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Jan 30, 2019
World needs 'radical rethink' for strategy to tackle obesity, hunger, climate: ReportHealth advocates & climate experts hailed The Lancet report's sweeping call for deep change.
Oct 11, 2018
Worth the weight: Greece bans fat tourists from riding donkeys in Santorini weeks after protestsDonkeys at Greek holiday hotspot Santorini are now likely to face lesser work"load" issues, as the Greek government has banned overweight tourists from riding them.
Sep 18, 2018
Deaths due to heart diseases in India doubled since 1990; more than half of victims under 70-yrs of ageCardiac ailments killed more Indians in 2016 (28 percent) than any other non-communicable disease, said a new study published in the September 2018 issue of health journal
Sep 08, 2018
We inherit bad fat from our fathers and good fat from mothers, study findsThe finding could pioneer treatment for obesity & illnesses linked to it, researchers say.
Jun 04, 2018
One in three adults suffer from inadequate sleep, could cost countries billions, finds studyInadequate sleep, a health problem affecting at least one in three adults worldwide, could cost countries billions, a study has found
Jun 03, 2018
Scientists discover drug to curb genetic obesity; 'liraglutide' is a modified form of appetite-inhibiting hormone GLP-1Scientists have discovered a drug to curb obesity by inhibiting the appetite of the obese person.
Mar 08, 2018
World Kidney Day: With just 0.01% Indians donating organs, an 'opt-out' model is nation's only hope of saving livesOn World Kidney Day that falls on 8 March, it's important to highlight just how much India needs a national movement for organ donation to prevent thousands of people from dying due to lack of organ donors
Nov 15, 2017
India facing undernutrition and obesity: Nutrition expert says country needs to look within for answersThe 'Global Nutrition Report 2017' said that 51 percent women in India are are underweight, while 22 percent are overweight.
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.