News tagged with lifestyle choices

Visceral fat causally linked to intestinal cancer

Visceral fat, or fat stored deep in the abdominal cavity, is directly linked to an increased risk for colon cancer, according to data from a mouse study published in Cancer Prevention Research, a journal of the American Associ ...

Mar 06, 2013
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Obesity gene testing offers psychological benefit

(HealthDay)—Results from genetic testing for weight gain-related genes may offer psychological benefits beyond their limited clinical utility, according to a study published in the July issue of the Journal of ...

Sep 29, 2013
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Late motherhood—a matter of choice?

(Medical Xpress)—When women give birth in their late thirties or in their forties, it is not necessarily the result of a lifestyle choice – putting off motherhood for career reasons or from a desire to "have it all".  ...

Sep 04, 2012
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