Bahrain’s obesity rate could be trimmed down by as much as 30 per cent if more people opted for robotic weight-loss surgery, according to a visiting expert. Surgical gastroenterologist and bariatric surgeon Dr Prasad Krishnan said the pr
A new app that lets users shed virtual weight so their faces look skinnier on "selfie" photos is raising concerns about health and body-image issues.
SkinneePix, for iPhone and Android devices, can trim from five to 15 p
Seven out of 10 Saudis are suffering from obesity, which is turning out to be a major cause of concern in the kingdom, said a report.
About 37 per cent of Saudi Arabian women face weight-related problems, which are compounded beca
A young Saudi man from Jazan has set a record by losing 320 kg in just four months, said a report.
Khaled Mohsen Al-Shaeri, who was suffering from extreme obesity, has cut down his weight from 610 kg to 290 kg, following a special
Man versus machines? In the realm of fitness at least man seems to be winning.
Despite a gym floor bulging with weight-lifting equipment, fitness experts said the only thing people need to push, pull and lift i
Dubai's government will pay residents in gold for losing those extra pounds as part of a government campaign to fight growing obesity.
The 30-day weight-loss challenge was launched yesterday to coincide with Ramadan.
Almajdouie, a leading project logistics and supply chain firm based in Saudi, said it has successfully transported the world’s largest evaporator weighing a total 4891 tons, thus breaking its previous record.
The heaviest load ever m
Sanofi's candidate drug Lyxumia or lixisenatide, added to basal insulin, significantly reduced blood sugar levels in type 2 diabetes patients and also led to a loss in weight, data published on Tuesday showed.
Lixisenatide belongs to the G
Avid meat eaters gained more weight over five years than those who ate less meat but the same amount of calories, said researchers.
When researchers from Imperial College London looked at different types of meat, they found the strongest a