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Tuesday, August 09, 2022



Is infrequent physical activity better or worse than not exercising at all? These studies offer some telling answers

February 21, 2017 3:48 pm

Two studies reveal the truth about cramming all your workouts every weekend

Obese women may affect great-grandchildren

June 19, 2016 6:38 pm

Research says a mother's obesity can impair the health of later generations.

Adequate sleep cuts major health risks in children, teenagers

June 16, 2016 11:58 am

Ensuring ample time for sleep is one of the best ways to promote a healthy lifestyle for a child.

Mothers' obesity, gestational diabetes ups early puberty risk in daughters

June 08, 2016 12:15 pm

Early puberty is known to increase the risk of obesity, type 2 diabetes, polycystic ovarian syndrome and cancer in adolescence and adulthood.

Overweight men at higher risk of prostate cancer

June 04, 2016 2:36 pm

Studies have shown that men who have a large waist circumference and are overweight are at higher risks of being diagnosed with prostate cancer.

Obese women react differently to taste

May 18, 2016 12:20 pm

Women with eating disorders find flavours either too intense or hard to distinguish from each other.

Weight loss surgery ups good cholesterol in obese boys: Study

May 07, 2016 5:54 pm

The findings showed that the levels of high-density lipoprotein increased 23 percent in the year following the weight loss surgery.

Want to lower obesity risk? Eat grapes

May 05, 2016 11:38 am

Unique and diverse composition of antioxidants called polyphenols present in grapes can help reduce the percentage of body fat, subcutaneous and visceral fat deposits.

More women opt for silicon balloon implants to lose weight: Doctors

April 28, 2016 8:17 am

Experts have said that silicon balloon implants in the stomach are becoming popular among young women.

Believe it or not, even daily-use products can make you fat

April 22, 2016 2:50 pm

Exposure to chemicals found in everyday products may pose various health hazards, reveals new research.