Excessive Thinking Will Make You Fat

 Excessive Thinking Will Make You Fat

An active brain creates an active appetite

Intellectual activities make people eat more than when just resting, according to a study that sheds new light on brain food.

This finding might also help explain the obesity epidemic of an increasingly sedentary society in which people still have to think now and then.

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False Memories May Affect Behavior

False Memories May Affect Behavior 

Do you know someone who claims to remember their first day of kindergarten? Or a trip they took as a toddler? While some people may be able to recall trivial details from the past, laboratory research shows that the human memory can be remarkably fragile and even inventive.

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Angioplasty Through The Wrist

Angioplasty Through The Wrist 

 Angioplasty Balloon

The best path to a clogged heart may be through the wrist. About a million artery-clearing angioplasties are performed in the United States each year, and the usual route is to thread a tube to the heart through an artery in the groin.

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Exercise Doesn’t Make Kids Slim

 Exercise Doesn’t Make Kids Slim

 The great national pastime – Picking on the fat kid

It’s known that exercise is a key factor leading to sustained weight loss. But, a new study says otherwise — physical activity has no impact on obese children and instead they should be encouraged to eat healthier.

Researchers studied 300 children over five years and found that obese kids are inactive because of their weight and not fat because they are inactive. Parents should focus on healthy eating and cutting calorie consumption rather than getting their children engage in sports, according to them.

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Obese Women More Likely to Get Breast Cancer

 Obese Women More Likely to Get Breast Cancer

A new study has found that breast cancer can turn out to be more aggressive among obese women.

The study, led by Dr Massimo Cristofanilli, associate professor of medicine in the Department of Breast Medical Oncology at The University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Centre, involved 606 women with locally advanced breast cancer. The researchers discovered that overweight women with breast cancer have aggressive disease with lower survival rates.


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