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Orders from top: UP Police in makeover drive


June 23rd, 2012 - 3:35 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, June 23 (IANS) From monitoring bloating waistlines to logging on to Facebook to leveraging the benefits of IT, the 125,000-strong Uttar Pradesh Police, hitherto infamous for its acts ... Read more...

Posted in Feature |

300 obese Pakistani cops removed from field jobs


June 22nd, 2012 - 5:09 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 22 (IANS) A total of 324 policemen having a waistline of more than 38 inches will no longer be allowed to carry out field jobs in Pakistan's Punjab ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Milk compound tough on waistline isolated


June 6th, 2012 - 4:27 pm ICT by IANS
Berne, June 6 (IANS) Scientists have identified a natural milk compound that keeps obesity at bay in mice even as they continue to enjoy high-fat diets. "This is present in ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Is your partner fighting flab really for you?


November 8th, 2011 - 12:46 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 8 (IANS) If your partner has suddenly turned enlightened about health and started fighting flab, it's time to get cautious rather than feeling flattered -- for the change ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

11-year-old girls now have larger waistlines, than in ’70s


April 14th, 2011 - 5:10 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 14 (IANS) An average 11-year-old girl now has a waistline that is nearly four inches larger than what was of girls in the late 1970s.Rising levels of obesity ... Read more...

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Men who feel discriminated likely to have bigger tummy


April 13th, 2011 - 5:17 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 13 (ANI): A new research from Purdue University has suggested that people, especially men, who feel any kind of discrimination are likely to see their waistlines expand."This study found that ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Pot-bellied men run risk of going blind


April 3rd, 2011 - 6:09 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 3 (IANS) Piling on the fat in middle age could significantly raise a man's risk of blindness later in life. An expanding waistline puts men in danger of ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Potbellied men ‘ likelier to go blind’


April 1st, 2011 - 2:43 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 1 (ANI): A new study has found that piling on pounds in middle age could significantly raise a man's risk of blindness later in life.Researchers at the University of Melbourne ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Modern women not as shapely as they would like to think


February 21st, 2011 - 11:35 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 21 (IANS) Almost half of British women mistakenly believe their figures match the ideal body shape desired by men. About 3,000 women were asked which fruit or vegetable best ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Half of modern Brit women are not as shapely as they would like to think


February 19th, 2011 - 7:07 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 19 (ANI): A survey has found that almost half of British women mistakenly believe they have figures that match the ideal body shape desired by men.About 3,000 women were ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

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...

Posted in Life Style |

Potbellies of policemen in Jharkhand draws concern at training camp


November 1st, 2010 - 10:04 pm ICT by ANI
By Girija Shankar OjhaRanchi, Nov.1 (ANI): Bulging bellies of policemen in Jharkhand have become a concern of the top brass here. The problem drew attention during an ongoing training camp for policemen ... Read more...

Posted in Feature |

Junk food eating dads could give diabetes to kids


October 21st, 2010 - 12:35 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 21 (IANS) Men who pile on junk food may be condemning their future children to diabetes. Prospective fathers should keep an eye on their diet in the same way as ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Now, ‘grankinis’ to sex up over 50s beach bodies!


August 27th, 2010 - 3:12 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 27 (ANI): The sale of bikinis for the over 50s has gone up ever since celebrities who are in the age group or over were seen sporting them.Actresses Dame Helen ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Helen Mirren sends bikini sales for over 50s soaring


August 27th, 2010 - 2:54 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 27 (ANI): Actress Dame Helen Mirren has sparked the sales of bikinis for over 50s to go up after she was photographed looking very chic in a two-piece swimsuit.Mirren, 65, ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Women with larger waistlines likely to die early


August 11th, 2010 - 2:33 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 11 (IANS) Women with larger waistlines are two times more likely to die young, reveals a study. Being fat around the middle was already known to be linked to inflammation, insulin ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Fat employees take more time off work


August 9th, 2010 - 3:08 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 09 (ANI): Obese employees take more leaves from work for illness than their slimmer counterparts, a new UK study has revealed.This has become another incentive for employers to combat expanding ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Half of pet dogs overfed, spoilt: Study


July 28th, 2010 - 3:48 am ICT by IANS
London, July 28 (IANS) It's not just humans who are becoming fat, a study has shown that half of all dogs in Britain could soon be dying prematurely because they are overfed ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Australian magazines could be forced to carry ‘airbrush’ disclaimers


