July 04, 2020 1:13 pm
It is essential to recognise obesity timely and prevent it by adopting a healthy lifestyle, eating habits and increasing physical activity, says Dr Pradeep Joshi.
December 24, 2019 4:47 pm
According to the researchers, the results highlight the importance of overweight or obesity in early adulthood as risk factors for adult diabetes.
December 03, 2019 6:24 pm
Munching away mindlessly is a bad habit; are you guilty of it?
September 10, 2019 5:00 pm
According to a joint report prepared by the World Health Organization (WHO) and the World Economic Forum, lifestyle diseases account for almost 60 per cent of deaths worldwide and are responsible for almost 44 per cent of premature deaths.
October 11, 2018 4:09 pm
Obese women are more likely to undergo prolonged labour and caesarean deliveries.
June 17, 2018 4:39 pm
Rheumatoid arthritis is a chronic inflammatory disease that affects a person's joints, causing pain and disability and can also affect internal organs. Obesity in women and smoking among men could be a major factor.
June 14, 2018 5:06 pm
According to a recent study prescription of anti psychotic drugs to adolescents and young children can increase their risk of developing diabetes and obesity. There has to diligent monitoring of body weight while prescribing these.
January 09, 2014 7:09 pm
The study was published in the journal PLOS ONE.
May 12, 2012 11:23 am
Waist to height ratio is equally fair to tall,short people so can be used across all ethnic groups.
April 24, 2012 12:16 pm
The more a family eats together the less children consumed diets thought to be harmful to health.