268 million kids to be overweight globally by 2025: Study

Sun, 10/09/2016 - 09:46

London, Oct 9 (IANS) In an indication that no policy interventions have proven very effective at changing current obesity trends, researchers have estimated that globally some 268 million children aged five to 17 years may be overweight by 2025.


If overweight, be friendly with thinner people

Wed, 08/17/2016 - 16:30

New York, Aug 17 (IANS) People who are trying to shed pounds are more likely to lose weight if they include thinner people in their social lives, according to a study.


Overweight men at increased risk of prostate cancer

Fri, 06/03/2016 - 13:50

London, June 3 (IANS) Men should try to maintain a healthy weight as researchers have found that higher body mass index (BMI) and waist circumference are associated with an increased risk of aggressive prostate cancer.