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Your genes may not be a barrier to weight loss

Do not blame your genes for not being able to reduce that ever-burgeoning waistline. While your genes can increase the risk of obesity, they do not hamper weight-loss, researchers have found.

Sep 22, 2016, 20:38 PM IST

Awarding Parineeti Chopra's weight-loss 'not worth', feels Rishi Kapoor

In an interview with a leading newspaper, Rishi Kapoor  ridiculed Parineeti Chopra who was awarded for a toned new look.

Jan 28, 2016, 17:06 PM IST

Weight shaming backfires: Study

 Turning conventional wisdom on its head, researchers have found that portraying overweight individuals negatively in the media may lead them to gaining more weight.

Mar 02, 2015, 23:56 PM IST

Mobile app helps diagnose obesity, depression

Researchers have found that a mobile app equipped with evidence-based guidelines can help nurses better identify people with problems of obesity and depression, leading to higher diagnosis rates.

Feb 20, 2015, 18:40 PM IST

Health motivates teenagers to lose weight

Overweight teenagers begin weight-loss exercises not to impress their friends or on parents' advice but for health reasons, finds a study.

Dec 24, 2014, 13:49 PM IST

Weight-loss tamarind and anti-depressants a deadly mix

Are you taking weight-loss supplements while on anti-depressants? Take caution!

Apr 28, 2014, 10:58 AM IST

Weight-loss surgery ups bone fracture risk

People who have had gastric bypass surgery or other bariatric weight-loss surgery have an even higher increased risk of breaking bones.

Jun 05, 2011, 16:20 PM IST

Weight-loss surgery ups bone fracture risk

People who have had gastric bypass surgery or other bariatric weight-loss surgery have an even higher increased risk of breaking bones.

Jun 05, 2011, 00:00 AM IST

Pistachios pip pretzel as weight-loss snack

Choosing to snack on pistachios supports weight loss goals.

May 04, 2011, 13:06 PM IST

Pistachios pip pretzel as weight-loss snack

Choosing to snack on pistachios rather than pretzels as part of a healthy diet not only supports weight loss goals but can support heart health too.

May 04, 2011, 12:12 PM IST

Pistachios pip pretzel as weight-loss snack

Choosing to snack on pistachios rather than pretzels as part of a healthy diet not only supports weight loss goals but can support heart health too.

May 04, 2011, 00:00 AM IST

Jill Scott looks to porn star for weight-loss motivation!

Jill Scott has revealed that she was motivated to lose 60 pounds so she could dress like a porn star.

Apr 21, 2011, 18:18 PM IST

Simon Cowell on weight-loss spree

Simon Cowell gained weight on a recent trip to Britain.

Mar 10, 2011, 12:28 PM IST

Weight-loss surgery benefits women more

Women who underwent surgery to lose weight reported significant improvements.

Jan 07, 2011, 13:56 PM IST

China bans 15 products over heart disease concern

China has banned 15 weight-loss products containing a drug that could lead to increased risk of heart disease.

Nov 01, 2010, 11:09 AM IST

China bans 15 products over heart disease concern

China has banned 15 weight-loss products containing a drug that could lead to increased risk of heart disease.

Nov 01, 2010, 00:00 AM IST

Slow and steady might not win the weight-loss race

Scientists find no matter how much weight people lose, they seem to gain it back.

Jul 15, 2010, 11:24 AM IST

Slow and steady might not win the weight-loss race

Scientists find no matter how much weight people lose, they seem to gain it back.

Jul 15, 2010, 00:00 AM IST

Weight-loss surgery ups sex life

Does weight-loss surgery boost a patient`s sex life or libido? Yes, it does.

Jun 08, 2010, 17:45 PM IST

Diet pill isn`t a quick fix solution

Little evidence is there to back up the claims of many diet products.

Jun 07, 2010, 22:44 PM IST