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Tag: Obese

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Higher Thrombus Risk In Men With Obesity In Adolescence

London: Obese people, read this carefully. Researchers have found that men with a history of obesity in their late teens, in adult life, are more at risk of a blood clot (thrombus) in a leg or lung. The risk rises successively and is highest in those who were severely obese in adolescence. A thrombus in […]

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Overweight Pregnancies Up Risk Of Maternal Midlife Obesity

New York: The excessive gestational weight gain (GWG) is not only linked with the increased long-term maternal weight but, according to a new study, it also has cumulative effect over multiple pregnancies. For the study, published in the Journal of Women’s Health, the researchers selected 1,181 women and analysed the effect of excessive GWG pregnancies […]

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Kids Who Drink Whole Milk Less Likely To Be Obese

Toronto: Parents, please take note. Researchers have found that children who drank whole milk had 40 per cent lower odds of being overweight or obese compared to children who consumed reduced-fat milk. The study, published in The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, analysed 28 studies from seven countries that explored the relationship between children drinking […]

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'Only Child' 7 Times More Likely To Be Obese

New York: Parents with only child are more likely to tackle an obese kid as children without siblings may be at a higher risk of gaining weight than those who have brothers and sisters, say researchers. This is because families with multiple children tend to make more healthy eating decisions than families with a single […]

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Fat Accumulates Inside Lungs Of Obese People

Canberra: Researchers have found that fatty tissues accumulate in the airway walls, particularly in people who are overweight or obese. The study, published in the European Respiratory Journal, suggested that the fatty tissue alters the structure of people’s airways and this could be one reason behind the increased risk of asthma. “Our research team studies […]

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Obesity causes early onset of puberty, says study

Santiago: Obese boys and girls are likely to enter puberty at an early age, which can result in stunted growth or depression, finds a new study. The study showed total body obesity and excess belly fat in boys aged four-seven years were associated with greater odds of starting puberty before age nine. “With the increase […]

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Strength training may reduce fatty liver disease

Brasilia: Besides being beneficial for heart, strength training can also reduce accumulation of fat in liver and improve blood glucose regulation, says a study on mice. The study, led by a team from the University of Campinas in Brazil, showed strength training can reduce fat stored in liver and improve blood glucose control in obese […]

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Obesity in your 20s linked to reduced life expectancy: Study

Sydney: If you are obese or overweight in your 20s and 30s, expect to lose up to 10 years in life expectancy, researchers have warned. The findings showed that men and women who are obese in their 20s will lose up to eight and six years respectively in their lives. In addition, if they are […]

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Know what reduces genetic effects of obesity in older women

New York: If you are obese and blaming your genes for it then you should start exercising as a new study suggests that working out can reduce the influence of genes on obese women over the age of 70. The study, published in the journal Menopause, revealed that genetic associations on body mass index (BMI) […]

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Walking may help women conceive: Study

New York: If you have a history of pregnancy loss, do not lose hope as a new study suggests that physical activity such as walking may improve the chances of conceiving among women who are overweight or obese. The study, published in the journal Human Reproduction, suggested that women reporting more than four hours a […]

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Know why obese people have less sensitive taste buds

New York: Inflammation, driven by obesity, may reduce the number of taste buds on the tongue by 25 per cent, while affecting a person’s sensitivity to the taste of food, researchers have found. Obesity is known to be associated with a chronic state of low-grade inflammation in the adipose tissue that stores energy in the […]

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Number of years spent in obesity may up heart damage risk

New York: The longer a person spends being obese, the higher is the risk of a “silent” heart damage, finds a study, which says “the number of overweight or obese years may “add up” to the risk. The findings showed that for each 10 years that a person spends being obese, the risk of having […]

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Use of smartphone before sleep may make your kid obese

New York: If your kid is regularly in the habit of playing games on smartphones before going to bed, he or she may face an increased risk of becoming obese, warns a study. The findings revealed that children who used digital devices such as watching TV or playing games on smartphones before going to bed got […]

Obese wives may up men's diabetes risk

London: Is your wife overweight? According to a study, it can substantially increase your risk of developing Type 2 diabetes, especially in middle age — but women with an obese husband have no additional risk. The findings showed that for every 5 kg/m2 higher BMI in wife, the husband’s Type 2 diabetes risk was 21 […]

Being obese but healthy may up heart failure risk by 96%

London: Obese people who are free from diabetes, high blood pressure and high cholesterol, may seem healthy but are 96 per cent more likely to be at risk of heart failure than normal weight metabolically healthy individuals, a study has claimed. The findings showed that the people touted as being “healthy obese” also had a […]

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Drug with potential to reduce weight identified

New York: In what could lead to anti-obesity treatment for the elderly who may not always have the fitness to exercise, researchers have discovered that an existing drug used in transplants may help reduce food consumption and body weight. Rapamycin, a pharmaceutical used to coat coronary stents and prevent transplant rejection, reduces obesity and preserves […]

Weight loss can reduce asthma severity in obese adults

Ottawa: Weight loss can improve asthma severity, asthma control, lung function, and quality of life of obese adults with asthma, say researchers, including one of Indian-origin. The researchers found that weight loss reduced asthma severity as measured by airway hyperresponsiveness (AHR) in obese adults. “While previous studies have examined the relationship between asthma severity and […]

Antibiotic use may make kids obese in adulthood

New York: The commonly prescribed antibiotics can lead to changes in the gut bacteria of kids and make them vulnerable to infectious diseases, allergies and other autoimmune disorders, and even obesity, later in life, warns a new study. “Over the past year we synthesised hundreds of studies and found evidence of strong correlations between antibiotic […]

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Kids living near fast food outlets more likely to be obese

Parents, note! Your neighbourhood may determine whether your kids are overweight, a new study has found

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