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Being 'night owls' linked to teen girls gaining weight, says new US study

The researchers, including those from Kaiser Permanente in the US, measured the children's waist size and calculated the proportion of fat in their body

Published on 17th September 2019
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Teens suffering from obesity more likely to face and instigate bullying, claims US study

The second component of the study involved comparing obese teens who were either victims, perpetrators, or both

Published on 11th June 2019
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Yoga for children: How it's a dire need in today’s digital age to improve imagination and creativity

The benefits of Namaskars for children are many, among them are digital detox, reducing digital obsession and more

Published on 11th June 2019
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Mind screening session for students in T'Puram from this academic year

The initiative has come in the wake of reports showing a spike in mental disorders and NCDs like obesity, cardiovascular diseases, hypertension, type 2 diabetes and others among students

Published on 29th May 2019
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Want to know how you could tackle obesity? Check out this book by Dr Kamal Mahawar

Mahawar, a Professor at the University of Sunderland and a surgeon, tells us about the need to address obesity at the earliest

Published on 22nd May 2019
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Children who walk or pedal to school every day are less prone to obesity, study suggests

A recent study has been found that children who regularly walk or cycle to school are less prone to becoming overweight

Published on 20th May 2019
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Zinc in: These IIT Mandi professors tell us how zinc oxide can prevent Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease

ZnO nanoparticles mediate the signaling pathways to induce insulin sensitivity and may potentially prevent Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Diseases

Published on 30th April 2019
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Infants should have no screen time, those under five not more than an hour daily: WHO

The UN health agency said that about 40 million children under the age of five around the globe — around six per cent of the total — are overweight

Published on 25th April 2019
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Here's what causes asthma in kids with obesity

For the retrospective study, researchers analysed data for 507,496 children from more than 19 million doctor's visits at six major children's health centers

Published on 26th November 2018
Infosys Prize laureates

Six researchers awarded USD 100,000 as the Infosys Science Foundation announced winners of the 10th Infosys prize

Infosys Prize laureates have achieved prestigious milestones in their domains, and the ISF believes that this year’s winners will continue to raise the bar for science and research

Published on 13th November 2018
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Increasing number of young Indian girls falling prey to eating disorders

The obsession with size zero and a lithe body affects girls as they grow up.  The 'slim is beauty' concept is gaining momentum in the state through films and other social mediums

Published on 2nd December 2018
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This diet will help tackle climate change to save the planet

Sustaining a healthier planet will require halving the amount of food loss and waste, and improving farming practices and technologies

Published on 21st October 2018
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Behaviour-modifying app can help you lose weight when integrated with health system resources

The app delivered a personalised feedback message with a short skills training tip, tailored to the participant's progress

Published on 22nd October 2018
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UGC directs universities to ban junk food on campus

The UGC, in the advisory, stated that banning junk food in colleges would set new standards for healthy food habits

Published on 24th August 2018
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Half of India's women don't get enough exercise, says WHO study

The gender gap in physical activity reveals a health equity issue where women face more environmental, social and cultural barriers to participate in physical activity

Published on 5th September 2018

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