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Saturday, Aug 08, 2020

Body mass index

Aug 02, 2020 19:27
Women with less social ties had higher odds of abdominal and general obesity. There were higher odds if they had limited social participation--women who were not married lived alone and had no monthly social activities had the highest average waist size. read more
Jul 27, 2020 13:44
Those with a body mass index of over 40 had double the risk of dying from Covid-19, junior health minister Helen Whately said. read more
Apr 05, 2020 14:09
The drive for muscularity and its negative behaviours, such as steroid use and unhealthy dieting, are very Western-centric. read more
Mar 26, 2020 01:15
A healthy immune system is the key to fight coronavirus and, for that matter, any other infection read more
Feb 20, 2020 14:53
Public school students in the study proved significantly better at performing curl-ups, a metric that measures abdominal strength and endurance. read more
Jan 11, 2020 16:27
A recent study published in the Journal of Urology, researchers found that a low-fat diet may be associated with a small but significant reduction in testosterone. Here’s all you need to know. read more
Jan 11, 2020 15:31
Researchers have found that maintaining five healthy habits may increase years lived free of type 2 diabetes, cardiovascular disease and cancer. read more
Jan 05, 2020 17:19
According to a recent study, people who spend longer than usual hours at the workplace are more susceptible to the onset of hypertension. read more
Nov 06, 2019 12:56
The calculator which can accurately predict whether a patient with type 2 diabetes and obesity will die or develop serious complications including a heart attack, heart failure and diabetic kidney disease. read more
Aug 29, 2019 03:04
According to the National Family and Health Survey (NFHS), a person is considered to be thin or overweight or obese, if their BMI score is less than 18.5 or more than 25. BMI scores between these values are considered normal. read more
May 25, 2019 08:45
Obesity is a growing public health crisis, bringing with it many serious risk factors, including cardiovascular disease and type 2 diabetes. read more
Apr 20, 2019 15:52
The findings are contrary to the belief that marijuana users who have a serious case of the munchies will ultimately gain more weight. read more
Apr 16, 2019 14:55
A recent study has identified a link between high levels of blood lipids and worsening of disease in multiple sclerosis (MS) patients who are overweight or obese. read more
Apr 05, 2019 13:15
Media multitasking is associated with increased susceptibility to food temptations and lack of self-control, which may result in weight gain. read more
Mar 12, 2019 17:33
Long-term exposure to the major air pollutant PM2.5 increases the risk of diabetes, an international study conducted in China has found, linking pollution to a health risk rarely talked about. read more