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Obesity affects males more than females

Obesity may be tougher on male immune systems than females, suggests a study led by an Indian-American researcher.


Middle-age obesity could protect against dementia

A study shows that middle-aged obese people have a significantly lower risk of developing dementia than people of a healthy weight.


Stressed parents can make you obese

Experiencing certain family stress repeatedly throughout the childhood can make kids obese by the time they turn 18.


The silent killer: All you need to know about Obesity

Overweight and obesity are defined as abnormal or excessive fat accumulation that presents a risk to health.


‘Good fat’ communicates with brain to counter obesity

Brown fat is considered “good fat” or “healthy fat” because it burns calories to help generate heat for our bodies and expend energy.

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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.