Obesity

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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.

Treat food addiction to combat obesity epidemic

The key feature of any addiction is loss of control. In food addiction, loss of control is manifested by either more frequent or larger meals.

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How eating with parents prevents kids from obesity

Even having as few as one or two family meals a week during adolescence may protect your kids from being obese when they turn into adults.

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Obesity increases risk of stress-related diseases

If you are overweight, you may be at greater risk of contracting stress-related diseases like type 2 diabetes, heart disease and cancer.

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Why fat people tend to overeat

Triggers such as the smell of popcorn or a commercial for a snack may have a stronger pull for obese people.

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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.