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
An international team of scientists headed from the University of Santiago de Compostela ensures that reading the labels on food products is linked to obesity prevention, especially in women. According to ...
Health Sep 13, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
One of the world's most body-conscious countries, Brazil is now threatened by growing obesity rates, with half of the population already overweight.
Overweight and Obesity Sep 07, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
The skin, which is an essential barrier that protects our body against the external environment, undergoes constant turnover throughout life to replace dead cells that are constantly sloughed off from the skin surface. During ...
Medical research Sep 04, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Active video games, also known as "exergames," are not the perfect solution to the nation's sedentary ways, but they can play a role in getting some people to be more active.
Health Aug 08, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Medical staff struggle to spot problem drinking in their patients unless they are already intoxicated, according to research by the University of Leicester.
Addiction Aug 01, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- Levels of sleep problems in the developing world are approaching those seen in developed nations, linked to an increase in problems like depression and anxiety.
Health Aug 01, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
(Medical Xpress) -- Australians aged 60 and over spend more time watching TV than other adults and are at greater risk of developing type 2 diabetes, a new study from The University of Queensland has found.
Diabetes Jul 24, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
An EU research project has shed light on the tumor-growth role of a key-signalling pathway in mammary gland stem cells.
Cancer Jul 16, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Men who are recent immigrants and over qualified for their jobs are more than three times as likely to sustain an injury at work as their appropriately qualified peers who have been in the country for some time, suggests ...
Health Jul 09, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
A new study to be presented at the Society for Experimental Biology meeting on June 30 has shown that caffeine boosts power in older muscles, suggesting the stimulant could aid elderly people to maintain their strength, reducing ...
Health Jun 28, 2012 | 4.5 / 5 (4) | 0
(HealthDay) -- Treating prediabetes aggressively with lifestyle changes and medications may prevent its progression to diabetes, a new study finds.
Diabetes Jun 10, 2012 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0
The International Osteoporosis Foundation (IOF), in cooperation with medical and patient societies from throughout Latin America, has today published a landmark report which compiles osteoporosis-related data on 14 countries ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes May 24, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
In a highlighted paper published online in Nature Communications, researchers from Sichuan Agricultural University and BGI reported the atlas of DNA methylomes in porcine adipose and muscle tissues, providing a valuable epigen ...
Genetics May 22, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
One in three adults suffers from high blood pressure, a key trigger of heart disease, health experts said on Wednesday while underlining the growing number of cases in developing countries.
Health May 16, 2012 | not rated yet | 0