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Lower education, income level may up obesity in young adults

Teenagers of normal weight or young adults who live in neighbourhoods with lower education or income levels are at higher risk of becoming overweight or obese, a new study says.

Common diabetes drug may cut weight in autistic kids

 A drug commonly used as the front-line treatment for Type-2 diabetes may also be effective in reducing weight in children and adolescents with autism spectrum disorder (ASD), finds a study.

Pregnant women consider weight gain as baby weight

Women when pregnant prefer to consider weight gain as temporary and believe that they would re-attain their former body weight eventually, a new study has found.

Standing desks in schools may help reduce weight in kids: Study

A new research has found that standing desks in schools may help reduce weight in kids. 

How to prevent obesity, eating disorders in teenagers

Quick, substantial weight loss methods can trigger medical consequences such as unstable heart rate.

Lesser-known health benefits of apple cider vinegar!

Though we all have heard of apple cider vinegar, but might not be aware that it is good for our health.

Unhealthy diet can lead to weight gain: Study

Eating a good and healthy diet helps us stay fit and live long.

Water can be the new secret to losing weight: Study

We all might have tried many things like to get rid of those excess fats in our body. But have you ever thought of water being the reason of your weight loss.

Tragic: Elderly couple dies as wife, weighing 128 kgs, falls on husband in Rajkot

Manjula Vithlani and her husband Natvarlal ​Vithlani died of cerebral haemorrhage in Gujarat's Rajkot.

What happens when you comment on your daughter's weight!

The findings suggest that commenting about girls' weight can have a negative impact later in life.

Overweight men at increased risk of prostate cancer

 Men should try to maintain a healthy weight as researchers have found that higher body mass index (BMI) and waist circumference are associated with an increased risk of aggressive prostate cancer.

Program participation can help keep weight off

The research from the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus demonstrated the effectiveness of long-term participation in a national weight-loss program.

Mothers gaining weight excessively during pregnancy can make newborn babies fat

Zee Media Bureau

New York: This news is especially for all those soon-to-be mothers. Researchers have said that obesity during pregnancy is not good for babies as it can make them prone to childhood obesity.

Try these detox drinks to lose weight!

Who doesn't want to have a fit and healthy body? Well, everyone does and it can only be achieved when you take care of your diet and also by getting rid of all the toxins in the body. 

Tips for gaining weight for skinny people

 If you are unhappy with your tiny frame and wish to put on some weight, then eat properly, exercise and sleep well, says an expert.

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.

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.

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.

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.

World Health Day 2016: Five ways to prevent diabetes!

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