News tagged with abdominal obesity
Visceral fat, or fat stored deep in the abdominal cavity, is directly linked to an increased risk for colon cancer, according to data from a mouse study published in Cancer Prevention Research, a journal of the American Associ ...
Cancer Mar 06, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Visceral, or deep belly, obesity is a risk factor for bone loss and decreased bone strength in men, according to a study presented today at the annual meeting of the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA).
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Nov 28, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Obese adults with excess visceral fat (fat located inside the abdominal cavity, around the body's internal organs) and biomarkers of insulin resistance had an associated increased risk for the development ...
Diabetes Sep 18, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
A new report involving mice suggests that a relationship exists between maternal metabolic or psychological stress and the development of obesity, type 2 diabetes, and metabolic syndrome in her offspring. What's more, the ...
Obstetrics & gynaecology Jul 31, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Is it possible that liposuction or other fat removal procedures are beneficial for treating obesity and reducing the risk of cancer?
Cancer May 21, 2012 | 4.7 / 5 (3) | 0 |
The best doctors strive to relieve their patients' burdens. A physician in Houston asked Rice University students to help him do so in the most literal way.
Medical research May 09, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay) -- Maternal gestational weight gain (GWG) during the first 20 weeks of pregnancy correlates with body mass index (BMI)-based overweight/obesity and abdominal obesity at age 16, but maternal pre-pregnancy ...
Obstetrics & gynaecology Apr 17, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
ETH Zurich researchers have found a new role for a well-known signalling molecule, Hif1: the molecule suppresses the burning of fat, which may possibly promote obesity in humans.
Medical research Feb 14, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 1
In a new study presented today at the annual meeting of the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA), growth hormone replacement for six months was found to increase bone formation in abdominally obese women.
Sleep apnea Nov 29, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
Doctors agree that vitamin D promotes bone health, but a belief that it can also prevent cancer, cardiovascular disease and other causes of death has been a major health controversy. Consistent with advice issued last fall ...
Health Nov 01, 2011 | not rated yet | 1
Approximately one in five Canadians has metabolic syndrome a combination of risk factors for diabetes and heart disease according to a study in CMAJ (Canadian Medical Association Journal).
Health Sep 12, 2011 | not rated yet | 0