• Researchers say insulin resistance is linked to adverse lipid profiles in individuals with excessive abdominal fat

    5 monthes ago - By Natural News

    Having excess belly fat does not only look bad, it is also bad for your health. Abdominal obesity is associated with an increased risk of insulin resistance. This may contribute to dyslipidemia or abnormal lipid levels. However, the link between insulin resistance and fat metabolism in abdominally obese individuals is not understood. Therefore,...
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  • Mental health symptoms, vision impairment are bidirectional, researchers say

    Mental health symptoms, vision impairment are bidirectional, researchers say

    5 monthes ago - By Healio

    Researchers found a bidirectional association between self-reported vision impairment and symptoms of depression, but not between vision impairment and anxiety.
    Anxiety symptoms may precede vision impairment, they said, but they found no evidence of the reverse.
    A sample of 7,584 Medicare beneficiaries at least 65 years old who were part of the National Health and Aging Trends study 2011 to 2016 were included. Participants were considered to have vision impairment if they reported that they were blind, could not see across the street or read newspaper print, even with glasses. They were
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