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Brain pressure disorder that causes vision problems on the rise, risk increases with obesity: Study

For the study, published in the journal Neurology, the researchers used a national healthcare database to analyze 35 million patient-years of data over a 15-year period, between 2003 and 2017 in Wales

Published on 21st January 2021
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Being obese may increase the risk of mental health issues in teens: Study

For the study, the team involved 48 teenagers (73 per cent girls), with an average age of 15 and an average BMI of 42, which is severe obesity

Published on 20th January 2021
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New study claims COVID-19 can impact brain as more people report brain fog and fatigue 

The study, published in the journal Nature Neuroscience, found that that the spike protein, often depicted as the red arms of the virus, can cross the blood-brain barrier in mice

Published on 18th December 2020
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Weight-loss surgeries may lead to weaker bone health in teenagers, suggests study

Recent studies have shown that bone marrow fat responds to changes in nutrition and may serve as a biomarker for bone quality

Published on 29th November 2020
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Researchers find hormone to switch off hunger and tackle obesity

The hormone, called Lipocalin-2 (LCN2), could be used as a potential treatment in people with obesity whose natural signals for feeling full no longer work

Published on 28th November 2020
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Researchers find popular weight-loss surgery in teenagers weakens bones

In a sleeve gastrectomy, approximately 75% of the stomach is removed to restrict food intake and induce weight loss. It results in a typically round stomach taking on the shape of a tube or sleeve

Published on 27th November 2020
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Bollywood fraternity comes together to mourn football legend Diego Maradona's demise

Director Shekhar Kapur, who is currently in London, called the late veteran "the greatest genius in football after Pele", the Brazilian legend

Published on 26th November 2020
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Enjoy your virtual school breaks with these nutritious snacks

The pandemic has forced children to go 'back to school with virtual learning having swapped classroom teaching. Although school in 2020 may look way too different, it still summons a celebration

Published on 27th October 2020
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Researchers find that brain, not willpower, decides if you will lose weight or not

The findings, published in the journal NeuroImage, support a prevalent neural theory that people with an increased neural response to seeing and smelling food consistently overeat and gain weight

Published on 19th October 2020
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This Bengaluru duo's smart wearable device will show you just how fit your knees are

Ashva Wearable Technologies' Fitknees is all about informing you as to how much improvement therapy and medication has enabled and why you should stick to it. This is the success tale of the start-up

Published on 8th October 2020
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Probiotic supplements plus controlled diet may help manage childhood obesity: Study

These findings suggest that probiotic supplements and a calorie-controlled diet may help manage obesity in the younger population and reduce future health risks, such as heart disease and diabetes

Published on 8th September 2020
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Easy, affordable and a healthy diet can protect people from COVID-19

Though no food will cure COVID-19 infections, a healthy diet along with good physical activity will help build a stronger immune system to tackle the adverse impact of the deadly Coronavirus

Published on 2nd September 2020
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Most people struggled to manage weight during COVID-19 lockdown: Survey

Most of the respondents said their difficulties also stemmed from increased anxiety or stress, and not being able to get hold of healthier food, according to the results of the survey

Published on 2nd September 2020
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Parents' food choices help develop child's food habits, says study

Food systems with calorie-dense and nutrient-poor meal offerings are a major factor contributing to global obesity and are a major challenge to parents of young children

Published on 9th August 2020
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Obesity and metabolic syndrome are risk factors for severe influenza, COVID-19

Multiple studies have shown that obesity is associated with increased severity of influenza A, higher viral titers in exhaled breath and prolonged transmission of the virus

Published on 16th July 2020

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