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A new UCSF study has found a clear association between certain genes and the development of lymphedema, a painful and chronic condition that often occurs after breast cancer surgery and some other cancer treatments.
Cancer Apr 16, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
A regular exercise routine can make you fitter than ever – mentally fit.
Health Oct 29, 2012 | 4.9 / 5 (12) | 6 |
Abdominal liposuction triggers a compensatory increase in visceral fat, which is correlated with cardiovascular disease, but this effect can be counteracted by physical activity, according to a recent study in the Journal of ...
Other Jun 13, 2012 | not rated yet | 1
Researchers at NYU School of Medicine have made a novel discovery that could have widespread clinical implications, potentially affecting everything from nutrient metabolism to obesity in children.
Medications Aug 22, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Metabolic disorders, such as excess abdominal fat, raised blood pressure, higher levels of insulin, glucose and triglycerides and lower levels of the beneficial HDL cholesterol can be found in children as young as 6 to 8 ...
Cardiology Apr 25, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Studies have shown that about 10 percent of men infected with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) have an elevated resting energy expenditure (REE). Their bodies use more kilocalories for basic functions including circulation, ...
HIV & AIDS Apr 16, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress)— A regular exercise regimen will increase life expectancy in the elderly, new research has found.
Health Sep 21, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Are you diligently exercising but seeing no results around your midsection? It's not just you.
Health Feb 01, 2013 | 3 / 5 (1) | 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
Studies show 97 percent of American adults get less than 30 minutes of exercise a day, which is the minimum recommended amount based on federal guidelines. New research from the University of Missouri suggests certain genetic ...
Medical research Apr 08, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 2
There seems to be an endless number of fad diets and "golden rules" for weight loss. One of the most popular of these rules is that cutting carbohydrates (carbs) is the best way to lose weight.
Health Aug 27, 2012 | 5 / 5 (3) | 1
(Medical Xpress)—A new study from Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center shows that an increase in fat throughout the thigh is predictive of mobility loss in otherwise healthy older adults.
Health Feb 19, 2013 | not rated yet | 0 |
We are getting fatter - no matter which way we look at it, a Deakin University analysis of two popular obesity testing methods has found.
Arthritis & Rheumatism Feb 03, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Older adults with hearing loss are more likely to develop problems thinking and remembering than older adults whose hearing is normal, according to a new study by hearing experts at Johns Hopkins.
Health Jan 21, 2013 | not rated yet | 0 |
Limiting polyunsaturated fatty acid levels in pregnancy may influence body fat of children, researchers find
(Medical Xpress)—Southampton researchers have demonstrated that mothers who have higher levels of n-6 polyunsaturated fatty acids (PUFAs), which are found in cooking oils and nuts, during pregnancy have ...
Health Jan 10, 2013 | not rated yet | 0 |