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Washington, June 19 (ANI): Scientists including an Indian researcher have suggested that whether a person believes that his or her obesity was caused by overeating or by lack of exercise predicts their actual body mass.
Gene mutations linked to severe obesity Jun 18, 3:52 pm
Washington, June 18 (ANI): Increasingly research is revealing that not only lifestyle factors, but genetics also play an important role in determining an individual's susceptibility to obesity.
Obese adolescents at higher risk of hearing loss Jun 18, 1:59 pm
Washington, June 18 (ANI): A new study has revealed that obese adolescents are more likely than their normal-weight counterparts to have hearing loss.
Prenatal exposure to chemical in plastic could lead to obesity Jun 18, 12:00 pm
Washington, June 18 (ANI): Foetal exposure to common environmental chemical bisphenol A (BPA) causes increased inflammation in fat tissues after birth, which can lead to obesity and metabolic syndrome, a new research has suggested.
Washington, June 13 (ANI): Girls between 9 and 12 years of age with higher-than-average levels of bisphenol-A (BPA) in their urine had double the risk of being obese than girls with lower levels of BPA, a new study has found.
Green coffee bean supplements 'may not help burn fat' Jun 13, 12:07 pm
Washington, June 13 (ANI): A new study has found that a major ingredient in those green coffee bean dietary supplements - often touted as "miracle" weight-loss products - doesn't prevent weight gain in obese laboratory mice fed a high-fat diet when given at higher doses.
Obesity can be predicted from infants aged just 2 months Jun 12, 1:42 pm
Washington, June 12 (ANI): Researchers have found that infants as young as two months old already exhibit growth patterns that can predict the child's weight by age 5.
Obesity ups risk of preterm delivery Jun 12, 1:42 pm
Washington, June 12 (ANI): Women who are overweight or obese are more likely to have preterm delivery, according to a new Swedish study.
Compulsive behavior associated with obesity Jun 11, 2:24 pm
Washington, June 11 (ANI): A new research has found a surprising connection between brain circuits involved in compulsive behavior and obesity.
Washington, June 10 (ANI): A new long-term weight-loss medication called Beliviq, which had been approved by FDA, will be available to patients by next week.
Washington, June 6 (ANI): A new study suggests that infants fed formula, rather than breast milk, experience metabolic stress that could play a part in the long-recognized link between formula-feeding and an increased risk of obesity, type 2 diabetes and other conditions in adult life.
Obese women may pass health risks on to grandkids Jun 6, 9:35 am
Washington, June 6 (ANI): Researchers have found that the offspring of obese mothers may be spared health problems linked to obesity, while their own children then inherit them.
Doubts cast over long-term benefit of bariatric surgery Jun 5, 3:36 pm
Washington, June 5 (ANI): A review of more than 30 studies found that diabetic people with moderate obesity lost more weight and had better glucose control over two years if they were treated with bariatric surgery rather than non-surgical alternatives like dieting and medications, a new study suggests.
Washington, June 5 (ANI): A five-year study found that significantly fewer people became obese when living in neighborhoods with healthier food environments, compared to those who had fewer healthy food options within a mile of their homes.
Washington, May 28 (ANI): A synthetic compound ShK-186, originally derived from a sea anemone toxin, has been found to enhance metabolic activity and shows potential as a treatment for obesity and insulin resistance, according to scientists at UC Irvine.
Five cups of coffee per day can be lethal May 26, 9:44 am
Melbourne, May 26 (ANI): Drinking five cups of coffee a day - even when decaffeinated - has been linked to obesity and chronic disease, a new study has found.
Global obesity epidemic linked to addiction to unhealthy food May 23, 12:49 pm
Washington, May 23 (ANI): Research shows that high-fructose corn syrup can cause behavioural reactions in rats similar to those produced by drugs of abuse such as cocaine.
Child abuse increases risk of adult obesity May 22, 1:28 pm
Washington, May 22 (ANI): Children who have suffered maltreatment are 36 percent likelier to be obese in adulthood, according to a new study.
Dietary advice on added sugar 'damaging our health' May 22, 12:17 pm
Washington, May 22 (ANI): An Indian origin cardiologist has argued that the current dietary advice on added sugar "is in desperate need of emergency surgery."
Childhood ADHD could lead to obesity in adulthood May 21, 1:57 pm
Washington, May 21 (ANI): A new study conducted by researchers at the Child Study Center at NYU Langone Medical Center found that men diagnosed as children with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) were twice as likely to be obese in a 33-year follow-up study compared to men who were not diagnosed with the condition.
More time in gym class lowers obesity risk in kids May 21, 11:07 am
Washington, May 21 (ANI): Increasing the amount of time that elementary schoolchildren spent in gym class reduces the probability of obesity, a new study from Cornell University has found.
Smoking during pregnancy up obesity and diabetes risk in baby girls May 21, 10:40 am
Washington, May 21 (ANI): Women who smoke during pregnancy increase the risk of both obesity and gestational diabetes, in their daughters, a recent study has found.
'Exergaming' could help prevent childhood obesity May 18, 2:35 pm
Washington, May 18 (ANI): Fewer than 50 percent of primary school-aged boys and fewer than 28 percent of girls meet the minimum levels of physical activity required to maintain health.
Melbourne, May 14 (ANI): A UK charity has called for urgent action to reduce women's exposure to cancer-causing chemicals.
New smartphone app to help fight obesity May 13, 10:00 am
Melbourne, May 13 (ANI): A simple smartphone app to click images of meals could be a helpful slimming aid for obese people, according to the doctors.
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