Obesity does more harm to men than women, raises heart attack risk by 29%
Reducing bad cholesterol levels may lower heart attack risk by 6% in men.
Breast cancer affects men too: Look out for any lump in armpit, neck; people with diabetes, obesity at higher risk
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Teens too busy with their smartphones: Lack of exercise is making them obese & prone to heart disease
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The era of fast-food toys is beginning to slowly melt away
To anyone with childhood memories of beloved action figures, this may sound like an act of carnage. But the “meltdown” is intended as a grand environmental gesture. Faced with growing public concern over the proliferation of single-use plastic, Burger King has vowed to stop giving away plastic toys with children’s meals in Britain and has encouraged customers to deposit old toys at the chain’s locations.
IRDAI offers relief to morbidly obese
The move is set to benefit many patients as prevalence of obesity in the country ranges from 8-38% in rural areas and 15-30% in urban settings.
Unable to afford insulin? This WHO initiative aims at helping diabetics by slashing prices
There are currently more than 420 million diabetic adults in the world.
Why India should seriously pay attention to its children's pre-diabetes
A new national survey shows 10% of children are at risk of developing diabetes. Policies must focus on getting them to eat right and exercise. In 2016, diabetes was directly responsible for 1.6 million deaths around the world, according to the WHO. The new data comes even as India is struggling with a diabetic population of over 72 million.
Are you exercising enough? Lack of physical activity may up early death risk in adults
Physical activity is known to reduce deaths from heart disease and diabetes.
What is Sleeveballoon? New device that can treat Type 2 diabetes, obesity
Sleeveballoon is a device that combines a balloon with a connected sleeve.
Adopt a healthier lifestyle: Obesity impacts sexual health in men and women
Obesity impacts testosterone levels, causing loss of libido or low sexual drive.
Avocado does more good than you know, fruit may lower bad cholesterol levels
The fruit is rich in healthy fats.
Watch your weight: Obesity during mid-20s may up early death risk
Weight loss over this period was not significantly related to mortality.
Keep weight in check before you hit 40: Obesity can up risk of developing multiple cancers
Overweight people had 70% higher chance of developing endometrial cancer and 58% greater risk for renal-cell cancer.
Spending hours on an iPad? It could be the reason why you're addicted to coffee
Teens spending more time using gadgets are more likely to binge on sugary drinks.
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