News tagged with waist circumference
Related topics: body mass index , obesity , risk factors , heart disease , high blood pressure
A regular exercise routine can make you fitter than ever – mentally fit.
Health Oct 29, 2012 | 4.9 / 5 (12) | 6 |
In the constant battle to lose inches or at least stay the same, we reach for the diet soda. Two studies presented June 25 and 27 at the American Diabetes Association's Scientific Sessions in San Diego suggest this might ...
Health Jun 27, 2011 | 4.6 / 5 (5) | 2 |
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 |
(PhysOrg.com) -- People, especially men, who feel any kind of discrimination, are likely to see their waistlines expand, according to research from Purdue University.
Health Apr 12, 2011 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
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
Low testosterone levels and symptoms of male sexual dysfunction due to obesity may be reversible with weight loss after bariatric surgery, a new study finds.
Medical research Jun 04, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
In this prospective cohort study, presented today at the ESC Congress 2011, discontinuation of smokeless tobacco after a myocardial infarction (MI) is associated with a lower risk of subsequent mortality. Investigators found ...
Health Aug 29, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
When children are overweight, heart-health risk factors such as dangerous cholesterol levels and artery inflammation can start as early as age 3, according to a University of Miami study published in this week's medical journal ...
Overweight and Obesity Dec 12, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
If you develop pregnancy-related hypertensive disorders or diabetes, you may have an increased risk of cardiovascular disease later in life, according to research in Circulation: Journal of the American Heart Association.
Obstetrics & gynaecology Feb 17, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(HealthDay) -- A "spare tire" around the midsection raises the odds of sudden cardiac death in obese people, a new study finds.
Health May 10, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Obese adolescents with no symptoms of heart disease already have heart damage, according to new research.
Cardiology May 21, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
A collaborative re-analysis of data from the InterAct case-control study conducted by Claudia Langenberg and colleagues has established that waist circumference is associated with risk of type 2 diabetes, independently of ...
Health Jun 05, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
A study carried out in Spain reveals that certain healthy habits, like eating more than four times a day or not eating too fast, are associated with lower body fat levels independently of exercise habits during ...
Health Jun 20, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
A slim waist and normal weight are usually associated with better health outcomes, but that's not always the case with heart failure patients, according to a new UCLA study.
Cardiology Jul 03, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Researchers have developed a new metric to measure obesity, called A Body Shape Index, or ABSI, that combines the existing metrics of Body Mass Index (BMI) and waist circumference and shows a better correlation with death ...
Health Jul 18, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0