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2011-03-08 02:45:21

New study shows it's a sound recipe for healthy living The Mediterranean diet has proven beneficial effects not only regarding metabolic syndrome, but also on its individual components including waist circumference, HDL-cholesterol levels, triglycerides levels, blood pressure levels and glucose metabolism, according to a new study published in the March 15, 2011, issue of the Journal of the American College of Cardiology. The study is a meta-analysis, including results of 50 studies on the...

2011-01-15 00:00:38

To achieve quick and safe fat and weight loss this New Year, Amaya Antiaging Wellness and Weight Loss Clinics launches a unique physician monitored quick medical weight loss program with HCG Diet, Zerona Lipo-Laser to lose Fat and inches and bioidentical hormone balancing to reverse weight gain from hormone imbalances. A global obesity pandemic makes weight loss the number one New Year's resolution of 2011. Over 50 million Americans have metabolic syndrome and obesity with increased risk of...

2011-01-10 14:07:10

A paper describing a dramatic change during the 20th century in England and Wales in the association between social class and mortality from liver cirrhosis features in Alcohol and Alcoholism. While deaths from cirrhosis were more common among higher social classes in the early part of the century, the pattern changed so that deaths from cirrhosis were much more common among the lower social classes by the end of the century. Data on male cirrhosis mortality by social class were obtained from...

2011-01-10 13:53:47

Risk factors were similar to those found in the US and UK A Spanish study has challenged the long-held belief that people in the Mediterranean all enjoy more healthy diets and lifestyles, after discovering alarmingly high cardiovascular risk factors similar to those found in the UK and USA. Research published in the January issue of IJCP, the International Journal of Clinical Practice, also found strong links between low levels of education and increased risk. "Cardiovascular diseases account...

2010-12-20 05:45:00

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Dec. 20, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- VIVUS, Inc. (Nasdaq: VVUS) today announced that the company filed a Marketing Authorization Application (MAA) with the European Medicines Agency (EMA) for QNEXA® (phentermine/topiramate) Controlled Release Capsules in the European Union (EU). The proposed indication in the EU is for the treatment of obesity, including weight loss and maintenance of weight loss, and should be used in conjunction with a mildly hypocaloric...

2010-12-16 13:14:59

Body fat distribution does not play an important role in the incidence of every subtype of premenopausal breast cancer, but is associated with an increased risk for estrogen receptor (ER)"“negative breast cancer, according to a study published December 15 in The Journal of the National Cancer Institute. Previous studies have shown that the association between body mass index (BMI) and the risk of breast cancer varies with menopausal status: a higher BMI is positively associated with...

2010-12-01 08:21:44

(Ivanhoe Newswire)-- Run or walk it off, crunch it away, whatever your preference, get rid of that belly fat. For years, it was believed that obese women were at lower risk for developing osteoporosis, and that excess body fat actually protected against bone loss. Recent studies show that having too much internal abdominal fat may, in fact, have a damaging effect on bone health. "We know that obesity is a major public health problem," Miriam A. Bredella, study lead author, M.D., a radiologist...

2010-12-01 00:41:01

The popular international web store LoseBelly-LoseFat.com offers the top fat burning programs at http://LoseBelly-LoseFat.com. The programs incorporate the current thinking on exercises including the most effective abs workouts to lose belly fat and dietary advice. Also discussed are the best fat burning foods and so-called health foods to avoid because they increase stomach fat. New York, NY (PRWEB) November 30, 2010 According to the folks at LoseBelly-LoseFat.com, the most popular and...

2010-11-30 13:57:58

For years, it was believed that obese women were at lower risk for developing osteoporosis, and that excess body fat actually protected against bone loss. However, a study presented today at the annual meeting of the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) found that having too much internal abdominal fat may, in fact, have a damaging effect on bone health. "We know that obesity is a major public health problem," said the study's lead author, Miriam A. Bredella, M.D., a radiologist at...

2010-11-08 15:11:15

Scientists have found that the fat cells and tissues of morbidly obese people and animals can reach a limit in their ability to store fat appropriately. Beyond this limit several biological processes conspire to prevent further expansion of fat tissue and in the process may trigger other health problems. Research funded by the Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council (BBSRC), the Medical Research Council (MRC) and the European Union Sixth Framework Programme, shows that a...


Word of the Day
callithump
  • A somewhat riotous parade, accompanied with the blowing of tin horns, and other discordant noises; also, a burlesque serenade; a charivari.
'Callithump' is a back-formation of 'callithumpian,' a 'fanciful formation' according to the Oxford English Dictionary. However, the English Dialect Dictionary, says 'Gallithumpians' is a Dorset and Devon word from the 1790s that refers to 'a society of radical social reformers' or 'noisy disturbers of elections and meetings.'
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