Today, 2.1 billion people or nearly a third of the global population is overweight or obese, but now a new study suggests this trend is more terrifying than we thought. Scientists found that obesity increases the risk of developing 10 of the most common cancers. The number of people who have higher body mass index […]
55% believe they are overweight, and 63% are trying to lose weight. 83% say they are willing to pay a premium for foods with healthy attributes. The battle against the bulge is an UAE phenomenon that could translate into real opportunity for manufacturers, according to a new study by Nielsen, a leading global provider of […]
The Ebola virus is dominating all global news right now, with some countries starting to consider imposing travel bans and closing their borders. And while Ebola is indeed a horrible threat, it can’t compare to worldwide-spread issues such as AIDS, cancers and hunger. And obesity, experts add, explaining that the lifestyle-related disease actually tops them […]
Obesity is a growing health issue not only in a few developed countries like it was several decades ago, but it is posing a threat to the entire world. A new research that studied obesity rates in 188 countries for 33 years says that almost 30 percent of the global population, or 2.1 billion people, […]
The International Family Medicine Conference and Exhibition concluded after three days of scientific sessions, workshops and symposiums. More than 2000 visitors and participants attended the event with a general consensus that IFM had exceeded expectations and witnessed a great success in its first edition.