Parents often see weight gain in their children as a sign of “good living,” but you need to know what weight gain is healthy, and when you should be concerned. Uncontrolled weight gain in children puts them at risk of obesity, and its related complications, most of which surface as they grow. Every child has…
11 Sep 2019
An extreme case of “fussy” or “picky” eating caused a young patient’s blindness, according to a new case report published in Annals of Internal Medicine.
5 Sep 2019
Do you have potbelly? Are you having difficulties walking up the stairs? Is your Body Mass Index (BMI) more than 25 or beyond 30 kg/m2? If the answer is yes, then you are overweight or rather obese. You need help
15 Aug 2019
Are you physically fit? The answer may determine whether you will develop mental health disorders, beat obesity genes, live long healthy life, have children with better motor skills and high Intelligent Quotient (IQ).
28 May 2019
People who attend university are less likely to suffer a heart attack or stroke because they are healthier, a study suggests.Scientists found for every 3.6 additional years spent in education,....
13 Feb 2019
Recent research has linked prolonged sitting while viewing TV to a raised risk of developing colorectal cancer before the age of 50 years. This effect, which appeared to be strongest for cancer that starts in the rectum, was independent of exercise and body mass index (BMI). When they diagnose colorectal cancer in people younger than…
20 Dec 2018
Americans have grown fatter in the past two decades, adding girth to their bellies and in some cases, even growing shorter, according to federal health data released Thursday.
11 Oct 2018
With projection of 23 million people expected to die from cardiovascular disease (CVD) in 2030, cardiologists have called on Nigerians...
6 Dec 2017
The harmful effects of being overweight have been underestimated, according to a new study that analysed body mass index (BMI), health and mortality data in around 60,000 parents and their children, to establish how obesity actually influences risk of death. The University of Bristol study is published in the International Journal of Epidemiology (December 1).…
5 Dec 2017
Obesity and diabetes cause around 800,000 cancers a year, with women being nearly twice as likely to suffer as men, new research reveals.
24 Aug 2017
Not too long ago, I went out to dinner with a few friends and one of my friends went on to order two Shawarmas, one chicken and one beef. Now this friend of mine is not particularly slim...
12 Jun 2017
A University College London (UCL)-led study of over 12,000 young children in the United Kingdom (U.K.) has revealed that 11-year-olds who had Televisions (TVs) in their bedroom at age seven had a significantly...