June 30th, 2010 - 7:27 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 30 (ANI): Magazines in Australia could now be forced to carry disclaimers on any images that have been airbrushed, as part of the government's new strategy to tackle body image ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Kiwi men’s biggest appearance concerns: hair loss, dandruff, weight gain


May 28th, 2010 - 3:06 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, May 28 (ANI): Men in New Zealand are very much worried about their looks with hair loss, dandruff and weight gain being their three biggest concerns, according to a new survey.In ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Secret to dieting is in the genes


April 7th, 2010 - 6:33 am ICT by IANS
London, April 7 (IANS) The secret to losing weight could be down to a person's genes rather than how strictly they adhere to a diet, a research indicates. According to the study, some ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

‘Obesity now a bigger threat to people’s health than smoking’


January 5th, 2010 - 1:59 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 5 (ANI): Scientists in the U.S. have warned that obesity is now a bigger threat to people's health than smoking.Their study has shown that expanding waistlines now cause as much ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Abdominal binders may endanger women’s lives


December 20th, 2009 - 3:20 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 20 (ANI): Abdominal binders, elasticized wraps that are applied around the lower part of the torso to support the abdomen, may endanger women's lives, say experts.Royal College of Midwives (RCM) ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Biggest Loser 2009 finale approaches


December 2nd, 2009 - 9:22 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York City, Dec 2 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Biggest Loser 2009 finale is fast approaching and we will get to know who is eventual winner in some time. The season eighth ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

‘Muffin-top’ tweens rising Down Under


November 5th, 2009 - 1:40 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Nov 5 (ANI): One in three girls aged between nine and 13 is overweight or obese, a new Australian study has showed.The new study found that girls as young as nine ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

New website nags dieters to lose weight


September 26th, 2009 - 1:47 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 26 (ANI): A new website called Weightnags will now resort to nagging dieters, and send abusive lose-weight emails to those who want to shed the pounds.Those who are struggling to ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

50pct of overweight Oz population wrongly believe they are healthy


September 15th, 2009 - 5:32 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, September 15 (ANI): A survey in Australia has revealed that more than 50 per cent of overweight people believe that they are healthy.The Heart Foundation, which commissioned the survey, said ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Women with large waistlines more likely to have asthma


August 26th, 2009 - 3:24 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 26 (IANS) Women with large waistlines are more likely to develop asthma even if they have a normal body weight, a new study suggests. Obesity is a risk factor for adult ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Worrying about bills can lead to expanded waistline


July 8th, 2009 - 3:55 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 8 (IANS) Beware, even worrying about paying bills could turn you into a blob of fat, according to a new study. The study is one of the first to examine the ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Worrying about paying bills can make you ‘fat’


July 8th, 2009 - 2:34 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 8 (ANI): A new study has found that taking a lot of stress can cause people to pack on pounds.The study looked at the relationship between weight gain and multiple ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Planets too have “fat days”


June 21st, 2009 - 3:33 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 21 (ANI): Humans are not the only ones cribbing over weight issues, some planets too go through a "fat" stage that swells their waistlines temporarily."Astronomers have found a lot of ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Too many calories to blame for America’s obesity epidemic


May 11th, 2009 - 12:23 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, May 11 (IANS) Are too many calories to blame for the raging obesity epidemic in the US? The answer is yes, according to an exhaustive study that squarely blames excessive ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Obamas promote ‘homegrown’ with White House veggie garden


March 21st, 2009 - 2:23 am ICT by IANS
Washington, March 20 (DPA) With an eye to the nation's expanding waistlines and dwindling incomes, Michelle Obama is organising a vegetable garden at the White House. The spade was to be turned Friday ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Diets good for heart also help lose weight


February 27th, 2009 - 3:57 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 27 (IANS) Heart-healthy diets that reduce calorie intake regardless of differing proportions of fat, protein, or carbohydrate can help overweight and obese adults achieve and maintain weight loss, according to ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Amazing Race Host to set an Amazing ride


February 26th, 2009 - 4:30 pm ICT by Amrit Rashmisrisethi
Phil Keogha, The Amazing Race host is now ready for an amazing ride, which he is going to multitask a bicycle trip across America.The native of New Zealand, said he's cycling cross-country ... Read more...

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