MIAMI — Most adults gain weight as they age, but adding as little as 11 pounds (five kilograms) by middle age may substantially raise the risk of major illnesses, US researchers said Tuesday. Continue reading “Modest weight gain in adulthood boosts disease risk”
MUMBAI, INDIA — A plus-sized Indian woman is challenging body stereotypes and defying internet trolls with a series of yoga videos that are proving a hit on social media. Continue reading “The Indian woman defying body stereotypes through yoga”
MIAMI — It’s hard to eat right all the time, but making small improvements by choosing healthier foods now and then may significantly boost one’s chances of living longer, said a US study Wednesday. Continue reading “Small improvements to eating habits may prolong life — study”
Teodoro B. Padilla
The Group of 20 (G20) economies, representing more than four-fifths of gross world product and two-thirds of the world’s population, concluded their meeting with the release of a Leaders’ Declaration endorsed in Hamburg, Germany. Continue reading “Health in the G20 agenda”
MIAMI — Coffee addicts and aficionados often say drinking the bitter liquid makes life worth living, but the habit may also help them live longer, according to two major international studies Monday.