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Obesity in adult women linked to childhood abuse, social background more than in men, suggests study
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Obesity in adult women linked to childhood abuse, social background more than in men, suggests study

The study sought to understand the social and environmental factors that contribute to obesity in men and women separately.

Lipocalin-2, a hormone that suppresses hunger in humans, could be used to treat obesity: Study
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Lipocalin-2, a hormone that suppresses hunger in humans, could be used to treat obesity: Study

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

Substituting regular meals with total diet replacements could aid weight loss, control diabetes
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Substituting regular meals with total diet replacements could aid weight loss, control diabetes

Total diet replacements or TDRs are nutritionally balanced formula foods such as shakes, soups, ready-to-drink options, dehydrated meals, nutrition bars, porridge, or negative-calorie desserts that are supposed to replace your entire diet

Occupational physical activity not same as work out, can increase risk of dementia by 55%, says study
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Occupational physical activity not same as work out, can increase risk of dementia by 55%, says study

It was found that participants with high occupational physical activity (OPA) levels had a dementia incidence rate of 1.48, which was significantly higher than in people who engaged only in leisure-time physical activity (LTPA) at home or at the gym

Future weight loss may be determined by brain's subnetwork, its link with gastrointestinal system, says study
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Future weight loss may be determined by brain's subnetwork, its link with gastrointestinal system, says study

A number of factors contribute to or may be the chief cause of obesity, including metabolism, cognition, eating behaviours and the state of the gut microbiome.

Sitting long hours may not be bad for your brain as long as daily exercise goals met, says study
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Sitting long hours may not be bad for your brain as long as daily exercise goals met, says study

A new study published in Psychology and Aging argues what we think about sitting and cognitive function may be wrong

World Heart Day 2020: Rising heart attacks among young people and ways to prevent them
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World Heart Day 2020: Rising heart attacks among young people and ways to prevent them

Work-related stress and increased screen time also contribute significantly towards heart problems.

Keto 2.0: Adopting modified Mediterranean-ketogenic diet a useful plan for weight loss, overall health
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Keto 2.0: Adopting modified Mediterranean-ketogenic diet a useful plan for weight loss, overall health

The findings show that the adoption of a modified Mediterranean-ketogenic diet can not only aid weight loss but also improve blood circulation and glucose management.

PCOS Awareness Month 2020 dedicated to a common hormonal disorder that affects 10% of women worldwide
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PCOS Awareness Month 2020 dedicated to a common hormonal disorder that affects 10% of women worldwide

Around 40 percent of women diagnosed with PCOS also suffer from depression and self-esteem issues after diagnosis.

Losing weight before midlife may reduce early death risks by 54% in obese people, says study
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Losing weight before midlife may reduce early death risks by 54% in obese people, says study

Obesity can cause many chronic diseases, like cardiovascular diseases, type 2 diabetes and several types of cancer -- all of which in turn increases the likelihood of death.

Eating whole grains a healthy choice but picking right products could be way trickier
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Eating whole grains a healthy choice but picking right products could be way trickier

Whole grains and whole grain flours are made of the entire grain kernel, including the bran, germ and endosperm -- which is what makes it super-healthy.

Human body can cope with occasional over eating but continuous binging will have serious health effects
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Human body can cope with occasional over eating but continuous binging will have serious health effects

As little as 24 hours of overeating can have some negative consequences for our health, including elevated blood sugar concentrations.

Women bearing brunt of COVID-19 as household chores increase manifold, finances contract and health suffers
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Women bearing brunt of COVID-19 as household chores increase manifold, finances contract and health suffers

Women have unique and evolving nutritional requirements, while they may need fewer calories than men to fulfil their daily requirements, their needs for essential vitamins and minerals are much higher.

Chromosomal abnormalities, placental issues among many reasons that cause miscarriages: Here's how to ensure a safe pregnancy
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Chromosomal abnormalities, placental issues among many reasons that cause miscarriages: Here's how to ensure a safe pregnancy

It’s not possible to prevent a miscarriage completely, but one can reduce the risks of this complication by following a few steps.

Disruptions in circadian rhythms not only cause sleep disorders, but could also put you at risk of these five health conditions
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Disruptions in circadian rhythms not only cause sleep disorders, but could also put you at risk of these five health conditions

Prolonged and habitual disruptions in circadian rhythms can affect your immune function, metabolism, cognitive abilities and social as well as occupational behaviour in a big way

Researchers one step closer to finding fat-burning molecule that can help in weight loss without reduction in diet, muscle mass
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Researchers one step closer to finding fat-burning molecule that can help in weight loss without reduction in diet, muscle mass

Researchers in USA say that they have found a mitochondrial uncoupler molecule which can help reduce body weight without reducing food intake and muscle mass

New French study suggests 10% of diabetes patients who contract COVID-19 die within a week
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New French study suggests 10% of diabetes patients who contract COVID-19 die within a week

With this study, the doctors concluded that elderly people with long-standing diabetes are at a higher risk of dying due to COVID-19.

Number of liver cancer cases are rising around the world inspite of advances made in prevention
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Number of liver cancer cases are rising around the world inspite of advances made in prevention

Liver cancer caused by non-alcoholic fatty liver disease, or buildup of fat in the liver, increased the most in most regions.

World Obesity Day 2020: Taking a stand against weight stigma
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World Obesity Day 2020: Taking a stand against weight stigma

We may claim to be above judging someone by their weight but the fact is that if someone is overweight we will make unfair assumptions about them.

6 big breakfast ideas from across India to help you burn double the calories
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6 big breakfast ideas from across India to help you burn double the calories

A new study has revealed that eating a big breakfast instead of a low-cal one can help prevent the onset of obesity and high blood pressure.