News tagged with circumference
Doing just half the amount of recommended exercise can be enough to reduce the risk of serious illness, research from the Department for Health have found.
Cardiology May 08, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
As parents, physicians and policymakers look for ways to curb childhood obesity, they may need to look no further than a child's own backyard.
Overweight and Obesity May 04, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
A heart-healthy diet helped men at high risk for heart disease reduce their bad cholesterol, regardless of whether they lost weight, in a study presented at the American Heart Association's Arteriosclerosis, Thrombosis and ...
Cardiology May 01, 2013 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0
A regular exercise routine can make you fitter than ever – mentally fit.
Health Oct 29, 2012 | 4.9 / 5 (12) | 6 |
People who are of normal weight but have fat concentrated in their bellies have a higher death risk than those who are obese, according to Mayo Clinic research presented today at the European Society of Cardiology Congress ...
Cardiology Aug 27, 2012 | 4.6 / 5 (5) | 2 |
Researchers have discovered that participation in physical activity of at least moderate intensity is more critical to childhood cardiometabolic health than overall sedentary time. However, when evaluating the risk of cardiovascular ...
Health Apr 23, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
A study by researchers at the University of California, San Diego Autism Center of Excellence shows that brain overgrowth in boys with autism involves an abnormal, excess number of neurons in areas of the brain associated ...
Neuroscience Nov 08, 2011 | 4.9 / 5 (13) | 5 |
Children and adolescents who use mobile phones are not at a statistically significant increased risk of brain cancer compared to their peers who do not use mobile phones, according to a study published July 27 in the Journal of ...
Health Jul 27, 2011 | 2.3 / 5 (3) | 2 |
A new study suggests that increasing the amount of sleep that teenagers get could improve their insulin resistance and prevent the future onset of diabetes.
Health Sep 29, 2012 | 1 / 5 (1) | 0
Women with high blood pressure during pregnancy have an increased risk of high blood pressure even 40 years after maternity, which leads in turn to an increased risk of cardiovascular disease. This has been demonstrated by ...
Cardiology Apr 15, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—There is an inverse relationship between hip circumference and risk of type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM), according to a meta-analysis published online Sept. 3 in Obesity Reviews.
Overweight and Obesity Sep 18, 2012 | 3.5 / 5 (2) | 1
A research team led by Baker IDI Heart and Diabetes Institute has for the first time demonstrated that the effect of obesity on the risk of premature death is seriously underestimated unless a person's hip circumference is ...
Health Jan 23, 2012 | 2.3 / 5 (3) | 0
Going out to eat has become a major part of our culture. Frequently eating out and consuming high-calorie foods in large portions at restaurants can contribute to excess calorie intake and weight gain. However, a study in ...
Health Jan 10, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—Among healthy middle-aged adults, adiposity and hyperglycemia correlate with poor cognitive performance, according to a study published online Dec. 28 in Diabetes Care.
Diabetes Feb 01, 2013 | not rated yet | 1
There is a link between vitamin D insufficiency and adverse health outcomes such as gestational diabetes and preeclampsia in mothers-to-be and low birth weight in newborns, suggests a paper published in BMJ today.
Health Mar 26, 2013 | 4.5 / 5 (2) | 0