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Latest abdominal obesity Stories

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.

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.

2011-07-22 06:46:42

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.

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.

2011-07-14 13:25:50

For kidney disease patients, a large belt size can double the risk of dying.


Word of the Day
bretelles
  • In dressmaking, straps running from the belt in front over the shoulders to the belt in the back, with more or less elaboration of trimming and outline. They usually broaden at the shoulder and narrow toward the waist.
The word 'bretelles' comes from a French word meaning 'braces'.