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Dec 16, 2019
What is painful fat syndrome?There isn’t sufficient data on the prevalence of this disease in India, but medical scientists estimate that globally 11% of women have lipedema.
Oct 21, 2019
Every second child, below the age of five, is affected by a form of malnutrition: UNICEFIndian children are being diagnosed with adult diseases such as hypertension, chronic kidney disease and pre-diabetic.
Oct 15, 2019
Third of 700 million children around the world are undernourished, overweight: UNICEFOver the last three decades, another form of child malnutrition has spread across the world: excess weight.
Oct 13, 2018
Too fat to fight: America's obesity crisis affects Pentagon; nearly one-third of youth too overweight to join armyThe new report says the Pentagon has recognised the long-standing obesity problem, and is taking steps to improve the health of its troops.
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.
Oct 13, 2016
World Obesity Day: WHO wants governments to get citizens healthy; proposes tax on sugary drinksGovernments should tax sugary drinks to fight the global epidemics of obesity and diabetes, the World Health Organization said on Tuesday
Jul 20, 2016
Gujarat tackles obesity with 'fat tax' plan: Will be second state after Kerala to do soGujarat government is trying to follow Kerala and is considering on imposing a 14.5 percent fat tax on junk food sold in restaurants to raise money for preventive healthcare measure.
Jun 10, 2016
Japan's 'naked restaurant' bans overweight and tattooed guestsJapan's first "naked restaurant" opens in Tokyo next month with draconian rules of entry — podgy prospective diners will be weighed and ejected if found to be too fat.
Nov 20, 2015
It's not your weight, it's the stereotype: Overweight patients get poorer medical assistanceThe ‘Obesity paradox; researchers noticed that patients with chronic conditions like heart disease did better than the others.
Oct 01, 2015
Overweight men have more sexual partners, says studyWhen 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.