News tagged with fat mass
Having too much body fat makes arteries become stiff after middle age, a new study has revealed.
Cardiology May 15, 2013 | 5 / 5 (4) | 0 |
Women tend to carry excess fat in their hips and thighs, while men tend to carry it on their stomachs. But after menopause, things start to change: many women's fat storage patterns start to resemble those of men. This indicates ...
Diabetes Mar 27, 2013 | not rated yet | 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 |
Whitehead Institute researchers have identified a previously unrecognized layer of genetic regulation that is necessary for the generation of undesirable white fat cells. When this regulation is disrupted, white fat cells ...
Overweight and Obesity Feb 13, 2013 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
If findings of a new study in mice are any indication, it might be possible to fine-tune cellular powerhouses called mitochondria, tweaking one aspect to increase insulin sensitivity, reduce body and fat ...
Medical research Jan 29, 2013 | 4.5 / 5 (2) | 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 |
A new study led by Columbia University Medical Center (CUMC) researchers has found that leptin, a hormone that plays a key role in energy metabolism, fertility, and bone mass, also regulates airway diameter. The findings ...
Medical research Jan 08, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—Weight divided by height squared. The simple formula known as body mass index, or BMI, is used every day by doctors, researchers and others to determine who among us is obese, and therefore ...
Overweight and Obesity Jan 07, 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 |
Pregnant women who are overweight or obese can encounter a host of health complications. The added weight also appears to affect how their children grow and develop, at least initially.
Pediatrics Aug 06, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Two out of three severely obese kids already have at least one risk factor for heart disease, suggests research published online in Archives of Disease in Childhood.
Pediatrics Jul 23, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Men can significantly cut the visceral fat in their abdomen with one hour of interval sprinting per week instead of relying on seven hours of jogging a week for a similar result, according to new Australian research.
Overweight and Obesity Jun 29, 2012 | 4.5 / 5 (2) | 0
Obesity and its associated problems such as diabetes and fatty liver disease are increasingly common global health concerns. A new study by University of Iowa researchers shows that a natural substance found in apple peel ...
Overweight and Obesity Jun 20, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
An endocrine hormone used in clinical trials as an anti-obesity and anti-diabetes drug causes significant and rapid bone loss in mice, raising concerns about its safe use, UT Southwestern Medical Center researchers ...
Medical research Feb 07, 2012 | 3 / 5 (1) | 1 |
Why do we like fatty foods so much? We can blame our taste buds.
Medical research Jan 12, 2012 | not rated yet | 1 |