Morgan Stanley stays Overweight on India; ICICI Bank, Gail among top 4 stocks in focus list

Morgan Stanley stays Overweight on India; ICICI Bank, Gail among top 4 stocks in focus list

Finally! Some good news for emerging markets which witnessed huge foreign money outflows thanks to the rise in the US Dollar. In 2018, a tricky handoff in growth, policy and inflation drove a rolling bear market. However, for 2019, Morgan Stanley expects a larger turning point in a number of multi-year trends. Emerging Markets (EM) assets should outperform. The global investment bank thinks that the bear market is mostly over for EM, has further to go in US credit and is about to begin for the US dollar. [“source=cnbc”]  

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Colon Cancer and Obesity: Is Your Son Overweight? It May Lead to Colon Cancer

Colon Cancer and Obesity: Is Your Son Overweight? It May Lead to Colon Cancer

Though the exact causes of cancer is still not clear, most cases start with the development and the spread of aggressive cancer cells in a certain part of the body that begin to destroy the healthy, disease fighting cells. Colon cancer is the third most common cancer in the world and occurs with a change in the DNA of the colon. Some of the most recent researches have linked regular consumption of tree nuts with less chances of colon cancer recurrence. Effects of a Mediterranean diet and regular exercising in…

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Are you overweight or overfat?

Are you overweight or overfat?

We all have often heard of words like full figured, obese, overweight but there is a new term that is being increasingly used, overfat. It may have some similarity in the name with overweight, but they are not the same. While overweight people are distinguished on the basis of their Body Mass Index (BMI), overfat people may have an average weight but a dangerously high level of fat percentage below or above the belt or may be around other body parts. According to health experts, body fat for women should…

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Here’s why overweight people give up easily on their workout routine

Here’s why overweight people give up easily on their workout routine

A study finds as to why losing weight is not easy for obesepeople as it states physical inactivity results from the altered dopamine receptors – decreased motivation to move – rather than excess body weight. The study, conducted on mice, has been published in the journal of Cell Metabolism. “We know that physical activity is linked to overall good health, but not much is known about why people or animals with obesity are less active,” said study’s senior author Alexxai V. Kravitz from the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive…

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Mexico’s Overweight Population Inches Up

Mexico’s Overweight Population Inches Up

Nearly three-quarters of Mexican adults are overweight or obese and their numbers have slightly increased in the past four years despite government programs to fight the epidemic, a government survey showed Thursday. Mexico has one of the worst rates of overweight and obese people in the world, rivaling the United States, rising from 71.2 percent of people over 20 in 2012 to 72.5 percent this year, according to the health ministry. “There is a very slight increase but it’s not statistically significant,” deputy health minister Pablo Kuri said at a…

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268 Million Kids to be Overweight Globally by 2025: Study

268 Million Kids to be Overweight Globally by 2025: Study

In an indication that no policy interventions have proven very effective at changing current obesity trends, researchers have estimated that globally some 268 million children aged five to 17 years may be overweight by 2025. On the assumptions of continued population growth given by the World Bank, the study projected a rise from some 219 million children in this age group in 2010 to 268 million children in 2025. Obesity alone rises from 76 million children in 2010 to 91 million by 2025, the study, published in the journal Pediatric…

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Overfed Foetus May Become an Overweight Adolescent

Overfed Foetus May Become an Overweight Adolescent

A foetus that is fed with excess nutrition is likely to become an overweight adolescent, new research has found, raising the importance of increasing maternal health before and during pregnancy to improve the health of the child. The findings of the study showed that higher levels of blood markers in the umbilical cord of the pregnant mother makes the baby fattier, as well as puts the baby in danger of becoming obese in late childhood and adolescence. Higher levels of Leptin and Adiponectin — proteins involved in the regulation of…

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