News tagged with waist circumference
Related topics: body mass index , obesity , risk factors , heart disease , high blood pressure
(HealthDay)—Waist circumference measured midway (WC-mid) between the lowest ribs and the iliac crest better defines risks associated with central obesity than does waist circumference measured at the iliac ...
Diabetes Feb 06, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
A regular walking routine significantly reduces the risk of Metabolic Syndrome, a condition which affects one in four people in the UK and can cause heart disease, strokes and cancer.
Health Feb 06, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 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
(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 |
A new study led by North Carolina researchers has found that when it comes to weight- and fat loss, aerobic training is better than resistance training. The study is believed to the largest randomized trial to directly compare ...
Health Jan 02, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(HealthDay)—Women who experience early menopause have a greater risk of type 2 diabetes, according to a study published online Dec. 10 in Diabetes Care.
Diabetes Dec 27, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—Children with high-risk A1C (hrA1C) and impaired fasting glucose (IFG) define different populations, with differentially increased risk markers, according to research published online Nov. 27 ...
Diabetes Dec 19, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
The average American child from age 8 to 18 watches about 4.5 hours of TV each day. Seventy percent have a TV in the bedroom and about one-third of youth aged 6-19 is considered obese. Previous studies have shown that TV ...
Overweight and Obesity Dec 11, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Age at onset of menarche (first menstrual cycle) is associated with increased body mass index (BMI), waist circumference, and overall obesity in adulthood, according to a recent study accepted for publication in The Endocrine ...
Health Nov 14, 2012 | 1 / 5 (1) | 0
A regular exercise routine can make you fitter than ever – mentally fit.
Health Oct 29, 2012 | 4.9 / 5 (12) | 6 |
(HealthDay)—Inclusion of both waist and hip circumference as separate anthropometric measurements may improve risk prediction for obesity-related mortality and morbidity, according to research published ...
Overweight and Obesity Oct 24, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
A quarter of households in refugee camps in Algeria are currently suffering from the double burden of excess weight and under-nutrition. According to a study published in the journal PLOS Medicine, obesity is an emerging threat ...
Health Oct 02, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
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
(HealthDay)—Arterial stiffness is inversely related to plasma adiponectin levels in young, normotensive patients with type 1 diabetes, according to a study published online Sept. 21 in Diabetes Care.
Diabetes Sep 27, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress)—A study by Human Nutrition researchers at the University of Glasgow has revealed that Scots' waistlines have become bigger in the last 10 years.
Overweight and Obesity Sep 25, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0