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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.

2011-06-15 00:00:27

Men’s health expert Brad King reveals how the right diet and exercise can fight male depression, disease and loss of libido, in his series "Tackle Male Menopause Now." Boulder, CO (PRWEB) June 13, 2011 WellWise.org kicks off International Men’s Health Week with a two-part series by one of Canada’s most sought-after authorities on nutrition, obesity, longevity and men’s health, Brad King. Male menopause, or andropause, results in a drastic decline in the...

2011-05-26 16:21:00

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., May 26, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The word is out from Hollywood. Schwarzenegger-style workouts and exotic diets aren't the only way today's stars have managed to stay buff and beautiful.

2011-05-24 18:31:19

In a large study of men in Japan, the presence of fatty liver disease by ultrasonography showed an inverse ( reduced risk) association with the frequency of moderate alcohol consumption; however, there was some suggestion of an increase in fatty liver disease with higher volume of alcohol consumed per day.

2011-05-04 07:07:16

Watch out for the muffin top! One of the largest studies of its kind has found that people with coronary artery disease who have even a modest beer belly are at higher risk for death than people whose fat collects elsewhere.

2011-05-02 23:54:19

One of the largest studies of its kind has found that people with coronary artery disease who have even a modest beer belly or muffin top are at higher risk for death than people whose fat collects elsewhere.

2011-04-13 14:02:15

There is increasing evidence from human and animal studies that offspring of parents who were physically or psychologically stressed are at higher risk of developing obesity, and that these offspring may in turn "transmit" that increased risk to the next generation.

2011-04-12 08:42:00

WASHINGTON, April 12, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, leading health and research experts are convening at the American Society for Nutrition's Scientific Sessions and Annual Meeting at Experimental Biology 2011 in Washington, D.C., to review research findings that highlight the growing problem of increased consumption of sweetened caloric beverages and its link to negative health outcomes.


Word of the Day
postliminy
  • In Roman antiquity, the return of a person who had been banished, or taken prisoner by an enemy, to his old condition and former privileges.
  • In international law, that right by virtue of which persons and things taken by an enemy in war are restored to their former status when coming again under the power of the nation to which they belonged.
The word 'postliminy' comes from a Latin word meaning 'threshold'.