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Dietitians are an effective part of weight loss

Some 39.8% of the general adult populace is obese. The economic outcomes of obesity are high, with evaluated $1,429 greater annual medicinal...

Normal resting heart rate varies from person to person, study

The heart rate is one of the ‘vital signs’ or the crucial indicators of health in the human body. It measures the...

Babies born with low birth weights more likely to have poor cardiorespiratory fitness later

Get easily out of breath? It may be because you were small at birth.

Fat mass index is associated with a higher risk of cardiovascular events

Investigating the relation between predicted lean body mass or fat mass and the risk of cardiovascular disease.

Poor diet can lead to blindness

An extreme case of "fussy" or "picky" eating caused a young patient’s blindness.

Scientists found hormonal link between diet and obesity

Obesity, defined as a body mass index (BMI) of 30 kg/m2 or more, is common in many parts of the world. Obesity rates are...

Non-obese and lean Indians also prone to type 2 diabetes: study

Contrary to popular belief, not only obese and overweight but also non-obese and lean persons may be prone to type 2 diabetes. A recent study...

Excessive body fat around the middle linked to smaller brain size

Carrying additional body fat, particularly around the middle, might be connected to brain shrinkage, by an investigation distributed recently. For the study, scientists determined...

Forget BMI. Scientists developed a simple way to estimate body fat

Body Mass Index (BMI) is the most common method to access whether someone is overweight or fat. But many medical experts assume this method...

Apple shape more strongly linked to risk of heart attack in women, study

The new research from The George Institute for Global Health at the University of Oxford has discovered women with bigger waists relative to their...