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Updated : 5 months, 3 weeks ago IST
Washington [US], September 28 (ANI): Regular weight-training exercise is associated with a lower risk of death from any cause, with the exception of cancer, according to new research.
Updated : 6 months ago IST
Bengaluru (Karnataka) [India], September 21 (ANI/PRNewswire): Obesity is a common issue in today's society, raising the risk of many life-threatening health issues, including heart, kidney, and liver disease, diabetes, high blood pressure, arthritis, sleep apnea, and certain types of cancer.
Washington [US], September 18 (ANI): According to a study, having a high body mass index (BMI) rather than having high blood sugar levels is associated with an increased risk of COVID-19 infection and prolonged COVID.
Updated : 7 months, 1 week ago IST
Woodhouse (Leeds) [UK], August 11 (ANI): According to research of over 26,000 middle-aged UK women, vegetarians have a 33% higher risk of hip fracture than habitual meat eaters.
Updated : 9 months, 1 week ago IST
Washington [US], June 14 (ANI): According to a new study, children who attended centre-based childcare between 1 and 4 years of age had a lower body mass index (BMI) and were less likely to be overweight or obese in later childhood than children who had non-parental childcare that was home-b
Updated : 11 months, 1 week ago IST
Ontario [Canada], April 15 (ANI): A new study has found that brown adipose tissue (BAT) is less active in boys with obesity compared to boys with normal body mass index (BMI).
Caen [France], April 15 (ANI): A new study has found that exercise can help protect brain cells. It has been suggested that the role exercise plays in maintaining insulin and body mass index levels may help protect brain volume and thus help stave off dementia.
Updated : 11 months, 2 weeks ago IST
Melbourne [Australia], April 11 (ANI): Research has identified five childhood risk factors that can predict stroke and heart attacks in adulthood after being tracked for up to half a century in the world's largest international prospective cardiovascular disease study.
Updated : 1 year ago IST
Gothenburg [Sweden], March 14 (ANI): A new study led by the University of Gothenburg has found that men with a high body mass index (BMI) in their upper teens have an elevated risk of severe COVID-19 and can require hospitalisation later in life.
Updated : 1 year, 1 month ago IST
Texas [US], February 9 (ANI): People often say obesity is hereditary. But how much of it is true? According to a new study from researchers at The University of Texas at Austin, rapid weight gain in the first and final months of a pregnancy may play a key role in the development of excess fa
Bristol [UK], February 5 (ANI): A team of researchers have found that an increased Body Mass Index of a mother before and during pregnancy is not a major cause of high BMI in their offspring -- indicating that obesity is more likely to be a result of lifestyle factors.
Washington [US], February 2 (ANI): A new study has found an etiological link between obesity and a range of female reproductive disorders, but the extent of this link differs among conditions.