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Insulin resistance linked to rapid decline in cognitive performance

Insulin resistance linked to rapid decline in cognitive performance

The study, by Tel Aviv University, finds that both diabetic and non-diabetic subjects with insulin resistance experienced accelerated cognitive decline in executive function and memory.

Insulin resistance linked to faster cognitive decline

Insulin resistance linked to faster cognitive decline

 Researchers have found that insulin resistance is linked to a faster decline in cognitive performance.

Whole-body vibration may stave off obesity, diabetes: Study

Whole-body vibration may stave off obesity, diabetes: Study

A new study has found that indulging in a less strenuous form of exercise known as whole-body vibration could help combat obesity and diabetes.

Eman Ahmed's weight loss surgery: Few things to keep in mind before going for bariatric surgery

Eman Ahmed's weight loss surgery: Few things to keep in mind before going for bariatric surgery

Ahmed who weighed 500 kg earlier lost nearly 120 kg before the surgery which was performed at Mumbai's Saifee Hospital last week on March 7, 2017. 

Have  a desk job? Here's how to prevent sedentary lifestyle and stay fit

Have a desk job? Here's how to prevent sedentary lifestyle and stay fit

There are numerous ways you can do that are simple, easy and can help you convert your sedentary lifestyle.

Leading food and beverages brands fail India's double nutrition challenge: Survey

Leading food and beverages brands fail India's double nutrition challenge: Survey

India is facing two opposing nutritional challenges: Malnutrition and increasing obesity, especially among children.

Obesity rates swell in India: One-fifth of Indian women now overweight

Obesity rates swell in India: One-fifth of Indian women now overweight

According to the National Family Health Survey (NFHS-4), one-fifth of Indian women, or 20.7 per cent to be precise, in the age group of 15-49 are overweight. 

Beware, weight gainers! Obesity can cause renal failure

Beware, weight gainers! Obesity can cause renal failure

India has become the third most obese country in the world and this has led to a spike in kidney-related problems.

World Kidney Day: What you can do to prevent kidney disease, obesity

World Kidney Day: What you can do to prevent kidney disease, obesity

There are many factors that can increase an individual's risk of chronic kidney disease. 

Most chronic kidney disease patients in India suffer from obesity

Most chronic kidney disease patients in India suffer from obesity

The study funded by the Union government's Department of Biotechnology has been enrolling patients in nine hospitals across the country.

Relaxation is the solution to stress-induced obesity? Study says yes!

Relaxation is the solution to stress-induced obesity? Study says yes!

Moving towards a fast-paced life can often take its toll on you and put you under mounting pressure and stress.

Craving fatty foods is simply what obese people's brains are trained for!

Craving fatty foods is simply what obese people's brains are trained for!

The brains of obese people were not sending messages to tell the body that they already have enough energy stored.

India's big health issue of obesity: Proportion of overweight men doubled in 10 years

India's big health issue of obesity: Proportion of overweight men doubled in 10 years

According to the survey, the number of men (adults age 15-49 years) who are overweight or obese was 18.6 per cent while the NFHS-3 data collected in 2005-06 showed 9.3 per cent men were overweight or obese.

Doctors at Mumbai's Saifee hospital begin tests on fat-shamed MP cop

Doctors at Mumbai's Saifee hospital begin tests on fat-shamed MP cop

Jogawat, who weights about 180 kilos, had said that he started to put on weight after he underwent a gall bladder surgery in 1993.

'Hope for a better life', says obese Madhya Pradesh inspector before leaving for Mumbai to undergo checkup

'Hope for a better life', says obese Madhya Pradesh inspector before leaving for Mumbai to undergo checkup

Following the doctor's advice, Jogewat left for Mumbai on Saturday night.

Children fall heir to obesity from parents, says research

Children fall heir to obesity from parents, says research

This research is very much relevant to Indian population as around 30 million people in the country are obese, medical experts say.

High-sugar diet can cause Alzheimer's disease

High-sugar diet can cause Alzheimer's disease

Researchers from the University of Bath and King's College London claim that this is the first concrete evidence to explain why abnormally high blood sugar levels, or hyperglycaemia, have an impact on cognitive function.

Drug used for treating obesity may bring down diabetes risk

Drug used for treating obesity may bring down diabetes risk

Of the patients who did go on to develop diabetes, those who were given liraglutide took nearly three times longer to develop the disease than those in the placebo group.

Gene that plays a very important role in making humans obese identified

Gene that plays a very important role in making humans obese identified

A new study has identified a gene that could play a very important role in making humans obese or lean.

Suffering from obesity-related pain? Mediterranean diet may help you!

Suffering from obesity-related pain? Mediterranean diet may help you!

A well-established connection between body weight and chronic pain might be explained by inflammation in the body, and the study points to anti-inflammatory foods including fish, nuts and beans as a key to preventing or reducing that pain.