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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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


Obese kids’ brains crave for sugar: Research

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


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.


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.


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.


Diabetic mother may beget obese daughters

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


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.