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news about Body mass index
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
Mar 04, 2019 09:59
The paper, published in The Lancet Diabetes & Endocrinology said global obesity rates have been shooting up globally over the past four decades, with obesity in children rising from 1% in 1975 to 6–8% in 2016, and from 3% to 11% among men, and 6% to... read more
Jan 11, 2019 12:57
Grey matter contains most of the brain’s 100 billion nerve cells, while the white matter is filled with nerve fibres that connect the brain regions. Excess belly fat can probably shrink the grey matter volume in your brain, a new study finds. read more
Dec 08, 2018 12:24
Having a fixed bedtime and getting sufficient amount of sleep from early childhood may lead to a healthy body weight in adolescence. read more
Nov 29, 2018 08:11
Cabin crew members who are overweight under the new guidelines will be given three months’ time to reduce weight. If they fail the second test, they will be given six more months. read more
Nov 19, 2018 18:50
After adjusting for age, sex, country of birth, marital status and level of education, the researchers found that those who were bullied or experienced violence (or threats of violence) at work had a 59 per cent and 25 per cent higher risk of CVD respectively... read more
Nov 15, 2018 11:56
When compared to children with a normal BMI, obese youth may be less likely to develop healthy relationships, positive attitudes, a sense of purpose and responsibility, and interest in learning read more
Oct 08, 2018 13:24
Here’s how you can lower your risk of breast cancer after menopause. read more
Oct 07, 2018 10:06
Diet and BMI may play a role in the treatment of bipolar disorder and other mental health issues, says this new study. read more
Sep 28, 2018 10:54
Vitamin D supplements could promote weight loss in obese children, and potentially reduce risk of future heart and metabolic disease in overweight kids, says a new study. read more
Sep 19, 2018 13:54
Breast cancer: Higher levels of vitamin D can reduce risk of breast cancer mortality by 50% in women with lower body mass index (BMI), says a new study. read more