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Fitness-based picture books may help boost physical activity for youth with autism

The outcome of the study is a simple resource for workout motivation when outdoor fitness equipment might not be accessible for low income households and families

Published on 27th February 2021
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Study finds that diabetes patients who use health apps have improved health, lower medical costs

The study concluded that patients who used the apps had better health outcomes and were able to regulate their health behaviour more effectively

Published on 25th February 2021
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Late-childhood obesity associated with low-quality maternal diet during pregnancy

To examine the effects of maternal diet on the likelihood of childhood obesity and excess body fat, the authors analysed data collected from 16,295 mother-child pairs

Published on 22nd February 2021
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Damage to heart found in over 50% COVID-19 patients discharged from hospital, says UK study

Troponin is released into the blood when the heart muscle is injured. Raised levels can occur when an artery becomes blocked or there is inflammation of the heart

Published on 18th February 2021
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Study suggests why portraying humans as healthy machines can backfire

To combat obesity, governments, marketers, and consumer welfare organizations often encourage consumers to make food choices more rationally

Published on 11th February 2021
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Study reveals high blood pressure causes atrial fibrillation

Atrial fibrillation is the most common heart rhythm disorder, affecting more than 40 million individuals globally

Published on 9th February 2021
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Study links fried food intake to heightened serious heart disease, stroke risk

As per the study, the risk rises with each additional 114 g weekly serving. It's clear that the Western diet doesn't promote good cardiovascular health

Published on 23rd January 2021
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Here's how eating habits could cause child obesity

The global rate of overweight/obesity among school-age children and adolescents has risen from 4 per cent in 1975 to 18 per cent as of 2016, according to the NCD Risk Factor Collaboration

Published on 23rd January 2021
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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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