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Global study finds ‘10-fold increase in number of children, adolescents living with obesity’

Despite the increase in child and adolescent obesity, globally, more children remain moderately or severely underweight, with 75 million girls and 117 million boys remaining moderately or severely underweight in 2016, found the study.

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Global cost of obesity-related illness to hit $1.2 trillion

Obesity and smoking are the two main drivers behind the soaring numbers of cancers, heart attacks, strokes and diabetes worldwide, grouped together officially as non-communicable diseases.

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Watch your waistline as you binge-watch

Binge-viewing has affected all age groups. From children glued to their cartoon channels to housewives and elderly people watching their unending soaps, binge-watching has become common.

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Obesity, diabetes combatting device safe for treatment

Now you can treat your Type 2 diabetes and obesity with a device based medical treatment which is highly safe and serves the purpose of total cure says a study. The treatment prevents food from coming into contact with the first part of the small intestine through a surgery.

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India has second highest obese children in world: Study

China with 15.3 million and India with 14.4 million had the highest numbers of obese children.

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Is your kid overweight? Obesity may cause depression later

Children who are overweight or obese at age eight or 13 years have more than four-times increased risk of lifetime major depressive disorder.

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Is infrequent physical activity better or worse than not exercising at all? These studies offer some telling answers

Two studies reveal the truth about cramming all your workouts every weekend

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Obese women may affect great-grandchildren

Research says a mother’s obesity can impair the health of later generations.

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Adequate sleep cuts major health risks in children, teenagers

Ensuring ample time for sleep is one of the best ways to promote a healthy lifestyle for a child.

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Mothers’ obesity, gestational diabetes ups early puberty risk in daughters

Early puberty is known to increase the risk of obesity, type 2 diabetes, polycystic ovarian syndrome and cancer in adolescence and adulthood.

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Overweight men at higher risk of prostate cancer

Studies have shown that men who have a large waist circumference and are overweight are at higher risks of being diagnosed with prostate cancer.

Obese women react differently to taste

Women with eating disorders find flavours either too intense or hard to distinguish from each other.

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Weight loss surgery ups good cholesterol in obese boys: Study

The findings showed that the levels of high-density lipoprotein increased 23 percent in the year following the weight loss surgery.

Want to lower obesity risk? Eat grapes

Unique and diverse composition of antioxidants called polyphenols present in grapes can help reduce the percentage of body fat, subcutaneous and visceral fat deposits.

More women opt for silicon balloon implants to lose weight: Doctors

Experts have said that silicon balloon implants in the stomach are becoming popular among young women.