Cardiology

Fat matters more than muscle for heart health

New research has found that changes in body fat impact early markers of heart health more than changes in body muscle, suggesting there are greater benefits to be expected from losing fat than from gaining muscle.

Health

Alternating diets to promote weight loss

Nearly 80 percent of participants in a University of Toronto study lost a "clinically significant" amount of body weight in less than two years after following three successive and varying diets.

Oncology & Cancer

Excess body fat increases risk of digestive system cancers

Obesity increases the risk of developing cancers of the digestive system and it is the person's fat mass, rather than size, that is the main obesity-related risk factor for these cancer types, according to a new study published ...

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