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Brown fat breakthrough may be 'holy grail' of weight loss  Apr 18, 2:36 pm
Washington, Apr 18 (ANI): The first MRI scan to show 'brown fat' in a living adult could pave way towards a new wave of therapies to aid the fight against diabetes and obesity.
Cops face more dangers than just guns on job   Apr 13, 1:41 pm
Washington, April 13 (ANI): An expert has revealed that guns are not the only danger cops face on job, but anxiety, obesity, trauma, stress, toxin exposure, sleep deprivation also take a high toll.
Protein that can help battle obesity by speeding up metabolism identified  Apr 10, 2:04 pm
Washington, April 10 (ANI): In an attempt to combat obesity and diabetes, researchers have identified the protein in fat and liver cells that can be altered to accelerate metabolism.
Motivation to ward off obesity lapses with time  Apr 7, 10:22 am
Washington, April 7 (ANI): Researchers have suggested that an obesity-related disease motivates many to start a weight loss program, but troubling health news is often not enough to sustain weight loss efforts.
New anti-diet book claims 'being fat makes you healthier'  Apr 6, 11:16 am
New York, April 6 (ANI): A recent study has shown that being fat may actually make you healthier and better able to fight off diseases than normal-weight counterparts.
More than 50 pc high-risk alcohol users cut cravings after weight loss surgery  Apr 4, 9:58 am
Washington, April 4 (ANI): Researchers have suggested that more than half of high-risk drinkers are actually less likely to report high-risk drinking behavior after weight loss surgery.
Breast milk lowers obesity risk later in life  Apr 2, 12:55 pm
Washington, Apr 2 (ANI): Researchers have found that breast-feeding has a protective effect on the risk of obesity at 20 years of age.
Childhood obesity prevention programs can help lower BP levels later in life  Mar 31, 2:30 pm
Washington, Mar 31 (ANI): A new research suggests that even modest elevations in the BP of adolescents can pose cardiovascular problems later in life.
'Carb breakdown' gene key player in obesity  Mar 31, 1:41 pm
Washington, March 31 (ANI): Scientists have discovered that people with fewer copies of a gene coding for a carb-digesting enzyme may be at higher risk of obesity.
Blood test can predict obesity levels in kids  Mar 26, 3:48 pm
Washington, March 26 (ANI): A new study has found that a simple blood test, which can read DNA, could be used to predict obesity levels in kids.
Elvis Presley's genes 'destined' him to die early  Mar 26, 10:32 am
London, March 26 (ANI): A new DNA analysis of Elvis Presley, who died at the age of 42, has claimed that the singer was destined to die early because he had obesity and heart ailments in his genes.
Tape measure better calculator for obesity than BMI  Mar 23, 1:56 pm
London, March 23 (ANI): Experts have revealed that a simple tape measure can help you calculate obesity better than the lengthy and often confusing current body mass index (BMI).
Fat mass in cells expands with disuse  Mar 21, 10:53 am
Washington, March 21 (ANI): Researchers have claimed that nutrition is not the only factor driving obesity, asserting that the mechanics of "cellular expansion" plays a primary role in fat production.
One in three obese kids 'metabolically healthy': Study  Mar 21, 10:10 am
Washington, March 21 (ANI): Researchers have suggested that about 33 per cent of kids with obesity are "metabolically healthy."
Fried food can be more dangerous if you have wrong genes   Mar 19, 10:36 am
Washington, March 19 (ANI): Researchers have suggested that people with a genetic predisposition to obesity are at a higher risk of obesity and related chronic diseases from eating fried foods than those with a lower genetic risk.
Higher exposure to takeaway food doubles the risk of obesity  Mar 14, 12:12 pm
Washington, March 14 (ANI): A new study has revealed that people exposed to takeaway food outlets around them are more to be obese, as they are more likely to consume more of these foods.
Scientists discover new obesity gene  Mar 13, 2:58 pm
Washington, March 13 (ANI): Researchers have discovered that the obesity-associated elements within the gene FTO interact with IRX3, a distant gene on the genome that appears to be the functional obesity gene.
Breast cancer gene offers protection against obesity, diabetes  Mar 13, 11:46 am
Washington, March 13 (ANI): Researchers have found that a gene known to be associated with breast cancer susceptibility, BRCA 1, plays a critical role in fat storage, insulin response and mitochondrial function in skeletal muscle cells.
Obesity linked to low academic scores among teen girls  Mar 12, 11:04 am
Washington, Mar 12 (ANI): A new study has shown that obesity in adolescent girls is linked to lower academic attainment levels throughout their teenage years.
Scientists discover origin of bad fat linked to heart disease and cancer  Mar 10, 2:23 pm
London, Mar.10 (ANI): Scientists have discovered origin of the "bad" kind of fat found in the body that's linked with heart disease, cancer and other serious obesity-related illnesses, even though people carrying it can look slim.
Link between obesity and diabetes found  Mar 7, 1:23 pm
Washington, Mar 7 (ANI): Researchers have now identified a critical link between obesity and diabetes.
Gene mutation behind type 2 diabetes identified   Mar 3, 10:05 am
Washington, March 3 (ANI): Researchers have identified mutations in a gene that can reduce the risk of developing type 2 diabetes, even in people who have risk factors such as obesity and old age.
People in socioeconomically deprived areas likelier to suffer from diabetes and obesity  Mar 2, 9:52 am
Washington, March 2 (ANI): Researchers have claimed that living in a socioeconomically deprived region is a risk factor for being affected by diabetes mellitus and obesity.
Pollution linked to soaring obesity rates  Feb 28, 10:03 am
Washington, Feb. 28 (ANI): A team of researchers has found a link between a type of pollutants and certain metabolic complications of obesity.
Lack of exercise and high fat diet fueling obesity epidemic in Europe  Feb 25, 11:24 am
London, Feb 25 (ANI): The World Health Organisation (WHO) has warned that lack of physical inactivity and diets high in fats, salts and sugars has led to obesity and overweight is becoming "the new norm" throughout Europe.