Latest abdominal obesity Stories

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.

2011-10-25 13:08:49

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.

2011-10-25 05:27:32

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Word of the Day
  • A volcanic mudflow.
The word 'lahar' comes from Javanese.