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Obesity alone does not increase risk of death

A study by York University, Toronto, could change the way we think about obesity and healthResearchers have found that patients who have metabolically healthy...

Battling weight? Blame it on fat metabolism errors

Individuals who cannot metabolise fats may need more intensive lifestyle changes Protracted weight gain can, may be a result of impaired fat metabolism. A new study...

Obesity, even if metabolically “healthy” ups heart disease risk

Women who are metabolically healthy but obese have higher risk of cardiovascular diseases compared to normal weight metabolically healthy women Obesity alone can increase the...

Obesity, rapid weight gain in middle age could up cancer risk

Women with high weight gain twice as likely to develop pancreatic cancer Maintaining a stable and healthy weight around middle age could help prevent some...

Larger waistlines linked to higher risk of Vit D deficiency

Larger waistline could be red flag for vitamin D deficiency Higher levels of belly fat is associated with lower levels of vitamin D in obese...

Obese? You are more likely to start smoking & smoke more

Obesity is associated with higher risk of smoking initiation. Obese people also likely to smoke more Here's one more reason to lose weight. Being obese makes...

Obesity, depression in children may be linked

The same areas in the brain could be culpable for both obesity and depression, researchers say Early-life obesity and depression may be linked, according to...

“Diet” products lead to diabetes and obesity too

Artificial sweeteners used in these, are one of the most common food additives worldwide If you are concerned about your waist line and fizzy drinks...

Obesity could make kids as young as 8 years suffer from...

Nonalcoholic fatty liver disease occurs when too much fat accumulates in the liver Weight gain may have a negative impact on liver health in children...

Researchers unveil molecule that gives brown fat its energy spending property

The discovery could lead to new anti-obesity drugs says the paper The discovery of a molecule that gives the "healthy" brown fat has given rise...

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