Quantcast
Last updated on April 20, 2014 at 21:20 EDT

Latest Subcutaneous fat Stories

2010-11-30 07:48:54

(Ivanhoe Newswire) "“ 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. "Due to the exceptional setting of this study, we could acquire huge amounts of unique data regarding how endurance running affects the body's muscle and body fat," Uwe Schtz, M.D., a specialist in orthopedics and trauma surgery in the Department of...

2010-11-29 12:56:07

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 study presented today at the annual meeting of the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA). "Due to the exceptional setting of this study, we could acquire huge amounts of unique data regarding how endurance running affects the body's muscle and body fat," said Uwe Schtz, M.D.,...

2010-03-01 09:04:20

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. "Visceral fat is known to increase the risk of diabetes and heart disease in obese people," said Madhusmita Misra, MD,...

2009-04-29 15:41:59

Depression is linked to the accumulation of belly fat, the kind of fat packed between internal organs at the waistline, U.S. researchers said. Belly fat, also known as visceral fat, has long been known to increase the risk of cardiovascular disease and diabetes. Principal investigator Lynda Powell of Rush University Medical Center in Chicago said that the study included 409 middle-age women, about half African-American and half Caucasian, who were participating in the Women in the South Side...

2009-04-29 08:43:55

Numerous studies have shown that depression is associated with an increased risk of heart disease, but exactly how has never been clear.Now, researchers at Rush University Medical Center have shown that depression is linked with the accumulation of visceral fat, the kind of fat packed between internal organs at the waistline, which has long been known to increase the risk of cardiovascular disease and diabetes.The study is posted online and will be published in the May issue of Psychosomatic...

793703b392e412a4af0ac7f48c73dcb91
2009-02-12 10:21:12

Hollywood stars of a certain age take note: 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. If this promise bears fruit, controlling concentrations of the RHAMM protein could one day replace surgical procedures or injections with neurotoxins that carry such unpleasant side-effects as muscle paralysis and loss of facial expressions. RHAMM stands...

2008-08-26 21:00:13

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. Why is this? Your body is very adept at storing calories consumed above and beyond your daily energy needs as fat. You can think of your fat cells as tiny balloons, inflating when filled, and deflating when fat is mobilized, as during...