June 24, 2022 5:00 pm
Childhood obesity is a complex disease that can lead to lifelong complications. It’s easier to heed its warning signs and take precautions early
March 04, 2022 11:52 am
Obesity increases the risk of many diseases and health conditions like coronary heart disease, type 2 diabetes, cancers, hypertension, stroke, liver and gallbladder disease, sleep apnea and respiratory problems
November 26, 2021 11:40 am
A study by the American Cancer Society revealed people's risk of cancer typically rises as they age.
November 26, 2020 10:00 am
Snacking on wholesome fruits and vegetables instead of junk food will help you keep empty calories at bay and feel energised
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.