obese women

Can you really work up an appetite?


September 13th, 2012 - 5:35 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 13 (IANS) US scientists are challenging the popular notion that we can "work up an appetite" with vigorous exercise, saying it actually reduces a person's motivation for food.James ... Read more...

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Women suffer high rates of sleep apnoea: Study


August 16th, 2012 - 7:09 pm ICT by IANS
Stockholm, Aug 16 (IANS) Women suffer from high rates of sleep apnoea, a condition marked by frequent pauses in breathing during sleep, despite the disorder being linked predominantly with males.The ... 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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‘Obese women receive lower starting salaries’


May 2nd, 2012 - 12:51 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, May 2 (IANS) Obese women are more likely to be discriminated against when applying for jobs and also receive lower starting salaries than their slim colleagues, an Australian study ... Read more...

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Obese women face higher risk of vein clots


April 20th, 2012 - 2:23 pm ICT by IANS
Wellington, April 20 (IANS) Overweight and obese middle-aged women are more likely to develop potentially fatal blood clots within leg veins than their normal weight counterparts, says a study.Researchers from ... Read more...

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Slimming before pregnancy ensures healthier births


April 15th, 2012 - 2:35 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 15 (IANS) Even if obese women eat healthy during pregnancy, their babies may suffer future health problems. So it is advisable to lose body weight before going in ... Read more...

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Obese exposed to higher radiation levels


April 8th, 2012 - 8:25 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 8 (IANS) Overweight and obese patients may be unwittingly exposed to higher radiation levels during routine X-ray and CT scans, says a study. However, a new technology developed ... Read more...

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Destressing helps curb obesity among women


December 8th, 2011 - 4:23 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 8 (IANS) There is a ray of hope for those who find that stress prompts them to reach for yet another helping of holiday goodies. And no, it ... Read more...

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Obesity to haunt half of British men by 2030


August 27th, 2011 - 9:19 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 27 (IANS) Nearly half of the British men face the risk of turning obese within next 20 years, with women closely following them facing a similar risk of ... Read more...

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Better body image helps weight loss


July 18th, 2011 - 3:50 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 18 (IANS) Improving body image helps in weight loss programs based on diet and exercise.Obesity is known to increase the risk of diabetes and heart disease and can ... Read more...

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Weight loss increases Vitamin D in obese women


May 26th, 2011 - 1:42 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 26 (IANS) Ladies, if you hit the gym, you may become less vulnerable to dangerous diseases like cancer. Poor Vitamin D levels, a cause for some diseases, ... Read more...

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Smoking doesn’t boost breast cancer risk in obese postmenopausal women


April 4th, 2011 - 2:25 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 04 (ANI): A new study has suggested that there is a significant link between smoking and breast cancer risk in postmenopausal women, but it depends on their body weight.A significant ... Read more...

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Obesity in postmenopausal women increases risk for fractures


March 26th, 2011 - 6:06 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 26 (ANI): A new study has shown that postmenopausal obese women are almost as likely to fracture as non-obese women, and that poor mobility and increased risk of falls may ... Read more...

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Obese and overweight women, kids think they weigh less


March 24th, 2011 - 3:21 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 24 (ANI): A new study has found that overweight and obese mothers and their children think they weigh less than their actual weight.In the study of women and children ... Read more...

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Maternal obesity may lead to infertility in the next generation


March 24th, 2011 - 11:31 am ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 24 (ANI): Mother's obesity could lead to infertility in the next generation, according to a new study.Levels of the hormone ghrelin are low in obese women and a recent study ... Read more...

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A daily dose of safflower oil may help reduce heart disease risk


March 22nd, 2011 - 12:53 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 22 (ANI): A dose of safflower oil, a common cooking oil, each day for 16 weeks may help reduce the risk of heart disease, according to a new research.In the ... Read more...

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Obesity could increase aggressive breast cancer risk


March 2nd, 2011 - 5:09 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 2 (ANI): New research has found that obese women who do not exercise are more likely to get one of the most aggressive forms of breast cancers, suggests a study.The ... Read more...

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Obese women may be less likely to develop chronic eye disease


February 15th, 2011 - 2:12 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 15 (ANI): A new study has found that obesity may be associated with higher eye pressure and a decreased risk of open-angle glaucoma in women."Open-angle glaucoma is a chronic ... Read more...

