Obesity may be one reason some countries or communities have been hit hard by the coronavirus, researchers say.
A man with 40inch (103cm) waist or above has a 35 per cent higher risk of dying from prostate cancer than one who wears a 35inch (90cm) or lower trouser size, a research suggests.
Children who are breastfed may be less likely to be obese as teenagers, even if they are genetically predisposed to the condition.
TEHRAN – The obesity epidemic is resulting in a higher risk of knee dislocations as well as serious vascular injuries and higher treatment costs, a new national study finds. A new study of more than 19,000 knee dislocation cases in the US between 2000 and 2012 provides a painful indication of how the nation’s obesity […]
Low levels of physical activity and inefficient sleep patterns intensify the effects of genetic risk factors for obesity, according to new results. Low levels of physical activity and inefficient sleep patterns intensify the effects of genetic risk factors for obesity, according to results of a large-scale study presented at the American Society of Human Genetics […]
TEHRAN — Officials from the World Health Organization have endorsed Iran’s obesity prevention program which aims to curb overweight and obesity among teenagers and preschoolers. During a meeting held in Tehran on Tuesday, Dr. Francesco Branca, WHO Director of the Department of Nutrition for Health and Development and Dr. Ayoub Al Jawaldeh, WHO Regional Advisor […]
TEHRAN — With the number of undernourished children decreased by half over the past two decades, overweight and obesity have doubled among the Iranian children, said an official with the Ministry of Health. Some 20 years ago children were mainly suffering from malnutrition, but currently the situation is reversed. Now, overweight and obesity are posing […]