According to a study, older age, receipt of hormone replacement therapy and smoking as well as obesity and particularly insulin resistance were found to play specific roles in raising cancer risk. Getting rid of your belly bulge may be necessary for more than just vanity’s sake as, according to a study, abdominal fat may increase the risk of developing cancer especially in postmenopausal women. The findings showed that body fat distribution in the abdomen is
Abdominal obesity
A new research has found that belly fat may release more of a protein that can cause a non-cancerous cell to turn into a cancerous one. Obesity has been linked to several types of cancers including that of the breast, colon, prostate, uterus or kidney, but the new study, published in the journal Oncogene, indicated that just being overweight is not necessarily the best way to determine risk. “Our study suggests that body mass index,
Abdominal obesity
Child obesity specialist in Bangalore
Although every mother wants her child to be healthy, do remember that chubby is not always healthy. There are many reasons behind childhood obesity. Heredity, sedentary lifestyle, unhealthy eating practices are listed as the most common factors for this problem. Childhood obesity An active and alert infant who reaches his milestones on time is healthy. A fat nine month old infant may be unable to stand because his legs cannot support his body weight. Obesity
Obesity
Adipose tissue, or fat, may influence the development of cancer in diverse ways, depending on the type of fat and the location in the body, say researchers. “Obesity is increasing dramatically worldwide, and is now also recognised as one of the major risk factors for cancer, with 16 different types of cancer linked to obesity,” said Cornelia Ulrich from the University of Utah in Salt Lake City, US. “We urgently need to identify the specific
Obesity
In India, there is a common saying, which many families brag about, “Hum khate-peete khandan se hain,”meaning they belong to a family where there is abundance of food and beverages. The underlying meaning is also that if the family members, as well as the children, are overweight, it’s because of good food. The saying evokes a sense of pride from belonging to a well-to-do family and living a good standard of life, as well as
Obesity
Liposuction, also called lipoplasty or simply lipo, is a procedure of removing fat deposits, localised to certain parts of the body, to improve the body figure and proportion. It is highly useful in site specific fat removal which does not respond to diet, pilates or exercise. It is done under local or general anaesthesia. Liposuction is not a weight loss procedure. You would need to have a strong grip on diet and exercise to remain in
Liposuction Surgery in Banglore
Diabetes is a condition affecting the metabolism of glucose or sugar in the body, leading to an excess of sugar in blood stream. It provides a pathway for chronic diseases like nerve, kidney disorders and heart conditions. Type 2 diabetes, also called non-insulin dependent diabetes, is caused due to resistance of the body towards insulin. It contributes to about 90% of diabetic cases reported worldwide. Insulin is a hormone produced by pancreas which helps in
Surgery for diabetes