Obesity

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‘Fat’ jokes linked with anti-obese attitude

Despite being considered to be in bad taste, jokes on fat people are widespread in movies or TV shows, research shows.

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Body fat thwarts Chinese woman’s suicide attempt

Police were called after witnesses reported seeing a body floating on the river’s surface.

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Extreme obesity increases risk of dying

Adults with extreme obesity have increased risk of dying at a young age from cancer and many other causes.

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Obesity before pregnancy linked to premature births

Women who are obese before they become pregnant face an increased risk of delivering a very premature baby.

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Obesity surgery may ‘cure’ diabetes for 15 years

Obesity surgery may keep diabetes in remission even after 15 years in some patients, a Swedish study suggests.

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On-off switch to burn stored fat found

Scientists have identified a molecular pathway that controls the conversion of unhealthy white fat into energy-burning beige fat.

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Progeny of divorced likely to be obese: study

One in five kids were overweight with BMI of 25 or over, and one in 10 obese with a BMI of 30 and up.

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Stomach bacteria may protect against obesity

A gut bacteria responsible for most stomach ulcers may also help prevent obesity, a new study claims.

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Hunger-blocking hormone may help fight obesity

A natural hormone known to regulate metabolism and weight through brain cells can be a new weapon to fight obesity.

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Almost 30 per cent of the world is now fat

No country has been able to curb obesity rates in the last three decades, according to a new global analysis.

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Watermelon may lower blood pressure

The results showed that consuming watermelon had a positive impact on aortic blood pressure and other vascular parameters.

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Obese kids may have slower cognitive function

Obese children may perform poorly in academics compared to their healthy-weight peers.

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‘Obesity paves way for diabetes, hypertension’

Professor Sarin added that in India 30 percent adults and 25 percent children were over weight, 25 percent people had fatty liver.

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Toddlers who sleep less have higher obesity risk

Young children who sleep less and eat more are prone to obesity and related health problems later in life.

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Cesarean babies at increased risk of obesity: Study

Some previous studies have suggested that the odds of other adverse long-term outcomes, such asthma and type 1 diabetes in childhood, are also higher in babies born by cesarean.

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