Tag: Over Weight

Obesity may cause depression even in absence of health issues

London: Overweight and obese people may be at increased risk of depression, even in the absence of other health problems, warns new research. The research, published in the International Journal of Epidemiology, showed that the psychological impact of being overweight causes depression, rather than associated illnesses such as diabetes. “Our research shows that being overweight […]

  • Thursday, 08 July 2021
Kids with autism 50% more likely to be obese: Study

New York: Children with developmental delays, including autism spectrum disorder (ASD), are up to 50 per cent more likely to be overweight or obese compared with the general population, a study says. Among children with ASD, those with a higher degree of impairment and more severe symptoms were at even greater risk of developing obesity […]

  • Thursday, 08 July 2021
Over-weight? Red wine could help you burn fat

New York:Drinking red grape juice or wine in moderation could improve the health of over-weight people by helping them burn fat better, says a study. The researchers, however, cautioned that the chemicals in the dark-coloured grapes do not promise a miraculous weight-loss. “We did not expect, and we did not find, these compounds to improve […]

  • Monday, 21 June 2021
Over Weight May Lead To Cancer

London: Researchers have found that being overweight before the age of 40 could increase the risk of various cancers in adults. “Obesity is an established risk factor for several cancers. In this study, we have focused on the degree, timing and duration of overweight and obesity in relation to cancer risk,” said study author Tone […]

  • Saturday, 24 April 2021
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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 […]

  • Saturday, 17 April 2021