Obesity

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Watch your weight: Obese women more likely to get cancer

Obese women have around a 40 per cent increased risk of developing cancer in their lifetime than women of a healthy weight.

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A Big Fat Question

A new six-part series on obesity published in The Lancet points to ‘unacceptably slow’ progress in tackling the issue globally.

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Big-box retailers driving obesity epidemic: Study

Walmart and fast-food restaurants are key contributors to the obesity epidemic in the US.

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Diet Diary: Malnutrition in younger years marker of disorders later

Both low and high birth weight and rapid childhood growth are associated with adult diseases.

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Eating almonds decreases belly fat

Including almonds in your daily diet could help reduce belly fat, a well-established heart disease risk factor, says a study.

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Your birth year can influence obesity risk

The researchers used data gathered between 1971 and 2008, when participants ranged in age from 27 to 63.

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Be obese at your own risk! Top 5 Obesity studies in 2014 warn the world

Almost a third of the world is now fat. Here’re top 5 obesity studies that warn us enough to shed that extra weight right away.

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First menstrual cycle age linked to heart disease risk: Study

First menstrual cycle age linked to heart disease, stroke, and complications of high blood pressure.

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Occupational sitting among women linked to obesity: Study

The researchers examined the association between occupational sitting and BMI between men and women and between black and white women.

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Obese kids’ brains crave for sugar: Research

Researchers found that the brains of obese kids are hypersensitive to sugar.

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High-sugar diet in fathers can lead to obese offspring

Increasing sugar in the diet of male fruit flies can lead to obesity in the next generation.

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Half a million cancers a year fuelled by obesity

Obesity is to blame for nearly half a million cases of cancer a year, with overweight women at a far greater risk than men.

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Obesity silently damages heart

Obese people without an overt manifestation of heart disease experience silent cardiac damage that fuels risk of heart failure in the future.

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Diabetic mother may beget obese daughters

This is the first study of this kind directly linking maternal hyperglycemia (high blood glucose) to overweight offspring.

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Marital woes can make you fat

If you have a history of depression, picking up fights with your better half could increase the risk of obesity.