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Overweight people, before the age of 40, are at greater risk of developing cancer
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Overweight people, before the age of 40, are at greater risk of developing cancer

The risk of developing cancer is increased by 64 percent for male participants, and 48 percent for females.

What is fat mass index and how does it impact health
Health

What is fat mass index and how does it impact health

Fat mass index (FMI) is a small part of the total BMI - it accounts for body fat and is the reason high BMI is sometimes misunderstood.

Researchers now know why we gain weight as we grow older
Health

Researchers now know why we gain weight as we grow older

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.

Men’s Health Week: It is a numbers game for men to keep cardiovascular diseases away
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Men’s Health Week: It is a numbers game for men to keep cardiovascular diseases away

From 10-16 June, men's health is celebrated all over the world to remind them to put their health first and take better care of themselves.

Heart disease is India's deadliest killer: Wealthy urban males at greatest risk of contracting cardiovascular ailments, finds survey
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Heart disease is India's deadliest killer: Wealthy urban males at greatest risk of contracting cardiovascular ailments, finds survey

Heart disease is the highest killer among Indians but the risk of heart disease varies across states, with wealthier and more urbanised states having higher risk, according to a new study.

Donald Trump's doctor says the US president performed 'exceedingly well' on a surprise cognitive screening test
World

Donald Trump's doctor says the US president performed 'exceedingly well' on a surprise cognitive screening test

President Donald Trump performed "exceedingly well" on a surprise cognitive screening test administered last week, his doctor said.

India's great health paradox: Children malnourished even as adults are overweight, says National Institute of Nutrition
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India's great health paradox: Children malnourished even as adults are overweight, says National Institute of Nutrition

India is now dealing with the twin issues of undernutrition and overnutrition, both swelling its burden of non-communicable diseases, according to a recent study conducted by National Institute of Nutrition (NIN).

World Obesity Day: WHO wants governments to get citizens healthy; proposes tax on sugary drinks
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World Obesity Day: WHO wants governments to get citizens healthy; proposes tax on sugary drinks

Governments should tax sugary drinks to fight the global epidemics of obesity and diabetes, the World Health Organization said on Tuesday

Overweight adolescents at high risk of heart failure
Life

Overweight adolescents at high risk of heart failure

Men who are overweight in their adolescence are at an increased risk of heart failures in their middle age, reveals a new study.

Girl students fitter than boys finds survey, but school children's health at abysmal levels
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Girl students fitter than boys finds survey, but school children's health at abysmal levels

School going girl children were found to be fitter than boys in a survey conducted across the country. However, the physical fitness standards of school children across genders were found to be alarmingly low.

Overweight men have more sexual partners, says study
World

Overweight men have more sexual partners, says study

When it comes to satisfying your sexual desire, a little extra body weight may come in handy as researchers have found that overweight men are likely to have more sexual partners than their normal or underweight counterparts.

Too fat to fly? 600 Air India air hostesses found over weight
India

Too fat to fly? 600 Air India air hostesses found over weight

The Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) has left 600 Air India air hostesses in a lurch as they were found overweight and unfit for flying, according to the DGCA's new requirements on body weight, vision and hearing.

Mashboxx Offers EMI Catalogue for File Sharing
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Mashboxx Offers EMI Catalogue for File Sharing

The yet-to-be launched Peer to Peer (P2P) digital music library, Mashboxx, will now feature record label BMI's entire catalogue for file sharing on ...