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2011-07-05 12:21:46

Recent studies have revealed potato chips and french fries to be the worst contributors to weight gain – and with good reason.

2011-06-28 07:30:15

Having a lower percentage of body fat may not always lower your risk for heart disease and diabetes, according to this study.

2011-06-27 14:19:41

Having a lower percentage of body fat may not always lower your risk for heart disease and diabetes.

2011-06-08 14:05:00

The mechanisms by which obesity leads towards metabolic co-morbidities, such as diabetes mellitus, are poorly understood and of great public health interest.

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2011-06-08 13:21:37

Scientists claim that an apple a day helps to boost muscles and fight fat.

2011-06-08 06:49:38

Millions of adults are diagnosed with obesity each year, but how do fat cell membranes adapt to this high body mass index?

2011-05-24 22:44:00

RICHMOND, Va., May 24, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Health Diagnostic Laboratory Inc.

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 19:49:05

Contrary to what we’ve been told, eliminating or severely limiting fats from the diet may not be beneficial to cardiac function in patients suffering from heart failure.

2011-04-27 13:17:42

A recent study accepted for publication in The Endocrine Society's Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism (JCEM) found that while black and white children with vitamin D deficiency both had higher fat levels, black children were more likely to have higher levels of fat just under their skin and white children were more likely to have higher levels of fat between their internal organs.


Word of the Day
fleuron
  • an ornament or knob in the shape of a flower
  • In architecture, a floral ornament; specifically, the large conventional flower usually placed in the center of the abacus of a Corinthian capital or classic ceiling-caisson; also, the floreated termination of a Gothic finial.
[ "The word 'fleuron' comes from French."]