Obesity

Obesity in Africa: A looming health catastrophe

In the past, Africa has often been portrayed as a starving and hungry continent. That seems to be changing rapidly. Obesity is now becoming a huge

Obesity

Report finds Texas has the 10th highest obesity rate in the U.S.

In Texas, approximately one in three residents is obese, putting the state in 10th place (tied with Oklahoma) for highest obesity rates in the U.S.

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Type 2 diabetes, obesity: Weight loss surgery may lower death risk

New research finds significant health benefits associated with weight loss surgery in people with obesity. Weight loss surgery may have a host of beneficial effects

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More Indian Girls, Women Are Overweight Or Obese, Most Of Them Rich & Urban

New Delhi: Although malnourishment among women and children is widespread in India, increasing numbers of girls and women are overweight too, especially among urban, educated and

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Even in Countries with the Healthiest Packaged Foods, Obesity Is Still a Problem

A new study looks at packaged foods and how healthy they are. Share on PinterestThe United Kingdom, United States, and Australia have the healthiest packaged

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Obesity: Is your smartphone making you gain weight?

New Delhi: As smartphones continue to play a significant role in almost every person’s life, mounting evidence highlights the risks associated with excessive cell phone use. Now,

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Should obesity be recognized as a disease?

With obesity now affecting almost a third (29%) of the population in England, and expected to rise to 35% by 2030, should we now recognise

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Ancient survival mechanism may contribute to obesity epidemic

New research on mice suggests that a mechanism that likely evolved to prevent starvation could be contributing to obesity. New research reveals a ‘brake’ mechanism

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Hundreds of obese kids getting specialist diabetes care

LONDON: Hundreds of children and young people are receiving specialist treatment for obesity-related Type 2 diabetes, figures show. Some 745 under-25s were treated in paediatric

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This is the No. 1 most obese state in America

Obesity is costly — both on an individual and societal level. According to data from the CDC, obesity has risen “significantly” in the past decade.

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