The risk of developing cancer is increased by 64 percent for male participants, and 48 percent for females.
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.
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.
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
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
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
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).
Governments should tax sugary drinks to fight the global epidemics of obesity and diabetes, the World Health Organization said on Tuesday
Men who are overweight in their adolescence are at an increased risk of heart failures in their middle age, reveals a new study.
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.
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.
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.