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Dec 10, 2016,
India to help with medical visa for Egyptian who's 'world's heaviest woman

A 36-year-old Egyptian woman, said to be the heaviest in the world at 500 kg, or half a ton, was refused a visa to India for medical treatment, that is, until her doctor brought it to the notice of external affairs minister Sushma Swaraj, via, what else, but Twitter.

Yesterday, Dr. Muffi Lakdawala, a bariatric surgeon in Mumbai, tweeted the minister saying: "Ma'am , Eman Ahmed (Egypt) 500kgs requested me 2 save her pls help me get her a medical visa as refused thru normal process" Read More[...]

Dec 10, 2016,
AspireAssist PATHWAY Trial shows 37% excess weight loss

Aspire Bariatrics has announced the results of its Pivotal Aspiration Therapy with Adjusted Lifestyle (PATHWAY) study of AspireAssist, a system that consists of a low-profile implantable gastrostomy tube and a siphon system, AspreAssist treatment was associated with greater weight loss than lifestyle counseling alone. Using the AspireAssist System, patients drain. Read More[...]

April 2, 2016,
What’s wrong with your diet?

It is very easy to lose hope when you are clueless about your own efforts. You have been eating well, exercising regularly and firmly controlling your cravings, yet the pair of sexy jeans you bought last year refuse all your efforts of wriggling in. Read More[...]

February 9, 2016,
Fat-burning exercises for a very flat tummy

Losing fat on the belly is the hardest, they say. And when you want to strengthen your core and lose the flab, most probably what comes to mind are crunches and sit-ups. Read More[...]

February 9, 2016,
Too much or too less : India battles body mass index blues

A staggeringly large number of Indians in 15 states are either overweight or underweight, and suffer from anaemia, according to the latest release of National Family and Health Survey (NFHS 4). Read More[...]

September 18, 2015,
Lose weight for the festive season

The festive season is fast approaching and it's time to expedite your weight loss plan. Here are some tips. Read More[...]

September 17, 2015,
At 13 billion pills in a year, India tops in antibiotics use globally

India is the world's antibiotic-popping capital, recording the highest number of such pills consumed annually — 13 billion against 10 billion in China and 7 billion in the US. Read More[...]

August 22, 2015,
Childhood obesity continues modest decline in Phila.

Three years ago, with childhood obesity on what seemed to be a scary rise toward infinity, Philadelphia was among the first cities to report a short-term drop. Read More[...]

August 22, 2015,
Surgery can radically reduce obesity’s effects, study finds

Average excess weight loss experienced in Irish research was 55% after two years Thousands of Irish patients could have their life expectancy significantly increased and chronic diseases reversed following obesity surgery, new research suggests. Read More[...]

August 20, 2015,
Scientists Discover How the Obesity Gene Works

Scientists have finally figured out how the key gene tied to obesity makes people fat, a major discovery that could open the door to an entirely new approach to the problem beyond diet and exercise. Read More[...]

August, 18 2015,
5 super seeds with amazing benefits

Here are five super seeds that health experts around the world recommend people should include in their diet. Sprinkle these over your baked dishes and breakfast cereal for a health boost - Read More[...]

August, 17 2015,
Top 20 tips to manage cholesterol levels

Cholesterol is one of the leading causes of heart disease. Want to stay away from this threatening problem? Besides your genes, your lifestyle also plays a major role in helping you fight cholesterol. Try these simple tips shared by Sunita Pathania - Read More[...]

August 11, 2015,
8 home remedies to reduce belly fat

Belly fat is a return gift that our haphazard lifestyle and wrong eating habits give us. Belly fat has always been a major concern area. It not only destroys your image but also increases your risk to many health ailments. Read More[...]