Moderate exercises like walking and strength training when done thrice a week can help obese women to reduce the risks associated with gestational diabetes - a form of high blood sugar affecting pregnant women, a ...
28th May marks International Women's Health Day. While we commonly associate obesity as a health problem in men, it affects large number of women too.
A report released by US Centres for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) on Tuesday said more than 40 percent of US women are obese compared to 35 percent of men.
Smoking, use of oral contraceptives or turbulence in married life such as divorce, death of a partner or separation were also found as some of the contributory factors in weight gain in women.
Cigarette smoking may dull the ability to taste fats and sweets, according to a new study on obese women. Researchers from Washington University in St Louis found that despite craving high-fat, sugary foods, obese women ...
A study by the Cancer Research UK says obese women have around 40 percent greater risk of developing a weight-related cancer in their lifetime than women of a healthy weight.
One of the latest studies noted how parents stress can even trickle down to the children and cause long-term damage to their overall development.
Can a high-fat diet lead to breast cancer in obese women? A group of researchers at the University of Kentucky seemed to have found an answer.
Obesity and diabetes in general cause stress on the human body, the researchers concluded.
Females are prone to obesity in early adulthood owing to prolonged periods of food insecurity and harsh parenting practices: study.