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Researchers Explore The Relationship Between Weight And Stress-Induced Inflammation

Brandeis University If you're overweight, you may be at greater risk for stress-related diseases like type 2 diabetes, cardiovascular disease and cancer, according to a new study by Brandeis University. It's long known that psychological...

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2014-09-27 23:03:09

The weight loss strategy course was designed to give participants a healthier, firmer, and tighter body in three weeks or less Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) September 27, 2014 Margaret Meyers, a fitness fan who turned her life around by committing to healthy lifestyle changes, recently announced the launch of her new Weight Loss Strategies guide, “Fat Destroyer System - How To Destroy Your Body Fat In 21 Days or Less.” The eBook, which is available for $47, helps clients attain a stronger,...

obesity
2014-09-18 03:30:43

Brittany Behm, The JAMA Network Journals The prevalence of abdominal obesity and average waist circumference increased among U.S. adults from 1999 to 2012, according to a study in the September 17 issue of JAMA. Waist circumference is a simple measure of total and intra-abdominal body fat. Although the prevalence of abdominal obesity has increased in the United States through 2008, its trend in recent years has not been known, according to background information in the article. Earl...

Study Ties Body Fat And Eating Habits To Differences In Brain Chemistry
2014-09-11 03:41:50

National Institutes of Health People who are obese may be more susceptible to environmental food cues than their lean counterparts due to differences in brain chemistry that make eating more habitual and less rewarding, according to a National Institutes of Health study published in Molecular Psychiatry. Researchers at the NIH Clinical Center found that, when examining 43 men and women with varying amounts of body fat, obese participants tended to have greater dopamine activity in the...

2014-09-09 23:15:05

A man’s likelihood of accumulating fat around his heart – an important indicator of heart disease risk – may be better determined if doctors consider his race and ethnicity, as well as where on his body he’s building up excess fat, reveals an international evaluation led by the University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health. Pittsburgh, PA (PRWEB) September 09, 2014 A man’s likelihood of accumulating fat around his heart – an important indicator of heart disease...

Location Of Body Fat Could Increase Hypertension Risk
2014-09-03 03:57:03

American College of Cardiology Abdominal fat more strongly associated with high blood pressure risk than overall obesity People with fat around their abdominal area are at greater risk of developing hypertension when compared to those with similar body mass index but fat concentrations elsewhere on the body, according to a study published today in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology. Obesity is a known risk factor for hypertension, or high blood pressure, and it is...

2014-08-29 23:00:27

DailyGossip.org publishes a complex review for people who are willing to lose weight. The magazine reveals that the Flat Belly Forever program is an effective method to eliminate body fat easily. Denver, Colorado (PRWEB) August 29, 2014 According to the latest review published by DailyGossip.org, this new program is a popular way to lose weight quickly, safely and naturally. The new method promises great efficiency in weight loss, but it claims to be amazingly fast, too. Daily Gossip...

bicycle commute
2014-08-22 05:52:13

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Leaving the car at home and walking, cycling or even taking the bus to work could improve your health, researchers from University College London (UCL) and the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine claim in a new study. In their British Medical Journal (BMJ) paper, Dr. Ellen Flint, a research fellow in social epidemiology at the London School, and her colleagues reported that people using active or public modes of...

2014-08-17 23:02:25

The Truth About Cellulite review that was just updated by Vkool.com exposes a natural cellulite treatment made by Joey Atlas. Seattle, WA (PRWEB) August 17, 2014 According to the Truth About Cellulite review on the site Vkool.com, this is a detailed guide that consists of natural yet effective remedies for cellulite symptoms, including thickened skin and broken blood vessels. In the program, the author, Joey Atlas reveals to people three main types of cellulite, which are soft cellulite,...

NSAIDs may slow breast cancer recurrence
2014-08-15 04:51:37

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Over-the-counter anti-inflammatory drugs such as aspirin or ibuprofen could significantly lower breast cancer recurrence rates in overweight or obese women, according to new research appearing in Friday’s edition of the journal Cancer Research. In the study, Dr. Andrew Brenner of the Cancer Therapy & Research Center (CRTC) at the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio and his colleagues found that women...

grizzly bear diabetes
2014-08-07 06:38:07

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Diabetes rates are continuing to rise globally, affecting the lives of millions of people. With such high rates, it seems feasible to ask if the condition serves any biological purpose. A new study, published in Cell Metabolism, reveals that grizzly bears have a natural state of diabetes, which not only serves a biological purpose, it is also reversible. The researchers note that grizzly bears are obese, but not diabetic, in the...


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humgruffin
  • A terrible or repulsive person.
Regarding the etymology of 'humgruffin,' the OED says (rather unhelpfully) that it's a 'made-up word.' We might guess that 'hum' comes from 'humbug' or possibly 'hum' meaning 'a disagreeable smell,' while 'gruffin' could be a combination of 'gruff' and 'griffin.'