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Abnormal serum triglyceride higher in men than in women says SRL...

The analysis is based on 2,487,202 samples of serum triglyceride tests performed at SRL Diagnostics labs across India over the last three years. It revealed that abnormal serum triglyceride was found to be higher in men (65%) than in women (35%).............

Study deciphers the play of proteins that check obesity

An international team of scientists found that two proteins, Ppar-γ2 and Arid5a, triggered by cytokines from the immune system work in tandem to keep fat cells under check..........................

Healthy Lifestyle or Chronic Kidney Disease: The Choice is yours!

Research shows that our lifestyle choices are among the top causes that are associated with chronic kidney disease, writes Dr H. Sudarshan Ballal, President, NATHEALTH.............

“Obesity & breast cancer are related, should serve as a wakeup...

The chance of getting breast cancer is higher among person with fat tissue by raising steroid hormones levels, write top experts Dr Ravi Mehrotra and Dr Prashant Kumar Singh....................

India is getting serious about healthcare: Practo Insights

Indians visited their doctors 3.2 times a year in 2018, up from 2.7 times in 2017. Out of the 7 metros, Bangaloreans visit the most at 4.8 times a year, while Delhites the least, at 3.8 times.....................

Crash diets are potential health hazards: experts

Low-carbohydrate/high-fat diets taken over a period of time may cause the body’s immunity system to malfunction and cause damage to various organs................

Non-obese & lean Indians also prone to type 2 diabetes: study

The incidence of type 2 diabetes has been showing an upward trend in India and elsewhere in the world..............

A fifth of adolescents obese, 10% with stunted growth in LMIC...

The study by University of Warwick examined previous studies of almost 130,000 adolescents and also found that a fifth are overweight or obese and more than 10 percent had stunted growth due to double malnutrition.................

Healthcare firms finding obesity market a challenge to penetrate, says GlobalData

The latest failure of three anti-obesity drugs to provide the anticipated results could lead to the companies taking a cautious approach while investing to develop further drugs in the area.............

Potent anti-obesity agent works in rats, find MSU researchers

A team of scientists at Maharaja Sayajirao University (MSU), Baroda have claimed success with a potent anti-obesity agent in studies done in laboratory animals.............