News tagged with body composition
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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 |
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 |
(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 |
Female mice exposed to Bisphenol A through their mother's diet during gestation and lactation were found to be hyperactive, exhibit spontaneous activity and had leaner body mass than those not exposed to the chemical, researchers ...
Medical research Jan 24, 2013 | 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 |
Aerobic training is the best mode of exercise for burning fat, according to Duke researchers who compared aerobic training, resistance training, and a combination of the two.
Health Dec 15, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 1 |
A regular exercise routine can make you fitter than ever – mentally fit.
Health Oct 29, 2012 | 4.9 / 5 (12) | 6 |
(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 |
(Medical Xpress) -- A new measure of obesity developed by a City College of New York researcher and a physician predicts early death better than BMI.
Overweight and Obesity Aug 03, 2012 | 3.5 / 5 (2) | 1 |
Preventing diabetes or delaying its onset has been thought to stave off cognitive decline -- a connection strongly supported by the results of a 9-year study led by researchers at the University of California, San Francisco ...
Diabetes Jun 21, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
An Australian school-based obesity prevention program for adolescent girls was not associated with statistically significant differences in body mass index (BMI) and other body composition measures, however the small changes ...
Health May 07, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
After years of increases in the rates of childhood obesity, a new UC Davis study shows that the increase slowed from 2003 to 2008 among California school children.
Health Mar 01, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
All weight gain is not the same: When overeating, calories, not protein, contribute to increase in body fat
In a study conducted among 25 healthy individuals living in a controlled setting who were randomized to overconsumption of different levels of protein diets, those consuming the low-protein diet had less weight gain compared ...
Medical research Jan 03, 2012 | not rated yet | 2 |
New research in mice indicates that babies born to moms who eat a high-fat diet before and during pregnancy have a higher fat mass and smaller livers than babies whose moms consume low-fat fare, according to scientists at ...
Health Sep 16, 2011 | not rated yet | 0 |