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2011-10-24 09:30:16

Women hospital staff working night shifts may be compromising their own health as they try to improve the health of patients, Dr. Joan Tranmer told the Canadian Cardiovascular Congress 2011, co-hosted by the Heart and Stroke Foundation and the Canadian Cardiovascular Society. Dr. Tranmer's study investigated the connection between shift work and risk factors for heart disease in female hospital employees who worked both shift and non-shift rotations. As a former nurse familiar with...

Menopausal Women May Not Get Enough Vitamin D
2011-10-21 03:20:07

A healthy diet is especially important during the menopause — a period in which the risk of suffering from health problems increases. Various studies analyze the diet of peri- and postmenopausal women in Spain alongside the troubles that come with this transition. The results show that all of those groups studied have a deficient intake of vitamin D. Marina Pollán, researcher at the Carlos III Institute of Health and one of the authors of the study explains that...

2011-09-26 12:12:11

Belly fat, known clinically as central obesity, has been linked to the development of asthma in a new study. The findings, which will be presented at the European Respiratory Society's Annual Congress in Amsterdam today (25 September 2011), have shown central obesity as a risk factor for the disease. Excess abdominal fat has been linked with a number of health effects, such as diabetes and heart disease, but there has been little focus on its link with lung disease. Previous studies...

2011-09-22 07:00:00

Diet Doc hCG Diet creates a new weight loss program for heart patients. Cardiovascular patients are typically mandated by their doctors to lose weight or eat a certain way. The diet options are many. Diet Doc created a unique cardiovascular diet that is further personalized for every individual, reports Julie Wright, president of Diet Doc. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) September 22, 2011 Diet Doc hCG Diet developed a new doctor-supervised hCG weight loss for heart patients diet. Cardiovascular...

2011-08-25 14:05:01

Research led by Dr. Melinda Sothern, Professor of Public Health and Jim Finks Endowed Chair in Health Promotion at LSU Health Sciences Center New Orleans, has found that obese 7-9-year-old children had nearly three times the liver fat and almost double the belly fat of their nonobese counterparts and that insulin resistance was more than double and insulin sensitivity less than half respectively. The study is the first to use a combination of advanced measurements in healthy obese and...

Treadmill
2011-08-25 10:47:57

  Aerobic exercise is your best bet when it comes to losing that dreaded belly fat, a new study finds. When Duke University Medical Center researchers conducted a head-to-head comparison of aerobic exercise, resistance training, and a combination of the two, they found aerobic exercise to be the most efficient and most effective way to lose the belly fat that's most damaging to your health. This isn't the fat that lies just under your skin and causes the dreaded muffin top....

2011-07-22 06:46:42

(Ivanhoe Newswire) -- A new study shows obese people with high amounts of belly fat and liver fat may be at an increased risk for developing heart disease and other health problems. Researchers in Sweden and Finland found obese patients at the greatest risk have more abdominal fat, a higher secretion of liver lipids, and an impaired removal of triglycerides from the blood stream. They suggest that doctors should regularly check obese patients for these risk factors. "It is important to...

2011-07-22 01:46:28

Obese people with high levels of abdominal fat and liver fat may face increased risks for heart disease and other serious health problems, according to research published in Arteriosclerosis, Thrombosis and Vascular Biology: Journal of the American Heart Association. Obesity is commonly associated with heart disease risk and problems called cardiometabolic abnormalities, including insulin resistance, type 2 diabetes, cholesterol disorders, hypertension and gout. Researchers in Sweden and...

2011-07-14 13:25:50

For kidney disease patients, a large belt size can double the risk of dying. A study led by a Loyola University Health System researcher found that the larger a kidney patient's waist circumference, the greater the chance the patient would die during the course of the study. The study by lead researcher Holly Kramer, MD, MPH, and colleagues was published in the American Journal of Kidney Diseases. Waist circumference was more strongly linked to mortality than another common measure of...


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mundungus
  • A stinking tobacco.
  • Offal; waste animal product; organic matter unfit for consumption.
This word comes from the Spanish 'mondongo,' tripe, entrails.