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Jul 20, 2017
Sachin Tendulkar voices concern over rise of obesity in India, urges youth to take up sportsBatting maestro Sachin Tendulkar on Thursday expressed concern over the high prevalence of obesity among the population in the country and exhorted the youth to take to sports to stay healthy.
May 28, 2017
Sleeping less than 6 hours doubles death risk for people with diabetes, obesity and high blood pressureFailing to sleep less than six hours may nearly double the risk of death in people with metabolic syndrome — a combination of diabetes, high blood pressure and obesity, researchers have warned.
May 03, 2017
Egyptian Eman Ahmed to be discharged from Mumbai's Saifee Hospital on 4 May, will fly to DubaiEgyptian national Eman Ahmed, who was until recently believed to be the world's heaviest woman, will be discharged on Thursday from the Saifee Hospital here, where she underwent treatment for severe obesity.
Apr 27, 2017
Doctors from Abu Dhabi visit Eman Ahmed in Mumbai after sister's spat with Indian medical teamA team of doctors from Abu Dhabi visited the Saifee hospital in Mumbai to meet Egyptian woman Eman Ahmed, who is being treated for obesity at the medical facility.
Apr 18, 2017
Watch: Eight-month-old-baby weighing 17 kg baffles doctorsArray
Feb 15, 2017
Watch: World's heaviest woman Eman Ahmed to receive free treatment from Mumbai doctorsThe doctors of Saifee hospital will help the world's heaviest woman lose four-fifths of her weight through extensive treatment and surgeries free of cost
Dec 15, 2016
Food and Beverage Alliance policy guidelines are a good step, but India's public health framework is a worryIndia lacks a framework of public health, legal and economic policies for effective implementation of the WHO recommendations that provide for a comprehensive reduction of marketing of foods high in saturated fats, trans-fatty acids, free sugars and salt to children.
Oct 13, 2016
World Obesity Day: WHO wants governments to get citizens healthy; proposes tax on sugary drinksGovernments should tax sugary drinks to fight the global epidemics of obesity and diabetes, the World Health Organization said on Tuesday
Aug 10, 2016
Want a better memory? The Mediterranean diet is the way to goThe main foods in the Mediterranean diet include plant foods, such as leafy greens, fresh fruit and vegetables, cereals, beans, seeds, nuts, and legumes.
Jul 29, 2016
Watch: Low-income populations are no longer immune to obesityIt appears clear to us that the problems of overweight and obesity are no longer limited to the urban rich in India, one of the three major contributors, along with the US and China to the world's heaviness epidemic.