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Drinking a cup of coffee could tackle obesity

Drinking a cup of coffee could tackle obesity

Coffee is one of the most widely consumed beverages. The chemical composition of the coffee that we drink has not been known since the...
Higher weight in young children increase the risk of higher blood pressure

Higher weight in young children increases the risk of higher blood pressure

Childhood obesity is a serious medical condition that affects children and adolescents. Children who are obese are above the normal weight for their age...
Women having junk food, tackling weight gain

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...
Study uncovered how dietary fats enter the brain and cause depression

Study uncovered how dietary fats enter the brain and cause depression

Both obesity and depression are significant global health problems. Although depression and obesity often come hand in hand, the relationship between the two is...
Screen time before bed puts children at risk of anxiety, obesity and poor sleep

Screen time before bed puts children at risk of anxiety, obesity and poor sleep

Sufficient sleep duration and quality are vital in childhood to maintain physical and mental development. Sleep is also crucial for cognitive processes and a...
Fish oil does not appear to improve asthma control in teens, young adults

Fish oil does not appear to improve asthma control in teens, young adults

Asthma is a common, complex disease of the bronchial airways that involves diverse underlying inflammatory mechanisms and clinical phenotypes. Obesity and adolescent age are both...

Slim people have a genetic advantage when it comes to maintaining their weight

More than six out of ten grown-ups in the UK are overweight, and one of every four adults is obese. By age five, just...
Non-obese and lean Indians also prone to type 2 diabetes: study

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

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...

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