Obesity not only impairs movement but also increases the risks of many chronic and potentially disabling diseases like type 2 diabetes, hypertension, cardiovascular diseases and kidney disease
Late last month, the Obesity Surgery Society of India reported that there has been a 100-fold increase in weight-loss surgeries in India in just 15 years.
Scientists have found that as we age, the body processes lipids at a slower rate. This is a major contributor to weight gain, and even obesity, in old age.
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Eman Ahmed, the Egyptian woman who had come to India after she came to the country for a dramatic weight-loss medical procedure, passed away on Monday morning.
Eman Ahmed, the Egyptian believed to have been the world's heaviest woman, was admitted to a Abu Dhabi hospital to undergo long-term physical and psychological rehabilitation after a drastic weight-loss operation in India
Egyptian 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.
The miracle story of Egyptian Eman Ahmed was shattered on Tuesday when her 32-year-old sister Shaimaa accused the doctor of Saifee hospital of lying about the weight loss, said media reports.
A 43-year-old Iraqi national weighing 301 kg, underwent a bariatric surgery in a city hospital and is feeling lighter now as he will be able to shed around 150 kg of his weight over a span of next one year.