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2012-02-14 13:55:03

Esther Rebato is a well-known figure in the field of Physical Anthropology. She not only holds the prestigious Alex Hrdlièka academic medal of the Czech Republic, but she is also the Chair of the Spanish Association of Physical Anthropology. This lecturer at the Department of Genetics, Physical Anthropology and Animal Physiology of the University of the Basque Country (UPV/EHU) has carried out numerous pieces of work into nutritional habits, life quality and other associated...

2012-02-09 23:19:03

Exercise is the key to overcoming the adverse metabolic effects passed on to offspring by their overweight mothers, with research showing for the first time these effects can be almost completely reversed through physical activity. Being an obese mother can have a powerful impact on the next generation, altering central appetite circuits and contributing to increased fat deposits, glucose intolerance and metabolic disease in offspring. However, a study from the University of New South...

2012-02-08 18:31:58

Research from University of Leicester tackles growing problem A study led by the University of Leicester has found that anti-obesity drugs coupled with lifestyle advice are effective in reducing weight and BMI. Dr Laura Gray and colleagues from the Department of Health Sciences at the University of Leicester have published a paper in the journal Obesity Review which looks at the effectiveness of anti —obesity drugs and a modified lifestyle on weight loss and body mass index. The...

2012-01-25 18:15:00

In response to overwhelming demand, the deadline for entering the $25,000 SafSlim Lean Belly Challenge has been extended to February 7, 2012. GAINESVILLE, Fla. (PRWEB) January 25, 2012 In response to overwhelming demand, the deadline for entering the $25,000 SafSlim Lean Belly Challenge has been extended to February 7, 2012. The 90-Day Challenge, officially launched by SafSlim enthusiast Montel Williams and ReBody CEO Naomi Whittel on January 10, challenges Americans to lose stubborn belly...

2011-12-27 08:00:00

Chino Hills weight loss expert Dr. Saman Bakhtiar of the Fit Concepts franchise explains 10 helpful tips to lose weight and harmful belly fat in 2012. To get $100 off a comprehensive total body weight loss program, text “FITCONCEPTS” to 77453 by December 30th or visit http://www.fitconcepts.com for more details. Chino Hills, CA (PRWEB) December 27, 2011 The American Dietetic Association recommends that men improve their overall health by watching the size of their waistline....

2011-11-29 14:00:00

Well-known exercise physiologist, Jared DiCarmine has released a new program to help overweight individuals learn how to lose love handles. The program takes a new approach to the belly fat problem through specialized exercises and diet. Individuals can learn more at http://www.TheLoveHandleCure.com. Thornwood, New York (PRWEB) November 29, 2011 Jared DiCarmine, well-known exercise physiologist, has announced that he has launched a new exercise program to teach people how to lose love...

2011-11-29 10:51:57

In a new study presented today at the annual meeting of the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA), growth hormone replacement for six months was found to increase bone formation in abdominally obese women. "This is the first time that the effects of growth hormone on bone have been studied in obesity," said the study's lead author, Miriam A. Bredella, M.D., a radiologist at Massachusetts General Hospital and assistant professor of radiology at Harvard Medical School in Boston....

2011-11-01 15:33:14

A study of postmenopausal women found no significant mortality benefit from vitamin D after controlling for health risk factors such as abdominal obesity. The only exception was that thin-waisted women with low vitamin D levels might face some risk. The results agree with advice issued last year by the Institute of Medicine that cautioned against vitamin D having a benefit beyond bone health. Doctors agree that vitamin D promotes bone health, but a belief that it can also prevent cancer,...

2011-10-25 13:08:49

New study pinpoints hidden thickening of the arteries in young adults Atherosclerosis — or buildup of fat in the walls of arteries – is thought of as a disorder of older people but it affects a large number of young men and women, according to a new Heart and Stroke Foundation study. "The proportion of young, apparently healthy adults who are presumably 'the picture of health' who already have atherosclerosis is staggering," says Dr. Eric Larose, an interventional...

2011-10-25 05:27:32

(Ivanhoe Newswire) — Atherosclerosis, buildup of fat in artery walls, is thought of as a disorder of older people, but it affects large numbers of young men and women. "The proportion of young, apparently healthy adults who are presumably 'the picture of health' who already have atherosclerosis is staggering," Dr. Eric Larose, an interventional cardiologist at the Institut universitaire de cardiologie et de pneumologie de Québec and an assistant professor at...


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