Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Abdominal obesity may raise risk for psoriasis

(HealthDay)—Abdominal obesity may increase the risk for psoriasis, according to a study published online May 31 in the Journal of Dermatology.

Health

'One weird trick' to cut belly fat? Follow a heart-healthy diet

Do you wish you could decrease your waistline? Reducing abdominal obesity can lower health risks—but despite claims you may have seen on the Internet, no trending diet can help you specifically eliminate belly fat, according ...

Diabetes

Belly fat promotes diabetes under orders from liver

The fat that builds up deep in the abdomen—more than any other type of body fat—raises the risk of insulin resistance and type 2 diabetes. Researchers have known that abdominal fat becomes dangerous when it becomes inflamed ...

Cardiology

Abdominal obesity linked to all-cause mortality in HFpEF

(HealthDay)—For patients with heart failure with preserved ejection fraction (HFpEF), abdominal obesity is associated with increased risk of all-cause mortality, according to a study published in the Dec. 5 issue of the ...

Overweight & Obesity

Night shift work linked to an increased risk of obesity

In an analysis of 28 published studies, night shift work was associated with a 29% increased risk of becoming obese or overweight. The findings, which are published in Obesity Reviews, suggest that modifying working schedules ...

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