While Metformin has been used in previous studies of obesity in pregnancy, this study is the first to include women who were overweight, as well as obese and the first to combine the medication with dietary and lifestyle advice. read more
The findings of the study are published in the Journal of Pediatrics. It was performed with data of over 2,700 pregnant women, who filled in a questionnaire on dietary intake in the first and third trimester of pregnancy. read more
Addressing the “hunkar rally” organised at Nagpur by the Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP), alongside with its grand religious congregation in Ayodhya for the Ram temple, Bhagwat also expressed his displeasure at the court’s delay in deciding the case, saying... read more
Every morning Buddhist monk Pipit Sarakitwinon walks around his temple and does hundreds of arm exercises, part of a new regimen aimed at shedding pounds as a health overhaul for members of the clergy gathers pace in Thailand. “Before I dieted I could barely walk 100 metres without getting tired”, Pipit, 63, said during a check-up at a hospital for monks in Bangkok, adding that he used to weigh 180 kgs.
Students practice street dance at T.I Studio in Beijing. In China, where children are often saddled with a packed schedule of extracurricular activities before they even enter grade school, some parents are making room for a surprising pursuit: hip-hop dance classes.