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Rajesh Khanna suffered from liver infection


July 19th, 2012 - 12:27 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 18 (IANS) Yesteryear Bollywood superstar Rajesh Khanna, who was ailing for sometime, died at his Bandra residence on Wednesday morning. However, the reason behind his death was his ... Read more...

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Eating less food may lengthen your life


July 3rd, 2012 - 11:28 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 3 (IANS) Reducing daily intake of food by 40 percent may help in enhancing one's life span by 20 years, British scientists working over treatment for ageing disease ... Read more...

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Rajesh Khanna gets few visitors at Lilavati


July 1st, 2012 - 5:53 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 1 (IANS) Rajesh Khanna, one of the most successful stars of Hindi cinema, has been undergoing treatment in Lilavati Hospital here for eight days now but the ... Read more...

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Ailing Rajesh Khanna admitted to hospital


June 23rd, 2012 - 4:48 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 23 (IANS) Veteran film star Rajesh Khanna was admitted to the Lilavati Hospital here Saturday afternoon, said a hospital source."Rajesh Khanna has been admitted here today (Saturday) ... Read more...

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Rajesh Khanna fine, says family


June 21st, 2012 - 5:21 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 21 (IANS) Bollywood's beloved 'Kaka' Rajesh Khanna, who has not been keeping well, is now more than fine, his family said Thursday."He's more than fine. He is ... Read more...

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Rajesh Khanna unwell, stops food intake


June 20th, 2012 - 8:05 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 20 (IANS) All's not well with Hindi filmdom's original superstar Rajesh Khanna. The actor, recently seen in a TV ad, has stopped intake of food the past ... Read more...

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Diet pill could help beat obesity


June 10th, 2012 - 11:56 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 10 (IANS) A diet pill aimed at curbing fat people's appetites could soon be a reality, Daily Mail reported.The pill would not only shrink waist lines but also ... Read more...

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Brain wiring makes women anorexic or obese


May 15th, 2012 - 2:30 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 15 (IANS) Why does one person become anorexic and another obese? A study shows that reward circuits in the brain are sensitized in anorexic women and desensitized in ... Read more...

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Binge eating may cause addictive behaviour


April 25th, 2012 - 4:54 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 25 (IANS) A history of binge eating -- consuming large amounts of food in a short period of time -- may prompt an individual to show other addictive ... Read more...

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BP drug lowers weight in spite of high fat diet


April 13th, 2012 - 1:00 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, April 13 (IANS) ACE (angiotensin-converting enzyme) inhibitor captopril (CAP), a drug commonly used for the treatment of hypertension and cardiac conditions, can reduce the weight of mice even on ... Read more...

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Anushka wants to set right example, says eating less stupid


April 6th, 2012 - 2:27 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 6 (IANS) Actress Anushka Sharma, who is popular among the youth for her perfect figure, suggests to young girls not to follow any body-type blindly. She feels that ... Read more...

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Free me, says Big B


February 23rd, 2012 - 2:35 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 23 (IANS) Amitabh Bachchan is enjoying his freedom from tubes and needles and says he is now eagerly awaiting his return home from the hospital, where he ... Read more...

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Big B getting back to normal


February 22nd, 2012 - 5:18 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 22 (IANS) Amitabh Bachchan said doctors might remove the "central line" inserted in his neck by Wednesday night and that he will be discharged from the SevenHills ... Read more...

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Big B shows satisfactory progress, feels less pain


February 21st, 2012 - 1:42 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 21 (IANS) Amitabh Bachchan's health has shown considerable improvement after abdominal surgeries earlier this month. The megastar's post-surgery pain has reduced and doctors, satisfied with his progress, ... Read more...

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Eat from a red plate to lose weight: Study


January 15th, 2012 - 7:27 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 15 (IANS) People who eat from a red plate or drink from red cups cut their food intake by 40 percent, says a new study.The study carried out ... Read more...

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Mother-baby emotional bonds influence teen-age obesity


December 26th, 2011 - 10:31 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 26 (IANS) How a mother handles her toddler emotionally could determine whether the latter would pile on the pounds during adolescence, says a new US study. The lower ... Read more...

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Toddler devours three-tier wedding cake!


December 26th, 2011 - 10:31 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 26 (IANS) A toddler in Britain ate his way through a three-tiered cake as it was about to be served at a wedding reception as he wandered off ... Read more...

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Intestinal stem cells can increase gut size


October 31st, 2011 - 2:02 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 31 (IANS) Adult stem cells can reshape our organs to keep up with bodily changes, a finding that potentially paves the way for more effective treatment of diabetes ... Read more...

