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Doctor in the House: Is child obesity the looming epidemic in India?

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

World Obesity Day: What are the consequences and health risks of being overweight?

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

Anti Obesity Day 2021: Is obesity linked to cancer?

November 26, 2021 11:40 am

A study by the American Cancer Society revealed people's risk of cancer typically rises as they age.

Anti-Obesity Day 2020: Simple ways to eat smart and beat weight gain

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

How to reduce obesity risk during the lockdown

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.

Longer exposure to obesity is linked to an increased risk of type 2 diabetes, shows study

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.

What happens to your body when you eat fast?

December 03, 2019 6:24 pm

Munching away mindlessly is a bad habit; are you guilty of it?

Men prone to lifestyle diseases in their 30s, women follow in their 50s: Study

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.

World Obesity Day: Lose weight for a healthy pregnancy

October 11, 2018 4:09 pm

Obese women are more likely to undergo prolonged labour and caesarean deliveries.

Obesity, smoking roadblocks in successful arthritis treatment

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.