Cardiology

Call them spare tires or love handles—belly fat is bad

Researchers believe that the obesity wave, combined with an ageing population, will lead to a significant increase in heart failure in the future. A review of all available research in this area shows a clear correlation ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Lifestyle factors not linked to chronic prostatitis/pelvic pain

(HealthDay)—Body mass index, waist circumference, waist-to-hip ratio, cigarette smoking, and hypertension are not associated with chronic prostatitis/chronic pelvic pain syndrome, according to a study published in the November ...

Pediatrics

Watching more TV as a young adult predicts obesity

The more hours young adults spend watching television each day, the greater the likelihood that they'll have a higher body mass index and bigger waist circumference, a 15-year analysis by the University of Pittsburgh Graduate ...

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