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Severely obese women need to watch weight during pregnancy


February 12th, 2011 - 4:47 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 12 (ANI): Severely obese women who gain less than the recommended amount of weight during pregnancy are likely to stay healthy, suggests a new study.In contrast, obese and non-obese women ... Read more...

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Shed those extra kilos before pregnancy for a healthy baby


February 3rd, 2011 - 2:01 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 3 (ANI): A mice study has found that if obese women shed some extra weight before pregnancy, it has health benefits for their offspring.In the study, researchers with the Center ... Read more...

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Obese pregnant women ‘more likely to have complicated births’


January 26th, 2011 - 5:51 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 26 (ANI): A new study at Liverpool University has found that overweight pregnant women are more likely to be overdue and have more complicated births.Women who were overweight or obese ... Read more...

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Fat-busting pill helps shed two pounds a week


January 12th, 2011 - 4:25 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 12 (IANS) A new fat-busting pill could help people shed two pounds a week without restricting their diet, according to a study.Start-up US drugs company Zafgen has announced the results ... Read more...

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New pill helps obese shed 2 pounds a week without changing their diets


January 12th, 2011 - 1:22 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 12 (ANI): A new fat-busting pill could help obese people shed two pounds a week - without changing their diets.Start-up U.S drugs company Zafgen have announced the results of a ... Read more...

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New fat-fighting drug shows promise


January 8th, 2011 - 2:15 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 8 (ANI): Wouldn't it be great if you could just pop a pill to shed those extra pounds without going through its harmful side effects? Well, it may now be ... Read more...

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Now, XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXL undies for women with a 105in waistline!


December 2nd, 2010 - 6:23 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 2 (ANI): A firm that manufactures the world's biggest knickers has now made even larger underwear for women who are a size 74 with 105in waistlines.And the 'super-super size' range ... Read more...

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A quarter of overweight women think they’re normal


November 23rd, 2010 - 3:30 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 23 (IANS) A quarter of obese women don't think they have a weight problem at all, a study shows.Young mothers are particularly at risk of obesity, but fail to recognise ... Read more...

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Obese workers cost more to the company than medical expenditure


October 9th, 2010 - 2:52 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 09 (ANI): A study has shown that total loss of job productivity due to absenteeism of obese people at workplace is more than their medical expenditure.A Duke University obesity researcher ... Read more...

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Vitamin D protects obese women against endometrial cancer


September 22nd, 2010 - 2:09 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sep 22 (ANI): Obese women can reduce their increased risk of endometrial disease if they take vitamin D supplements, a new animal study has revealed.Researchers at the Georgetown Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer ... Read more...

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Bariatric ops reduce chances of gestational diabetes


September 8th, 2010 - 4:59 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sep 8 (ANI): A new study has suggested that obese women who have undergone bariatric surgical procedures before pregnancy are three times less likely to develop gestational diabetes (GDM) than women ... Read more...

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Hormone therapy linked to increased breast cancer risk: Study


August 11th, 2010 - 2:31 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 11 (ANI): A risk-benefit analysis is absolutely essential before women begin hormone therapy given its link to breast cancer, says a new study.The California Teachers study analysed hormone replacement therapy ... Read more...

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Don’t eat for two, pregnant women advised


July 28th, 2010 - 7:23 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 28 (IANS) The traditional advice that expectant mothers should 'eat for two' is dangerous, says a report by a British government health watchdog. The watchdog, National Institute for Health and ... Read more...

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Hormonal contraceptives less effective for obese women


July 25th, 2010 - 4:58 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 25 (IANS) Hormonal contraceptives seem to be less effective in preventing pregnancy among obese or overweight women, a study says. Four of seven studies examined in a review comprising 39,531 women ... Read more...

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Overweight, obese mums ‘at higher risk of premature births’


July 21st, 2010 - 1:37 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 21 (ANI): Being overweight and obese could up your risk of giving birth to a premature baby, says a new study.The babies could also suffer from numerous health problems due ... Read more...

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Pill ‘less effective in obese women’


July 17th, 2010 - 11:50 am ICT by ANI
Washington, July 17 (ANI): Some birth control methods, such as the pill, might be less effective in obese women, while others, such as those given using a shot, might work just as ... Read more...

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Supportive community programs can prevent weight-gain in women


July 14th, 2010 - 3:31 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 14 (ANI): Women who attend programmes with about healthy eating are less likely to gain weight and become more physically active than women who receive a one-off information session on ... Read more...

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