor lung health: Govt

Thirty-five per cent of school going children, including 21 per cent in Delhi, are suffering from poor lung health, Health Minister JP Nadda said today.

Herbal sweetener launched for diabetics

In a bid to provide a healthy life to diabetic patients, a new sweetener made of herbs was launched here on Monday.

Activating 'good' fat can curb obesity

The body's ability to harness heat production by converting white fat cells which store calories into beige (good) fat cells that burn energy, can help fight obesity, a new study reveals.