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Researchers followed endurance runners for two months along a 4,500-kilometer course to study how their bodies responded to the high-stress conditions of an incredibly long distance race using a mobile MRI unit.
Using a mobile MRI unit, researchers followed runners for two months along a 4,500-kilometer course to study how their bodies responded to the high-stress conditions of an ultra-long-distance race.
According to a new study accepted for publication in The Endocrine Society's Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism (JCEM), obese teenage girls with a greater ratio of visceral fat (fat around internal organs) to subcutaneous fat (fat found just beneath the skin) are likely to have lower bone density than peers with a lower ratio of visceral to subcutaneous fat.
Depression is linked to the accumulation of belly fat, the kind of fat packed between internal organs at the waistline, U.S. researchers said.
Numerous studies have shown that depression is associated with an increased risk of heart disease, but exactly how has never been clear.
Research at Berkeley Lab suggests that a protein linked to the spread of several major human cancers may also hold great potential for the elimination of wrinkles and the rejuvenation of the skin.
By MARJIE GILLIAM When asked what area of the body they would most like to lose weight, the majority of people report that it would be the midsection. Although a goal for many people, reducing the size of the waist can seem like an impossible task.
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