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Diabetic retinopathy: All you need to know about this complication of diabetes

December 14, 2021 5:47 pm

"It’s important to know only a few diabetic retinopathy patients can actually reverse vision-threatening sequelae once they set in," said Dr Ajay Dudani

Obese Covid-19 patients twice more likely to be in hospital ICU, says study; experts share dos and don'ts

December 08, 2021 2:16 pm

“Based on our findings, we suggest that individuals with obesity should be more closely monitored when hospitalised for Covid-19," the study said.

One in 10 living with diabetes, 44 per cent undiagnosed globally: International Diabetes Federation

December 07, 2021 5:24 pm

India, which ranks number two in the world after China with 74.2 millions living with diabetes currently, is projected to see 124.9 millions living with diabetes by 2045 in the 20-79 years of age

Obesity rising among children, adults in India; experts raise concern

November 28, 2021 3:06 pm

Healthcare experts have attributed the rise in obesity to unhealthy food choices and lack of physical activity among children and even adults

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.

Childhood obesity is a more serious concern than coronavirus, says Dr Chris van Tulleken

September 27, 2021 2:17 pm

The well-known medical researcher defined obesity as a "disease caused by ultra-processed food just like cancer is caused by tobacco".

Exposure to high levels of air pollution can make children overweight, increase risk of developing asthma: Study

September 02, 2021 10:49 am

This is for the first time that a new study in the country has shown how exposure to high levels of air pollution can lead to weight gain.

Breastfeeding and obesity prevention: All you need to know

August 13, 2021 8:10 pm

Breastfed babies are at lower risk for obesity as they seem to be able to regulate their food intake better.

From obesity to alcohol consumption: Experts share reasons for rising infertility

July 27, 2021 4:03 pm

Dr Madhuri Roy, gynaecologist and IVF consultant, founder, and managing director of Conceive IVF, Pune says, “Alcohol consumption leads to reduced seminal quality, low testosterone levels, decrease in semen volume and sperm count"

'Obesity is highly misunderstood; people usually equate food with weight gain': Dr Aparna Govil Bhasker

July 13, 2021 12:57 pm

"Obesity needs to be treated early. Reach out to qualified weight loss professionals and do not get swayed by all the information on the internet," said the bariatric surgeon, who is out with her new book


Cut sugary juices, eat eggs, get good sleep: 10 weight loss tips for obese people

October 11, 2017 6:00 am

Struggling hard to lose weight even with a controlled diet? On World Obesity Day, here are 10 quick fix tips to help you lose weight. But, remember there are no shortcuts to weight loss regimes.

World Obesity Day 2017: Fight obesity with these 10 easily available superfoods

October 10, 2017 10:21 pm

New expert estimates revealed that the cost of treating obesity-related illnesses globally will top $1.2 trillion every year from 2025 unless more is done to check the rapidly worsening epidemic. On the occasion of World Obesity Day, let's pledge to fight it with a healthy diet. Start with these superfoods and feel the difference.