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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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Study shows short walks near water bodies could benefit mental health in addition to physical well-being

Numerous ISGlobal studies have identified health benefits associated with green spaces, including a lower risk of obesity, better attention capacities in children, and slower physical decline in older

Published on 12th July 2020
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Rutgers University scientists rule out asthma as a trigger for contracting COVID-19 or affecting its severity

Inhaled corticosteroids, which are commonly used to protect against asthma attacks, also may reduce the virus' ability to establish an infection

Published on 6th July 2020
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More than 70 per cent LGBTQ youth face bullying for reasons beyond sexual identity

About 91 per cent of LGBTQ adolescents in the survey said they faced at least one experience of bias-based bullying

Published on 15th June 2020
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Study says that COVID-19 lockdowns worsen childhood obesity

The study, published in April in Obesity, examined 41 overweight children under confinement throughout March and April in Verona, Italy

Published on 4th June 2020
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Diabetics, people with co-morbidities like hypertension, kidney, heart issues at higher risk of dying from COVID-19

Highlighting the extreme vulnerability of people living with diabetes during the Coronavirus lockdown, endocrinologists in the national capital said they may experience severe complications

Published on 18th May 2020
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Meet this Newcastle University scientist who donated all her royalty money to improve cancer research in India

Dr Asima Mukhopadhyay believes that community-based education, public funding and a larger number of cancer research organisations is the key to dealing with women's cancer in the country

Published on 15th May 2020
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Physically demanding jobs mean shorter working lives, more sick leaves, say researchers

The level of physical demand required for each person's job was measured by the job exposure matrix or JEM for short

Published on 15th May 2020
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Drinking sugary drinks daily may be linked to a higher risk of cardiovascular disease in women: Study

The new research was published in the Journal of the American Heart Association, an open-access journal of the American Heart Association

Published on 13th May 2020

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