Obesity Linked to 10 Cancers

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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 […]

UAE Ranked 22nd Most Obese Nation in the World

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Obesity rates around the world have more than doubled for only 20 years, according to the latest report by the World health Organization. The study found that as of 2014, more than half a billion adults are obese and the number of overweight men and women has jumped to two billion worldwide.

Hunger, Cancer, Ebola, AIDS… Obesity Tops Them All

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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 […]

One Third from Global Population Suffer from Obesity

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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, […]