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Fat loss vs weight loss: Breaking the kilogram myth

The weighing scale can be your worst enemy.

Apr 10, 2018, 16:02 PM IST

Monitor your body fat to curb risk of breast cancer, study warns postmenopausal women

The findings of the research are scheduled to be presented at a conference of the American Association for Cancer Research to be held in Texas from January 27-30.

Jan 27, 2018, 11:35 AM IST

A new skin patch to deal with obesity and reduce body fat is here

The new type of skin patch contains hundreds of micro-needles which are loaded with the drug Beta-3 adrenergic receptor agonist or another drug called thyroid hormone T3 triiodothyronine.

Dec 29, 2017, 17:46 PM IST

Cinnamon: The super spice that could potentially halt the build-up of belly flab!

The results of the experiments conducted in the study showed that the spice slowed down the fat-storing process and reduced the risk of heart disease.

Aug 28, 2017, 20:17 PM IST

Childhood brain tumour survivor's high body fat increases risk of stroke, heart disease

A new research has shown that survivors of childhood brain tumours have high body fat which increases the risk of stroke, heart disease, type 2 diabetes and early death.

Mar 25, 2017, 22:58 PM IST

Weight loss diet – Five foods that help you burn fat fast!

Diet when combined with physical activity can help you burn fat even more and help you lose those extra kilos in a healthy natural way.

Oct 06, 2016, 16:29 PM IST

These body hacks will make you look SLIMMER! Watch video asap

Do you always feel cringy while trying any new outfit? Those extra layers of not-so-fab flab coming out is worrying you? Do not panic!

Aug 09, 2016, 12:00 PM IST

Want to live longer? Cut down your sitting time by 71 minutes!

A new study suggests that reducing sitting time at work by 71 minutes per day can have positive effect in the long.

Apr 21, 2016, 12:04 PM IST

Ditch car for public transit to shed those extra kilos

You should ditch your car and lace up your walking shoes or choose to cycle or take public transport for your morning commute, if you want to shed those extra kilos, according to a recent study.

Mar 17, 2016, 15:52 PM IST

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.

Feb 05, 2016, 13:08 PM IST

Simple ways to burn your belly fat fast!

Here are a few tips that will help you lose stomach fat and get that sexy abs.

Nov 23, 2015, 11:31 AM IST

How fat controls energy levels in brain

While being overweight can bring a lot of trouble, an optimal amount of fat in your body may actually benefit as researchers have found that a key enzyme produced by fat helps the brain maintain its energy levels.

Apr 24, 2015, 14:05 PM IST

Why diabetes drug makes people fat

Medication used to treat patients with Type II diabetes activates sensors on brain cells that increase hunger, causing people to gain more body fat, new research has found.

Mar 26, 2015, 12:26 PM IST

Scientists find new gene linked to body shape

Scientists have found a new gene linked to body fat distribution in research that may help explain why you have an apple or pear shape.

Mar 24, 2015, 19:16 PM IST

Doctors create woman breast using thigh fat

Doctors here have successfully constructed a natural breast from body fats taken from the thighs of a 23-year-old woman, a statement said on Sunday.

Mar 22, 2015, 11:25 AM IST

Veggie diets help healthier weight loss than crash counterparts

A recent study has found that eating like a caveman i.e. veggies, can really help in losing large pounds rather than opting for crash diet plans.

Feb 09, 2015, 18:59 PM IST

Olive oil could reverse heart failure immediately: Scientists

Scientists have claimed that Olive oil could help reverse a patient's heart failure immediately.

Oct 01, 2014, 20:06 PM IST

Urinary marker for diabetes identified

In what could lead to improved diagnosis and treatment of type 2 diabetes, researchers have identified a urinary marker that can lead to easy detection of diabetes.

Sep 12, 2014, 16:55 PM IST

Dieting young may lead to poor health outcomes later

The younger a woman is when she goes on her first diet, the more likely she is to experience several negative health outcomes later in life, a new study has warned.

Sep 02, 2014, 19:02 PM IST

Kids on Mediterranean diet 15pc less likely to be obese

A new study has shown that children consuming a diet more in line with the rules of the Mediterranean one are 15 percent less likely to be overweight or obese than those children who do not.

Jun 20, 2014, 12:42 PM IST