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Found! Hormone that makes you pile on pounds


October 16th, 2011 - 1:06 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Oct 16 (IANS) A hormone like leptin could hold the key to why and how people pile on pounds.Our bodies secrete leptin in response to increasing fat deposits, said ... Read more...

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Gadkari recovers after diabetes, weight loss surgery


September 15th, 2011 - 12:02 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 14 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party president Nitin Gadkari, who underwent a surgical procedure related to diabetes Tuesday, is likely to be discharged in a couple of days, ... Read more...

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Stress drives appetite and obesity


August 14th, 2011 - 5:37 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, Aug 14 (IANS) Scientists have figured out why stress triggers appetite, which could be instrumental in causing obesity. Normally, the brain produces neurotransmitters (chemicals facilitating intercellular communication) called endocannabinoids ... Read more...

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Eating location, food source determine childhood obesity


July 25th, 2011 - 2:13 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 25 (IANS) Food eaten outside the home, as well as fast food eaten at home, are fuelling an increase in calorie intake and obesity among children, a study ... Read more...

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Beware - eating disorders might hasten death


July 14th, 2011 - 7:08 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 14 (IANS) Don't take eating disorders like anorexia or bulimia lightly, they could bring on premature death, says a new research.Anorexia is characterized by refusal to maintain a ... Read more...

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Indian-origin nurse barred in Britain


July 1st, 2011 - 9:34 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 1 (IANS) An Indian-origin care home manager in Britain has been barred from the profession after being found guilty of housing elderly residents in inhospitable conditions "no better ... Read more...

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Your bodies resist weight loss efforts


June 24th, 2011 - 6:14 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 24 (IANS) If you've been trying to lose weight and suspect your body is working against you, you may indeed be right."When obese people reduce their food intake ... Read more...

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Eating in front of TV drives snacking


May 15th, 2011 - 6:23 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 15 (IANS) Eating while watching TV can cause you to gorge on more snacks. The findings suggest that having formal meals at a table rather than grabbing food ... Read more...

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Kids with TVs in their bedrooms ‘likelier to be overweight’


May 2nd, 2011 - 5:52 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 02 (ANI): Children with TVs in their bedrooms are more likely to be overweight, a new small study of Hispanic children has found."Bedroom TVs lead to more screen time, sedentary ... Read more...

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Hunger hormone ‘ups nose’s ability to sniff out food’


April 13th, 2011 - 2:33 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 13 (ANI): A hormone, known to promote hunger, has been found to enhance exploratory sniffing in both animals and humans, according to a new study.The findings suggest ghrelin may enhance ... Read more...

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Soy food safe for breast cancer survivors


April 6th, 2011 - 5:17 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 6 (ANI): A new study has revealed that soy food consumption does not increase the risk of cancer recurrence or death among survivors of breast cancer.Researchers investigated the association between ... Read more...

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Low birth weight children ‘programmed to eat more’


March 10th, 2011 - 4:41 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 10 (ANI): A new study has revealed that low birth weight children are "programmed" to eat more because they develop less neurons in the region of the brain that controls ... Read more...

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Staying in shape a daily struggle: Gwen Stefani


March 10th, 2011 - 6:43 am ICT by IANS
London, March 10 (IANS) Pop singer Gwen Stefani is 41, and fit as a fiddle. But she admits she works very hard to maintain her toned shape.Stefani says it ... Read more...

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Potential mechanisms that contribute to ‘I am full’ feeling identified


March 4th, 2011 - 6:19 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 4 (ANI): Researchers from the University of Pennsylvania are one step closer to developing effective, FDA-approved treatments for obesity.They have identified the neurological and cellular signalling mechanisms that contribute to ... Read more...

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Fructose does not increase food intake or impact weight: Extensive study


February 11th, 2011 - 2:09 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 11 (ANI): Fructose does not increase food intake or impact body weight or blood triglycerides in overweight or obese individuals, according to a new comprehensive review.The review examined data regarding ... Read more...

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Eating while watching TV ‘can cause hunger later on’


January 24th, 2011 - 1:33 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 24 (ANI): A new research has found that eating while watching TV can cause hunger later on, which could make one more likely to indulge in late-night snacks.The study ... Read more...

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Birth control pills do not cause weight gain: Study


January 20th, 2011 - 2:29 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 20 (ANI): According to a new research, the commonly held belief that oral contraceptives cause weight gain appears to be false.The study was conducted at the Oregon National Primate ... Read more...

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