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Celebrity fat shaming boosts ‘weight bias’ in women

The team selected 20 celebrity fat-shaming events that were noted in the popular media, including Tyra Banks being shamed for her body in 2007 while wearing a bathing suit on vacation and Kourtney Kardashian being fat-shamed by her husband for not losing her post-pregnancy baby weight quickly enough in 2014.

The latest diet mantra: Eating and fasting

Intermittent fasting allows you to eat within a period of few hours in a day and fast for the rest

World Liver Day 2019: Five Ayurvedic herbs that will help keep your liver healthy

An unhealthy diet and lifestyle can damage the liver tissues that can lead to serious liver diseases like jaundice, fatty liver and even hepatitis.

World Liver Day 2019: Symptoms of liver disease and ways to keep it healthy

The graph of liver disease in India has grown over the decade. To prevent liver diseases you must keep your lifestyle and weight in check. Protection is the best cure for liver diseases.

Stress increases risk of heart disease in people under 50

The report that has been published in BMJ and quoted in a report in The New York Times evaluated Swedish data on 136,637 people.

No breakfast and late dinner may up heart attack risk, says study

The study, published in the European Journal of Preventive Cardiology, is the first to evaluate these unhealthy behaviours in patients with acute coronary syndromes.

New AI system may help detect prostate cancer

The system, called FocalNet, helps identify and predict the aggressiveness of the disease evaluating magnetic resonance imaging, or MRI, scans.

Strong political beliefs may hamper ability to think logically: Study

The research, published in the journal Social Psychological and Personality Science, also shows that when confronted with the unsound reasoning of opposing groups, people become better able to identify flawed logic.

‘Love hormone’ may help treat alcoholism, says study

These results provide evidence that aberrations in the oxytocin system may underlie alcohol use disorder, researchers said.

FDA orders companies to stop sale of pelvic surgical mesh in US

It has been estimated that nearly 10 million women worldwide have received mesh implants to treat weakening pelvic muscles and alleviate urinary incontinence. Roughly 10-15% have suffered complications.

Drinking can push students into vicious cycle of poor grades, stress

For the study by researchers from Binghamton University in the US, 558 students from different US colleges completed an anonymous survey on academic performance, daytime sleepiness, substance use and mental distress.

Meat-based diet could lead to early death; study

“It isn’t necessary to completely stop eating meat,”Jyrki K Virtanen, senior author of the study said, adding, "but keeping it in moderation is important. Some people eat meat every day, and that’s not a good idea”.