Obesity causes poorer cardiovascular health in young adults
Copenhagen, Denmark: Higher than normal body mass index is known to lead to cardiovascular ill-health in mid-to-late life, but there has been limited investigation of its...
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Epigenetic modifications may increase obesity risk
Researchers have identified a possible association between epigenetic modifications, which control the activity of genes, and increased obesity risk, according to a press...
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New study finds dramatic reorganization of the gut caused by weight loss surgery
Obesity, already a global epidemic, is on the rise. Over one-third of the U.S. population is currently afflicted, according to the Centers for Disease Control and the monetary...
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Teasing Teens About Weight May Do Lasting Harm
They're more likely to be obese and struggle with emotional eating as adults, research finds Related MedlinePlus Pages: Bullying , Obesity in Children , Teen Mental Health
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Your Cancer Risk Spikes If Your Waist Is Just 4 Inches Above Average
Photograph by Getty Images Grab a tape measure and see where you fit in You know that carrying around extra weight is bad news for your heart. But your gut might be warning...
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Helpful Online Weight Loss Programs
We live in a world where obesity and out-of-shape are becoming key words. Everywhere in North America we see a fast food restaurant on every corner. These fast food restaurants...
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5 Weight Loss Tips From People Who Have Actually Done It
Most Americans want to lose weight , but it's no simple feat. Just ask someone who's done it. That's exactly what TIME did in a recent cover story looking at new weight loss...
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Thick Middle May Raise Risk of Some Cancers
Where fat is carried is as strong a predictor as BMI, research suggests Related MedlinePlus Pages: Cancer , Obesity
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Expanding waistline linked to an increased risk of cancer
"A pot belly is a red flag for cancer," reports the Mail Online after a new study found an increase in waist circumference carries similar risks for developing cancer as raised...
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Higher BMI Tied to Bigger Healthcare Costs
Ambulatory, inpatient care, cost of meds linked to obesity status
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New Drug Sofosbuvir can Reduce Transplant and Mortality Rates in Patients...
The new drug called sofosbuvir reduced the progression of advanced liver disease in hepatitis C patients. Patients with cirrhosis can benefit from sofosbuvir-based therapies.
International Day of Action For Women's Health 2017 - Women's Health Matters
International Day of Action For Women's Health, which falls on the 28th May annually, fights for sexual and reproductive rights of women globally.
Are you getting enough of these healthy foods?
Maintaining one's health doesn't have to involve complicated science. In fact, it can be as easy as eating - all the right food, that is. The list of things you can eat to...
Haywire Immune Cells May Help Cause Baldness
Cells that fight inflammation also play role in hair growth, mice study finds Related MedlinePlus Pages: Hair Loss , Immune System and Disorders
10 stroke patients regain control of their paralyzed hands
The machine, developed by the Washington University School of Medicine in St Louis, targets a small part of the brain that is needed to send the first 'movement signal' to our...
Preeclampsia increases stroke risk six fold
Two thirds of preeclampsia-related strokes occur after birth when the mother has gone home, a team of researchers from Columbia University Medical Center warn.
Research About Social Norms Could Help Us Better Understand Extremism
New research investigating how we adhere to certain unspoken codes of conduct and appearance may give us insight into extremist behavior. And with this weeks's deadly terrorist...
Tips to Manage Diabetes During The Month of Ramadan
Few health tips can help prevent disease risk in diabetes patients during Ramadan, as they will be fasting during that period of the month for 12 to 15 hours.
The Not So Sweet Connection Between Cancer and Sugar
A specific type of cancer known as squamous cell carcinoma is remarkably more dependent on sugar as their energy supply compared to other types.
Global Warming Is On Pace To Cause Many Sleepless Nights By 2099, Study Finds
Nick Obradovich couldn't sleep. It was October 2015, and a surprise heat wave sent thermometers across San Diego soaring 7 degrees Fahrenheit above average. The window...