WASHINGTON: Obese people have shorter lives and even those who are just overweight spend more years living with heart disease than individuals who are a healthy weight, a U.S. study suggests. Researchers examined data on more than…
MIAMI, UNITED STATES: Being overweight can raise the likelihood of being diagnosed with cancers of the stomach and digestive tract, as well as certain brain and reproductive tumours, international researchers said on Wednesday.
CAIRO: Egypt's state-run television has taken several anchorwomen off the air until they lose weight, the broadcaster's chief told AFP, drawing criticism from rights groups but also praise from some commentators.
PARIS: Being overweight shaves about a year off one's life expectancy, a price which soars to about 10 years for the severely obese, a large-scale study reported Thursday.
NEW YORK: Many parents don’t realize when their children are overweight and so they fail to help the youngsters shed excess pounds, an Australian study suggests.