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Obesity

Obesity and Diabetes Diseases Rise in UAE

An estimated 1 in 5 people in the UAE have Diabetes, 47.5% of UAE residents are overweight, with a BMI of between 25 and...

Childhood Obesity Linked to Excessive Use of Technology in UAE, KSA

Parents giving priority to outdoor activity with increase in access to mobile devices among children in UAE and KSA 9 in 10 children have access...

Longevity Secrets for Super Aging

Will you dance at your great-grandchild’s wedding? Some people are not only dancing, but cooking, driving, and volunteering at an age when they’re supposed to...

How Social Media Can Help People Lose Weight

Sharing the triumphs and tribulations of your weight loss journey with other members of an online virtual support community plays an important role in...

Traveler’s Alert: Business Travel Linked to Obesity, Poor Health

Road warriors who travel for business two weeks or more a month have higher body mass index, higher rates of obesity and poorer self-rated...

Both Obese and Anorexic Women Have Low Levels of ‘Feel Good’

Women who struggle with anorexia nervosa or obesity exhibit low levels of a neuroactive steroid known as allopregnanolone, a metabolite of the hormone progesterone,...

Watching Horror Movies Can Help You Lose Weight

Next time you skip the fitness class, embrace your lazy side and choose a horror movie from Amazon Video for an easy workout. New research...

New Drug Helps Dramatically with Weight Loss

A drug that targets the appetite control system in the brain could bring about significant weight loss in people with clinical obesity, according to...

On-and-off Fasting Helps Weight Loss

Up to sixteen weeks of intermittent fasting without otherwise having to count calories helps weight loss and other metabolic disorders. Such fasting already shows...

Learning and Staying in Shape Key to Longer Life

People who are overweight cut their life expectancy by two months for every extra kilogramme of weight they carry, research suggests. A major study of...

Cash for Weight Loss

A new study, published in the journal Social Science and Medicine, has shown that selling rewards programmes to participants entering a weight loss programme...

Avoid Tummy Fat for a Healthy Lifestyle

ReduStim - European Medical Devices Class IIa, with more than 15 international years’ experience offers hope for patients suffering from visceral fat. Nowadays, obesity became...

Poor Sleep May Be Adding to Your Waistline

Adults who have poor sleep patterns are more likely to be overweight and obese and have poorer metabolic health, according to a new study. The...

Eating at ‘Wrong Time’ Spoils Dieting

A new high-precision feeding system for lab mice reinforces the idea that the time of day food is eaten is more critical to weight...

Artificial Sweeteners Linked to Risk of Weight Gain

Artificial sweeteners may be associated with long-term weight gain and increased risk of obesity, diabetes, high blood pressure and heart disease, according to a...

Daily Steps Count: Do You Live in The Laziest Country?

An average person clocks in 4,961 steps per day, according to a new study by Stanford University that crunches smartphone data to paint a...

House Dust Contributes to Weight Gain

Poor diet and a lack of physical activity are major contributors to the world's obesity epidemic. In addition, now researchers have also identified common...

Why Yo-Yo Dieting is Bad for You

Most people don't think yo-yo dieting is a good thing. It is repeatedly gaining and losing significant amounts of weight. Now they received an affirmation...